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The Making of a Megalodon

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National Museum of Natural History  Search this
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Youtube videos
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Chairmen's Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Extent:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1965-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit consists of records of the Department of Vertebrate Zoology, primarily under the chairmanships of George E. Watson and Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., with additional material from the tenures of Philip S. Humphrey, George R. Zug, W. Ronald Heyer, and Richard W. Thorington, Jr. The records include memoranda, correspondence, and subject files relating to committee, council, and professional society meetings; budget; annual reports; computerization; security; building renovations; space planning; collections management; division activities and staffing; international relations; relations with Congress; and information on professional societies and programs of interest to the Department. Subject files of special interest focus on the growing emphasis on computers in the Department, national and international information exchanges, space problems and the establishment of the Museum Support Center at Silver Hill, construction of the Osteo-Prep Laboratory in the east courtyard, appointment of Porter M. Kier as Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), and involvement in international research programs in the Caribbean and Brazil.
Historical Note:
Philip S. Humphrey, the first Chairman of the Department, served from 1964 to 1968. He was succeeded by George E. Watson, 1968 to 1972; Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., 1972 to 1978; George R. Zug, 1978 to 1983; and W. Ronald Heyer, 1984 to 1987. In September of 1987, Richard W. Thorington, Jr. took the post.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Vertebrate zoology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Museum storage facilities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 382, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Chairmen's Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 382
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Chairmen's Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0382

Correspondence

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Extent:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1936, 1938, 1948-1977 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit consists of correspondence documenting the operation of the Department of Mineral Sciences, 1963-1977, and its predecessor the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology of the Department of Geology, 1948-1963. With the exception of a few letters, correspondence of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology prior to 1948 is not included in the record unit. The correspondence is both incoming and outgoing and concerns the identification and acquisition of specimens; participation in professional societies and mineral exhibitions; the publication of scientific manuscripts; and departmental and divisional administration. Correspondents include geologists and mineralogists, gemologists, jewelers, mineral collectors and dealers, colleges and universities, mining companies, publishers, government agencies, and the general public. Correspondence prior to 1963 is mostly directed to Curator George S. Switzer and Associate Curator Paul E. Desautels. Correspondence after 1963 is primarily carried out by Departmental Chairmen Switzer, Brian H. Mason, and William G. Melson. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Historical Note:
The Department of Mineral Sciences was created in 1963 as part of a reorganization in the National Museum of Natural History. At that time the Department of Geology was divided into two new departments, with the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology becoming the Department of Mineral Sciences and the Divisions of Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany and Vertebrate Paleontology joined to form the Department of Paleobiology. George S. Switzer become the first chairman of the Department of Mineral Sciences in 1963 and served until 1968. Other incumbents included Brian H. Mason, 1968-1973; and William G. Melson, 1973-1978. Staff of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology included William F. Foshag, assistant curator, 1919-1929, curator, 1929-1948, and acting curator, 1948-1956; Edward P. Henderson, associate curator, 1942-1963 (Henderson also served as assistant curator in the Division of Physical and Chemical Geology from 1929 to 1942); George S. Switzer, associate curator, 1948-1956, acting curator, 1957, and curator, 1958-1963; Paul E. Desautels, associate curator, 1957-1963; and Roy S. Clarke, Jr., chemist, 1957-1963. In 1963 Henderson and Clarke were assigned to the Division of Meteorites, and Desautels to the Division of Mineralogy. Therefore, after 1963, they are not represented in this correspondence.
Topic:
Mineralogy  Search this
Meteoroids  Search this
Geology  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 266, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences, Correspondence
Identifier:
Record Unit 266
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0266

Discovery of Fossils, Dinosaur National Monument

Subject:
Paleontology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Geology  Search this
Physical description:
Glass
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Paleontologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000424 [SIA2011-1421]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389621

Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, III

Author:
Bohaska, David J.  Search this
Ray, Clayton E.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2001
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_113510

Models and Simulations of Taphonomic Time-averaging in Terrestrial Vertebrate Assemblages

Author:
Kidwell, Susan M.  Search this
Behrensmeyer, Anna K.  Search this
Chapman, R. E.  Search this
Behrensmeyer, Anna K.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1993
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_98688

Pleistocene Tapirs in the Eastern United States

Author:
Sanders, A. E.  Search this
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Genoways, Hugh H.  Search this
Dawson, M. R.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1984
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_99371

Review of "Vertebrate Zoogeography and Evolution in Australasia," edited by M. Archer and G. Clayton

Author:
Cifelli, Richard  Search this
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1986
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_94992

Skeletal Morphology and Locomotor Capabilities of the Archaic Pinniped Enaliarctos mealsi.

