Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Curatorial Records, 1947, 1953, 1955
This accession consists of field notes of Frederick M. Bayer (1921-2007), zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1947-1961, 1975-1996. Bayer specialized in the study and classification of soft corals (Octocorallia). These materials consist of his catalogs and journals for his expeditions to the Bikini Atoll, the Ifaluk (Ifalik) Atoll, and the islands of Palau.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Scientific surveys
- Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
- Ifalik Atoll (Micronesia)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-117, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records