Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Osman, Richard W.
Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981
This accession consists of the papers of Marine Ecologist Richard W. Osman. Osman, a marine ecologist, received his A. B. in Geology-Biology from Brown University in 1970 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1975. These materials pertain to an experimental marine benthic panel study at 28 sites along the southern California coast that included 25 sites along the coast from San Clemente to Oceanside, California (20-25 kilometers), two sites on Santa Catalina Island, and one site on Santa Cruz Island conducted between 1977 and 1981 during his tenure as an Assistant Research Biologist at the Marine Science Institute located at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Materials includes raw data files, station data, compiled data, field notes, 70 mm photographic slides, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
- Osman, Richard W.
- University of Chicago
- Brown University
- University of California, Santa Barbara. Marine Science Institute
- Marine ecology
- California, Southern
- San Clemente (Calif.)
- Oceanside (Calif.)
- Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)
- Santa Cruz Island (Calif.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-326, Richard William Osman Papers