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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-114

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology

Chairmen's Records, 1958-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Title: Chairmen's Records
Dates: 1958-1993
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 95-114
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (1970-1976); Donald R. Davis (1976-1981); Richard C. Froeschner (Acting Chair, 1981); Wayne N. Mathis (1982-1987); Ronald J. McGinley (1987-1992); and Jonathan A. Coddington (1992-present). Materials consist primarily of internal correspondence; inter-departmental and inter-museum policy memoranda; budget, planning and status reports; and membership records with various scientific associations. Of note are large amounts of documents concerning collection and space management, the Insect Zoo exhibit, and the Sabah, Malaysia, collection expedition.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (1970-1976); Donald R. Davis (1976-1981); Richard C. Froeschner (Acting Chair, 1981); Wayne N. Mathis (1982-1987); Ronald J. McGinley (1987-1992); and Jonathan A. Coddington (1992-present).

Materials consist primarily of internal correspondence; inter-departmental and inter-museum policy memoranda; budget, planning and status reports; and membership records with various scientific associations. Of note are large amounts of documents concerning collection and space management, the Insect Zoo exhibit, and the Sabah, Malaysia, collection expedition.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-114, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Chairmen's Records

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Container List

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B

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C

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D

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E

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F

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G

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H

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I

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Insect Zoo (2 folders)

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International Activities

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L

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M (2 folders)

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N

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National Museum of Natural History Management Retreat

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P

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R

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S (2 folders)

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Box 2

T

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National Museum of Natural History Task Force Reports

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U

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V

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W

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