Reference Request

* required
Please succinctly provide us with any information pertinent to your inquiry. If you are writing to us about a research request, provide as much detail as possible about the collections in which you are interested (including collection numbers, box numbers, and folder titles).
(if known)

The Smithsonian Institution Archives is using Constant Contact, a third-party contact management software vendor, to manage contacts and send eNewsletters. Please be advised that Constant Contact's Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions apply to your use of these services. The Smithsonian Institution Archives has access to your name and email address which is subject to our privacy statement.

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 246

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology

Records, 1922-1971

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Title: Records
Dates: 1922-1971
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 246
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records contain annual reports of the Department and its predecessors, 1922-1970, including curators' and divisional reports, statistics on specimens and accessions, and publications lists; plans of operations, 1927-1951, 1953-1966; and requisitions for purchase of specimens, 1964-1971. Also included are reports to the Department on activities of staff of the Division of Insect Identification, United States Department of Agriculture, who were located in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). These reports are filed with the NMNH Department or Division reports for the corresponding year.

Descriptive Entry

These records contain annual reports of the Department and its predecessors, 1922-1970, including curators' and divisional reports, statistics on specimens and accessions, and publications lists; plans of operations, 1927-1951, 1953-1966; and requisitions for purchase of specimens, 1964-1971. Also included are reports to the Department on activities of United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, and Division of Insect Identification personnel stationed in the museum. These reports are filed with the Department or Division reports for the corresponding year.

Top of Page

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

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Top of Page

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 246, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Records

Top of Page

Container List

Series 1

ANNUAL REPORTS, 1922-1970.

Box 1

1922-1934

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

1935-1945

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

1946-1957

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

1958-1963

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

1964-1970

Box 5 of 6

Series 2

PLANS OF OPERATIONS, 1927-1951, 1953-1966, AND REQUISITIONS, 1964-1971.

Box 6

Folders 1-17 Division of Insects, Plans of Operations, FY 1927-FY 1951, FY 1953-FY 1963.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 18-20 Department of Entomology, Office of the Chairman, Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1965-FY 1971.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 21-24 Department of Entomology, Division of Coleoptera, Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1964-FY 1967.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 25-27 Department of Entomology, Division of Hemiptera and Hymenoptera (prior to 1968, Division of Hemiptera), Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1965-FY 1970.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 28-30 Department of Entomology, Division of Lepidoptera, Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1965-FY 1970.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 31-33 Department of Entomology, Division of Myriapoda and Arachnida, Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1965-FY 1967.

Box 6 of 6

Folders 34-37 Department of Entomology, Division of Neuropteroids, Plans of Operations and requisitions, FY 1964-FY 1967.

Box 6 of 6

Folder 38 Environmental Sciences Program, requisitions, FY 1971.

Box 6 of 6