Harrison G. Dyar Papers,
1908-1911, 1914-1924, 1926-1927 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA95-006
Creators:
Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
Dates:
1908-1911, 1914-1924, 1926-1927 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence files which include documents sent to Harrison Gray Dyar and Wellesca Pollock Allen Dyar by B. Preston Clark, G. T. Clark, James Chamberlain Crawford, Leland Ossian Howard, Frederick Knab, E. B. O'Leary, George Freeman Pollock, and Francis X. Williams, 1911, 1914-1917, 1919-1922, 1924, and undated, concerning entomology, book purchases, and financing of the Skyland resort. All letters contain fragments of drafts of short stories by Harrison Gray Dyar on the reverse, undated. The short story files contain complete drafts of short stories by Harrison Gray Dyar, 1914-1923, 1927, and undated, with miscellaneous personal, business, and scientific correspondence and documents on the reverse of many drafts, 1908-1909, 1914-1927, and undated. Much of the business correspondence relates to Dyar's investments and real estate dealings.
Box 1 contains correspondence from George Freeman Pollock to Harrison Gray Dyar and Wellesca Pollock Dyar about the financial management of Skyland resort, 1914-1924; correspondence from Leland Ossian Howard and E. B. O'Leary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Harrison Gray Dyar, 1915-1916, including his letter of appointment to the Bureau of Entomology, 1915; correspondence from Frederick Knab of the U.S. National Museum to Harrison Gray Dyar, 1914-1916; miscellaneous correspondence to Harrison Gray Dyar concerning entomology and scholarly publications from B. Preston Clark, G. T. Clark, James Chamberlain Crawford, Francis X. Williams, and others, 1911, 1915-1917; and Harrison Gray Dyar drafts of short stories, 1914-1923, 1927, and undated.
Boxes 2-4 contain Harrison Gray Dyar drafts of short stories, 1914-1923, 1927, and undated, with miscellaneous business, personal, and scientific correspondence and documents on the reverse, 1908-1909, 1914-1927, and undated. Correspondence related to "REALITY" magazine, undated, and the American Literary Bureau, 1915-1917, are included in Box 3. Arranged by short story. Folder titles were copied from original folder titles.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-006, Harrison G. Dyar Papers

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Clark, B. Preston Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, G. T. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crawford, James Chamberlain Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Wellesca Pollock Allen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knab, Frederick, 1865-1918 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Leary, E. B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pollock, George Freeman, 1869-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Francis Xavier, 1882-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skyland Resort (Virginia) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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