Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of David G. Frey (1915-1992), a zoologist who spent the majority of his career at Indiana University. These records consist of a catalog of specimens collected by Frey and others in various parts of the world and likely relates to collections that are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of the field work of William Jasper Sando, a research scientist with the United States Geological Survey, 1954-1993, continuing his research until 1995. His research focused on the study of fossil corals and how their evolutionary development could be used to gain understanding of the ancient geological history of the Rocky Mountain region. In addition, these field books include notes on conferences. Materials also include slides of his presentations and field work.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), a geologist and paleontologist. Most of these notes occurred during his time as a geologist with the Geological Commission of Brazil. Materials also include scientific illustrations and a few pressed plants.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Secretary G. Wayne Clough, with some records dating prior to his tenure. The records document meetings, lectures, awards, employee surveys, agreements, official travel, Board of Regents, exhibitions, fund raising, research, tours, and special events. The records also document the ground breaking ceremony and construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the installation of Clough as Secretary; and a tribute to Secretary I. Michael Heyman. Materials are in electronic format.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Meredith L. Jones (1926-1996), curator in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Jones' specialty was the study of worms. Materials also include scientific illustrations, maps, clippings, and a postcard.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and research activities of Ira Rubinoff, Director, 1973-2008, Assistant Director for Science, 1970-1973, and Assistant Director of Marine Biology, 1964-1970. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reprints, reports, proposals, budget justifications, notes, and related materials.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records that document the research projects of individuals who applied for a Multi-Country Fellowship from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. Also included are records related to the administration of the fellowship program. Materials include proposals, applications, curricula vitae, letters of recommendation, transcripts, correspondence, financial documents, final reports, and other related materials.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of audiovisual recordings featuring the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) and its staff, activities, events, research, exhibitions, and objects. Some materials were created by NMNH and others were created by news media and radio, television, and video production companies. Included in this accession are interviews with staff, lecture recordings, public service announcements, B-roll footage, news segments, exhibition films, educational videos, television productions, and related media types. Materials include film, video, and audio, some of which is accompanied by correspondence, segment lists, and other documents related to the content. Some materials are in electronic format.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Department of Vertebrate Zoology as they existed on August 11, 2015. The departmental website includes information about its divisions, staff, collections, research, and visitor information. The blog "The Backbone: News from the Department of Vertebrate Zoology" replaced a newsletter of the same name. It provides updates about staff, collections, research, awards, and outreach activities. It was active between September 2013 and December 2014. Materials are in electronic format.