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Creators:
Hurd, Paul David, 1921-
Dates:
1938-1982 and undated
Size:
30.30 cu. ft. (60 document boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the professional career and to a lesser extent the personal life of Paul D. Hurd, Jr., between 1938 and 1982. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning his research on the insect order Hymenoptera; his teaching and research career at the University of California, Berkeley; his administrative ...

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Creators:
Cartwright, Oscar Ling
Dates:
1929-1979 and undated
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7338
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists mostly of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Cartwright's research on Coleoptera. Also included are records concerning his curatorial work at the Division of Insects, USNM, and the Department of Entomology, NMNH; field work; and professional activities. Smaller amounts of correspondence were written durin...

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Digitized Content Covers his experiences at the British Museum, transfer from USDA to USNM, administration of the new Department of Entomology, relations with Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, plans for a National Institute of Entomology, and relations with SI administration, c. 1945-1965, including: Tenure at British Museum (Natural History) describing the Edward Meyrick Collection with assistance from John D. Bradley and others; acquisitions from England, especially Adrian Hardy Haworth Collection of English Torticidae Moths, Brighton Museum Collection of Microlepidoptera, and duplicates from Meyrick Collection; quality of NMNH collection of European Lepidoptera, including the Hoffman, B. Hamfelt, and Jackh collections; Eighth International Entomological Congress in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1948; confusion over invitation to 150th anniversary of the Royal Institution; improving USNM-British Museum relations and comparison of library services; 1948 USDA budget crisis; reminiscences of museum staff and administration; appointment as head curator of Division of Insects in 1954 and opposition by Waldo LaSalle Schmitt; Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition to the West Indies in 1956; subsequent friendship with Schmitt; creation of separate Department of Entomology in 1963; reflections on staff reorganization and expansion; creation of Arachnologist position filled by Ralph E. Crabill, Jr.; changes in SI administration in the 1960s; problems with secretary, Kathleen T. Perkins, and subsequent falling out with Crabill; and appointment as Senior Scientist, 1965. Appendix A: Proposed Program for the Division of Insects, Smithsonian Institution, 1954-1955.
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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9555
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1903-2003
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Paul J. Spangler, curator at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). These records include correspondence, grants, loans, administrative records, research materials, manuscripts, specimen information, reference information, and materials related to his work with professional s...

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Creators:
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990, interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9555
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Hemiptera
Dates:
1963-1984, with related records from 1949
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 418
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming and outgoing professional correspondence of the Division of Hemiptera concerning the identification, acquisition, distribution, and loan of specimens from 1963 to 1984. Related correspondence created between 1949 and 1963 by Louise M. Russell, Entomologist at the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction...

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Dates:
2009-2011
Size:
15 digital audio files; 42 digital video files
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9622
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1930-1932, 1937-1984 and undated, with related records from 1882
Size:
17.56 cu. ft. (35 document boxes) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank Frederick J. Collier and Martin A. Buzas for their assistance in the transfer of these records to the Archives.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1974-1994
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994. Smaller amounts of records were created during the tenure of Director Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988. Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, ...

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