Divisional Records, 1966-1987

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Summary

Consists of administrative records, including files describing various private collections of Lepidoptera specimens, reading lists and information sheets from amateur entomologists, memoranda and correspondence, and statistical information about the Division's specimen collection. Curators represented in these materials include William DeWitt Field, Associate Curator and Curator, 1963-1980; J.F. Gates Clarke, Curator, Senior Entomologist, and Research Associate, 1963-1990; Donald R. Davis, Associate Curator and Curator, 1963-1991; W. Donald Duckworth, Associate Curator and Curator, 1962-1984; John McLauren Burns, Associate Curator and Curator, 1975-1991; and Robert K. Robbins, Associate Curator and Curator, 1983-1991.

Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Lepidoptera

Subject

  • Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) 1905-1990
  • Davis, Donald R (Donald Ray)
  • Field, William Dewitt 1914-
  • Duckworth, W. Donald
  • Burns, John McLauren
  • Robbins, Robert K
  • United States National Museum

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1966
  • 1966-1987

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Diptera
  • Entomology
  • Lepidoptera

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00191

Physical description

.5 cu. ft. processed holdings