Curatorial Correspondence, 1924, 1928, 1932-2017

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Consists of correspondence documenting the research, specimen identification and loans, and professional activities of Department of Entomology curators. Curators represented in these records include Donald R. Davis, William DeWitt Field, Oliver S. Flint, Karl V. Krombein, Paul J. Spangler, and F. Christian Thompson. Records predating 1963 were created by the Division of Insects. Materials include correspondence, notes, drawings, memoranda, agreements, proposals, brochures, floor plans, news clippings, publications, proposals, reports, and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Krombein, Karl V
  • Flint, Oliver S
  • Spangler, Paul J
  • Field, William D. 1914-1992
  • Davis, Donald R (Donald Ray)
  • Thompson, F. Christian
  • 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


  • 1924
  • 1924-2017
  • 1924, 1928, 1932-2017


  • Insects
  • Entomology
  • Lepidoptera
  • Odonata
  • Entomologists
  • Diptera


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Videotapes
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Brochures
  • Serials (publications)
  • Compact discs
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks
  • Drawings
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00158

Physical description

40.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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