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The marine mammals in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh / by Sir Wm. Turner

Author:
Turner, William 1832-1916
University of Edinburgh Anatomical Museum
Physical description:
xv, 207 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Scotland
Edinburgh
Date:
1912
Topic:
Marine mammals
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Editorial Files, 1996-1999

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Subject:
Perrin, W. F
Bowen, W. D
Physical description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1996
1996-1999
Topic:
Marine mammals
Local number:
SIA Acc. 00-036
Summary:
Consists of records relating to the Society's journal, Marine Mammal Science. Materials include manuscripts, editorial correspondence and reviews for manuscripts that were published under the third journal editor, W. F. Perrin. Perrin stepped down as editor in 1999 and was succeeded by W. Don Bowen. These manuscripts cover the term of Perrin's editorship, 1996-1999. The files are arranged numerically by manuscript number. Each folder has all the material pertaining to that manuscript
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Remington Kellogg Papers, 1926-1950 and undated

Creator:
Kellogg, Remington 1893-
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1926
1926-1950
1926-1950 and undated
Topic:
Marine mammals
Whales
Local number:
SIA Acc. 99-012
Summary:
These records consist of research notes collected by Remington Kellogg, primarily at various museums in Europe. Materials include some correspondence, photographs, and sketches made by Kellogg during his research
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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National contingency plan for response to unusual marine mammal mortality events / Dean M. Wilkinson

Marine mammal mortality events
Author:
Wilkinson, Dean M
United States National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Protected Resources
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Physical description:
viii, 118 p. : map ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1996
[1996]
Topic:
Marine mammals--Mortality
Marine mammals--Stranding
Marine mammals--Effect of water pollution on
Marine mammals--Ecology
Fishes--Conservation
Marine resources conservation
Call number:
QL713.2 .W56 1996
Notes:
"September 1996."
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The marine mammals of the north-western coast of North America, described and illustrated; together with an account of the American whale-fishery

Author:
Scammon, Charles Melville 1825-1911
Physical description:
319 p. illus. 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Northwest Coast of North America
Date:
1874
Topic:
Marine mammals
Cetacea
Sealing
Whaling
Whales
Dolphins
Call number:
QL715 .S28
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Records, 1979-1996

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
1979
1979-1996
Topic:
Professional associations
Marine mammals
Local number:
SIA Acc. 98-135
Summary:
These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, and other planning documents pertaining to Society for Marine Mammalogy biennial meetings and symposia. Includes some photographs and a collection of oral histories on video and audiocassette tapes. Membership files are also included in this accession
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Editorial Files, 1984-1995

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Subject:
Geraci, Joseph R
Wartzok, Douglas
Physical description:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1984
1984-1995
Topic:
Marine mammals
Professional associations
Local number:
SIA Acc. 96-062
Summary:
The Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) was founded in 1981. It began publishing a quarterly journal, "Marine Mammal Science" (MMS), in 1984. This accession consists of various files maintained by SMM Editors Joseph R. Geraci and Douglas Wartzok, 1984-1995. Included are files pertaining to manuscripts submitted for publication in MMS; correspondence and financial records of the Editor's office; correspondence, drafts, proofs, and related materials concerning the SMM publication "The Bowhead Whale;" proofs of MMS volumes 7-11; and MMS datasheets
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records, 1968-1975

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Subject:
Ray, Clayton Edward
U.S. International Biological Program
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1968
1968-1975
Topic:
Marine mammals
Vertebrate Paleontology
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-107
Summary:
This accession consists of records assembled and maintained by Clayton Edward Ray, Curator in the National Museum of Natural History Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence and administrative records regarding the International Biological Program and the Marine Mammal Council
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Curatorial Records 1946-2000 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records, c. 1968-1988

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Subject:
Emry, Robert J
Ray, Clayton Edward
Pearce, Franklin L
Tedford, Richard H
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1968
1968-1988
c 1968-1988
Topic:
Marine mammals
Vertebrate Paleontology
Local number:
SIA Acc. 06-140
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, and specifically the work of Clayton Edward Ray, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1964-. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and a film of fossil collecting at Lake Callabonna, South Australia, showing Ray, Robert J. Emry, Franklin L. Pearce, and Richard H. Tedford
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Curatorial Records 1946-2000 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Records, 1981-2000

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Subject:
Odell, Daniel K
Perrin, W. F
VanBlaricom, G. R. (Glenn R.), 1949-
Mate, Bruce R
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Date:
1981
1981-2000
Topic:
Budget process
Committees
Marine mammals
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-005
Summary:
This accession includes the records of Glenn R. VanBlaricom, Chair of the Membership Committee; Daniel K. Odell, Chair of the Conference Committee; W. F. Perrin, Editor of "Marine Mammal Science"; and Bruce Mate, Treasurer. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) committees, Board of Governors activities, budgetary matters, and editorial issues. Records also include membership directories, brochures, survey information, reports, SMM election by-laws, meeting minutes, and budget summaries
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Records, 1983-2006

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Subject:
Stirling, Ian
Society for Marine Mammalogy Board of Governors
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Videotapes
Date:
1983
1983-2006
Topic:
Conference proceedings
Marine mammals
Professional associations
Web sites
Local number:
SIA Acc. 09-197
Summary:
This accession includes records documenting the activities of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM). Materials include the correspondence of Ian Stirling, SMM President from 1996 to 1998; meeting minutes of the Board of Governors; articles of incorporation; conference committee reports, planning information, and videotapes; budget summaries; and SMM website information on compact disc
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Records, 1992-2006

