SIA RU007404, Whitehead, Donald R. 1938-1990, Donald R. Whitehead Papers, 1972-1990

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Summary

Creator:
Whitehead, Donald R. 1938-1990
Title:
Donald R. Whitehead Papers, 1972-1990
Dates:
1972, 1972-1990
Notes:
Donald R. Whitehead (1938-1990) was an entomologist specializing in the systematics and biogeography of weevils. He received his B.S. from Rutgers University in 1961 and his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1971. In 1976, Whitehead was appointed Research Entomologist in the Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL), United States Department of Agriculture, and assigned to taxonomic work at the National Museum of Natural History. He remained in the position until his death
Summary:
These papers document Whitehead's career at SEL and his research on weevils. They include correspondence and memoranda concerning the identification of specimens, publication of research papers, review of grant proposals and manuscripts, and SEL administration; notes, lists, and related research materials; and personnel records
Topic:
Entomology
Subjects:
Systematic Entomology Laboratory (U.S.), Rutgers University, University of Alberta, United States Dept. of Agriculture, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Entomology
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007404
Physical Description:
0.8 linear meter

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

Record Unit 7404

Whitehead, Donald R

Donald R. Whitehead Papers, 1972-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Whitehead, Donald R
Title: Donald R. Whitehead Papers
Dates: 1972-1990
Quantity: 0.8 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7404
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Donald R. Whitehead (1938-1990) was an entomologist specializing in the systematics and biogeography of weevils. He received his B.S. from Rutgers University in 1961, and his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1971. In 1976, Whitehead was appointed Research Entomologist in the Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL), United States Department of Agriculture, and assigned to taxonomic work at the National Museum of Natural History. He remained in the position until his death.

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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 document Whitehead's career at the SEL and his research on weevils. They include correspondence and memoranda concerning the identification of specimens, publication of research papers, review of grant proposals and manuscripts, and SEL administration; notes, lists, and related research materials; and personnel records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7404, Whitehead, Donald R, Donald R. Whitehead Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Identification Forms and Instructions

Box 1 of 2

Postage Record and Receipts

Box 1 of 2

Lead Scientist Information, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Systematic Entomology Laboratory Planning

Box 1 of 2

Immigrants

Box 1 of 2

Collections Committee

Box 1 of 2

Whitehead Collections Inventory

Box 1 of 2

Conotrachelus

Box 1 of 2

Cylas

Box 1 of 2

Listroderes subcinctus Boh.

Box 1 of 2

Listroderes (pale race)

Box 1 of 2

Listroderes obliquus

Box 1 of 2

Identifications, Lists, Notes and Correspondence Pertaining to Publications (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Costa Rica Collecting Trip, 1980

Box 1 of 2

T. J. Spilman - Retirement Folder

Box 1 of 2

Key to Genera of Cardamom Weevils and related materials

Box 1 of 2

Passport

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous (includes notes, identifications, meeting minutes and correspondence pertaining to publications) (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Apion - Canopy

Box 1 of 2

Allen Press Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

Performance Standards

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous (includes notes, identifications, and correspondence pertaining to publications)

Box 1 of 2

Nomenclature

Box 1 of 2

Identifications and Notes

Box 1 of 2

Schizogenius putzeysi

Box 1 of 2

Identifications and Manuscripts

Box 1 of 2

Diagnostic Taxonomic Services Manuscript

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1977-1990

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Hypera Distribution

Box 2 of 2

Hypera and Maps

Box 2 of 2

Lists, Notes on Types, Distributions, etc.

Box 2 of 2

Hypera Paludiocola, etc. Figures

Box 2 of 2

Hypera

Box 2 of 2

Hypera postica and brunneipennis Map in California

Box 2 of 2

Hypera rumicis, eximius and Checklist

Box 2 of 2

Hypera postica and brunneipennis, etc.

Box 2 of 2

Maps of Distribution of Alfalfa Weevils

Box 2 of 2

Hypera Drawings

Box 2 of 2

United States National Museum (USNM) Collection Policy

Box 2 of 2

Silver Hill

Box 2 of 2

USNM Weevil Collection

Box 2 of 2

Exchanges

Box 2 of 2

Societies

Box 2 of 2

Symposium

Box 2 of 2

Annual Reports

Box 2 of 2

Budget

Box 2 of 2

Coleoptera Catalog

Box 2 of 2

Coleoptera Collections, Assignments

Box 2 of 2

USNM Elateridae

Box 2 of 2

Technician Performance Standards

Box 2 of 2

Coleoptera Personnel

Box 2 of 2

Manuscript and Grant Reviews

Box 2 of 2

Wang (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Notes, Identifications, Professional Activities, and Administrative Materials

Box 2 of 2

CRIS and Progress Reports

Box 2 of 2

Ball, George E.

Box 2 of 2

Job Applications

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence, 1977-1985 and Whitehead's Curriculum Vitae

Box 2 of 2

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