Shark Research Panel Report of Meeting, June 25, 1958

ID: SIA2013-08826

Creator: Schultz, Leonard P (Leonard Peter) 1901-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: June 25, 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7222, Box 21, Folder: 8

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Report of the first meeting of the Shark Research Panel of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, establishing participants and work to be carried out. Prepared by Dr. Leonard P. Schultz, curator of fishes at the National Museum of Natural History with Dr. Perry W. Gilbert of Cornell University. Shark attack file was maintained at the NMNH from 1958 to 1968.


  • Gilbert, Perry W
  • Springer, Stewart
  • American Institute of Biological Sciences Shark Research Panel
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Fishes
  • Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
  • Mote Marine Laboratory (Sarasota, Fla.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology
  • United States National Museum Division of Fishes


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  • For additional information relating to shark attacks, see Negative Numbers SIA2013-08825, SIA2013-08827, SIA2013-08828, SIA2013-08830
  • Leonard P. Schultz was an Ichthyologist, field naturalist, curator and senior zoologist at the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH).

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7222, Box 21, Folder: 8

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


June 25, 1958

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  • Fishes
  • Sharks
  • Ichthyology
  • Chondrichthyes


  • Photographic print
  • Document

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 8.5 x 11; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Photographic print

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