Query: South Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station
Oscar Ling Cartwright Papers
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 during his pre-Smithsonian career. The …

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Discusses his childhood in Sturgis, Michigan; education; early employment at MSC; fieldwork; publications; experiences during the Great Depression; interest in taxonomy; career at USDA; creation and development of the Code, including: Childhood interest in insects; education at KSC and Kalamazoo College; how he was hired by MSC as Instructor in Entomology; reminiscences about professors at Kalamazoo College, Frances Diebold and William H. Prager; the career success of Kalamazoo graduate, Gilbert Otto, subsequent attention paid to Kalamazoo College graduates, and benefit to Sabrosky's career; progression of his career into entomology, in spite of his academic background; experiences working under Reginald Henry Painter (Professor at KSC) and summer fieldwork in Arizona, focusing on flies; fieldwork, while at MSC, on cherry fruit flies in Southwest Michigan; emergence trapping done at his home in Alexandria, Virginia, with gypsy moth in 1980s; attendance of International Congress of Entomology in Berlin in 1938; first visit to NMNH; early practices of Smithsonian, including identification and handling of its entomology collection and catalog; his work on Chloropidae with Painter; reminiscences about Ray Hudson, head of the Department of Economic Entomology at MSC, and first lecture given as instructor; coursework he taught and faculty of MSC Entomology Department; visits to Europe prior to World War II, collections viewed in Europe, and experiences in areas under influence of Adolf Hitler; visits to British Museum of Natural History to use collections and John Smart; collections used and deposit of his own types at Smithsonian; his time in the reserve corps of officers of Public Health Service, stationed in Atlanta, Georgia, and Manning, South Carolina; Carl F. W. Muesebeck at USDA and the process of being hired as Entomologist at the USDA; details of the USDA department, office location, structure, staff members, departmental support, Agricultural library and staffing; effect of budget crisis in USDA department in 1946-1947; working under John L. Keddy, John Graf, and Edward Chapin; changes over the years in materials sent to and processed by department; involvement in Entomological Society of Washington; his residences in Washington, D.C.; Robert Evans Snodgrass and Anatomy of the Honeybee; review process for publications in department by the in-house manuscript committee; developing interest in international nomenclature; development of the Code and roles of Norman Rudolf Stoll, Richard Blackwelder, and William I. Follett in its creation; and changes made to the Code at the Paris Congress of Zoology, 1953.
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9583
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Frank G. Ashbrook Papers
Creators:
Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892-1966
Dates:
circa 1915-1965
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, statistics, journal articles, and newspaper clippings concerning the fur industry, fur farming, and fur resources; research investigations on domestically raised fur animals; laws and tariffs concerning textiles and fur trading; correspondence concerning the China dog-skin case, 1934-1942; correspondence regarding the history of the fur trade and the …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Agriculture
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1786-1971
Size:
9.93 Cubic feet (consisting of 21 boxes, 9 folders, 12 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Agriculture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Agriculture forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. International Exchange Service
Dates:
1868-1988
Size:
33.18 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (5 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 509
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, budgets, ledgers, day books, and other administrative materials concerning the operations of the Smithsonian International Exchange Service (SIES). Also included is a card index of employees who served between the 1880s and the 1940s. SIES maintained two or more sets of correspondence files arranged by …

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Field Reports
Dates:
1860-1961
Size:
66 cu. ft. (132 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of reports, notebooks, notes, photographs, maps, and related materials documenting field research conducted by staff naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports, which primarily concern biological surveys conducted in the United States, are usually …

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Records of the Field Offices for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Dates:
1865–1872
Size:
106 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1910
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 106 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1910. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the South Carolina field offices of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872, including previously unfilmed records of the Office of the Assistant Commissioner, and records of the offices of staff officers, subordinate officers, and subordinate field offices. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, including letters and endorsements sent and received, orders and circulars, monthly reports, and other records relating to freedmen's complaints and claims.

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Conservation of Endangered Species Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1990
Size:
13 videotapes (Reference copies). 39 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

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Charles P. Alexander Papers
Dates:
circa 1870-1979
Size:
59.41 cu. ft. (116 document boxes) (1 half document box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7298
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Charles P. Alexander (Record Unit 7298) were received by the Smithsonian Archives in 1981, 1982, and 1984. The papers are open to researchers and may be consulted in the Archives. The Archives would like to thank Dr. Wayne N. Mathis, Chairman, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; Dr. F …

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Records
Dates:
1960-1988
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7426
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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