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Folder 2 Remington Kellogg Library of Marine Mammalogy, 1973.

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science  Search this
Container:
Box 117 of 153
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 254, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Science, Records
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Records / Series 4: OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES, 1965-1974. / Box 117
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Robert K. Enders Oral History Interviews

Creator::
Enders, Robert K. (Robert Kendall), 1899-1988, interviewee  Search this
Extent:
2 audiotapes (Reference tapes).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Place:
Panama
Date:
1976
Introduction:
The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscript collections in the Archives, focusing on the history of the Institution and contributions to the increase and diffusion of knowledge made by its scholars.

The Robert Kendall Enders interviews were recorded and donated to Smithsonian Institution Archives because of his experiences in Panama during the early development of the research station. Additional information about the Canal Zone Biological Area can be found in the Records Relating to the Canal Zone Biological Area, Office of the Secretary, 1912-1965, and the Canal Zone Biological Area Records, 1918-1964, also housed in the Smithsonian Archives. The Oral History Collection also contains several other sets of interviews on the history of the research station.
Descriptive Entry:
The Robert Kendall Enders Interview was conducted by Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute research biologist, Neal Griffith Smith, on April 13, 1976. He discusses his introduction to Barro Colorado Island; his subsequent research trips there; recollections of fellow scientists and staff on the island; comparisons between the island then and now; and suggestions on how to improve the island for research purposes. The interviews consist of 2.0 hours of audiotape cassettes and 56 pages of transcript.
Historical Note:
Robert Kendall Enders (1899-1988) was born on September 22, 1899, in Essex, Iowa. After receiving his A.B. and Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Michigan in 1925 and 1927 respectively, he became an Assistant Professor of Biology at Union College. In 1928, he became an Assistant Professor at Missouri Valley College, and in 1932 was promoted to full Professor. In 1966, he also became Emeritus Professor of Zoology at Swarthmore College. He retired from Missouri Valley College in 1970.

Enders was encouraged by Harvard biologist Thomas Barbour to visit Barro Colorado Island (BCI). He applied for a National Research Council Fellowship for funding and in 1930 arrived on the island. In 1935 and 1937, he returned, and in 1941, he visited BCI again as a Research Fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. While conducting his research in mammalogy on BCI, he observed the development of the research station. As a Professor, he continued his visits to Panama, bringing students to the Canal Zone Biological Area on working field trips.

The Canal Zone Biological Area (CZBA) was established in 1923 on Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal as a reserve for scientific study of the Tropics. Originally designed as a consortium of universities and government agencies by Thomas Barbour, William Morton Wheeler, James Zetek, and others, CZBA was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution in 1946 and in 1966 was renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).
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Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Tropical biology  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9562, Robert K. Enders Oral History Interviews
Identifier:
Record Unit 9562
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George Pepper: Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 266, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan 1905
Scope and Contents:
Correspondents: Frank M. Chapman, John H. Cobbs, John Lorenzo Hubbell, Nicolas Leon, Frederick W. Hodge, Ales Hrdlicka, John H. Hinton, Juan B. Ambrosetti, George Gustav Heye, Wilhelm (Guillermo) Bauer, George Grant MacCurdy, William Newell, William L. Brown, Sumner Matteson, George W. Buskirk, Alma P. Kraft, Otis T. Mason, Edgar L. Hewett, Cyrus Thomas, Zelia Nuttall, Benjamin Talbot Babbitt Hyde, Homer Sargent, Harriet Parsons, Frederic Ward Putnam, J. T. Pike, H. Van Altena, Emily de Forest, Caroline M Hills, Hermon C. Bumpus, Arthur Seligman, William Henry Holmes, J. Dynley Prince, Marshall Saville.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Folder 2 Allen, Harrison Jr. - Allen, Joel Asaph. Correspondents include Joel Asaph Allen (1887-1901). Allen served as curator of the Department of Mammalogy and Ornithology of the American Museum of Natural History. Much of the correspondence regards ...

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 154
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Inquiries related to specimens should be directed to the appropriate museum registrar.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 189, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Correspondence and Memoranda
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Correspondence and Memoranda / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Current Mammalogy, May 1987

Collection Creator::
Wilson, Don E.  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-007, Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
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Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files / Box 2
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Review Neo-Tropical Mammalogy, 1988

Collection Creator::
Wilson, Don E.  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-007, Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
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Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files / Box 14
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Mammalogy - Why Study Mammals?

Collection Creator::
Wilson, Don E.  Search this
Container:
Box 15 of 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-007, Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
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Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files / Box 15
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Journal of Mammalogy Guidelines

Collection Creator::
Wilson, Don E.  Search this
Container:
Box 19 of 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-007, Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
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Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files / Box 19
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 19 _________________. Mammalogy, 1930-1932, 1938, 1941.

Collection Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 124 of 253
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers
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Alexander Wetmore Papers / Series 3: Smithsonian Institution and United States National Museum Files, 1924-1976 and undated. / Box 124
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Folders 8-9 Kellogg, A. Remington, 1914-1917, 1926, 1928-1930, 1932-1933, 1937, 1939, 1941-1947, 1955, 1959, 1969-1973, 1975, and undated. A long-time colleague and friend of Wetmore, Kellogg was employed by both the Bureau of Biological Survey and the...

