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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-320

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Records, 1941-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Title: Records
Dates: 1941-2012
Quantity: 15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-320
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting activities of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) in regard to executive committee meetings, management, and publications. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; reports; contracts and agreements; meeting agendas and evaluations; strategic planning, membership, bequests, copyrights, funding, and audit information; SVP constitution and bylaws; proposals; photographs and negatives; serial publications such as the "Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology," the SVP Address Directory, the "Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates," and the SVP News Bulletin; conference and committee information; and other supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting activities of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) in regard to executive committee meetings, management, and publications. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; reports; contracts and agreements; meeting agendas and evaluations; strategic planning, membership, bequests, copyrights, funding, and audit information; SVP constitution and bylaws; proposals; photographs and negatives; serial publications such as the "Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology," the SVP Address Directory, the "Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates," and the SVP News Bulletin; conference and committee information; and other supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2028; Transferring office; 4/1/1988 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-320, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Executive Committee Meetings

Seattle Annual Meeting, October 19-22, 1994

Box 1 of 15

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) Executive Committee Meeting, June 5-7, 1995 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting, June 9-11, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

SVP Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting (New York, New York), October 16-19, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting, May 31-June 2, 1997

Box 1 of 15

SVP Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting (Chicago, Illinois), October 8-11, 1997

Box 1 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting, June 12-14, 1998

Box 1 of 15

SVP Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting, (Snowbird, Utah), September 29-October 4, 1998

Box 1 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 26-27, 1999 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

Box 2

SVP Fifty-Ninth Annual Meeting (Denver, Colorado), October 20-23, 1999 (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 3-4, 2000

Box 2 of 15

SVP Sixtieth Annual Meeting (Mexico City, Mexico), October 2000

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 7-10, 2001

Box 2 of 15

SVP Sixty-First Annual Meeting (Bozeman, Montana), October 3-6, 2001 (2 folders)

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SVP Executive Committee, Sheridan Press Proposal, 2002

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 2002

Box 2 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Norman, Oklahoma), October 9-12, 2002 (2 folders)

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SVP Executive Committee Meeting (St. Paul, Minnesota), October 14-18, 2003 (3 folders) (includes electronic records)

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Box 3

SVP Executive Committee Meeting, June 2004 (2 folders)

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SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Denver, Colorado), November 2-6, 2004 (2 folders)

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 11, 2005 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Financial Reporting Package, September 30, 2005 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Mesa, Arizona), October 18-19, 2005

Box 3 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 3, 2006 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), October 17-18, 2006

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Box 4

SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), October 17-18, 2006

Box 4 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 1, 2007

Box 4 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 1-2, 2007 (2 folders)

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SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Austin, Texas), October 16-17, 2007 (2 folders)

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SVP Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting, Exhibitors and Sponsors (Austin, Texas), 2007

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, June 1, 2008

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SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Cleveland, Ohio), October 14-15, 2008

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, May 10, 2009

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SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Bristol, United Kingdom), September 22-23, 2009 (2 folders)

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, April 24-25, 2010 (2 folders)

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SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, April 19-May 1, 2011 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 15

Box 5

SVP Executive Committee Meeting (Las Vegas, Nevada), November 1-2, 2011

Box 5 of 15

SVP Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, May 19-20, 2012

Box 5 of 15

SVP Executive Committee Meetings (general), 2008-2010

Box 5 of 15

Management Records

Development Committee, 2003-2009

Box 5 of 15

Ad Hoc Committee on Funds and Awards, 1999, 2010

Box 5 of 15

Pledges, 2008-2010

Box 5 of 15

Funds Development, 1999-2010

Box 5 of 15

Jackson School Student Travel Fund, 2007

Box 5 of 15

Legacy League, 2011

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Bequests, 2005-2010

Box 5 of 15

Don Baird Bequest, 2011

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Steven Cohen Award for Student Research, 2005

Box 5 of 15

Leland Hix Fund, 2007-2012

Box 5 of 15

Albert Wood Fund, 2003-2010

Box 5 of 15

Election Ballots, 2003-2004

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Election Documents, 2005

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SVP Executive Board Election, 2006

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SVP Executive Board Election, 2007

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Ethics Committee (general), 2006-2008

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Ethics Committee: Advertising and Commercial Collecting, 2005-2008

Box 5 of 15

Ethics Committee: Task Force on Exhibitors and Advertisers/Commercial Collecting, 2008

Box 5 of 15

Ethics Committee: Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences (AAPS) Code of Ethics, Private Collections and Commercial Collecting, 2007

