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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-117

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Curatorial Records, 1947, 1953, 1955

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: 1947, 1953, 1955
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 17-117
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-117, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Bikini Scientific Resurvey, 1947; Ifaluk Atoll Field Trip, 1953

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George Vanderbilt Foundation Expedition to the Palau Islands - Catalogue and Journal, 1955

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