Correspondence, circa 1948-1998

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Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the activities of the Department of Entomology, including the donation or other receipt of specimens in the National Museum of Natural History; distribution or loan of specimens from the Museum; requests for determination of specimens by other international and domestic entomologists and the general public; and general research questions from the public. Some correspondence concerns research and collecting trips, applications for research grants, requests for publications, and the Southeast Asia Mosquito Project. Materials predating 1963 were created by the Division of Insects. Department Chairmen represented in these materials include J.F. Gates Clarke, 1963-1965; Karl V. Krombein, 1965-1971; and Paul David Hurd, 1971-1976.


  • Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) 1905-1990
  • Krombein, Karl V
  • Hurd, Paul David 1921-
  • United States National Museum Division of Insects
  • United States National Museum


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1948
  • 1948-1998
  • circa 1948-1998


  • Southeast Asia Mosquito Project
  • Natural history museums
  • Insects
  • Entomology
  • Culicidae
  • Entomologists
  • Diptera
  • Mosquitoes


  • Pamphlets
  • Manuscripts
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Maps
  • Scientific illustrations

Local number

SIA RS00148

Physical description

17 cu. ft. processed and unprocessed holdings

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