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Creator::
Snyder, Thomas Elliott, 1885-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1944, 1955 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist of Snyder's unpublished manuscript on entomology, "Insects, Man's Greatest Rivals" and photographs of Snyder and his family, as well as termite nests.
Historical Note:
Thomas Elliott Snyder (1885-1970), an entomologist and authority on the taxonomy, biology, and control of termites, received his Ph.D. from the George Washington University in 1920. He joined the staff of the Division of Forest Insects, Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1909. He remained with the USDA until his retirement in 1951. Snyder served as a Research Associate in the Department of Entomology, United States National Museum (USNM), from 1951 until his death. His collection of over 230,000 specimens was donated to the USNM.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Termites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7372, Thomas Elliott Snyder Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7372
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7372