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Accession 82-027

Knight, Harry H.

Harry H. Knight Papers, 1893-1968

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Knight, Harry H.
Title: Harry H. Knight Papers
Dates: 1893-1968
Quantity: 5.50 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 82-027
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist primarily of correspondence between Harry H. Knight, an entomologist, and professional colleagues. Also included are manuscripts, photographs, drawings, notes, and college papers, both as a student at Cornell and as a professor at Iowa State.

Historical Note

Harry Hazelton Knight (1889-1976) was a well-known teacher of entomology and was recognized world-wide as a leading taxonomist. He amassed a large collection of insects, mostly from North America. His primary area of research was the North American plant bugs (order Hemiptera, family Miridae).

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Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of correspondence between Knight and professional colleagues. Also included are manuscripts, photographs, drawings, notes, and college papers (both as a student at Cornell and as a professor at Iowa State).

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-027, Harry H. Knight Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Correspondence, 1929-1930

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Folder 2 Correspondence, 1928-1932

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Folder 3 Correspondence, 1926-1933

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Folder 4 Correspondence, 1925-1931

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Folder 5 J. Allison Denning Thesis, 1938

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Folder 6 Correspondence, 1930-1935

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Folder 7 Correspondence, 1893-1935

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Folder 8 Correspondence, 1926-1933

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Folder 9 Ephriam Hixson, Abstract of a Thesis, 1940

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Folder 10 Correspondence, 1926-1929

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Folder 11 Correspondence, 1926-1927

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Folder 12 Correspondence, Plates and Zoology Keys, 1925-1929

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Folder 13 Edward F. Knipling Thesis, 1932; E. R. McGovran, George R. Hopping, D. Elden Beck, D. L. Moody, H. B. Mills and Roy Melvin Scientific Papers, 1930

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Folder 14 Scientific Papers, 1927-1929

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Folder 15 Scientific Papers and Plates, 1928-1940

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Folder 16 Correspondence, 1953-1960

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Folder 17 Correspondence, 1936-1960

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Folder 18 Correspondence, 1939-1973

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Folder 19 Correspondence, 1920-1974

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Folder 20 Correspondence and notebooks, 1930-1966

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Box 2

Folder 1 Correspondence, 1922-1970

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Folder 2 Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1924-1959

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Folder 3 Correspondence, 1941-1959

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Folders 4-7 R. C. Froeschner, Abstract of a Dissertation, pp. 1-553, 1954

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Folder 8 Correspondence, 1960-1970

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Folder 9 Correspondence and Notebooks, 1929-1970

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Folder 10 Daily Agendas, Cornell Student Handbook and Checkbooks, 1910-1913

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Folder 11 Biological Abstracts Correspondence, 1929-1933

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Folder 12 Biological Abstracts Correspondence, 1927-1931

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Folder 13 Correspondence, Abstracts and Papers, 1928-1929

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Folder 14 Correspondence and Papers, 1925-1926

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Folder 15 Correspondence and Papers, 1927

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Folder 16 Correspondence and Papers, 1930

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Folder 17 Correspondence and Papers, 1930-1938

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Folder 18 Biology Lecture Notes, Harry H. Knight, 1910

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Folder 19 Chemistry of Agriculture Lecture Notes, 1911

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Box 3

Folder 1 Newspapers; Plant Pathology Notes, 1910-1913

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Folder 2 Biology Laboratory Work Notes, 191-1911

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Folder 3 Pomology Course, 1913

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Folder 4 Pomology Notes, 1912-1913

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Folder 5 Entomology III Notes and Textbook, 1910

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Folder 6 Nature Study Laboratory Work, 1913

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Folder 7 Nature Study and Geography Notes and Miscellaneous, 1910

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Folder 8 Miscellaneous Notes from Poultry Courses, 1913

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Folder 9 Miscellaneous Notes from Poultry Courses; Outlines of Lectures on Economic Entomology, 1913

