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James Zetek Papers

Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Date:
circa 1921-1951
Descriptive Entry:
This collection consists primarily of an index card file documenting Zetek's research on the insects of Panama and his insect collection. The file contains information on insects collected, their identification, and their effect on native vegetation. Also included is a file of bibliography cards relating to the natural history of Panama.
Historical Note:
James Zetek (1886-1959) was an entomologist and authority on the natural history of Panama. From 1923 to 1956, he served as Resident Manager of the Canal Zone Biological Area on Barro Colorado Island in Panama. Zetek's primary research interest was the study of termites and termite control.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Termites  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7462
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 7

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Box 8

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Box 1

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 2

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 3

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 4

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 5

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 6

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Index box 2: Various categories

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Index box 3: Various insect categories

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Index box 1: Various categories and catalog numbered 3400-4400, 5400-5500

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Index box 2:

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Index box 2:

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Index box 1:

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Index box 2: Bibliography of sources. Divided by taxonomy.

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Index box 1: Insect catalog numbered 3100-3900, 5000-5500, and various categories

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Index box 2: Insect catalog numbered 4100-5400 and January-December

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Index box 3: Insect catalog numbered 3600-4900 and various categories

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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Archival Repository:
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Index box 4: Insect catalog numbered 1-89

Collection Creator::
Zetek, James, 1886-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7462, James Zetek Papers
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James Zetek Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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