Query: Lepidoptera
Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Lepidoptera
Dates:
1963-1990, with related records from 1942
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 427
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of professional correspondence and administrative files documenting the activities and research of the Division of Lepidoptera. The correspondence for the most part concerns the loan, acquisition, identification, and distribution of insect specimens. A small amount of the correspondence dates to before the 1963 establishment of the Department of …

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Harrison Gray Dyar Papers
Dates:
1882-1927
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Curatorial Correspondence
Dates:
circa 1935-1980
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence maintained by Curator William DeWitt Field concerning loans of specimens and other information pertaining to Lepidoptera collections and research.

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Douglas C. Ferguson Papers
Dates:
1929-2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the career and activities of Douglas C. Ferguson, Research Entomologist, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture. Ferguson's areas of research included the systematics of Lepidoptera, in particular Geometridae, Lymantriidae, and Arctiidae. These papers include incoming and outgoing correspondence, photographs, and related materials.

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Edward L. Todd Papers
Dates:
circa 1952-1980
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7339
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Carl Heinrich Papers
Creators:
Heinrich, Carl
Dates:
1933-1949
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and a research report. Correspondents include Hahn William Capps and Carl F. W. Muesebeck.

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Curatorial Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1924, 1952-2017, and undated
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Donald R. Davis, Curator, 1961- , and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1976-1981. Topics covered include Lepidoptera (moths, butterflies) research, specimen identification and loans, and professional activities. Some materials predate 1963, when the department was the Division of Insects. Materials include correspondence, transparencies, proposals, photographs, notes …

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J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers
Dates:
1920s-1980s
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are the professional papers documenting the career of J. F. Gates Clarke, a lepidopterist. Clarke served on the staff of the United States Department of Agriculture, as well as the Smithsonian, as a curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology. The papers document his research on microlepidoptera; his …

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J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers, Scientific Illustrations and Photographs
Dates:
circa 1978
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of draft text and illustrations for J. F. Gates Clarke's "Neotropical Microlepidoptera, XXI: New Genera and Species of Oecophoridae from Chile," published in Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 273 (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978).

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J. F. Gates Clarke Oral History Interviews
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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