0.69 cu. ft. (1 document box) (0.19 non-standard size boxes)
David Griffiths (1867-1935), a botanist, received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1900. He joined the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture
(USDA), in 1901 as an Assistant Agrostologist, and was promoted to Agriculturist in 1907 and Horticulturist in 1918. He remained with the USDA for his entire career. Griffiths
was an authority on cacti, especially the genus Opuntia. His collection of cacti was donated to the United States National Museum in 1935.
This accession consists primarily of photographs of cactus specimens. Some images are accompanied by color illustrations by L. C. C. Krieger. Materials also include correspondence,
manuscripts, and glass plate negatives.
These papers document Stelfox's work as a naturalist in Great Britain and Ireland and the development of his collection of Hymenoptera. They include diaries concerning
Hymenoptera and other insects collected, 1921-1965; lists of mollusks collected, 1904-1917; correspondence, primarily with A. Clive Jewitt, G. E. J. Nixon, and R. C. L. Perkins,
concerning Stelfox's study of Hymenoptera; manuscripts sent to Stelfox for comment; published papers, with extensive marginalia; illustrations; and working notes.
Arthur Wilson Stelfox (1883-1972), Irish naturalist and entomologist, was born in Belfast and studied architecture in Ireland and England. While practicing that profession,
Stelfox also did some work in natural history and served as secretary of the Belfast Naturalists Field Club. In 1920, he received appointment as Assistant Naturalist at the
National Museum of Ireland in Dublin, where he specialized in the Hymenoptera. Following his retirement in 1948, Stelfox continued to build his collections, and donated them
to the Smithsonian in 1966.
Bonnard to Vuillard the intimate poetry of everyday life : the Nabi collection of Vicki and Roger Sant edited by Elsa Smithgall ; contributions by Sarah Bertalan, Isabelle Cahn, Clément Dessy, Dorothy Kosinski, and Katherine M. Kuenzli
Intimate poetry of everyday life the Nabi collection of Vicki and Roger Sant