Query: Lepidopterists
Photographs of Lepidopterists
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7427
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection of photographs of noted lepidopterists active primarily from the 1840s through the 1950s was assembled over a period of years by staff of the Department of Entomology. Many of the lepidopterists pictured worked for either the United States National Museum or the United States Department of Agriculture. Included are photographs …

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Ronald W. Hodges Papers
Creators:
Hodges, Ronald W., 1934-2017
Dates:
1960-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence to and from Ronald W. Hodges of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL). Hodges was Chief of SEL from 1976-1980.

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William Schaus Papers
Creators:
Schaus, William
Dates:
1917-1939
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (13 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist largely of Schaus' professional correspondence with his peers and with amateurs, mostly in his capacity as Honorary Curator. They also include fragmentary research notes, correspondence, catalogs, and news clippings relating to acquisition of the Paul Dognin Collection of Lepidoptera.

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Rowland Robbins McElvare Papers
Creators:
McElvare, Rowland Robbins, 1893-1976
Dates:
1936-1967
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents McElvare's activities in the field of lepidopterology. Of principal interest is the correspondence between McElvare and numerous amateur and professional lepidopterists, both in this country and abroad. These letters deal predominantly with insect collection and exchange, as well as the sharing of information on Heliothiinae and lepidopterology …

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Foster Hendrickson Benjamin Papers
Dates:
circa 1927-1933
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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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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Hahn William Capps Papers
Dates:
1939-1964
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7399
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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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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Robert Elliot Silberglied Papers
Dates:
1960-1982, with related materials to 1984
Size:
b 20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Robert E. Silberglied provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career. They include materials relating to his initial interest in entomology; his academic training; his teaching career at Harvard University; his duties as a staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); his efforts as a conservationist …

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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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