Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Osman, Richard W.
Richard William Osman Papers, 1971-1974, 1989-2016
This accession consists of the papers of marine ecologist Richard W. Osman. These materials consists of field notes compiled by Dr. Osman during his extensive research on benthos and benthic zones. A significant portion of the material was created while working on the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Ocean Program and documents the study of benthic invertebrates that were used in mesocosm experiments. Other field notes in the collection pertain to experiments conducted alongside Robert B. Whitlatch of the University of Connecticut. Materials include field notes, data files, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Osman, Richard W.
- Whitlatch, Robert B.
- United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- University of Connecticut
- NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (U.S.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-359, Richard William Osman Papers