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Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Newsletters
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Scientific illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1903-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Paul J. Spangler, curator at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). These records include correspondence, grants, loans, administrative records, research materials, manuscripts, specimen information, reference information, and materials related to his work with professional societies. Some material predates his association with NMNH. Materials include news clippings, newsletters, postcards, floor plans, scientific illustrations, photographs, slides, negatives, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.
Historical Note:
Paul J. Spangler (1924-2011) received his B.A. from Lebanon Valley College in 1949, his M.S. from Ohio University in 1951, and his Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Missouri in 1960. From 1951 to 1953, he worked as Museum Assistant in Entomology at the University of Kansas. Spangler then accepted a position at the University of Missouri, where he worked as an Instructor in Entomology from 1953 to 1957. In 1957 he was stationed in Juneau, Alaska, as a Fishery Research Biologist with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, a position he held until 1958. In 1958, Spangler joined the staff of the Entomology Research Division, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), located in the United States National Museum (USNM). He was a Systematic Entomologist with the USDA until 1962, when he took a job as an Associate Curator in the Division of Insects, USNM. When the Division of Coleoptera was created in 1963, Spangler became an Associate Curator with that division.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Beetles  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Newsletters
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Scientific illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-158, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-158
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-158

Departmental Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Electronic records
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1962-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This collection consists of the central files maintained by the Department of Entomology primarily during the tenures of Chairmen Wayne N. Mathis (1981-1987), Ronald J. McGinley (1987-1992), Jonathan A. Coddington (1992-1997), and Robert K. Robbins (1997-2000). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, news clippings, reports, photographs, and floor plans. Some records are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2018; Transferring office; 11/21/2011 memorandum, Yowell to Hall; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Electronic records
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-060, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Departmental Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-060
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Departmental Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-060

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Newsletters
Newspapers
Floor plans
Illustrations
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1972-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Terry L. Erwin, Curator of Coleoptera. Projects covered include Biological Diversity of Tropical Latin America (BIOLAT), All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), and the Encyclopedia of Life. Materials include correspondence, notes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, drawings, newsletters, and photographs.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Beetles  Search this
Biodiversity  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Newsletters
Newspapers
Floor plans
Illustrations
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-081, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-081
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-081

Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
11.5 cu. ft. (23 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Floor plans
Black-and-white transparencies
Serials (publications)
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Architectural drawings
Date:
circa 1948-1974
Descriptive Entry:
The record unit contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the activities of the Department of Entomology and its staff, especially during the tenures of John Frederick Gates Clarke, Karl V. Krombein, and Paul D. Hurd, Jr., as chairman. Some material concerning the professional activities of these three is also included.
Historical Note:
For an administrative history of the Department of Entomology, see Record Units 138, 139, and 140 above, and 148 below. Paul D. Hurd, Jr., became chairman of the Department in 1970.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Floor plans
Black-and-white transparencies
Serials (publications)
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 247, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 247
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0247

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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