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Berta, A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1990
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_95297

Development Committee Report and Second Development Workshop

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1988
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_96583

Development Committee Report

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1986
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_96704

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Committee Report

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1983
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_96791

Douglas Ralph Emlong, 1942–1980. [Obituary]

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1980
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_96935

Review of "A Short History of Vertebrate Paleontology," by E. Buffetaut

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1988
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_94878

Miocene and Pliocene birds from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina

Author:
Ray, Clayton Edward  Search this
Bohaska, David J.  Search this
Rasmussen, Pamela C.  Search this
Olson, Storrs L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2001
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_80554

Zhe jiang tian tai kong long dan hua shi qun = The Tiantai dinosaur egg oofauna in Zhejiang Wang Qiang, Wang Ziaolin, Zhao Zikui, Jiang Yangen zhu

Title:
浙江天台恐龙蛋化石群 = The Tiantai dinosaur egg oofauna in Zhejiang / 王强, 汪筱林, 赵资奎, 蒋严根 著
Tiantai dinosaur egg oofauna in Zhejiang
Author:
Wang, Qiang http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2001089005 http://viaf.org/viaf/280199816/  Search this
Wang, Ziaolin http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Zhao, Zikui http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/121620073/  Search this
Jiang, Yangen http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Physical description:
94 pages illustrations (some color), maps 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Zhejiang Sheng
Date:
2017
Topic:
Dinosaurs--Eggs  Search this
Eggs, Fossil  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104735

John Bell Hatcher photographs relating to Patagonia

Creator:
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904  Search this
Extent:
22 mounted prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
Culture:
Tehuelche Indians  Search this
Yahgan Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Date:
1896-1899
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made in Patagonia by John Bell Hatcher during his expeditions to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. They document Tehuelche and Yahgan Indians, dwellings, and the natural environment.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Bell Hatcher (1861-1904) was a paleontologist known for his work at Yale and Princeton Universities and the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. Hatcher was born in Cooperstown, Illinois, but shortly thereafter his family permanently settled in Iowa. After studying for a few months at Grinnell College, Iowa, he transferred to Yale University, where he met paleontologist Othniel Marsh. Following Hatcher's graduation in 1884, he worked as Marsh's assistant, and in 1893 left Yale to became curator of vertebrate paleontology at Princeton University. During his time with Princeton, Hatcher made three expeditions to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (1896-1899) under the university's sponsorship. During these expedtitions, he also worked under commission by the Bureau of American Ethnology to collect artifacts and make photographs of the Tehuelche and Yahgan Indians, most of which were then purchased by the National Museum. Hatcher was appointed curator of peolontology and osteology at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh in 1900, though his narrative of the Patagonia expeditions was published by Princeton in 1903.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 124
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Hatcher photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24 and Photo Lot 97
Correspondence to and from Hatcher is held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4029 and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU000248.
Artifacts collected by Hatcher are held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accessions 035249 and 035895.
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John Bell Hatcher photographs relating to Patagonia, circa 1896-1899
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 124, John Bell Hatcher photographs relating to Patagonia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.124
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-124

Episode 1. The Doctor Is In, a #DeepTime Series.

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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Natural History  Search this
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Genus indet. sp indet.

Collector:
Dr. Matthew T. Carrano  Search this
Mr. Peter A. Kroehler  Search this
Mr. Steve J. Jabo  Search this
Robert V. Hill  Search this
Jorge Velez-Juarbe  Search this
Dr. Gina D. Wesley-Hunt  Search this
Matthew P. Oreska  Search this
Jonathan S. Mitchell  Search this
Michelle A. Coffey  Search this
Ruth Horace-Middleton  Search this
Site Name:
Ostrom's Beach Microsite  Search this
Type Citation:
Oreska, M. P., et al. 2013. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), 1: Faunal composition, biogeographic relationships, and sampling. Jour.Vertebrate Paleo. 33 (2): 264-292.
Place:
Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Collection Date:
2004 to 2010
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Pisces Chondrichthyes Elasmobranchii Hybodontiformes Hybodontoidea Family indet.
Published Name:
Genus indet. sp indet.
USNM Number:
PAL546503
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Paleogeneral
Vertebrate Faunal
Cloverly Formation
Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/334dbfe42-d84d-4425-aaca-ee080dcd398d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhpaleobiology_11794133

Egertonodus sp

Collector:
Dr. Matthew T. Carrano  Search this
Mr. Peter A. Kroehler  Search this
Mr. Steve J. Jabo  Search this
Robert V. Hill  Search this
Jorge Velez-Juarbe  Search this
Dr. Gina D. Wesley-Hunt  Search this
Matthew P. Oreska  Search this
Jonathan S. Mitchell  Search this
Michelle A. Coffey  Search this
Ruth Horace-Middleton  Search this
Site Name:
Ostrom's Beach Microsite  Search this
Type Citation:
Oreska, M. P., et al. 2013. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), 1: Faunal composition, biogeographic relationships, and sampling. Jour.Vertebrate Paleo. 33 (2): 264-292.
Place:
Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Collection Date:
2004 to 2010
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Pisces Chondrichthyes Elasmobranchii Hybodontiformes Hybodontoidea Hybodontidae
Published Name:
Egertonodus sp
USNM Number:
PAL546504
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Paleogeneral
Vertebrate Faunal
Cloverly Formation
Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cc2c23d6-a8ca-4819-82e5-9298dbe5cd51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhpaleobiology_11794134

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