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United States National Museum Division of Insects  Search this
Ashmead, William H (William Harris) 1855-1908  Search this
Riley, Charles V (Charles Valentine) 1843-1895  Search this
Howard, L. O (Leland Ossian) 1857-1950  Search this
Blackwelder, Richard E  Search this
Cartwright, Oscar Ling  Search this
Chapin, Edward Albert 1894-  Search this
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) 1905-1990  Search this
Crabill, Ralph E  Search this
Davis, Donald R (Donald Ray)  Search this
Duckworth, W. Donald  Search this
Dyar, Harrison G (Harrison Gray) 1866-1929  Search this
Field, William D. 1914-1992  Search this
Flint, Oliver S  Search this
Hoffmann, William Edwin 1896-  Search this
Smith, John Bernhard 1858-1912  Search this
Spangler, Paul J  Search this
Linell, Martin L  Search this
Crawford, James Chamberlain  Search this
Glance, Grace E  Search this
Parfin, Sophy  Search this
Aldrich, John Merton 1866-1934  Search this
Physical description:
20.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Entomology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00279
See more items in:
Correspondence 1878-1963 [United States National Museum Division of Insects]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives