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Series VII: Projects, Programs, Studies, and Grants

Identifier: DR 088-089

Scope and Contents

The category contains files pertaining to projects, programs, studies, and grants that had some connection with the Lerner Marine Lab. All of the ONR, Office of Naval Research, grant files are located here (including financial ONR files). The files that have been read and organized are listed below. The date in parenthesis signifies the time span of the file.

Those files that have not been read, but would belong in this category are: “Education Program-File 2,” “Coast and Geodetic Survey,” "Biological Survey of the Bahamas" (1967), "Biological Survey of the Bahamas" (1966), "Marine Biology Course" (1973), “Accounting- ONR 552(07),” "Grants- National Science Foundation (NSF),” "Green Turtle Project," "Retina Foundation (Harvard U.),” “Reports- Researchers,” “ONR- Shark Studies 552 (08),” “LML-Reports,” “Interim Report ONR 552 (07),” and “Report of the Director R. F. Mathewson to the Office of Naval Research, Oceanic Biology Branch Contract ONR 552 (07)” (1967-1970).


  • 1947-1977
  • Majority of material found within 1948-1975

Language of Materials

From the Collection:



Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


From the Collection: 15 Linear Feet


Contains all of the ONR files (including financial) and reports, researchers’ reports, LML reports, files pertaining to the marine biology course offered to students, Bahamas Surveys, the Coast and Geodetic Survey, files about the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), the National Science Foundation Grant, the Retina Foundation, the Green Turtle Studies Fund, and files pertaining to the education program.


Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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