Donald R. Whitehead Papers,
1972-1990

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7404
Creators:
Whitehead, Donald R., 1938-1990
Dates:
1972-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers document Whitehead's career at the SEL and his research on weevils. They include correspondence and memoranda concerning the identification of specimens, publication of research papers, review of grant proposals and manuscripts, and SEL administration; notes, lists, and related research materials; and personnel records.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Donald R. Whitehead (1938-1990) was an entomologist specializing in the systematics and biogeography of weevils. He received his B.S. from Rutgers University in 1961, and his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1971. In 1976, Whitehead was appointed Research Entomologist in the Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL), United States Department of Agriculture, and assigned to taxonomic work at the National Museum of Natural History. He remained in the position until his death.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7404, Donald R. Whitehead Papers

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