J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers,
1920s-1980s

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 91-037
Creators:
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
Dates:
1920s-1980s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These are the professional papers documenting the career of J. F. Gates Clarke, a lepidopterist. Clarke served on the staff of the United States Department of Agriculture, as well as the Smithsonian, as a curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology. The papers document his research on microlepidoptera; his curatorial and administrative duties; and his activities in professional societies. Materials include correspondence, notes, manuscripts, journals, field notes, photographs, slides, and negatives.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-037, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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