Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7114
Crawford, James Chamberlain
James Chamberlain Crawford Papers, 1901-1927
James Chamberlain Crawford (1880-1950) graduated from the University of Nebraska and joined the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, in 1904. From 1908 to 1917 he served as Assistant (later Associate) Curator, Division of Insects, United States National Museum, specializing in the taxonomy of Hymenoptera. After a time in private business, 1919-1923, Crawford worked for the North Carolina State Department of Agriculture. In 1930 he rejoined the Bureau of Entomology, where he remained until his retirement in 1950.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These papers consist of professional correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and reflect only a small part of James Chamberlain Crawford's career.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Crawford, James Chamberlain
- University of Nebraska
- United States. Bureau of Entomology
- United States National Museum. Division of Insects
- North Carolina. Department of Agriculture
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7114, James Chamberlain Crawford Papers