Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7426
Creators:
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Dates:
1960-1988
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection contains information on administrative activities, curation of collections, publication of scientific manuscripts, cooperative research agreements with universities, budgets, staffing, committees, and grants. Incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, research proposals, newsletters, and annual reports also document the activities of SEL. In addition, these records contain correspondence, memoranda, grant proposals, progress reports, publications, and related materials pertaining to foreign research projects of SEL funded by excess foreign currency. Of special interest in these records is information concerning the reorganization of the Agricultural Research Service and the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch, biographical data on various SEL entomologists, and photographs and slides of entomologists and scientific illustrators at work.

Historical Note
Historical Note
For an administrative history of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL), see Record Unit 7309. These records document the administration and research of the United States Department of Agriculture's Systematic Entomology Laboratory under Chiefs Ronald William Hodges (1976-1980), Paul Malcolm Marsh (1980-1985), and Douglass R. Miller (1985- ) . In 1985, the title chief was changed to research leader.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7426, Records

Keywords
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Hodges, Ronald W., 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Paul M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Douglass R., 1942- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Agricultural Research Service 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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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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