Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers,
1928-1997

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 98-132
Creators:
Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910-
Dates:
1928-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records taken from Curtis Sabrosky's home after his death and given to the Department of Entomology. Materials include personal correspondence, family photographs, photographs and documents of Sabrosky's extensive travels (both holidays and trips to professional meetings), photographs of specimens, professional correspondence, lecture slides, travel slides, journals, award certificates and diplomas, and scrapbooks. The majority of the personal letters and travel writing in this accession were written by Laurel Kingsley Sabrosky. Ms. Sabrosky was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and served with the Red Cross in India during World War II. There is also genealogical material on the Curtis, Sabrosky and Kingsley families.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Curtis Williams Sabrosky (1910-1997) was an entomologist who specialized in Diptera, especially Chloropidae. In 1946, Sabrosky joined the staff of the United States Department of Agriculture, first with the Bureau of Entomology and later with its Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) as a Research Entomologist, and served as Research Director from 1967 to 1973. From 1980 to 1988, he was a Cooperating Scientist at SEL, as well as a Research Associate of the Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH).

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-132, Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers

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Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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