Creator:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Subject:
Bengtson, John L
Harvey, James
Swartz, Steven
Mate, Bruce R
Society for Marine Mammalogy Board of Governors
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1992
1992-2006
Topic:
Budget
Conference proceedings
Marine mammals
Professional associations
Research grants
Local number:
SIA Acc. 09-234
Summary:
This accession includes records documenting treasurer activities of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM). Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of SMM treasurers Bruce R. Mate, James Harvey, John L. Bengtson, and Steven Swartz; meeting minutes of the Board of Governors; reports; conference planning information; budget summaries; SMM newsletters; grant, award, and scholarship information; and business proposals
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Skeleton of Zeuglodon, an Extinct Whale, A&I Building

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1896
Topic:
Whales
Museum visitors
Zeuglodon
Exhibitions
Marine mammals
Natural history
Skeleton
Basilosaurus
Standard number:
9469 or NHB-9469
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Published in SI Annual Report for 1896, p. 282
Summary:
In the South East Range of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, is the natural history exhibits, and the skeleton of a Zeuglodon, an extinct whale now known as the basilosaurus, hung from the ceiling. Visitors are seated around a small table in the right foreground
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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United States National Museum South Hall, Natural History Exhibit

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
South Hall of the United States National Museum
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1890
Topic:
Exhibitions
Natural history
Mammals
Seals (Animals)
Aquatic mammals
Marine mammals
Taxidermy
Whales
Specimens
Standard number:
SIA2011-1095 and 8779
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Rows of exhibit cases hold natural history exhibits in the South Hall of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, in circa 1890. In the first case on the right of the picture, stuffed seals have been assembled in a diorama in a glass exhibit case. The whale model can be seen suspended from the ceiling at the back of the hall
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Engraving of Humpback Whale Model

Author:
Jones, F. C
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Engraving
Type:
Engraving
Person, candid
Date:
1886
Topic:
Ichthyology
Marine mammals
Specimens
Employees
Visitor's Guide
Mammals
Exhibitions
Taxidermy
Standard number:
95-20342
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886." Page 47. Division of Graphic Arts, NMAH, described as a wood engraving, 10/95
Summary:
Illustration (Fig. 63) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" showing preparator building the paper model of the humpback whale for display in the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building). Arched windows visible in background
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Engraving of The Group of Fur-seals

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum Dept. of Mammals
United States National Museum Division of Mammals
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Animal, candid
Date:
1886
Topic:
Exhibitions
Visitor's Guide
Department of Zoology (USNM)
Seals (Animals)
Ichthyology
Natural history
Marine mammals
Taxidermy
Specimens
Standard number:
95-20339
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886. Page 42
Summary:
Illustration (Fig. 47) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" of a group of fur-seals on one of two pyramidal platforms in the center hall of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts & Industries Building. Taxidermists based specimens on sketches from life made of these animals by Henry Elliott, while residing on the Pribilof Islands
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Information File Box 13 Folder Smithsonian Guide Books, 1886 (Brentano Bros.)
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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A. Remington Kellogg

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1955
Topic:
Aquatic mammals
Marine animals
Marine mammals
Skulls
Museum curators
Amazon river dolphin
Dolphins
Specimens
Museum directors
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Standard number:
78-3701
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, September 6, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
A. Remington (Arthur Remington) Kellogg, 1892-1969, holding the skull of an Amazon river dolphin. Kellogg was the Director of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, from 1948-1962. Prior to becoming director, Kellogg served in the Division of Mammals, beginning in 1928 as assistant curator, and becoming curator in 1941, focusing on the study of marine mammals
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529 Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
South-East Range of the United States National Museum
Comparative Anatomy (Exhibition)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1882
Topic:
Bones
Exhibitions
Fossils
Giant sloth
Mammals
Marine mammals
Megatherium
Museum buildings
Natural history
Skeleton
Specimens
Museum exhibits
Paleontology
Standard number:
MNH-4318.tif
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
In the Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Exhibit (Osteological Hall) from the 1880's in the South-East Range of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, are skeletons of mammals, marine mammals and a giant sloth (Megatherium). Some skeletons are in exhibit cases and others are hanging from the ceiling
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Exhibit in the South-East Range of USNM

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
South-East Range of the United States National Museum
Comparative Anatomy (Exhibition)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1881-1887
Topic:
Bones
Exhibitions
Fossils
Giant sloth
Mammals
Marine mammals
Mastodon
Megatherium
Museum buildings
Natural history
Paleontology
Paleontology Exhibit
Skeleton
Standard number:
2005-2998 or 2797 or MNH-2797
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
The Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Exhibit in the South-East Range of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, c. 1881-1887, has large mammal skeletons including a giant sloth (Megatherium) and a mastodon in the foreground, and behind exhibit cases. Marine mammal skeletons are suspended from the ceiling
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Comparative Anatomy Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
South-East Range of the United States National Museum
Comparative Anatomy (Exhibition)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1900
Topic:
Balconies
Exhibitions
Invertebrates
Marine mammals
Museum buildings
Natural history
Paleontology
Paleontology Exhibit
Skeleton
Storage
Standard number:
14598 or NHB-14598
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
The Comparative Anatomy exhibit in the South-East Range of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The exhibit contains specimens ranging from invertebrates in cases to skeletons of marine mammals suspended from the ceiling. On the balcony, storage cabinets are visible
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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