SIA Acc. 19-008, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda, 2002-2017

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This accession consists of approximately 9,700 email messages of M. K. (Michael K.) Brett-Surman, Museum Specialist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, until 2017. The messages date November 2002-October 2017. Topics documented in this accession include specimen inquiries, photography of collections, general announcements, departmental matters, and the renovation of the Fossil Hall. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Brett-Surman, M. K. 1950-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Fossil Hall


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  • 2002
  • 2002-2017

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  • Paleontologists
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Fossils
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum exhibits


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