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Photographs, c. 1898-1971 and undated

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks  Search this
Subject:
Bartsch, Paul 1871-1960  Search this
Henderson, J. B (John Brooks) 1870-1923  Search this
Rehder, Harald Alfred 1907-  Search this
Torre y Huerta, Carlos de la 1858-1950  Search this
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland 1870-1952  Search this
Bailey, Joshua L. Jr  Search this
Baker, H. B  Search this
Marshall, William Blanchard 1865-  Search this
Morrison, Joseph Paul Eldred  Search this
Pilsbry, Henry Augustus 1862-  Search this
Rosewater, Joseph 1928-1985  Search this
Schalie, Henry Vander  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Collection descriptions
Color photographs
Glass negatives
Date:
1898
1898-1971
c 1898-1971 and undated
Topic:
Malacologists  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 97-056
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Photographs 1898-1971 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks]
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Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers, 1908-1947 and undated

Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland 1870-1952  Search this
Subject:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland 1870-1952  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1908
1908-1947
1908-1947 and undated
Topic:
Corals  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 99-124
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers

Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Extent:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1908-1947 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists concerning descriptions of fossil localities; the identification, description and exchange of specimens; research in coral foraminifera and oceanography; research conditions in Europe around the time of World War II; and the activities of scientific committees on which Vaughan served. Correspondence with detailed locality information has been flagged. Also included are writings, reports, correspondence, and notes by Vaughan and other scientists concerning specimen collections, analyses of core bottom samples, descriptions and lists of new species, activities of the Committee of Sedimentation of the National Research Council, and field notebooks, including photographs, of corals of the Bahamas and the Pacific Ocean. Additional field notebooks on corals are located in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology.
Historical Note:
T. Wayland Vaughan (1870-1952), geologist and oceanographer, was educated at Tulane University, B.S., 1889; and Harvard University, A.B., 1893, A.M., 1894, and Ph.D., 1903. He began collecting fossils when he was an Instructor at Mount Lebanon College, Tennessee, from 1889 to 1892. From 1894 to 1903, he was an Assistant Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Between 1901 and 1923, Vaughan participated in several geological investigations of the West Indies and Puerto Rico which were sponsored by the USGS, the Smithsonian Institution, the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and the United States Navy. The USGS and the Carnegie Institution also helped to finance his investigations of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast states in cooperation with several state geological surveys and his investigations of the corals and coral reefs of the Bahamas. In 1924, Vaughan became Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, a position which he held until his retirement in 1936. In addition, he was an Associate in Marine Sediments, 1924-1942, and Associate in Paleontology, 1942-1952, at the United States National Museum.

Vaughan's research focused on three areas of science: the study of corals and coral reefs; the investigation of larger foraminifera; and oceanography. He was an authority on the corals of the United States, eastern Mexico, the West Indies, and Panama. As an oceanographer, Vaughan was interested in sedimentology and physical and chemical oceanography. With his work on oceanography, Vaughan served as Chairman, 1919 to 1923, of the Committee on Sedimentation of the National Research Council's Division of Geology and Geography; Chairman, 1926 to 1935, of the Pacific Science Association's International Committee on the Oceanography of the Pacific; and member of the National Academy of Science's Committee on Oceanography. This last committee was largely responsible for the founding of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Vaughan held membership in numerous scientific and professional societies. In 1897 he was a delegate to the International Geological Congress in Russia, and between 1920 and 1936 he served as a delegate from the United States to six Pan-Pacific Science Congresses.
Topic:
Corals  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
Identifier:
Accession 99-124
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Cushman, Joseph A., 1934-1939. Includes typescript of "Work on Foraminifera by T. W. Vaughan and his Associates," by Vaughan, 1936.

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Cushman, Joseph A., 1940-1946

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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D miscellaneous, 1939, and undated

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Daly, Reginald Aldsworth, 1936

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Darton, Nelson Horatio, 1933, 1945

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Davies, A. Morley, 1924-1933

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Davies, L. Merson, 1928-1946

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Davis, William Morris, 1927-1931

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Day, Edward C., 1934

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Deen, Arthur H., 1945

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Defant, A., 1936

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Box 2

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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DeGolyer, Everette L., 1920-1923. See also Aguila Company, Mexico.

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Delta Tau Delta, 1934

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Dexter, Ralph W., 1936

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Dietrich, W. O., 1936

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Dodson, B. E., 1943, 1945

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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