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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-297

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Curatorial Records, circa 1906-1945

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: circa 1906-1945
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-297
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of field notes of Sol Felty Light (1886-1947), a zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley, 1926-1947. These field notes document freshwater copepods collected mostly in the United States, and some notes document specimens collected by others. These materials were maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and possibly relate to collections in the department. Materials also include correspondence and maps.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of field notes of Sol Felty Light (1886-1947), a zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley, 1926-1947. These field notes document freshwater copepods collected mostly in the United States, and some notes document specimens collected by others. These materials were maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and possibly relate to collections in the department. Materials also include correspondence and maps.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-297, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Book I, Freshwater Copepods, 1-398 [Illinois, California, Arizona, circa 1922-1937, 1943, 1945]

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Book II, Freshwater Copepods, 400-714 [includes California, Arizona, Oregon, Oklahoma, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, North Carolina, Colorado, Michigan, Mexico, circa 1933-1937]

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Book III, Freshwater Copepods, 720-1175 [includes California, Oregon, Nevada, Mexico, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona, Montana, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Utah, Colorado, Michigan, circa 1906-1940]

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Book IV, Freshwater Copepods, 1200-1601 [includes Oregon, Washington, California, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Montana, New Mexico, circa 1934-1940]

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Book V, Freshwater Copepods, 1602-1853 [Wisconsin Collection (Juday), 1927-1934]

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Book VI, Freshwater Copepods, 1853-1908 [Juday Collection, 1926-1933; Kenk Collection, 1940-1941; Buchanan Collection, 1941; Deevey Collection, 1940-1941]

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Running Notes and Identifications, September 1940 [Lone Tree Pond Collection, 1935-1936; Freshwater Copepods, includes California, North Carolina, Colorado, Manitoba, Mexico, New Mexico, Montana, 1932-1938, 1945]

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