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Chairmen's Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Place:
Malaysia
Date:
1958-1993
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (1970-1976); Donald R. Davis (1976-1981); Richard C. Froeschner (Acting Chair, 1981); Wayne N. Mathis (1982-1987); Ronald J. McGinley (1987-1992); and Jonathan A. Coddington (1992-present).

Materials consist primarily of internal correspondence; inter-departmental and inter-museum policy memoranda; budget, planning and status reports; and membership records with various scientific associations. Of note are large amounts of documents concerning collection and space management, the Insect Zoo exhibit, and the Sabah, Malaysia, collection expedition.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-114, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Chairmen's Records
Identifier:
Accession 95-114
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Chairmen's Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa95-114

Curatorial Correspondence

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Serials (publications)
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Drawings
Floor plans
Color photographs
Date:
1928, 1933-1934, 1946, 1956-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence documenting the research of Diptera (flies), specimen identification and loans, and professional activities of F. Christian Thompson. Some materials predate 1963, when the department was the Division of Insects. Materials include correspondence, notes, drawings, memoranda, agreements, proposals, brochures, floor plans, news clippings, publications, proposals, reports, and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Entomologists  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Insects  Search this
Diptera  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Serials (publications)
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Drawings
Floor plans
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-224, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Curatorial Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 19-224
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-224

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