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Accession 87-056

Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910-

Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers, 1953-1961

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910-
Title: Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers
Dates: 1953-1961
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 87-056
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting Curtis W. Sabrosky's work as a representative of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Included are files relating to the development of the First International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1961; the Colloquium on Zoological Nomenclature, International Congress of Zoology, Copenhagen, 1953; and the Colliquium on Zoological Nomenclature, International Congress of Zoology, London, 1958.

Historical Note

Curtis Williams Sabrosky (1910-1997) was an entomologist who specialized in Diptera, especially Chloropidae. Sabrosky worked at the Systematic Entomology Laboratory of United States Department of Agriculture and at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology.

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Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting Sabrosky's work as a representative of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Included are files relating to the development of the First International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1961; the Colloquium on Zoological Nomenclature, International Congress of Zoology, Copenhagen, 1953; and the Colloquium on Zoological Nomenclature, International Congress of Zoology, London, 1958.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-056, Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Papers (memos, draft codes, etc.) relating to the development of the 1st International Code of Zoological Nomenclature published in 1961 (files of Curtis W. Sabrosky)

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Papers from the Colloquium on 2nd, International Congress of Zoology, London, 1958. Includes Preliminary Papers (2 folders) and Daily minutes, Draft "Code" developed by Coordinating Committee.

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Draft Code of Melville and Forest, English and French (2 folders)

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Comments and memos by Editorial Committee. Initials used for brevity: NRS = Norman R. Stoll; CWS = Curtis W. Sabrosky; SS = Stoll-Sabrosky Draft; RVM = Richard V. Melville, Secretary; NDR = Norman D. Riley; JF = Jacques Forest; R.Ph.D. = R. Ph. Dollfus (review comments); CWW = C.W. Wright "Willy."

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Nomenclature Committee SSZ, Copenhagen

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Melville-Forest Draft

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Melville-Forest Draft (in French)

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Box 2

New Code

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London Congress of Zoology, 1958 Colloquium, 1958 (2 folders)

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1961 Code

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