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Minutes and records of the Council of the Scientific Staff, 1912-1988

Identifier: DR 085-086

Scope and content

Minutes of the Council of the Scientific Staff. DR086 includes minutes, correspondence, budget reports, annual reports, and committee papers for the Council of the Scientific Staff, with papers of the Council of Scientific Publications. Appointments and memoranda. Secretary's personal papers.


  • 1912 - 1988


Restrictions on Access

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15.25 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

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Organized into two groups: 085. Minutes of the Council of the Scientific Staff, 1936-1943. 086. Minutes and records of the Council of the Scientific Staff, 1912-1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

DR085: Method of acquisition--Accession.; Date of acquisition--2004.

Related Archival Materials

Indicator 1 Associated Materials-- Note--Related materials can be found under Science Senate.

General Note

Unprocessed collection.

General Note

condition reviewed 20110519 good; needs rehousing; DR085 Box 1 is too full; papers caving in DR086, Box 2

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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