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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Worms  Search this
Osborn, Karen J  Search this
Pettibone, Marian H  Search this
Jones, Meredith L  Search this
Rice, Mary E  Search this
Hope, W. Duane 1935-  Search this
Fauchald, Kristian  Search this
Higgins, Robert P  Search this
Norenburg, Jon L  Search this
Mixed archival materials
Agency History
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Guide to the Smithsonian Archives
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Year
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, "Invertebrate Zoology at the Smithsonian."[]. September 2, 1999.
Annals of the Smithsonian
The Division of Worms was established on July 1, 1965, as a result of an administrative reorganization of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Prior to that time, the national collection of worms was under the care of the Division of Marine Invertebrates.
Professional staff of the Division of Worms have included Meredith L. Jones, Curator, 1965-1989; Marian H. Pettibone, Associate Curator, Curator, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965-1988; W. Duane Hope, Associate Curator, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965- ; Mary E. Rice, Associate Curator, Curator, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965- ; Robert P. Higgins, Curator, 1978-1984; Kristian Fauchald, Associate Curator, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1979- ; Jon L. Norenburg, Research Zoologist, 1992- ; and Karen J. Osborn, Associate Curator, 2011- .
For a further history of the creating unit, refer to the highlighted "Forms part of" above.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Worms  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00023
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives