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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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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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