Box 5 of 15

Ethics Committee: Creationism, 2006-2007

Box 5 of 15

Louisiana Science Education Act, 2008

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Officer Election, 2006-2012

Box 5 of 15

Donor Thank-you Letter (draft), 2012

Box 5 of 15

Emerging Nation Scientist Sponsorship, 2007-2008

Box 5 of 15

Executive Committee: SVP Critical Documents List, 1994-2000

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SVP Critical Documents, 1996-2001

Box 5 of 15

Copyright Permissions, 2010

Box 5 of 15

SVP Past Presidents List

Box 5 of 15

Permissions to Use Agreements, 2006-2007

Box 5 of 15

SVP Constitution and Bylaws, 1993-1998

Box 5 of 15

Conflict of Interest Statement

Box 5 of 15

Communications Audit, 2010

Box 5 of 15

SVP Logo, 1993

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Contracts, 2002-2009

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Committee Charter, 2000-2008

Box 5 of 15

Bylaws as Amended, May 2009

Box 5 of 15

Business Office Reports, 2008-2010

Box 5 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates Archives, 1997-2011 (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 15

Box 6

The Sherwood Group, Inc., 2010

Box 6 of 15

Mann, Weitz and Associates LLC (Deerfield, Illinois), 2003-2009

Box 6 of 15

Porte Brown LLC, 2010-2011

Box 6 of 15

SVP Auction, 2007-2009

Box 6 of 15

SVP Articles of Incorporation, 2002-2009

Box 6 of 15

Debbie Trueblood Correspondence, 2011

Box 6 of 15

SVP Ambassador Program, 2011

Box 6 of 15

Achievements Committee, 2000-2005

Box 6 of 15

Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1990-2008

Box 6 of 15

Depiction Release Agreements, 2007

Box 6 of 15

Classification of Mammals Book, 1992

Box 6 of 15

Random House Publishing Agreement, 2002-2006

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Press Conference, 2008-2009

Box 6 of 15

SVP Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting Evaluations

Box 6 of 15

SVP Sixty-Ninth Annual Meeting Evaluations

Box 6 of 15

SVP Seventieth Annual Meeting Evaluations

Box 6 of 15

Permian Field Trip, 2007

Box 6 of 15

SVP Field Conference, 2008

Box 6 of 15

SVP Field Conference, 2010

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SVP Field Conference (general)

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Funding to Other Organizations, 2004-2008

Box 6 of 15

Government Liaison Committee, 2007-2009

Box 6 of 15

Harris Bank Funds, 2006-2008

Box 6 of 15

Impact Mitigation Guidelines

Box 6 of 15

SVP Investment Policy Statement, July 2009

Box 6 of 15

Howe and Hutton, LTD, 1994-1995

Box 6 of 15

Kramer Resolutions, 1993-1994

Box 6 of 15

Preparator's Fund, 1997-2008

Box 6 of 15

Lanzendorf Fund, 1998-2008

Box 6 of 15

Lanzendorf Scientific Illustration, circa 2008

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Lanzendorf Three Dimensional Art, 2008

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Lanzendorf Two Dimensional Art, 2008

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Lanzendorf Artwork, 2002-2003

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Morris F. Skinner Fund, 1991-2007

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Ellesmere Island Drilling Proposal, 2010

Box 6 of 15

Blaire Van Valkenburgh: Outgoing Correspondence, 2009-2010

Box 6 of 15

SVP Long Range Planning, 1996

Box 6 of 15

Sponsored Memberships, 2011-2012

Box 6 of 15

MorphoBank Agreements, 2012

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Twitter Account, 2010

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Report of the Secretary-Treasurer: Theft of Funds from SVP Operating Accounts, 1991

Box 6 of 15

Taylor and Francis Group, 2011

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SVP Strategic Planning, 2005-2010

Box 6 of 15

SVP Historical Documents, 1986-1989

Box 6 of 15

Student Round Table, 2008

Box 6 of 15

Romer/Simpson Medal, 2007

Box 6 of 15

Royalties Agreements and Correspondence, 2003-2008

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Box 7

Photographs (2 folders)

Box 7 of 15

Photographs: Fossils, Animals, Cartoons, and Illustrations, 1981-1987

Box 7 of 15

Photographs: 1941 Field Trip

Box 7 of 15

Photographs: Individuals, 1981-1989

Box 7 of 15

Photographs: Groups, 1981-1988

Box 7 of 15

Save America's Fossils for Everyone (SAFE): General Information, 1995-1998 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 15

