Thomas J. McIntyre Doing Data Entry

ID: 71-510.tif

Creator: Neufeld, Harry B

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1971

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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  • Thomas J. McIntyre, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), is operating a Friden Flexowriter, a paper tape typewriter. He is cataloging mammal specimens (squirrels) and preparing data on paper tape for input into the Smithsonian's SELGEM computer system. Squirrel specimens are laid out on trays for cataloging.
  • McIntyre was a Museum Technician in the Division of Mammals, Department of Vertebrate Zoology and worked on the African Mammal Project from 1968 to 1971. He then worked in the NMNH, Automated Data Processing Program, for the Mammal Division, and left in June of 1974. He then went to work at the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration to 2000. He was associated with NMNH Marine Mammal Program.


  • McIntyre, Thomas J
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mammals
  • Marine Mammal Salvage Program
  • Frieden Flexowriter


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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


c. 1971

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  • Computers
  • Computer software
  • Data processing
  • Employees
  • Cataloging
  • Museums
  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Squirrels
  • Computer programs
  • Computer systems
  • Typewriters
  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Data tapes
  • Databases
  • Electronic data processing
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4 x 5 Negative; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic negative

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