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Consists of records documenting the identification, loan, and acquisition of specimens; requests for information from scientists and the public; expeditions, field trips, and collectors; research being carried out by the staff; the publication of scientific papers; and administration of the Division of Mammals. Curators represented in these records include Elliott Coues, Honorary Curator, 1880-1883; Frederick William True, Curator, 1883-1909; Gerrit S. Miller, Assistant Curator and Curator, 1898-1940; Marcus Ward Lyon, Aid and Assistant Curator, 1898-1909; Ned Hollister, Assistant Curator, 1910-1916; Remington Kellogg, Assistant Curator and Curator, 1928-1948; David H. Johnson, Associate Curator and Curator, 1941-1967; Raymond M. Gilmore, Associate Curator, 1944-1947; Henry W. Setzer, Associate Curator and Curator, 1949-1979; Charles O. Handley, Jr., Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1950- ; Richard W. Thorington, Associate Curator, 1969-1976, Curator, 1976-2015, and Curator Emeritus, 2015-2017; James G. Mead, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1972- ; Michael D. Carleton, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1979- ; Robert S. Hoffmann; and Don E. Wilson, Curator, 2000- . Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
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