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Business Records, 1933-1967


Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the material consists of business records for Schroeder’s extensive plankton net business and reflects the extent and high demand for nets from a wide range of customers. Business records cover Schroeder’s dealings, for example, with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Navy, an ichthyological project, research cruise to Cuba, manufacturing companies, and universities.


  • 1933-1967

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


1.5 boxes (1.75 linear feet)


The Business Records series follows Schroeder’s original alphabetical order that was first general (A-Z) and then topical (i.e. Bermuda Biological Station), followed by business records chronologically arranged.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository