SIA RU007297, Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965, Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr., Papers, 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965

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Summary

Creator:
Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965
Title:
Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr., Papers, 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965
Dates:
1901, 1901-1965, 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965
Notes:
Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr., (1879-1965), ornithologist and entomologist, collected birds in Latin America for over 50 years. Carriker's primary scientific interest was the study of bird lice. His association with the Smithsonian Institution began in 1940, when he collected birds in Vera Cruz, Mexico, for the United States National Museum (USNM). From 1941 to 1952, Carriker conducted collecting expeditions to Colombia for the USNM. From 1953 until his death, Carriker held the honorary post of Collaborator in the Department of Entomology of the National Museum of Natural History
Summary:
These papers document Carriker's expeditions to Latin America for the USNM and other museums and his research on birds and bird lice. Included is correspondence with ornithologists, entomologists, and USNM officials; diaries kept on expeditions to Costa Rica, 1907; Colombia, 1918, 1942, 1951; Peru, 1932-1933; and Bolivia, 1936-1937; photographs taken on expeditions to Costa Rica, 1901; Venezuela, 1909-1910; Peru, 1930-1932; and Colombia, 1943; and research notes on, and photographs of, drawings of bird lice
Topics:
Entomology, Ornithology
Subjects:
Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965, United States National Museum, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Entomology
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions, Diaries
Local Number:
SIA RU007297
Physical Description:
0.8 linear meter

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

Record Unit 7297

Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, 1879-1965

Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Papers, 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, 1879-1965
Title: Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Papers
Dates: 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965
Quantity: 0.8 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7297
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr. (1879-1965), was born in Sullivan, Illinois. By the time he graduated from high school, he was collecting bird skins and studying the habits of birds extensively. His interest in bird lice (Mallophaga) began during his freshman year at the University of Nebraska under the guidance of Lawrence Bruner, and Carriker became one of the world's authorities on the neotropical genera. During his career Carriker was responsible for the description of two new families, four new subfamilies, fifty-three new genera and subgenera, and eight hundred sixty-six new species and subspecies. Carriker was prolific in his writing as well. Between 1940 and 1959 he produced thirty-three papers. His papers were published in Spanish as well as English, and he corresponded with Mallophaga systematists all over the world.

Carriker collected specimens for some of the most important institutions in the country, including the Carnegie Museum (1902 and 1907-1927); the American Museum of Natural History (1909); the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1929-1938); the United States National Museum (1940-1952); the Peabody Museum; the Field Museum of Natural History; and the Los Angeles County Museum. He traveled to South America extensively on his collecting trips, covering Costa Rica, Trinidad, Venezuela, and Curacao Island, and canvassing Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia almost entirely. From 1907 to 1909, Carriker held the position of assistant curator of birds at the Carnegie Museum. In 1953, he received the honorary post of collaborator in the Department of Entomology, United States National Museum, and he continued his collecting work until the month before his death in 1965.

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Chronology

  • February 14 ,1879
  • Born in Sullivan, Illinois
  • December 1899
  • Presented first paper, on nesting habits of local raptors, at first meeting of the Nebraska Ornithologists' Union
  • December 1901
  • Publication of first paper on Mallophaga
  • January-February 1902
  • Six-week collecting trip in Costa Rica with Lawrence Bruner of the University of Nebraska
  • 1902
  • Collected birds in Costa Rica for the Carnegie Museum and small mammals for the American Museum of Natural History. Collecting trips to the volcanoes Irazu and Turialba and, accompanied by British ornithologist C. F. Underwood, to Pozo Azul. Saved Mallophaga from birds collected, and these became the subject of a second paper
  • 1903
  • Returned to Costa Rica with H. C. Crawford, Jr., and Max Zimmerer. Contracted "Black-Water Fever," hospitalized. Upon recovery, took a job as an engineer with the General Electric Company installing electric lights in Puerto Limon
  • 1904
  • Collected in Talamanca, on the Sixiola River in southeastern Costa Rica.
  • 1905-1906
  • Returned to Puerto Limon, secured work as time-keeper and assistant manager of a United Fruit farm in Gaupiles. Later became manager of an area farm named El Hogar
  • 1907
  • Began collecting in the Terraba region of southwestern Costa Rica. Returned to the U.S. in December
  • 1907-1909
  • Served under W. E. Clyde Todd as assistant curator of birds for the Carnegie Museum. Sometime during this interval he made a three-month collecting trip with Todd to northern Canada
  • 1909-1911
  • Collected in Trinidad and Venezuela, securing birds for the Carnegie Museum and mammals for Dr. J. A. Allen at the American Museum of Natural History
  • 1911
  • Collected for a month on Curacao Island, then went to Santa Marta, Colombia. He used Santa Marta as a base of operations until 1927
  • 1912
  • Married Myrtle Carmelite Flye
  • 1914
  • Collected in the Sierra Nevada. Ascended by way of Rio Macotama to Lake Macotama
  • 1915
  • Collected in region west of Baranquilla
  • 1916
  • Traveled up the Rio Magdalena to Gamarra, into the eastern cordillera of the Andes through Sanander Norte, then south through Santander Sur to Bucaramanga. Crossed Santander to Cucui, worked down to the lowlands of the Rio Cassanare. Recrossed the Andes, went south to Bogota, then returned to Santa Marta. Collected all along the way.
  • 1918
  • Collected between the mouth of the Rio Atrato and Quibdo, then down the Rio Condoto to the Rio San Juan, then went to Buenaventura by steamer, all with his wife, baby daughter, and two servant girls. Collected at Cordoba, Caldas, Bitaco, La Cumbre, Cali, Manizales, and La Dorada
  • 1922
  • Collected in Venezuela for the Carnegie Museum with his wife and Robert Sargent
  • 1927
  • Sold residence in Santa Marta, moved to Beachwood, New Jersey
  • 1929
  • Joined staff of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, and began an ornithological survey of Peru for them, starting in the eastern lowlands
  • May 1930
  • Returned to States
  • 1931
  • Returned to Lima, began collecting at La Oroya. Worked up the western cordillera, then south along the coast, then went eastward. Returned to Philadelphia
  • 1932
  • Returned to Peru. Started collecting on the coast near Huacho, and worked north. Conducted extensive collecting trip in the interior. Joined for the latter part of the trip by Radcliffe Roberts. Returned to Philadelphia
  • 1933
  • Went back to Peru, collected in the north
  • June 1934
  • Sent to Bolivia by the Academy, accompanied by his eldest son Melbourne Romaine Carriker
  • February 1935
  • Returned to States
  • 1935-1936
  • Worked on collected material, producing a large report on the Mallophaga of the Tinamous
  • April 1936
  • Returned to collecting in Bolivia
  • December 1936
  • Went back to States
  • May 1937
  • Returned to Bolivia
  • May 1938
  • Returned to States. Resigned position at the Academy
  • 1938-1939
  • Worked as a carpenter in Beachwood, New Jersey
  • 1940
  • Collected for four months in Veracruz, Mexico, for the U.S. National Museum
  • 1941
  • Accompanied Dr. Alexander Wetmore on a collecting trip in Colombia. Was divorced
  • 1941-1952
  • Covered most of Colombia on collecting trips. Finished work for the U.S. National Museum and retired to Colombia at the end of 1952. Continued to publish extensively
  • 1944
  • Married a Colombian woman who appears in this collection only as "Felisa"
  • 1952-1965
  • Collected for the Peabody Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum, the Field Museum of Natural History, and others. Became a collaborator of the Smithsonian and did some collecting for Dr. Alexander Wetmore. Made periodic trips to the U.S. but continued to live in Colombia. Continued to publish regularly
  • July 27, 1965
  • Died in Bucaramanga, Colombia

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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

This collection provides primary documentation of Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr.'s research on Mallophaga, and to a lesser extent his field trips and collecting activities in South America. The bulk of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with museum curators and co-workers mostly concerning taxonomic research on Mallophaga, 1927-1965. The letters are not helpful in illuminating Carriker's personal life, but they do furnish some interesting insights into his personality and professional views. In addition, they describe Carriker's collecting trips fairly explicitly, providing a great deal of information about the South American countryside and the ranges of many species of birds. Important correspondents include Alexander Wetmore, G. H. E. Hopkins, Theresa Clay, John Frederick Gates Clark, and A. Remington Kellogg. Several of the letters are written in Spanish, French, and German.

Other materials concerning his entomological studies include research notes on various species of Mallophaga and collection lists of the lice and their hosts; miscellaneous notes and papers largely pertaining to nomenclature, but also including autobiographical sketches by Carriker; scientific illustrations of Mallophaga by Carriker; and photographs of Mallophaga specimens.

Carriker's South American field work is documented by diaries kept during trips to Costa Rica, 1907; Colombia, 1918, 1941, 1951; Peru, 1932-1933; and Bolivia, 1936-1937. Also included are photographs taken on trips to Costa Rica, 1901; Venezuela, 1909-1910; Peru, 1930-1932; and Colombia, 1943.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7297, Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, 1879-1965, Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Papers

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Container List

Series 1

CORRESPONDENCE, 1927-1965.

This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, for the most part with colleagues. In addition there are a few letters from amateur entomologists and ornithologists.

Box 1

Folder 1 Ames, Peter L., 1960-1962

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Folder 2 Anduze, Pablo J., 1944-1947, 1953-1954

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Folder 3 Ansari, N. Antiqr Rahman, 1954-1955, 1958

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Folder 4 Arnold, Keith A., 1964

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Folder 5 Baker, Rollin H., 1947, 1963-1965

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Folder 6 Balat, F., 1954

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Folder 7 Barbour, Thomas, 1938

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Folder 8 Barrera, Alfredo, 1956

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Folder 9 Bedford, G. A., 1929

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Folder 10 Beebe, William, 1938

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Folder 11 Beltran, Enrique, 1961-1965

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Folder 12 Bequart, Joseph Charles, 1950-1951

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Folder 13 Biebighauser, Ernest, 1956

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Folder 14 Bishopp, F. C., 1935-1936

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Folder 15 Blagoveshtchensky, I., 1953 and 1954

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Folder 16 Blake, Emmett R., 1955-1961

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Folder 17 Boletin de Entomologia Venzolana, 1953

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Folder 18 Bond, James, 1938-1940, 1946, 1947, 1952-1955, 1961-1962

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Folder 19 Boudreaux, H. Bruce, 1950-1953

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Folder 20 Boving, Adam G., 1936

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Folder 21 Brelih, Savo, 1963-1964

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Folder 22 British Museum, 1959

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Folder 23 Burch, John Q., 1952

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Folder 24 Buttiker, W., 1946

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Folder 25 Cadwalader, Charles M. B., 1935, 1937, 1938

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Folder 26 Carmichael, Leonard, 1954-1959, 1961-1963

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Folder 27 Chapin, Edward A., 1938, 1940, 1942, 1943-1947, 1953

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Folder 28 Chardon, Carlos E., 1944

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Folder 29 Chu, Pao, 1946

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Folder 30 Clarke, J. F. Gates, 1957, 1960-1965, and undated

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Folder 31 Clay, Theresa, 1935, 1936, 1938-1940, 1944-1949, 1952-1965, and undated

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Folder 32 Coe, Thomas G., 1950

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Folder 33 Conover, H. B., 1946

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Folder 34 Cordero, Ignacio Ortiz, 1954-1955

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Folder 35 Dalgleish, Robert C., 1963-1964

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Folder 36 Deignan, H. G., 1961

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Folder 37 de Schauensee, Rudolphe Meyer, 1944, 1962

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Folder 38 Dodge, H. R., 1963

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Folder 39 Dugand, Armando, 1942, 1945-1951

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Folder 40 Eichler, Wolfdietrich, undated postcards, undated checklist from Eichler, 1937, 1943, 1949, 1957, 1959-1964

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Folder 41 Eisenmann, Eugene, 1946

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Folder 42 Emerson, K. C., 1946-1949, 1953-1965

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Folder 43 Ewing, H. E., 1929, 1935-1936, 1938, 1942

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Folder 44 Fahrenholt, H., 1936

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Folder 45 Ferris, G. F., 1929

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Folder 46 Foster, Mulford B., 1946, 1947

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Folder 47 Friedmann, Herbert, 1944, 1947-1953, 1960-1962, 1964

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Folder 48 Gates, Doris, 1958, 1961, 1962

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Folder 49 Geist, R. M., 1929

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Folder 50 Gerberg, Eugene J., 1941, 1947

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Folder 51 Gless, Elmer E., 1956

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Folder 52 Goidanich, Athos, 1950

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Folder 53 Gordon, Robert E., 1964-1965

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Folder 54 Graf, J. E., 1938, 1949

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Folder 55 Guimaraes, L. R., 1937, 1938, 1947-1951, 1953-1955, 1957

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Folder 56 Handley, Charles O., Jr., undated

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Folder 57 Hansens, Elton J., 1951, 1952

