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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7106

Coleopterists Society

Records, 1968-1971

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Coleopterists Society
Title: Records
Dates: 1968-1971
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 docuement box)
Collection: Record Unit 7106
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the formation and operation of the Society; efforts to transfer the "Coleopterists Bulletin" from Purdue University to the Society; and production of the Checklist of North American Coleoptera and the Coleopterists Newsletter.

Historical Note

The Coleopterists Society was founded at Dallas, Texas, in 1968 by members of the Entomological Society of America, who were anxious to promote the study of Coleoptera.

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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 records document the formation and operation of the Society; efforts to transfer the Coleopterists Bulletin from Purdue University to the Society; and production of the Checklist of North American Coleoptera and the Coleopterists Newsletter.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7106, Coleopterists Society, Records

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Container List

Series 1

Constitution and By-Laws

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Folder 1 Copies of provisional and final constitution and by-laws, 1968-1969

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Series 2

Minutes of Meetings

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Folder 2 Copies of minutes of the society's meetings, 1968-1970

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Series 3

Reports of Officers and Committees

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Folders 3-8 Reports, with some correspondence, of the executive committee, 1968-1971; presidential letters, 1968-1971; treasurer's reports, 1969-1971; nominating committee, 1969-1971; program committee, 1969-1971; catalogue committee, 1970-1971

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Series 4

History

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Folder 9 Notation that a history of the society and a 25-year history of the Coleopterists Bulletin is underway, written by Ross H. Arnett

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Series 5

Publications

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Folder 10 Correspondence covering transfer of Coleopterists Bulletin from Purdue University to the Society, 1970-1971

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Folder 11 First five numbers of the Coleopterists Newsletter, 1969-1971

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Folder 12 Correspondence of members of the Executive Council, 1971-1972; correspondence re: the Coleopterists Bulletin, 1972; correspondence of the Catalogue Committee, 1971-1972; correspondence of Nominating and Election Committee, 1972; correspondence re: membership, 1972; correspondence re: the Coleopterists Newsletter; correspondence of the Treasurer; minutes and agenda of the annual meeting, 1971

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