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Ecología de un bosque tropical : ciclos estacionales y cambios a largo plazo / Egbert G. Leigh,Jr., A. Stanley Rand, Donald M. Windsor, editores

Author:
Leigh, Egbert Giles Jr. 1940-  Search this
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-2005-  Search this
Windsor, Donald M  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Physical description:
546 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Date:
1990
Topic:
Forest ecology  Search this
Seasons  Search this
Biological rhythms  Search this
Ecology--Tropics  Search this
Call number:
QH108.P3 E26 S1990
QH108.P3E26 S1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_404058

A. S. Rand & Family on Barro Colorado Island

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Date:
1964
Topic:
Rand, Patricia  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)  Search this
Standard number:
90-14489
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9840

M. Moynihan & A.S. Rand in Colombia

Author:
Smith, Neal Griffith 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Moynihan, M  Search this
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Date:
1969
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Colombia  Search this
Field Work  Search this
Expeditions  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Ethologists  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Purace Park (Columbia)  Search this
Standard number:
90-14492
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9914

STRI Offices in Cali, Colombia

Author:
Smith, Neal Griffith 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Dressler, Robert L. 1927-  Search this
Moynihan, M  Search this
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1969
Topic:
Lehman, C  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Colombia  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Ethologists  Search this
Directors  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Standard number:
90-14503
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9917

Stan Rand in the Field

Subject:
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Date:
June 1996
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Frogs  Search this
Tropical forest  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0032
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12509

A. Stanley Rand Papers

Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Extent:
1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 film box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a color 16mm film, The Man Who Talks to the Frogs, produced by the BBC, which focuses on A. Stanley Rand, biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center.
Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Frogs  Search this
Biology  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
Identifier:
Accession 90-160
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa90-160

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e186

The Man Who Talks to the Frogs, 1" film transfer, 54 minutes

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
A. Stanley Rand Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e193

The Man Who Talks to the Frogs, 3/4" U-matic film transfer, 54 minutes

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
A. Stanley Rand Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e207

The Man Who Talks to the Frogs, VHS copy, 54 minutes

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
A. Stanley Rand Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e221

Box 2

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e236

The Man Who Talks to the Frogs, 16 mm film, 54 minutes

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Permission to duplicate must be obtained from BBC; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-160, A. Stanley Rand Papers
See more items in:
A. Stanley Rand Papers
A. Stanley Rand Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-160-refidd1e243

A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews

Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Extent:
4 audiotapes (Reference copy).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Brazil
Date:
1986, 1989-1990
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Austin Stanley Rand was interviewed for the Oral History Collection because of his distinguished scientific career, and long tenure at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute as both researcher and administrator. Additional interviews of Rand can be found in Record Unit 9580, Barro Colorado Island Group Oral History Interview, and Record Unit 9553, Conservation of Endangered Species Videohistory Interviews. Additional information about Rand can be found in the Records of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the A. Stanley Rand Papers which are also housed in Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Descriptive Entry:
The Austin Stanley Rand Interviews were conducted during three sessions from December 1986 through June 1990. The first interview was in December 1986 by Daryl Jones, a student at the University of Maryland; the second, in April 1989 by Smithsonian Institution Archives historian, Pamela M. Henson, and Joel Bartholemew Hagen, a Smithsonian postdoctoral fellow; and the third, in June 1990 by Pamela Henson. They consist of 3.5 hours of audiotape and audio cassette recordings and 81 pages of transcript

The Austin Stanley Rand Interviews discuss his background, education and early interest in zoology; career at STRI; recollections of colleagues and life on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), including Martin Humphrey Moynihan, Neal Griffith Smith, and Dagmar I. Werner; discussions of his and his colleagues' major research interests; STRI's regional role; and changes at STRI over the years.
Historical Note:
Austin Stanley Rand (1932-2005), was a herpetologist and Senior Biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). He was born on September 29, 1932, in Seneca Falls, New York. He received his B.A. in zoology from DePauw University in 1955, served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957, and received his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University in 1961. In 1961 he married Patricia Rand, and they had three children, Hugh, Margaret and Katherine.

Rand began his scientific career in 1950, when he worked three summers as an Assistant in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois. In 1957, he worked as an Assistant in the Division of Mammals at the Field Museum. Upon completing his Ph.D., Rand served as a Research Assistant in Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) at Harvard University from 1961-1962, and as a Zoologist for the Secretary of Agriculture in Sa Paulo, Brazil from 1962-1964. Rand first arrived at STRI in 1964 as a herpetologist. From 1973-1979, Rand also served as Coordinator of the Tropical Program of the Smithsonian's Environmental Sciences Program, coordinating research projects on marine and terrestrial monitoring. In 1974, Rand was appointed STRI's Assistant Director, with special responsibilities for the operation of the Barro Colorado Island field station, as well as budget and planning for STRI. In 1979, he was appointed Senior Biologist, a position which he held until his death. In 1988, he also became responsible for coordinating scientific activities at STRI's facilities in Gamboa, Panama. At STRI, Rand supervised graduate student and postdoctoral research, and consulted for the Panamanian government as requested.

Rand's research interests were primarily in studies of the behavior and ecology of tropical reptiles and amphibians, particularly social behavior and vocal communication in lizards (Iguana iguana and Anolis limifrons) and Tungara frogs (Physalaemus pustulosus). His major field work included a month or more in Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica, Haiti, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, Santo Domingo, and Venezuela, as well as shorter visits elsewhere. He was a prolific producer of articles, both alone and as co-author, and both organized and participated in various symposia.

Rand was a member of various professional societies, including the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution, the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Association for Tropical Biology, Herpetologist's League, and Animal Behavior Society.
Topic:
Tropical biology  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Frogs  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Anura  Search this
Iguanas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
Identifier:
Record Unit 9579
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru9579

Interviews

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e270

Interview 1: December 18, 1986

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e277

Covers his arrival at STRI, STRI's scientific research programs, especially his own, and STRI's regional activities, c. 1964-1975, including: Education and training; reasons for working at STRI; STRI role in sea-level canal proposal discussions; STRI a...

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e292

Transcript, pp. 1-21, of audiotape recording, 1.0 hour.

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e315

Audio Recordings of Interviews: Total Recording Time: 1:06:00 hour

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e326

Interview 2: April 21, 1989

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
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A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e350

Covers his early research interests, early career, reminiscences of STRI, and studies of frogs and iguanas, c. 1932-1989, including: Biographical background; early interest and education in biology; discussion of colleagues' interests and work, especia...

Collection Creator::
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9579-refidd1e365

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