R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers,
1931-1963

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7136
Creators:
Sailer, R. I. (Reece Ivan), 1915-
Dates:
1931-1963
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of Sailer's professional correspondence with colleagues about matters entomological and taxonomic, determinations, and a small quantity of research notes; mingled in these files are letters from some of Sailer's associates and successors, especially Richard Charles Froeschner, Harry Gardner Barber, and Peter Dunning Ashlock. Correspondents include Raymond Hill Beamer; Stephen Cole Bruner; Jose C. M. Carvalho; Mont Adelbert Cazier; W. E. China; Carl John Drake; Joseph C. Elkins; Charles Orris Esselbaugh; William Josiah Gerhard; Halbert Marion Harris; Jon L. Herring; Ludwig Hoberlandt; Herbert Barker Hungerford; Roland F. Hussey; Len A. Kelton; Harry Hazelton Knight; George Franklin Knowlton; Josef Nissley Knull; Nicholas A. Kormilev; Ivor Lansbury; John D. Lattin; Robert D. Lee; Dennis Leston; John C. Lutz; Jenaro Maldonado Capriles; Borys Malkin; Luis Mazzotti; Clarence Eugene Mickel; Gayle Herbert Nelson; Paul Wilson Oman; George Henry Penn; Herbert Ruckes; Franz Schrader; Geoffrey George Edgar Scudder; James A. Slater; Robert Leslie Usinger; E. P. Van Duzee; Eduard Wagner; G. Stuart Walley; Floyd G. Werner; and Petr Wygodzinsky.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Reece Ivan Sailer (1915- ) attended the University of Kansas, earning his Ph.D. in 1942. In that same year he joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. Sailer subsequently held many assignments in the USDA, culminating in 1967, when he became chief of the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Branch. His special interests are in the taxonomy of the subfamily heteroptera and the biology of Alaskan biting diptera.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7136, R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers

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Barber, Harry Gardner, b. 1871 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sailer, R. I. (Reece Ivan), 1915- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture. Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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