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
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.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Caudell, Andrew Nelson, 1872-1936
- Hebard, Morgan, 1887-1946
- Wytsman, Philogene, 1866-1925
- United States. Department of Agriculture
- United States National Museum. Division of Insects
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7162, Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers