Edward L. Todd Papers,
circa 1952-1980

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7339
Creators:
Todd, Edward L., 1922-
Dates:
circa 1952-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
The papers of Edward L. Todd consist of professional correspondence documenting his research in Lepidoptera and Hemiptera at the USDA. Also included are notes from professional meetings, research projects, and grant information.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Edward L. Todd (1922-1986) was born in Eureka, Kansas. He attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where he earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. From 1945 until 1950, Todd was an Assistant and Laboratory Instructor in the entomology and general biology departments at the University. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1950, Todd worked from 1951 to 1952 as an entomologist for the Communicable Disease Center, United States Public Health Service, in Georgia.
In 1953, Todd became a Research Entomologist with the Division of Insect Identification, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), located in the United States National Museum. In 1972, the Division became the Systematic Entomology Laboratory. Todd remained at the USDA until his retirement in 1979, working on the systematics and taxonomy of Lepidoptera (Noctuidae) and Hemiptera (Gelastocoridae).

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7339, Edward L. Todd Papers

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