Agency history, 1963- c. 1991

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Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Neuropteroids and Diptera

Subject

  • Flint, Oliver S
  • Mathis, Wayne N
  • Baumann, Richard W

Category

Agency History

Notes

  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • Guide to the Smithsonian Archives
  • Smithsonian Year
  • The Division of Neuropteroids was created in July 1963, when the Department of Entomology was established in the Museum of Natural History. The title of the Division was changed to Neuropteroids and Diptera in 1974, when research and transactions involving the Diptera collection were placed under the same administration as the work of the neuropterists. Around 1991, the Division ceased to be an administrative entity in the Department of Entomology.
  • Curators of the Division of Neuropteroids and Diptera included Oliver S. Flint, Associate Curator and Curator, 1963-1991; Richard W. Baumann, Associate Curator, 1972-1975; and Wayne N. Mathis, Associate Curator and Curator, 1976-1991.
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1963
  • 1963-1991
  • 1963- c 1991

Topic

  • Entomology
  • Diptera
  • Neuroptera

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00056