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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mammals  Search this
Coues, Elliott 1842-1899  Search this
True, Frederick William 1858-1914  Search this
Miller, Gerrit S (Gerrit Smith) 1869-1956  Search this
Lyon, Marcus Ward 1875-1942  Search this
Hollister, N (Ned) 1876-1924  Search this
Kellogg, Remington 1892-1969  Search this
Gilmore, Raymond M (Raymond Maurice) 1907-1983  Search this
Setzer, Henry W  Search this
Handley, Charles O (Charles Overton) 1924-2000  Search this
Thorington, Richard W  Search this
Mead, James G  Search this
Carleton, Michael D  Search this
Johnson, David H (David Horn) 1912-1996  Search this
Hoffmann, Robert S  Search this
Wilson, Don E  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
69.55 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
34.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Field notes
Laboratory notebooks
Floor plans
Scientific illustrations
Digital versatile discs
Digital images
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Alphabetic and chronologic
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Vertebrates  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Mammalogy  Search this
Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Committees  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Publications  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Research  Search this
Museum loans  Search this
Workshops  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00037
See more items in:
Correspondence 1880-2017 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mammals]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives