SIA RU007127, Weld, Lewis Hart b. 1875, Lewis Hart Weld Papers, 1916, 1919-1963

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Summary

Creator:
Weld, Lewis Hart b. 1875
Title:
Lewis Hart Weld Papers, 1916, 1919-1963
Dates:
1916, 1916-1963, 1916, 1919-1963
Notes:
Lewis Hart Weld (1875-1964) studied entomology at the University of Rochester, Michigan, and Cornell, from which he went in 1904 to teach at Evanston Academy. While at Evanston, Weld began his lifelong study of cynipid gall wasps. During those years he also began a wide ranging series of field trips. In 1919 and again in 1923-1924 Weld worked for the Bureau of Entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture. In 1924 he resigned his official position, preferring to use his own independent means to pursue his interests at will, though he did remain a collaborator of the Department of Agriculture for more than 40 years
Summary:
These papers consist of a small quantity of personal correspondence, a somewhat larger amount of professional correspondence, and research notes. These papers document only a small part of Weld's career
Topic:
Entomology
Subjects:
University of Rochester, University of Michigan, Cornell University, Evanston Academy, United States Bureau of Entomology
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007127
Physical Description:
0.4 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7127

Weld, Lewis Hart, b. 1875

Lewis Hart Weld Papers, 1915-1964

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Weld, Lewis Hart, b. 1875
Title: Lewis Hart Weld Papers
Dates: 1915-1964
Quantity: 0.4 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7127
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Lewis Hart Weld (1875-1964) studied entomology at the University of Rochester (A.B. 1900), Michigan (M.A. 1902), and Cornell, from which he went in 1904 to teach at Evanston Academy. While at Evanston, Weld began his lifelong study of cynipid gall wasps. During those years he also began a wide-ranging series of field trips. In 1919 and again in 1923-1924 Weld worked for the Bureau of Entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture. In 1924 he resigned his official position, preferring to use his own independent means to pursue his interests at will, though he did remain a collaborator of the Department of Agriculture for more than 40 years.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers consist of a small quantity of personal correspondence, a somewhat larger amount of professional correspondence, and research notes. These papers document only a small part of Weld's career.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7127, Weld, Lewis Hart, b. 1875, Lewis Hart Weld Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Personal Correspondence, 1927-1938.

Miscellaneous private papers; correspondence with Nettie W. Capron and E. Frances Weld, 1927-1938. (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Professional Correspondence, 1915-1964.

American Museum of Natural History, 1933-1955

Box 1 of 1

Brackbill, Henry, 1942-1961

Box 1 of 1

Bradley, James Chester, 1919-1962

Box 1 of 1

Brandhorst, Carl Theodore, 1959-1961

Box 1 of 1

Butler, George Daniel, 1954-1958

Box 1 of 1

Craighead, Frank C., 1953-1960

Box 1 of 1

DeLeon, Donald, 1953-1961

Box 1 of 1

Dreisbach, R. R., 1945-1964

Box 1 of 1

Grundman, Albert Wendell, 1948-1955

Box 1 of 1

Hagen, Kenneth S., 1952-1954

Box 1 of 1

Ionescu, Mihail A., 1956-1964

Box 1 of 1

Kerrich, Geoffrey J., 1933-1963

Box 1 of 1

Latham, Roy, 1948-1962

Box 1 of 1

Latham, Roy, 1945-1947

Box 1 of 1

Leonard, Mortimer Demorest, 1924-1945

Box 1 of 1

Lyon, Robert J., 1960-1964

Box 1 of 1

Lyon, Robert J., 1953-1959

Box 1 of 1

Masner, Petr, 1955-1964

Box 1 of 1

McCarthy, Miles Duffield, 1945-1947

Box 1 of 1

Shea, Kevin P., 1962-1964

Box 1 of 1

Yasumatsu, Keizo, 1954-1963

Box 1 of 1

Yasumatsu, Keizo, 1950-1952

Box 1 of 1

Yoshimoto, Carl M., 1960-1964

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence A-L, 1915-1958

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence M-Z, 1915-1962

Box 1 of 1

Research Notes and Papers.

"Cynipoidea (Hym.) 1905-1950"

Box 1 of 1

Supplement to Cynipoidea (Hym.) 1905-1950

Box 1 of 1

Catalogue of Nearctic Cynipoidea

Box 1 of 1

Manuscript for paper on parasitic Cynipids

Box 1 of 1

Manuscript for paper on gall makers

Box 1 of 1

Gillette Collection

Box 1 of 1

Museum Exchanges, 1919-1947

Box 1 of 1

Determinations

Box 1 of 1

Notes and Sketches of Cynipidae

Box 1 of 1

Research Notes

Box 1 of 1

Plates and Drawings

Box 1 of 1

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