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
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.
These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional colleagues, mostly concerning the identification of specimens.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Weisman, Donald M.
- United States. Department of Agriculture. Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch
- Systematic Entomology Laboratory (U.S.)
- Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
- North Carolina State University
- United States National Museum
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7400, Donald M. Weisman Papers