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Belem Ecological Project Records, 1967-1971

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Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Lovejoy, Thomas E  Search this
Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology Belem Ecological Project  Search this
United States Army Research Office  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1967
1967-1971
Other title:
National Museum of Natural History, Belem Ecological Project, Records
Notes:
The Belem Ecological Project was a multidisciplinary study of environmental conditions of the Amazon delta in the vicinity of Belem, Brazil. The purpose of the project was to improve knowledge of tropical delta forest environments and determine the influence of human activities on those environments. The project was funded through a grant from the Army Research Office and ran from 1967 to 1971. Philip S. Humphrey, Chairman, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, was Principal Investigator.
None.
For a description of the record series of which these materials are a part, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
These records primarily document the administration of the Belem Ecological Project. They consist of correspondence and memoranda between Philip S. Humphrey, Smithsonian administrators, and project staff including Thomas E. Lovejoy III; financial reports and fiscal records; and files on project personnel.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000534
See more items in:
Belem Ecological Project Records 1967-1971 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217098