Query: United States. Agricultural Research Service
Records
Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1874, 1921-1972
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to agriculture and transportation. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Department of Agriculture and the Office of War Information. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and …

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in Accession 19-122 for United States. Agricultural Research Service
Records
Dates:
1922-1974
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to agriculture, zoology, fisheries, mining engineering, and manufacturers. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Bureau of Mines and the United States Weather Bureau. Materials …

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in Accession 20-135 for United States. Agricultural Research Service
Records
Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1907-1970
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining primarily to agriculture, farming, plants, animals, forest and forestry, fishes, mining, chemical technology, manufacturing, the National Park Service, and food. The subject files are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system. E - America HV - Poverty JV - Emigration and immigration …

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Paul J. Spangler Papers
Dates:
1949-1980
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7419
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist mainly of professional correspondence documenting Spangler's work in the Division of Coleoptera and his research on aquatic beetles. Most of the material concerns the identification of entomological specimens. A small amount of correspondence predates Spangler's association with the USNM.

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Thora M. Plitt Hardy Papers
Dates:
1940-1948
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7144
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include correspondence and articles for journals concerning research on fur fibers.

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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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Alan Stone Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Stone, Alan, 1904-, interviewee
Dates:
1997
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9614
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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Lloyd Knutson Papers
Creators:
Knutson, Lloyd, 1934-
Dates:
1958-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of slides of Lloyd Knutson (1934-2018), an entomologist with the United States Department of Agriculture, the Systematic Entomology Laboratory, the Insect Identification and Beneficial Insect Introduction Institute, and the Agricultural Research Service. His primary research interest was Sciomyzidae. Images depict specimens and their environments, slides possibly used in …

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in Accession 19-130 for United States. Agricultural Research Service
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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in Record Unit 7426 for United States. Agricultural Research Service
Willis Wagner Wirth Papers
Creators:
Wirth, Willis Wagner
Dates:
circa 1939-1984
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7412
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence primarily documenting Wirth's career at the USDA and his research on Diptera. Also included are small amounts of correspondence concerning his work with the United States Public Health Service and his tenure as a Fulbright Research Scholar in Australia, 1956-1957. The correspondence concerns …

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