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Folder 58 Harrison, Ed N., 1959-1964

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Folder 59 Hartshorne, Charles, 1955, 1959

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Folder 60 Hayward, Kenneth J., 1954

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Folder 61 Herrick, Glen(n) W., 1929

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Folder 62 Hershkovitz, Phil, 1948-1949, 1953-1955, 1960-1961, 1963-1964

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Folder 63 Hopkins, G. H. E., undated, 1937-1953, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1964

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Folder 64 Humphrey, Judith M., 1962

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Folder 65 Hutson, H. P. W., 1954

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Folder 66 Jimenez, M. Alfonso, 1952

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Folder 67 Johnson, W. W., 1961, 1962

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Folder 68 Just, Theodor, 1940, 1941, 1942

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Folder 69 Keirans, James E., 1963

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Folder 70 Keler, S., 1936, 1938, 1948, 1949

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Folder 71 Kellogg, A. Remington, 1949, 1951-1961

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Folder 72 Kosswog, C., 1945, 1946

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Folder 73 Lagoa, Francisco de Paula da Rocha, 1965

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Folder 74 Lane, John E., 1954

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Folder 75 Lea, John S., 1953, 1959, 1961-1965

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Folder 76 Lee, Vernon H., 1963

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Folder 77 Lehmann, F. Carlos, 1941-1943, 1946, 1952, 1954, 1960-1961, 1963-1964

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Folder 78 Lent, Herman, 1944, 1946, 1949-1950, 1953-1954, 1961-1964

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Folder 79 Le Souef, A. S., 1929

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Folder 80 Liu, Chi Ying, 1936

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Folder 81 Llera, Jorge Alvarez, 1942, 1944-1949

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Folder 82 Lowery, George H., Jr., 1952-1955

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Folder 83 Macdonald, J. D., 1959

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Folder 84 Maria, Hermano Niceforo, 1949

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Folder 85 Marinkelle, C. J., 1957, 1962

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Folder 86 Matos G., Felipe, 1961-1965

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Folder 87 McGregor, E. A., 1929

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Folder 88 Meinertzhagen, Colonel R., 1935, 1938, 1939, 1946, and undated. Also includes undated checklist from Meinertzhagen

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Folder 89 Miller, Alden H., 1964

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Folder 90 Monroe, Rose S., 1964

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Folder 91 Muesebeck, C. F. W., 1955

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Folder 92 Munoz, J. Ramirez, 1963

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Folder 93 Muriente, Juan Antonio and Margot C., 1950

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Folder 94 Nakagawa, Hiroshi, 1957-1958

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Folder 95 Nelson, Richard C., 1964

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Folder 96 Oehser, Paul H., 1936, 1937, 1944, 1949

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Folder 97 Olrog, Claes Chr., 1953

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Folder 98 Orozco, Luiz E., 1960-1964

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Folder 99 Osborne, Herbert, 1929

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Folder 100 Osgood, Wilfred H., 1947

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Folder 101 Overgaard, C., 1947

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Folder 102 Parkes, Kenneth C., 1953-1962

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Folder 103 Parsons, Margaret A., 1962, 1964

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Folder 104 Pessoa, S. B., 1936

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Folder 105 Peters, Harold S., 1929, 1934-1939, 1941

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Folder 106 Phelps, William H., 1953, 1955

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Folder 107 Price, Roger D., 1961-1963

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Folder 108 Rapp, William F., Jr., 1949

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Folder 109 Redmond, Ray H., 1951

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Folder 110 Rehn, James A. G., 1938

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Folder 111 Ripley, S. Dillon, 1952-1963

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Folder 112 Rivera, Marcelino, 1948

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Folder 113 Rosas Costa, Julio A., 1929, 1937, 1944-1946, 1964

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Folder 114 Salt, George, 1930

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Folder 115 Sanchez R., Jesus Maria, 1949-1950

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Folder 116 Sasvari-Schafer, L., 1962, 1965

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Folder 117 Scanlon, John E., 1955

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Folder 118 Sewell, J. Robert, 1960-1961

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Folder 119 Sibley, Charles G., 1961

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Folder 120 Smith, A. C., 1961-1963

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Folder 121 Smithsonian Institution annual reports on field trips by Carriker for the years 1950 to 1962. Also included are annual reports for the U.S. National Museum for the years 1942 to 1949, and 1962 to 1964

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Folder 122 Sociedad de Ciencias, 1961

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Folder 123 Stafford, E. W., 1937, 1942

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Box 2

Folder 1 Stager, Kenneth E., 1957-1964

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Folder 2 Stenram, Hakan, 1957, 1959-1961

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Folder 3 Stephens, Roger, 1950

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Folder 4 Stewart, T. D., 1963-1965

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Folder 5 Storer, Robert M., 1958

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Folder 6 Sutton, George M., 1963-1964

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Folder 7 Tandan, Bhup Kishore, 1948, 1953, 1957, 1958

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Folder 8 Tendeiro, Joao, 1958, 1959, 1961

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Folder 9 Thompson, Gordon B., 1932, 1934, 1935-1936, 1939, 1944, 1945-1949, 1952, 1960

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Folder 10 Tihen, Joseph A., 1965

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Folder 11 Timmerman, G., 1950, 1951, 1953, 1962

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Folder 12 Todd, W. E. Clyde, 1947, 1948, 1965

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Folder 13 Tonn, Robert J., 1963-1964

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Folder 14 Toro G., Haroldo, 1963-1964, and undated

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Folder 15 Tuff, Donald W., 1960, 1961

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Folder 16 Ungria, Carlos Diaz, 1954

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Folder 17 Unidentifiable correspondent; includes one handwritten letter in Spanish on lined school paper, which may be from his second wife; one letter with an illegible signature, return address the University of Adelaide

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Folder 18 Uribe, Lucia Vergara, 1955-1956, 1960, 1962-1963, 1965

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Folder 19 Uribe, Padre Lorenzo, 1953

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Folder 20 Velich, Ralph, 1950

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Folder 21 Walker, Fred (?) W., 1927, 1929, 1930

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Folder 22 Wallace, George J., 1955

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Folder 23 Ward, Ronald A., 1950-1951, 1953, 1961, 1962, 1963

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Folder 24 Waterston, James, 1927, 1929

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Folder 25 Watkins, Harry, 1932

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Folder 26 Werneck, Fabio Leoni, 1936, 1949, 1953

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Folder 27 West, Henry C., 1962

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Folder 28 Wetmore, Alexander, 1929-1948

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Folder 29 Wetmore, Alexander, 1949-1965

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Folder 30 Wiggins, Ira L., 1957

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Folder 31 Wilson, F. H., 1936, 1937

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Folder 32 Wilson, Nixon, 1955-1958, 1962

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Folder 33 Wiseman, John S., 1958-1959

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Folder 34 Yepez, Fernandez, 1954-1958, 1961

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Folder 35 Zlotorzycka, Jadwiga, 1961-1963, 1964

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Series 2

RESEARCH NOTES, CHECKLISTS, AND COLLECTING LISTS, 1903-1961, AND UNDATED.

This series consists of detailed notes on Mallophaga, arranged alphabetically by heading (usually species); and collecting lists and checklists for birds and Mallophaga, undated and for the years 1931, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1941, 1943-1952, and 1961, arranged chronologically. Also included is a notebook containing reprints of two checklists for 1953 and 1955 and Carriker's own later additions to these lists.

Box 2

Folder 36 Research Notes

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Acutifrons orbicularis
Anoplura from South African Hosts, Part Two
Catamblyrhynchus
Degeeriella leucogaster
Degeeriella pulchra
Degeeriella trogoni
Genus psitticola
Giebelia hexakon
Gonioproctus
Guapiles, Costa Rica, 1903
Heptapsogaster temporalis
Information from field catalogue
Metathorax of Mallophaga specimen 11064
Notes on parrot lice
Peru Mallophaga
Pionus sordidus (appears to be a list of synonomies and identifications)
Some results of the studies of the Mallophaga of the tinamous
Studies in neotropical Mallophaga, part two
Type numbers
Types

Folder 37 Collecting Lists and Checklists

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undated, labeled "Birds of the Santa Marta Region"
undated; a list of specimens collected in China
undated, labeled "List of number from Field Mallophaga were taken and for which names of bird hosts are desired"
Parrots taken at Oconeque, Peru, May 29, 1931
Mallophaga collected by Harry Lance, Carpenter-Bartlett Expedition, 1934
Bolivian Mallophaga, 1937-1938
List of Mallophaga hosts from Mexico, 1940
Colombia, 1941
Mallophaga collected in Colombia in 1944
Mallophaga from Guam, collected by Rollin H. Baker, 1945
Material received from Hopkins for study, July 1946
Mallophaga, 1946 - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Numbers of Bird Hosts on which Mallaphaga were taken in Colombia between December 1946 and February 1947
Hosts for Mallophaga collected from December 1948 to October 1949
Specimens and species taken in Bolivar and Antioquia during the seasons of 1948 and 1949
Mallophaga from the Acandi-Nicoli-Unguia trip, December 1949 to March 1950
Mallophaga of Choco-Pacific trip, December 1950 to April 1951
Mallophaga 1952 - Purace to Cerro Munchique
Mallophaga from Rumania (Bechet), April 1961

Folder 38 Notebook

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Reprints of Additions and Corrections to the Checklist of the Mallophaga by G. H. E. Hopkins and Theresa Clay, 1953, and Additions and Corrections, 2, Carriker's Genera of Mallophaga Described Since March 1955

Series 3

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES AND PAPERS, UNDATED.

This series consists of several papers on different subjects, arranged alphabetically by heading. Also included is a stack of paper index cards with names of Mallophaga.

Box 2

Folder 39 Miscellaneous: Cassopis Cesskoslovenske Spolecnosti Entomologicke. This an excerpt from a Czechoslovakian journal wherein Karl Pfleger makes some necessary synonomies for some Mallophaga that had been mistakenly described as new

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Forthcoming Publications (intended to prevent duplication of research)
Ground Rules (intended as a guideline for evaluation of grant proposals for scientific research)
Grant proposal addressed to the National Science Foundation, written by Carriker
Ornithological Explorations in Colombia, by Carriker

Folder 40 Paper index cards; all concern the genus Docophorus. Possibly notes for a checklist

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Series 4

SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATIONS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF MALLOPHAGA, UNDATED.

This series consists of scientific illustrations of Mallophaga drawn by Carriker and arranged alphabetically, in envelopes, by genus. All are pen and ink line drawings, some with stippling. Also included are photographs of Mallophaga specimens, ordered alphabetically by species.

Box 2

Folder 41 Illustrations

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Auticeps
Austromenopon and Actornithophilus (marked "from the British Museum")
Austromenopon and Clypeodon
Austromenopon and Menopon
Bruelia
Carduiceps
Colocephalum
Epiara
Nosopoios
Paragonicotes

Folders 42-44 Photographs

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P. chacoensis
P. haematotis
P. incertogenitalis
P. menstruus
P. mercenarius
P. mexicanus
P. pyrilia
P. pyrrhurus
P. rubrigenus
P. severae
P. spinosus
P. titicacae
Unidentified specimens
Photographs of drawings of species of Acutifrons sent to Sao Paulo

Series 5

PHOTOGRAPHS OF COLLECTING TRIPS, 1901, 1909-1910, 1930, 1932, 1943, AND UNDATED.

This series consists of photographs of some of Carriker's South American collecting trips, ordered chronologically.

Box 2

Folder 45 Costa Rica, 1901

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Folder 46 Cindad Bolivar, Venezuela, 1909

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Folder 47 Rio Cara trip, 1909-1910 (Cindad Bolivar and Maripa)

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Folder 48 Peru, 1930

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Folder 49 Peru, 1932

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Folder 50 Colombia, 1943

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Folder 51 Peru, miscellaneous

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Folder 52 Eisenia, Rosa Paper

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Folders 53-54 Photographs, Various Trips

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Series 6

DIARIES, 1907, 1918, 1932-1933, 1936-1937, 1941, 1951.

This series is composed of Carriker's diaries for the years 1907, 1918, 1932-1933, 1936-1937, 1941, and 1951. These books concern almost exclusively his collecting trips, and are arranged chronologically.

Box 3

Folder 1 Costa Rica, 1907

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Folder 2 Colombia, 1918

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Folder 3 Peru, 1932, 1933 (2 diaries)

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Folder 4 Bolivia, 1936; Colombia, 1941 (2 diaries)

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Folder 5 Bolivia, 1937; Colombia, 1951 (2 diaries)

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Series 7

COPY NEGATIVES

Box 4

Copy Negatives 1-1 to 17-2

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Box 5

Copy Negatives 18-1 to 33-8

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Box 6

Copy Negatives 34-1 to 57-25

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Box 7

Copy Negatives 58-1 to 78-11

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