SAFE: Lobbying Activities, 1993

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Publications

Memoir One: "Osteology and phylogenetic relationships of fossil and recent paddlefishes (Polyodontidae) with comments on the interrelationships of Acipenseriformes" (1991) by Lance Grande and William E. Bemis, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 11, Supplement to Number 1

Box 7 of 15

Memoir Two: "Basal Archosaurs: Phylogenetic Relationships and Functional Implications" (1991) by Paul C. Sereno, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 11, Supplement to Number 1

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Memoir Three: "The Evolution of the Antorbital Cavity of Archosaurs: A Study in Soft-Tissue Reconstruction in the Fossil Records with an Analysis of the Function of Pneumaticity" (1997) by Lawrence M. Witmer, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 17, Supplement to Number 1

Box 7 of 15

Memoir Four: "A Comprehensive Phylogenetic Study of Amiid Fishes (Amiidae) Based on Comparative Skeletal Anatomy. An Empirical Search for Interconnected Patterns of Natural History" (1998) by Lance Grande and William E. Bemis, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 18, Supplement to Number 1 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 15

Memoir Five: "Early Evolution and Higher-level Phylogeny of Sauropod Dinosaurs" (1998) by Jeffrey A. Wilson and Paul C. Sereno, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 18, Supplement to Number 2

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Memoir Six: "Cranial Morphology of Alligator mississippiensis and Phylogeny of Alligatoroidea" (1999) edited by Timothy Rowe, Christopher A. Brochu, and Kyoko Kishi, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 19, Supplement to Number 2 (includes electronic records)

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Memoir Eight: "Magungasaurus crenatissimus [Theropoda: Abelisauridae] from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar" (2007) by Scott D. Sampson and David W. Krause, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 27, Supplement to Number 2

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Memoir Nine: "Osteological Description of an Embryonic Skeleton of the Extinct Elephant Bird, Aepyornis [Palaeognathae: Ratitae]" (2007) by Amy M. Balanoff and Timothy Rowe, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 27, Supplement to Number 4 (includes electronic records)

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Memoir Ten: "Simosuchus clarki [Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia] from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar" (2010) edited by David W. Krause and Nathan J. Kley, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 30, Supplement to Number 6

Box 7 of 15

Box 8

Memoir Eleven: "A comprehensive taxonomic revision of Dicynodon [Therapsida, Anomodontia] and its implications for dicynodont phylogeny, biogeography, and biostratigraphy" (2011) by Christian F. Kammerer, Kenneth D. Angielczyk, and Jorg Frobisch, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 31, Supplement to Number 6

Box 8 of 15

"Dinosaurs: The Science behind the Stories" (2002) by Judith G. Scotchmoor, Brent H. Breithaupt, Dale A. Springer, and Anthony R. Fiorillo

Box 8 of 15

SVP Address Directory, 1980

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SVP Address Directory, 1982

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SVP Address Directory, 1987

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SVP Address Directory, 1989

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SVP Address Directory, 1993

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SVP Address Directory, 1996

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SVP Address Directory, 1998

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SVP Address Directory, 2000

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SVP Address Directory, 2004

Box 8 of 15

SVP Bibliography (Nos. 1-10), 1945-1955

Box 8 of 15

SVP Bibliography (Nos. 11-22), 1957-1968

Box 8 of 15

SVP Bibliography (Nos. 23-26), 1969-1972

Box 8 of 15

Box 9

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates (Volume One), 1973-1977 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates (Volume Two), 1973-1977 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1978 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1979 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1980 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1981

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Box 10

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1982 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1983 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1984

Box 10 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1985 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1986 (2 folders)

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Box 11

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1987 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1988 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1989 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1990

Box 11 of 15

Box 12

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1990

Box 12 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1991 (2 folders)

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Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1992 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 15

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates, 1993 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 15

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume One), 1981

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Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Two), 1982

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Box 13

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Three), 1983

Box 13 of 15

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Four), 1984

Box 13 of 15

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Five), 1985

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Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Six), 1986

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Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Seven), 1987

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Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Volume Eight), 1988

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 1-8), 1941-1943

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 9-24), 1943-1948

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 25-39), 1949-1953

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Box 14

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 40-54), 1954-1958

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 55-71), 1959-1964

Box 14 of 15

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 72-83), 1964-1968

Box 14 of 15

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 84-93), 1968-1971

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 94-102), 1972-1974

Box 14 of 15

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 103-109), 1975-1977

Box 14 of 15

Box 15

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 110-117), 1977-1979

Box 15 of 15

SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 118-126), 1980-1982

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SVP News Bulletin (Numbers 127-135), 1983-1985

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