Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This collection consists of records created and maintained by Marian H. Pettibone, a curator and curator emeritus in the Division of Worms and the Department of Invertebrate Zoology until 1998. Her specialty was polychaetes. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, photographs, and transaction files concerning specimen identifications and loans. Some materials are in electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Horton H. Hobbs (1914-1994), an invertebrate zoologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These field notes primarily document his research on crayfish and ostracoda. Materials also include data sheets, catalogs, maps, scientific illustrations, and slides.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Anja Schulze during her time as a postdoctoral fellow with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes focus on marine invertebrates, specifically worms, near islands off of Belize and Panama as well as Guam and other area islands. Materials include field data sheets.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Introduction The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives’ record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Jones was interviewed for the Oral History Collection because of his long association with the NMNH and outstanding research career in invertebrate zoology.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry These papers document the research career and professional affairs of Robert P. Higgins. They include correspondence between Higgins and professional colleagues documenting his research on crustacea; correspondence relating to his professional activities at the Smithsonian, 1969-1977; and correspondence documenting his service as Associate Editor of "Transactions of the American Microscopical Society," 1975-1979.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Sol Felty Light (1886-1947), a zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley, 1926-1947. These field notes document freshwater copepods collected mostly in the United States, and some notes document specimens collected by others. These materials were maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and possibly relate to collections in the department. Materials also include correspondence and maps.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of field notes of Robert F. Bolland, a professor with the University of Maryland University College. These field notes occurred during his work with the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center on Okinawa Island, Guam, and Hong Kong and relate to collections that are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Materials include field data sheets and a map.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Introduction The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Hobbs was interviewed for the Oral History Program because of his long association with the Smithsonian as a research associate and because of his scholarly and administrative career.
Utah State Archives and Records Service
Mainly relates to mosquito control activities from 1935 to the late 1960's. Some files relating to duties at the University
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This record unit consists primarily of correspondence and administrative records created by Chairmen of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, circa 1965-1989. The records document the research, exhibition, and outreach functions of the department. Also included are various record books created by the Division of Marine Invertebrates and the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, circa 1945-1974. The record books include a record of manuscripts reviewed by the staff, 1948-1974 (2 volumes); and the administration of the Rathbun Memorial Fund, 1955 and 1965. Also included are a guest book, 1945-1965, and a day book, 1948-1949. Most of the records were created by Department Chairmen David L. Pawson, 1971-1976; W. Duane Hope, 1976-1981; Clyde F. E. Roper, 1981-1987; Roger F. Cressey, 1987-1988; and Charles W. Hart Jr., 1989. The period 1965-1971 is sparsely represented by administrative records.