Collection Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 32 of 253
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers
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Alexander Wetmore Papers / Series 1: General Correspondence, 1901-1977, and undated, with Related Materials from 1879. / Box 32
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers

Creator::
Walker, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-1969  Search this
Extent:
8.08 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1923-1956
Descriptive Entry:
These papers include some correspondence and notes prior to Walker's tenure at the National Zoological Park, as well as working papers on mammalogy and some correspondence dating from his time at the National Zoological Park. In addition there are numerous images of animals.
Historical Note:
Ernest Pillsbury Walker (1891-1969) served in a number of positions concerning game and wildlife management and preservation. He was fur game warden for the Territory of Alaska and the United States and did work for the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture. From 1930 to 1956, Walker was Assistant Director of the National Zoological Park.
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7161, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7161
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Records

Topic:
Journal of Mammalogy
Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Extent:
77.19 cu. ft. (153 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1919-1993 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the history and development of the American Society of Mammalogists from the time of its inception through the year 1994. The collection includes a number of early documents, some in the handwriting of the originators, and correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, audiocassettes, photographs, and other memorabilia from the files of most of the officers and many of the committees serving during 1919-1994. A commemorative wood-cased album contains photographs of all the presidents of the society, and another contains photos of honorary members (see Box 159).

A history of the Society, 75 Years of Mammalogy, containing chapters contributed by a number of authors and edited by James N. Layne, was published in 1994. (Papers connected with three of the book's chapters are included in Box 150, Folders 1-3). A less formal and perhaps more personal description of the early days of the Society was written by Hartley H. T. Jackson in 1968 and sent to Donald Hoffmeister, then Society historian. This remarkable document, in Jackson's own hand, is preserved in the collection (see Box 143, Folder 6) along with a number of other writings by Jackson and other early members.
Historical Note:
The American Society of Mammalogists was formally established at an organizational meeting held in the new U.S. National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 3-4, 1919. The meeting had been announced by a one-page circular mailed in February 1919 to several thousand prospective members and by an advertisement in Science magazine. (See Box 62, Folder 1, Box 143, Folders 1 and 2, and Box 144, Folder 2 for minutes and reports of the organizational meeting.) It was an outgrowth of the recommendations of an ad hoc committee established originally by several members of the U.S. Biological Survey, which at the time was housed in the National Museum in Washington, D.C. The organizational committee consisted of Hartley H. T. Jackson, U.S. Biological Survey, chairman; Walter P. Taylor, U.S. Biological Survey, secretary; Glover M. Allen, Boston Society of Natural History; Joseph A. Allen, American Museum of Natural History; Joseph Grinnell, University of California; Ned Hollister, U.S. National Zoological Park; Arthur H. Howell, U. S. Biological Survey; Wilfred H. Osgood, Field Museum of Natural History; Edward A. Preble, U.S. Biological Survey; and Witmer Stone, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Other staff members of the U.S. Biological Survey who contributed to the discussions of the committee included Vernon Bailey, A. K. Fisher, William H. Cheesman, and E. W. Nelson. Sixty persons signed the Register of Attendance at the organizational meeting (see Box 143, Folder 2), but the list of charter members of the society includes approximately 400 names (see Box 62, Folder 2).

The by-laws (see Box 143, Folder 4) and rules of the new society were based on the constitutions and by-laws of the American Ornithologists Union, the American Society of Naturalists, the Wisconsin Natural History Society, the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, and the Biological Society of Washington. The Society was incorporated in the District of Columbia on April 29, 1920, and the purpose of the Society is spelled out as "the promotion of the study of mammalogy by the publication of a serial and other publications, by aiding research, and by engaging in such other activities as may be deemed expedient." (See Box 143, Folder 3.) Signatories to the Articles of Incorporation were C. Hart Merriam, E. W. Nelson, Vernon Bailey, Hartley H. T. Jackson, Clarence R. Shoemaker, Charles W. Richmond, and Victor J. Evans. The Society publishes the Journal of Mammalogy quarterly and a number of miscellaneous publications and several series on a less regular basis.
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Mammalogists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 7357
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 1 1991-1992 James N. Layne papers: Source material on W. J. Hamilton, Jr., for chapter on presidents in the book, 75 Years of Mammalogy

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 150 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records / Series 7: HISTORIANS' PAPERS. / Box 150
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 2 1991-1992 James N. Layne papers: Source material for chapter on presidents in the book, 75 Years of Mammalogy

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 150 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records / Series 7: HISTORIANS' PAPERS. / Box 150
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 3 1991-1992 J. Mary Taylor papers: Source material for chapter, Honorary Members, Jackson and Merriam Awardees, for the book 75 Years of Mammalogy

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 150 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 7: HISTORIANS' PAPERS. / Box 150
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 6 1974 Recent Literature of Mammalogy, 1975; bound volume

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: PUBLICATIONS AND EDITING. / Box 21
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 7 1976 Recent Literature of Mammalogy; bound volume

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: PUBLICATIONS AND EDITING. / Box 21
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 8 1977 Recent Literature of Mammalogy; bound volume

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: PUBLICATIONS AND EDITING. / Box 21
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 9 1978 Recent Literature of Mammalogy; bound volume

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: PUBLICATIONS AND EDITING. / Box 21
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 10 1979 Recent Literature of Mammalogy; bound volume

Collection Creator::
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 162
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7357, American Society of Mammalogists, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: PUBLICATIONS AND EDITING. / Box 21
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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