Paleontology Accession Number Request Form

This request form is used for a Paleontology field collection request. 

For all requests relating to Anthropology field collection, use this request form.

Before getting started with this form, you will need to have the following:

  • Valid Repository Number for the requested year
  • Preliminary Inventory
  • PDF version of permit or private land ownership letter (ensure you countersign the permit)
  • Legal authorization to obligate applicant organization
Organization
If not in U.S, include Province and Country
Applicant Information
Principal Investigator Information

If the principal investigator listed on permit is different than the individual above please supply the following information.

UMNH Repository Agreement Number

The year in the repository number should match the year collections were made.
The format of the number should be UMNH.R.YYYY.NN

Investigation Type
Types
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, pdf, doc.
Land Ownership
Federal
Options
State or City

Select the permitting/ authorizing entity. If a city entity, mark other and specify.

Agency
Private
Native Land
Other
If the land ownership does not fall into other categories, specify details about the ownership.
Only one land owner per accession number-unless approved by registrar
Description
(one year per accession number)
Enter estimate in the format of mm/yyyy

If material is oversized (will not fit in our standard 1.3 cu.ft. box size), please estimate the number of pallets.

pallets
Preliminary Inventory
One file only.
1 MB limit.
Allowed types: xls, xlsx, csv.
Upload your Preliminary Inventory derived from our template template.
Confirmation

Although the Utah Museum of Natural History is now also known as the Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU), Collections & Research will continue to use the UMNH acronym for all activities.

 If applicant will be applying for external funding for project(s) under this agreement, it is important to include funds to purchase collections cabinetry for the housing of your specimens at UMNH. Please contact us if you need more information on specifics.

Individual hereby certifies to the best of her/his knowledge that all permits, customs, and regulations were carried out to the letter and in the spirit of all applicable laws, national and foreign.
Typing name below, applicant certifies they are legally empowered to obligate applicant organization and have read the appropriate UMNH document “Preparing Collections for Reposit”.