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Parasite P.I.: Smithsonian Scientist Mark Torchin

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Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2011-06-08T21:55:31.000Z
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Inarticulate Brachiopod Larvae from the Naos Dock Part 2

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2012-11-16T15:44:51.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Tropics;Biology  Search this
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Inarticulate Brachiopod Larvae

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2012-10-24T16:37:41.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Tropics;Biology  Search this
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Tunicate Facts!

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2011-12-13T20:39:03.000Z
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Tropics;Biology  Search this
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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The Strange Lives of Colonial Animals in the Sea

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National Museum of Natural History  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2016-06-09T18:49:08.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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National Museum of Natural History
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Hannibal Bank Expedition Video

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2012-03-16T17:09:50.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Folder 13 Halstead, Bruce W., correspondence regarding Halstead's "Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World," 1958-1962

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Fishes  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 234, United States National Museum, Division of Fishes, Correspondence
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Correspondence / Box 10
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Ten Scientific Discoveries From 2020 That May Lead to New Inventions

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Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 28 Dec 2020 13:00:00 +0000
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Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Magazine
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Report of a committee of the Linnaean Society of New England, relative to a large marine animal, supposed to be a serpent, seen near Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in August 1817

Author:
Linnaean Society of New England  Search this
Davis, John 1787-1854  Search this
Gray, Francis Calley 1790-1856  Search this
Engraver:
Annin, William B. 1791?-1839  Search this
Illustrator:
Bigelow, Jacob 1786-1879  Search this
Publisher:
Cummings and Hilliard  Search this
Printer:
Hilliard and Metcalf  Search this
Physical description:
52 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Intaglio prints
Place:
Massachusetts
Gloucester
New England
Date:
1817
Topic:
Marine animals  Search this
Sea monsters  Search this
Call number:
QL89.2.S4 L56 1817
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 677

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 677
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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edanmdm:dpo_3d_200015

Fossil whale excavation site MPC 684

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 684
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 685

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 685
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 665-667

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 665-667
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 678

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 678
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 675

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 675
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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edanmdm:dpo_3d_200020
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Potentially Dangerous Marine Animals Found on the Isthmus of Panama

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-060, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records / Box 2
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Nomenclator aquatilium animantium icones animalium aquatilium in mari & dulcibus aquis degentium, plusquam DCC. cum nomenclaturis singulorum Latinis, Gr[a]ecis, Italicis, Hispanicis, Gallicis, Germanicis, Anglicis, aliisq[ue] interdum, per certos ordines digestae per Conradum Gesnerum

Title:
Nomenclator aqvatilivm animantivm
Author:
Gessner, Conrad 1516-1565  Search this
Physical description:
[28], 374 pages illustrations 39 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Date:
1560
Topic:
Fishes  Search this
Marine animals  Search this
Call number:
QL41 .G39 1560a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Helen C. Rountree Lecture to Anthropological Society of Washington

Creator:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Duration: 120 minutes)
Container:
Item 12
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound cassettes
Speeches
Date:
1988 October 18-19
Collection Restrictions:
Materials related to interview notes are restricted until June 2025.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Anthropological Society of Washington  Search this
Genre/Form:
Speeches
Collection Citation:
Helen C. Rountree Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Helen C. Rountree papers / Series 4: Sound Recordings
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National Anthropological Archives
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Ecology Program Records

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Environmental Sciences  Search this
Extent:
11.5 cu. ft. (23 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Serials (publications)
Maps
Date:
1965-1973
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit consists of files documenting the operation of the Smithsonian Office of Ecology (SOE), 1965-1970, and its successor, the Ecology Program of the Office of Environmental Sciences (OES), 1970-1973. The records were created primarily by administrators Buechner, 1965-1968; Wallen, 1969; and Jenkins, 1970-1973. They include organizational files, 1965-1973; administrative records, 1965-1973, including material concerning the development of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology (after 1970, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies) and the Smithsonian-Peace Corps Environmental Program; project files, 1965-1973, including records documenting projects conducted as part of the International Program in Ecology; and files of Lee Merriam Talbot, 1965-1971.
Historical Note:
The history of the Ecology Program of the Office of Environmental Sciences can be traced to July 1, 1965, when the Smithsonian Office of Ecology (SOE) was created to assist in expanding the research opportunities of Smithsonian scientists and to aid in the coordination of ecological activities with other government agencies. From its creation until 1966, the SOE was an administrative unit of the National Museum of Natural History. In 1966, administrative responsibility for the SOE was transferred to the Assistant Secretary for Science. The Smithsonian's environmental sciences programs were reorganized under the Office of Environmental Sciences (OES) in 1970. At that time, the SOE became the Ecology Program of the newly created OES. In 1973, OES was merged with the Office of International Activities to form the Office of International and Environmental Programs (OIEP). The Ecology Program came under the administrative control of OIEP. The Ecology Program was abolished in 1974.

Administrators of the Ecology Program of OES and its predecessor the SOE included Helmut K. Buechner, assistant director for ecology, 1965-1966, head, 1966-1968 (he also served as senior scientist, 1968-1971); Irvin Eugene Wallen, acting head, 1969; and Dale W. Jenkins, director, 1970-1973. Other staff included Lee Merriam Talbot, research biologist, 1965-1966, field representative, Ecology and Conservation, 1966-1967, deputy head and international field representative, 1968, resident ecologist, 1969-1971, and deputy director, 1972-1973; and Francis Raymond Fosberg, special assistant for tropical biology, 1965-1966.

Programs and bureaus under the administration of the Ecology Program of OES and its predecessor the SOE included the Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology (after 1970 the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies), 1965-1969; the Center for Natural Areas, 1972-1974; and the Peace Corps Environmental Program, 1972-1974.
Topic:
Coastal ecology  Search this
Research  Search this
Environmental sciences  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Serials (publications)
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 271, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Environmental Sciences, Ecology Program Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 271
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Minutes

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Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents  Search this
Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Minutes
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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