Mary Jane Rathbun and Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, by Unknown, Unknown, perhaps 1920s, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, 1887-1977, and Mary Jane Rathbun, 1860-1943. Rathbun was Schmitt's predecessor as Curator of Invertebrate Zoology in the Biology Department, United States National Museum , now the National Museum of Natural History. Both specialized in carcinology or the taxonomy of crabs..