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

Record Unit 7400

Weisman, Donald M.

Donald M. Weisman Papers, 1965-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Weisman, Donald M.
Title: Donald M. Weisman Papers
Dates: 1965-1986
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7400
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional colleagues, mostly concerning the identification of specimens.

Historical Note

Donald M. Weisman (1924- ), an entomologist, received his B.A. degree from Miami University in 1950, and his M.Sc. degree from North Carolina State University in 1960. In 1961 he was appointed Entomologist with the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and assigned to taxonomic work at the United States National Museum. He remained with the USDA until his retirement from the Systematic Entomology Laboratory in 1986. His research specialty is the taxonomy of immature Lepidoptera of economic importance.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional colleagues, mostly concerning the identification of specimens.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7400, Donald M. Weisman Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-4 Correspondence, 1965-1986

Box 1 of 1