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Schultz, Leonard P (Leonard Peter) 1901-  Search this
Gilbert, Perry W  Search this
American Institute of Biological Sciences Shark Research Panel  Search this
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)  Search this
Mote Marine Laboratory (Sarasota, Fla.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Fishes  Search this
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7222, Leonard P. Schultz Papers, Boxes 20-22
Leonard P. Schultz, curator of fishes at the Museum of Natural History (now known as the National Museum of Natural History), initiates the Shark Research Panel, with Professor Perry W. Gilbert of Cornell University. Sponsored by the American Institute of Biological Sciences and supported by the Office of Naval Research, the panel compiles information on shark attacks on humans, encourages the development of anti-shark devices, seeks to educate the public about how to deal with sharks. The Panel is housed at the museum until Schultz's retirement in 1968, when it moves to the Mote Marine Laboratory which Gilbert directed.
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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Chondrichthyes  Search this
Sharks  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Ichthyology  Search this
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div