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Storrs Olson

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Olson, Storrs L
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1969
Topic:
Ornithology
Birds
Skulls
Research
Ornithologists
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Standard number:
SIA2011-1096 and 94-2478
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Featured in "Torch," June 1969
Summary:
Storrs Olson, ornithologist and resident manager of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, studies a bird skull in the headquarters' building. The Center is an ecological research center established on the Chesapeake Bay July 1, 1965
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder: June 1969
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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Pomacanthus paru

Collector:
Storrs Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
South Atlantic Ocean,, Ascension Island, Northeast Bay, Ascension Island, Atlantic
Collection Date:
11 Jul 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Pomacanthidae
Published Name:
Pomacanthus paru
Accession Number:
290319
USNM Number:
205860
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Nov 2012
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Entomacrodus textilis

Collector:
Storrs Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Depth (m):
1.1 - 1.1
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
3
Place:
Ascension Island, Southwest Bay., Ascension Island, Atlantic
Collection Date:
12 Jul 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Blenniidae
Published Name:
Entomacrodus textilis
Accession Number:
290319
USNM Number:
205841
Specimen Count:
33
Record Last Modified:
14 Apr 2011
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Entomacrodus textilis

Collector:
Storrs Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
2
Place:
S. Atlantic Ocean, Ascension Island, Northeast Bay, Ascension Island, Atlantic
Collection Date:
11 Jul 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Blenniidae
Published Name:
Entomacrodus textilis
Accession Number:
290319
USNM Number:
205839
Specimen Count:
27
Record Last Modified:
14 Apr 2011
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Entomacrodus textilis

Collector:
Storrs Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
S. Atlantic Ocean, Ascension Island, Rocky Tide-Pools At Turtle Shell (=Clark'S) Beach, Ascension Island, Atlantic
Collection Date:
18 Jun 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Blenniidae
Published Name:
Entomacrodus textilis
Accession Number:
290319
USNM Number:
205840
Specimen Count:
188
Record Last Modified:
14 Apr 2011
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Priolepis ascensionis

Collector:
Storrs Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Depth (m):
1.1 - 1.1
Place:
Ascension Island, Southwest Bay., Ascension Island, Atlantic
Collection Date:
12 Jul 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiinae
Published Name:
Priolepis ascensionis
Accession Number:
290319
USNM Number:
295410
Specimen Count:
4
Record Last Modified:
20 Nov 2012
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Olson, Storrs L.

Forename:
Storrs
Middle Initial:
L.
Surname:
Olson
Occupation:
Ornithologists
Record type:
Personal name
Biographical History:
This creator is still living.
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Alexander Wetmore and Storrs L. Olson, 1976

Author:
Krantz, Victor
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Olson, Storrs L
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Division of Birds (USNM)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1976
Topic:
Secretaries
Ornithology
Birds
Museum curators
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Standard number:
2002-32277
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Featured in TORCH, January 1979
Summary:
Alexander Wetmore, sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, with Storrs L. Olson, Associate Curator, examining fossil bird bones from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, in the National Museum of Natural History's Division of Birds in 1976
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 3
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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Calappa ocellata Holthuis, 1958

Collector:
Storrs L. Olson
Ingrid A. Cruz
Olmiro A. Roppa
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
1 - 1
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Fernando De Noronha Island, Saco De Atalaia, Reef Tidepools, Brazil, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Jul 1973
Common name:
True Crabs
True Crabs
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Arthropoda Arthropoda Malacostraca Malacostraca Decapoda Decapoda Calappidae Calappidae
Published Name:
Calappa ocellata Holthuis, 1958
Calappa flammea (Herbst, 1794)
Accession Number:
305692
USNM Number:
1150715
Specimen Count:
5
Record Last Modified:
15 Jan 2013
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson Field Books, 1987, 1988, from the Division of Birds

Extent:
2 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Panama
Bocas del Toro
Date Range:
1987, 1988
Topic:
Aves
Animalia
Birds
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-580
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Description:
This collection contains two field book created by J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. These field books were created during Angle's and Olson's 1987 and 1988 trip to Bocas del Toro, Panama.
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J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson Field Books, 1987, 1988, from the Division of Birds
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Field Book Registry
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Catalog, Bocas del Toro, BDT 87-1-531

Collection name:
J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson Field Books, 1987, 1988, from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Angle and Olson
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Panama
Bocas del Toro
Colón, Isla
Date Range:
1988
Start Date:
19880206
End Date:
19880309
Topic:
Ornithology
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-580
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Abstract:
Bird catalog created by J. Philip Angle and Storrs L. Olson in Bocas del Toro, 6 February to 9 March 1988. USNM numbers included for skins, alcoholics, and skeletons. BDT numbers BDT-88-001 to BDT88-634. Recorded is catalog number, remarks (e.g. stomach content, how killed, part collected), BDT number, binomial, sex, and measurement. Localities are listed with the date. Localities include La Gruta on Isla Colon and Cayo Nancy. Additional photocopied notes are inserted.
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Catalog, Bocas del Toro, BDT 87-1-531

Collection name:
J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson Field Books, 1987, 1988, from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Angle and Olson
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Panama
Bocas del Toro
Popa, Isla
Colón, Isla
Date Range:
1987
Start Date:
19870313
End Date:
19870413
Topic:
Ornithology
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-580
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Abstract:
Bird catalog created by J. Philip Angle and Storrs L. Olson in Boca del Toro, 13 March to 13 April 1987. May not be original field notes. Numbers 605371 to 605559 and BDT-87-1 to BDT 87-1-531. "All specimens are netted skins unless otherwise noted." Recorded is catalog number, remarks (e.g. stomach content, how killed, part collected), BDT number, binomial, sex, and measurement. Localities are listed with the date. Localities include Old Point, Salt Creek, Little Zapatilla Key, Isla Popa, and Isla Colon. Additional photocopied notes are inserted.
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J. Phillip Angle and Storrs L. Olson Field Books, 1987, 1988, from the Division of Birds
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Storrs L. Olson Papers, 1976

Creator:
Olson, Storrs L
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1976
Topic:
Ornithologists
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-042
Summary:
These records consist of original manuscripts from the festschrift volume honoring Alexander Wetmore (Smithsonian Constibutions to Paleobiology #27, 1976). Storrs L. Olson was Editor of the volume
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Angle, Chiappe, Olson, Argentine, '92, field and tissue catalog

Collection name:
Field notes and accession records, 1989-1990, 1992, from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Box 1 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Guaminí
Vitel, Laguna
Date Range:
1992
Start Date:
19920212
End Date:
19920229
Topic:
Ornithology
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 13-023
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Abstract:
Bird catalog created by J. Philip Angle and Storrs L. Olson in Argentina, 12 to 29 February 1992. May not be original field notes. USNM numbers are included. Locality, field numbers Arg92-01 to 322 are included. Recorded is field number, species, date, collector, sex, age, skull, fat, wt [weight], preparator, reprod., stomach, soft parts (iris, bill, feet, leg, mouth lining), MOLT (wing, tail, body), tissue number, tissue, USNM catalog number, and preparation. Localities include Buenos Aires (Isla Talavera), Estancia El Tala, Guaminí, Lagua del Monte, Laguna Vitel, and other localities.
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Field notes and accession records, 1989-1990, 1992, from the Division of Birds
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Angle, J. Phillip
Olson, Storrs L.
Chiappe, Luis M.
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Field Book Registry
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Rails of the world : a monograph of the family Rallidae / by S. Dillon Ripley ; with forty-one paintings by J. Fenwick Lansdowne, and a chapter on fossil species by Storrs L. Olson

