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

Record Unit 7162

Caudell, Andrew Nelson, 1872-1936

Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers, circa 1889-1935

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Caudell, Andrew Nelson, 1872-1936
Title: Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers
Dates: circa 1889-1935
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7162
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of Caudell's notebooks, including entomological diaries, 1889, 1891-1892, 1914, 1916-1917, and 1920-1926. They contain daily entries concerning Caudell's personal affairs and scientific work; notes on breeding experiments with Orthoptera, 1922-1926; a loan record for books, 1914-1935; and a key to his insect collection. Also included is some correspondence of Caudell, especially with Morgan Hebard and P. Wytsman.

Historical Note

Andrew Nelson Caudell (1872-1936), orthopterist, joined the Division of Insects of the United States Department of Agriculture in 1898. He remained with the Department until his death and, also while there, served as custodian of the Orthoptera collection of the Division of Insects of the United States National Museum.

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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 consist of Caudell's notebooks, including entomological diaries, 1889, 1891-1892, 1914, 1916-1917, and 1920-1926. They contain daily entries concerning Caudell's personal affairs and scientific work; notes on breeding experiments with Orthoptera, 1922-1926; a loan record for books, 1914-1935; and a key to his insect collection. Also included is some correspondence of Caudell, especially with Morgan Hebard and P. Wytsman.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7162, Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Diary, 1889

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Folder 2 Diary, 1891-1892

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Folder 3 Diary, 1914

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Folder 4 Diary, 1916-1917

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Folder 5 Diary, January-July 1920

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Folder 6 Diary, August 1-December 31, 1920

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Folder 7 Diary, 1921

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Folder 8 Diary, 1922

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Folder 9 Diary, 1923

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Folder 10 Diary, 1924-1926

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Folder 11 Book Loans, 1914-1924

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Folder 12 Book Loans, 1925-1935

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Folder 13 Breeding Experiments, 1922-1926

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Folder 14 Key to Insects

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