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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-333

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Curatorial Records, 1879, 1961-2001, 2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1879, 1961-2001, 2014
Quantity: 3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 16-333
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials created by emeritus research zoologist, Clyde F. E. Roper. Roper began his career at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, in 1966 and quickly became the world's foremost authority on Architeuthis - the giant squid. Some of these records predate his work at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, brochures, posters, black and white photographs, black and white negatives, black and white transparencies, color photographs, 16 mm and 8 mm film, field notes, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of materials created by emeritus research zoologist, Clyde F. E. Roper. Roper began his career at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, in 1966 and quickly became the world's foremost authority on Architeuthis - the giant squid. Some of these records predate his work at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, brochures, posters, black and white photographs, black and white negatives, black and white transparencies, color photographs, 16 mm and 8 mm film, field notes, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-333, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Architeuthis Plates, undated

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1992

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1995-2000 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

American Malacological Society Meeting, June 18, 2012

Box 1 of 3

Enoploteuthidae Data, Field Book 1, undated

Box 1 of 3

Clippings, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Magazine, June 1991

Box 1 of 3

Annual Report to Donors, 2001

Box 1 of 3

Giant Squid General Queries, 2000-2002, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Plum Island Giant Squid Grant, Press Release, Clippings, and Abstract, 1980-1983

Box 1 of 3

Cephalopods, Verrill, A. E., 1879

Box 1 of 3

"Giant Squid at the National Museum of Natural History," 1999

Box 1 of 3

Giant Squid Photos and Notes, 1981 and undated

Box 1 of 3

Architeuthis Records, undated

Box 1 of 3

Earthwatch Film Awards, 2001

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, Transylvania University, 1997

Box 1 of 3

SMS Proposal, 1995-1996 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

Brochure, December 1982

Box 1 of 3

Tucker Giant Squid, Bermuda, 1991

Box 1 of 3

Giant Squid Correspondence, Yale University, 1966-1968

Box 1 of 3

Antarctic Photos, USNS Eltanin, 1964

Box 1 of 3

Lizard Island Cephalopods, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 3

The Search for the Giant Squid, Press Release, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Bioluminescence, undated

Box 1 of 3

"To Tell the Truth," 1966

Box 1 of 3

Cephalopod Notes, GLV Class, undated

Box 1 of 3

Giant Squid, Granada Television, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, United States National Museum, 1966

Box 1 of 3

"Inward to the Sea," 1982

Box 1 of 3

Ph.D. Program, 1962-1964

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1976-1978, 1985

Box 1 of 3

"Quest for the Giant Squid," 1999-2000

Box 1 of 3

"Natures Lights beneath the Sea," 3/4 U-Matic, Dub, undated

Box 1 of 3

"Natures Lights beneath the Sea," 3/4 U-Matic, Dub, TRT: 26:22, June 1982

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

"Roper," 3/4 U-Matic, Dub, March 18, 1982

Box 2 of 3

"Roper," 3/4 U-Matic, undated

Box 2 of 3

702, Odyssey Dive, VHS, February 16, 1997

Box 2 of 3

704, Odyssey Dive, VHS 1, February 18, 1997 (2 copies)

Box 2 of 3

704, Odyssey Dive, VHS 2, February 18, 1997 (2 copies)

Box 2 of 3

705, Odyssey Dive, VHS, February 20, 1997

Box 2 of 3

706, Odyssey Dive, VHS, February 21, 1997

Box 2 of 3

707, Odyssey Dive, VHS 1-2, February 22, 1997

Box 2 of 3

708 A-B, Odyssey Dive, VHS, February 24, 1997

Box 2 of 3

Odyssey Dives, Color, VHS, February 26, 1997

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

United States Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, "Ocean Phenomenon - The Deep Scattering Layer," 16 mm Color Print, TRT: 28:30

Box 3 of 3

"Scumpa Camera Shots of Squid," 16 mm color/silent print, TRT: 4:30

Box 3 of 3

"Squid Processing," 8 mm Sound Film

Box 3 of 3

"BBB," TV Copy, 16 mm Black and White Film

Box 3 of 3

"Nagative Octopus," 16 mm Black and White Film

Box 3 of 3

"Cuttlefish Sequences," 16 mm Black and White Film

Box 3 of 3

"Cephalopod Behavior," 16 mm Black and White Film

Box 3 of 3
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Posters and Images, 1971, 2014, undated

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