Accession Memorandum for Collection of Miscellaneous Insects

ID: SIA2010-0988

Creator: Chapin, Edward Albert

Form/Genre: Document

Date: March 27, 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 305, Box 914, Folder: 172713 Navy Dept

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Summary

The United States National Museum's Accession Memorandum No. 172713 is for a collection of miscellaneous insects, Crustacea, Mollusca, Vermes, and Echinoderm, collected by the donor and others on Pelelieu, Guam, Ulithi, and received from the United States Department of the Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) #2, through R. H. (Rollin Harold) Baker. The memo is signed by Edward A. Chapin, Curator at the United States National Museum, on behalf of the U.S. National Museum, Department of Biology, Division of Insects, March 27, 1946.

Subject

  • Baker, Rollin H (Rollin Harold) 1916-2007
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Insects
  • United States. Dept. of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Naval Medical Research Unit, No. 2
  • United States National Museum

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Notes

  • See also SIA2010-0990 and SIA2010-0991 for more Accession Memorandum for Accession No. 172713.
  • NAMRU collected many specimens during and after World War II, especially medically important species.
  • This memorandum also includes an administrative date of March 29, 1946.
  • For other Accession Memorandums for Accession No. 172713, see Negatives SIA2010-0990 and SIA2010-0991

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 305, Box 914, Folder: 172713 Navy Dept

Contact information

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

Date

March 27, 1946

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Insects
  • Accessions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Specimens
  • Gifts

Place

Guam

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2010-0988

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 6.5w x 9.75h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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