Monograph of the family Rallidae
Author:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
Lansdowne, J. Fenwick (James Fenwick) 1937-
Olson, Storrs L
Inscriber:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001 DSI
Former owner:
Challinor, David DSI
Physical description:
xx, 406, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 37 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1977
[1977]
Topic:
Rallidae
Call number:
QL696.G876 R59 1977
Notes:
"[L]imited to 400 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Each copy includes a signed original lithograph by J. Fenwick Lansdowne commissioned especially for this edition and numbered 1 through 400 ..."--Colophon
"The book was designed by Crimilda Pontes, and produced in Verona, Italy under the direction of Martino Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega. ... The paper was made especially by Magnani of Pescia. Recalcati, of Milan, was the binder"--Colophon
Issued in a slipcase
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Records, 1958-1986

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds
Subject:
Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-
Zusi, Richard L (Richard Laurence) 1930-
Slud, Paul
Olson, Storrs L
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Osteo-Preparation Laboratory
Physical description:
2.9 linear meters
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1958
1958-1986
Topic:
Ornithology
Local number:
SIA RU000391
Notes:
George E. Watson and Richard L. Zusi continued as Curators in the Division with Watson retiring in 1984. Paul Slud continued as Associate Curator through 1983. Storrs L. Olson held the position of Associate Curator from 1975 to 1981 when he became Curator of the Division
Summary:
This record unit consists primarily of correspondence and memoranda. Correspondence documents the Division's interaction with the public and ornithologists from universities, professional societies, and museums worldwide. Correspondence also concerns research, publications, professional societies, and the exchange of specimens. Memoranda document administrative matters such as collecting permits, asbestos removal, personnel, collections management and expansion, space planning, parking, Division meetings, and construction of the Osteo-Preparation Laboratory. Also included are forms and lists documenting the loan of specimens and equipment from the Division to individuals within the Smithsonian and to other museums and universities. Additional subject files include documentation of research funding, computerization, divisional policy, exhibit work, and drafts of annual reports
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Specimen Records 1854-1977 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds]
Divisional Records 1962-1986 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds]
Annual Reports 1930-1982 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Field notes and accession records, 1989-1990, 1992, from the Division of Birds

Extent:
2 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Argentina
United States
Montana
Colorado
Date Range:
1989-1990, 1992
Topic:
Aves
Animalia
Birds
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 13-023
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
Description:
This collection consists of two field catalogs, 1989-1990, 1992, from the Division of Birds. Included are field notes from Angle, Chiappe, Olson, Argentine, '92, and data cards on Leucosticete arctoa specimens. Also included in this collection are accession records, which have not been cataloged.
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Chiappe, Luis M.
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Field notes and accession records, 1989-1990, 1992, from the Division of Birds
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Storrs L. Olson Papers, 1998-2000

Creator:
Olson, Storrs L
Subject:
Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965
Carriker, Melbourne R (Melbourne Romaine) 1915-2007
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1998
1998-2000
Topic:
Birds
Ornithology
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-066
Summary:
This accession contains personal papers created by Storrs L. Olson relating to Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr. Materials include biographical materials on Carriker, correspondence between Olson and Carriker's son (Melbourne R. Carriker) concerning "Vista Nieve," and lists of bird specimens that were collected by Carriker
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Collected papers in avian paleontology honoring the 90th birthday of Alexander Wetmore / Storrs L. Olson, editor

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
Olson, Storrs L
Inscriber:
Olson, Storrs L. DSI
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001 DSI
Delacour, Jean 1890-1985 DSI
Brodkorb, Pierce 1908-1992 DSI
Storer, Robert W. 1914- DSI
Cracraft, Joel DSI
Morejohn, G. Victor DSI
Former owner:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 DSI
Binder:
Gruver Co. (Washington, D.C.) DSI
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
Physical description:
xxvi, 211 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Topic:
Birds, Fossil
Call number:
QE871 .C69 1976
Notes:
"Publications in avian paleontology by Alexander Wetmore": p. xvii-xxiii
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Storrs L. Olson Papers, c. 1960-1983

Creator:
Olson, Storrs L
Subject:
Olson, Storrs L
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1960
1960-1983
c 1960-1983
Topic:
Ornithologists
Local number:
SIA Acc. 89-020
Summary:
These records consist primarily of the personal correspondence of Storr L. Olson, an ornithologist with the National Museum of Natural History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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