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Record Unit 7136

Sailer, R. I. (Reece Ivan), 1915-

R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers, 1931-1963

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Sailer, R. I. (Reece Ivan), 1915-
Title: R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers
Dates: 1931-1963
Quantity: 4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 7136
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of Sailer's professional correspondence with colleagues about entomological and taxonomic matters, determinations, and a small quantity of research notes. Also included in these files are letters from some of Sailer's associates and successors, especially Peter Dunning Ashlock, Harry Gardner Barber, and Richard C. Froeschner.

Historical Note

Reece Ivan Sailer (1915- ) attended the University of Kansas, earning his Ph.D. in 1942. In that same year he joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. Sailer subsequently held many assignments in the USDA, culminating in 1967, when he became chief of the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Branch. His special interests are in the taxonomy of the subfamily heteroptera and the biology of Alaskan biting diptera.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of Sailer's professional correspondence with colleagues about matters entomological and taxonomic, determinations, and a small quantity of research notes; mingled in these files are letters from some of Sailer's associates and successors, especially Richard Charles Froeschner, Harry Gardner Barber, and Peter Dunning Ashlock. Correspondents include Raymond Hill Beamer; Stephen Cole Bruner; Jose C. M. Carvalho; Mont Adelbert Cazier; W. E. China; Carl John Drake; Joseph C. Elkins; Charles Orris Esselbaugh; William Josiah Gerhard; Halbert Marion Harris; Jon L. Herring; Ludwig Hoberlandt; Herbert Barker Hungerford; Roland F. Hussey; Len A. Kelton; Harry Hazelton Knight; George Franklin Knowlton; Josef Nissley Knull; Nicholas A. Kormilev; Ivor Lansbury; John D. Lattin; Robert D. Lee; Dennis Leston; John C. Lutz; Jenaro Maldonado Capriles; Borys Malkin; Luis Mazzotti; Clarence Eugene Mickel; Gayle Herbert Nelson; Paul Wilson Oman; George Henry Penn; Herbert Ruckes; Franz Schrader; Geoffrey George Edgar Scudder; James A. Slater; Robert Leslie Usinger; E. P. Van Duzee; Eduard Wagner; G. Stuart Walley; Floyd G. Werner; and Petr Wygodzinsky.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7136, R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence

A

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Alexander, Charles P

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Allen, Robert T.

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Annual Report

Box 1 of 9

Argentina (bibliography)

Box 1 of 9

Arnaud, Paul H., Jr.

Box 1 of 9

Ashlock, Peter Dunning

Box 1 of 9

B

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Balduf, W. V.

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Baranowski, Richard M.

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Barber, G. Winston

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Barber, Harry Gardner

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Barr, William F.

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Beal, Richard S.

Box 1 of 9

Beamer, Raymond Hill

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Becker, J.

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Beebe, William

Box 1 of 9

Beier, Max

Box 1 of 9

Beirne, Bryan P.

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Bequaert, J. C.

Box 1 of 9

Bergroth, E.

Box 1 of 9

Bliven, Brunson P.

Box 1 of 9

Blote, H. C.

Box 1 of 9

Brooks, A. R.

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Brown, E. S.

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Bruner, Stephen Cole

Box 1 of 9

Bryant, Owen

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Buckup, Ludwig

Box 1 of 9

Bullock, Dillman S.

Box 1 of 9

Burgess, J. Edward, Jr.

Box 1 of 9

Byers, George W.

Box 1 of 9

C

Box 1 of 9

California Academy of Science

Box 1 of 9

California Insect Survey

Box 1 of 9

Callan, E. McC.

Box 1 of 9

Box 2

Carayon, J.

Box 2 of 9

Carbonell, Carlos S.

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Cornejo, Alberto

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Bezerra de Carvalho, Mario

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Carvalho, Jose C. M.

Box 2 of 9

Cazier, Mont Adelbert

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Chapman, Harold C.

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Chapperon, Josephine

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Chandhuri, S. P. Ray

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Chen, Ling Chu Chen

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Chew, Robert M.

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China, W. E.

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Clancy, D. W.

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Cobben, R. H.

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Coppel, Harry C.

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Costa, Lima A.

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Cross, Lt. William H.

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Cuca G., Manuel

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D

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Darlington, P. J.

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Davis, Norman T.

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De Carlo, Jose A.

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De Coursey, Russell M.

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Denmark, Harold A.

Box 2 of 9

Doering, Kathleen

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Downes, William

Box 2 of 9

Drake, Carl John (1956-1957)

Box 2 of 9

Drake, Carl John (1952-1955)

Box 2 of 9

Drake, Carl John (1945-1951)

Box 2 of 9

Box 3

Drake, Carl John (1932-1939, 1940-1945)

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Dreisbach, R. R.

Box 3 of 9

Dupuis, C.

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Dutt, M. K.

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E

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Elkins, Joseph C.

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Emsley, M. G.

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Esaki, Dr. Teiso

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Esselbaugh, Charles Orris

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Eva, Cs. E. Halassfy

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Evans, J. Harwood

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F

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Fennah, R. G.

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Flemion, Florence

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Forattini, Oswaldo Paulo

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Forster, Juan

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Freeman, T. N.

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Freude, H.

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Froeschner, Richard Charles

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Frohne, William C.

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Frost, C. A.

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G

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Gentry, Joseph W.

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Genung, William G.

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Gerhard, William Josiah

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Gill, Gordon D.

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Gressitt, J. L.

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Gross, Gordon F.

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Gupta, A. F.

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H

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Hardy, D. Elmo

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Harris, Halbert Marion

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Box 4

Hasegawa, Hitoshi

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Hawthorne, Ronald M.

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Hayward, K.

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Hemming, Francis

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Henzlik, Raymond E.

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Herrera, Jose

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Herring, Jon L.

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Hidaka, T.

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Hitchcock, Harold B.

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Hoberlandt, Ludwig

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Hoffman, Richard L.

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Hoffmann, William E.

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Horn, Dr. Walther

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Hsiao, Tsai-yu

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Hubbell, T. H.

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Hungerford, H. B. (3 folders)

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Hurd, Paul D.

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Hussey, Roland F.

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Hutchinson, G. Evelyn

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Ishihara, T.

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Izzard, R. J.

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J

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Jaczewski, T.

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Jamaica Institute

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James, Maurice T.

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Jeannel, R.

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Jellison, William L.

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Jordan, Karl

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K

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Kato, Shiziro

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Keiffer, H. H.

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Kellen, William R.

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Kellum, Lewis B.

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Kelton, Len A.

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Kiritshenko, A.

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Box 5

Knight, Harry Hazelton

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Knowlton, George Franklin

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Knull, Josef Nissley

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Kohlis, Glen M.

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Kormilev, Nicholas A. (2 folders)

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Kuitert, Louis C.

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Kullenberg, Bertil

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Kumar, R.

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L

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Lansbury, Ivor

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LaRivers, Ira

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Latham, Roy

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Lattin, John D.

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Lauck, David R.

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Lee, Robert D.

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Lent, Herman

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Leonard, David E.

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Leston, Dennis

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Levi, Herbert W.

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Lindberg, Hakan

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Linnavuori, Rauno

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List, George M.

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Lundblad, O.

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Lutz, John C.

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M

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McAtee, W. L.

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MacCarthy, H. R.

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MacClay, A. T.

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Malaise, Rene

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Box 6

Maldonado-Capriles, Jenaro (2 folders)

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Malkin, Borys

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Mamet, Raymond

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Manna, G. K.

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Marcuzzi, G.

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Matsuda, Ryuichi

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Mavromoustakis, G. A.

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Mazza, Salvador

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Mazzotti, Luis

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Mead, Frank W.

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Medler, John T.

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Mendes, Luiz O. T.

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Menke, Arnold

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Meurer, J. J.

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Michner, Charles D.

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Mickel, Clarence E.

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Millett, E. R.

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Miyamoto, Soichi

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Moore, George A.

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Moore, Thomas E.

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Muesebeck, C. F. W.

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N

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Nakata, Setsuko

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Nelson, Gayle Herbert

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O

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Olson, Theodore A.

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Oman, Paul Wilson

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P

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Pancheco, Francisco

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Paz, Justo de la

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Penn, George Henry

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Pinto, Cesar

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Pirdn, Augusto A.

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Porter, T. Wayne

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Post, R. L.

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Pratt, Richard

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Q

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R

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Racenis, J.

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Ramos, J. A.

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Box 7

Rau, Phil

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Rehn, James A. G.

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Reichart, Charles V.

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Reuter, O.

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Rings, Roy W.

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Rose, Janis A.

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Ross, Edward S.

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Ross, Herbert H.

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Rozeboom, Lloyd E.

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Ruppel, Robert F.

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Ruckes, Herbert

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Ruckes, Herbert, Jr.

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Ryckman, Raymond E.

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S

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Sachtleben, Hans

Box 7 of 9

Sailer, Reece Ivan

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Sanchez, Fortunato Blancas

Box 7 of 9

Sanderson, Milton W.

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Schaefer, Carl S.

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Schaffner, Joseph

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Scheel, Carl A.

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Schmieder, Rudolf

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Schouteden, H.

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Schrader, Franz

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Schumann, George O.

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Science Service

Box 7 of 9

Scudder, Geoffrey George Edgar

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Severin, H. C.

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Silva, Pedrito

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Slater, James A.

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Smith, Marion E.

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Box 8

Soos, A.

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Southwood, T. R. E.

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Stehlik, Jaroslav L.

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Stephen, William P.

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Stichel, Wolfgang

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Swenk, Myron H.

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Stoner, Dayton

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Stusak, Josef M.

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Sweet, Merril

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T

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Taeuber, Hans W.

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Tarpley, Wallace A.

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Thames, Walter H., Jr.

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Thompson, Gordon B.

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Thompson, W. R.

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Todd, Edward L.

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Torre-Bueno, J. R. de la

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Torre, Belindo Adolfo; MacDonagh, Emiliano J.

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Toshioka, Seiichi

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Townes, Henry K.

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Tuttle, Donald M.

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Tuxen, S. L.

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Usinger, Robert Leslie (2 folders)

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V

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Van Duzee, E. P.

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Vidal, J. P.

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Villiers, Andre

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W

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Wagner, Eduard

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Wallace, George

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Walley, G. Stuart

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Washbauer, Marius

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Washburn, Richard H.

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Wenzel, Rupe L.

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Werner, Floyd G.

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Box 9

Weyrauch, Wolfgang K.

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Wilson, C. A.

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Wolcott, George N.

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Woodside, A. M.

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Woodward, T. E.

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Wright, M. Lewis

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Wygodzinsky, Petr (2 folders)

Box 9 of 9

Y

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Young, David A.

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Zayes, Ing. Fernando de

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Zimmerman, Elwood C.

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Dead file

Box 9 of 9

Unidentified correspondence

Box 9 of 9

Notes, drawings, and miscellaneous materials

Notes and Drawings

Box 9 of 9

G. W. Kirkaldy, "A Revision of the Hemipterous Genus Gerris Fabrieius Latreille"

Box 9 of 9

Notes on Gerrini

Box 9 of 9

Report on Activities - Peter J. Ashlock

Box 9 of 9

Procedures and techniques - Heteroptera

Box 9 of 9

Procedures and techniques - Homoptera

Box 9 of 9

Hemiptera - Entomological workers of Japan

Box 9 of 9

Hemiptera - Heteroptera - Types

Box 9 of 9

Enicocephalidae

Box 9 of 9

Graphosonatirae (?)

Box 9 of 9

Modified key for the determination of the American Harpactorinae

Box 9 of 9