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Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, receipts, and annual and monthly reports for the Division of Insects regarding determination, distribution, acquisition and loan of specimens; and other scientific matters.
Curators and research staff of the Division represented in these materials include Charles V. Riley, Honorary Curator, 1881-1895; L.O. Howard, Honorary Curator, 1895-1950; John Bernhard Smith, Assistant Curator,1886-1889; Martin L. Linell, Aid, 1889-1896; William Harris Ashmead, Assistant Curator, 1897- 1908; Harrison G. Dyar, Acting Assistant Curator, 1907-1908; James Chamberlain Crawford, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1908-1919; John Merton Aldrich, Associate Curator, 1919-1934; Edward Albert Chapin, Curator, 1934-1954; Richard E. Blackwelder, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1940-1954; William Edwin Hoffmann, Associate Curator, 1944-1948; William DeWitt Field, Associate Curator, 1948-1963; Grace E. Glance, Associate Curator, 1948-1957; Oscar Ling Cartwright, Associate Curator, 1948-1963; Sophy Parfin, Assistant Curator, 1951-1959; J.F. Gates Clarke, Curator, 1954-1963; Ralph E. Crabill, Jr., Associate Curator, 1956-1963; Oliver S. Flint, Associate Curator, 1961-1963; Donald R. Davis, Associate Curator, 1961- 1963; Paul J. Spangler, Associate Curator, 1962-1963; and W.D Donald Duckworth, 1962-1963.
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