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Summary

The Department of Zoology is created as part of a general reorganization of the United States National Museum.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Zoology

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, p. 50.

Contact information

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

Date

July 31, 1947

Topic

  • New Departments
  • Zoology
  • Name Changes
  • Reorganizations

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