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Folder 10 Correspondence and Notes, 1956-1975

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Folder 11 Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1969-1976

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Folder 12 Correspondence, Newspapers and Miscellaneous, 1958-1975

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Folder 13 Correspondence and Scientific Papers, 1926-1942

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Folder 14 Correspondence and Scientific Papers, 1925-1930

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Folder 15 Correspondence and Scientific Papers, 1928-1933

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Folder 16 Correspondence, Scientific Papers and Maps, 1933-1934

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Folder 17 Correspondence and Scientific Papers, 1926-1929

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Folder 18 Correspondence and Scientific Papers, 1924-1929

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Folder 19 Correspondence, 1924-1925

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Folder 20 Correspondence, 1924-1925

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Folder 21 Correspondence, 1923-1949

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Folder 22 Correspondence, Photographs, Negatives, 1923-1964

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Box 4

Folder 1 Correspondence, Photographs, Negatives, 1928-1962

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Folder 2 Correspondence, Photographs, Negatives, 1930-1962

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Folder 3 Correspondence, 1938-1962

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Folder 4 Correspondence and Index Cards, 1946-1956

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Folder 5 Correspondence, Photographs, Negatives, 1927-1975

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Folder 6 Correspondence and Federated Gardens of Iowa 1936 Book, 1927-1961

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Folder 7 Correspondence, 1923-1968

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Folder 8 Correspondence and Photographs, 1942-1970

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Folder 9 Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 1937 Book, Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1937-1966

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Folder 10 Master and Doctor of Science Examinations Correspondence, 1953-1960

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Folder 11 Correspondence, Photographs and Miscellaneous, 1924-1950

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Folder 12 Entomologists Visiting or Present at Iowa State College, December 29, 1929

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Folder 13 Correspondence, 1919-1970

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Folder 14 Correspondence and Field Diary, 1920-1961

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Folder 15 Correspondence, 1935-1966

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Folder 16 Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1920-1944

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Box 5

Folder 1 Abstract of a Dissertation, L. A. Kelton, Doctor of Philosophy, Folder 1 of 2, pp. 1-159, 1957

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Folder 2 Abstract of a Dissertation, L. A. Kelton, Master of Science, Folder 2 of 2, pp. 1-78, 1957

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Folder 3 Correspondence, Sigma XI Information and Student Recommendations, 1942-1951

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Folder 4 Correspondence, 1935-1941

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Folder 5 Correspondence, 1927-1950

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Folder 6 Correspondence, 1925-1945

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Folder 7 Correspondence, 1927-1943

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Folder 8 Correspondence, 1927-1950

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Folder 9 Correspondence, 1928-1944

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Folder 10 Correspondence with W. E. China and Others, 1928-1939

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Folder 11 Correspondence and Scientific Paper for the Iowa Gladiolus Society, 1929-1943

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Folder 12 Correspondence, 1929-1943

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Folder 13 Correspondence, Plates and Miscellaneous, 1932-1942

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Folder 14 Correspondence, Drawings, Pamphlets, Scientific Papers and Miscellaneous, 1930-1936

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Folder 15 Correspondence, Laboratory of Experimental Entomology Notes, Newspapers and Miscellaneous, 1928-1972

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Folder 16 Ecology of a Peat Bog, Thesis by J. A. Denning and Correspondence with Biological Abstracts, 1930-1939

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Folder 17 Correspondence with Biological Abstracts and the Pacific Entomological Survey and Scientific Papers, 1926-1938

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Folder 18 Correspondence with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Others and Insects of Samoa Booklet, 1926-1933

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Folder 19 Lygus and Deraeocoris, and Perillus bioculatus Drawings, Microscope Slides and Gamma Alpha Record, 1930

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Folder 20 Plates, 1938

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Box 6

Folder 1 Correspondence, Plates, Scientific Papers, 1930-1971

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Folder 2 Photos, Scientific Papers, Notes and Correspondence, 1975

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Folder 3 Notes, Plates, 1951

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