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Accession 88-098

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

Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers, 1950s-1980s

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: 1950s-1980s
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 88-098
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence, drafts, notes, and related materials documenting Curtis W. Sabrosky's work as a delegate and President of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Much of the material concerns the development of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1st edition (1961), and 3rd edition (1985).

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

These records consist of correspondence, drafts, notes, and related materials documenting Curtis W. Sabrosky's work as a delegate and President of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Much of the material concerns the development of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1st edition (1961), and 3rd edition (1985).

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 88-098, Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers

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Container List

Box 1

President of Commission, 1977-1985

Box 1 of 4

Bylaws - ICZN (International Code of Zoological Nomenclature)

Box 1 of 4

Constitution of Commission

Box 1 of 4

Constitution of Commission, 1970s

Box 1 of 4

IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences) - Ustaoset, Norway, 1973 and ICZN

Box 1 of 4

Council of ICZN, 1972-1984 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Commission, status of, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 4

Reorganization of Commission, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Jones, F. G. W.

Box 1 of 4

Financial support for Commission, 1979-1983

Box 1 of 4

ICZN membership, 1972, 1976-1977, 1981, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Heppell correspondence, 1984

Box 1 of 4

i-ii - Heppell's Protest, 1980-1981

Box 1 of 4

O. T. Solbrig on IUBS, 1981

Box 1 of 4

International Commission at Paris and Washington - Group's objections, 1946-1950

Box 1 of 4

Drafts for "Zoological Nomenclature: A Reply" (Science, 1950)

Box 1 of 4

Materials for work of Editorial Committee, 1974

Box 1 of 4

Ride-Key draft (worked on at London, June 1974) - Draft 1 and correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Index - Code (for 1961 Code)

Box 1 of 4

Draft 2 (post-London meeting)

Box 1 of 4

Work on draft 2 - Alternatives for 3rd draft, 1975

Box 1 of 4

3rd draft, 1976

Box 1 of 4

Work on 3rd draft (pre-4th draft)

Box 1 of 4

6th Editorial Committee draft, September 1977, with Key comments

Box 1 of 4

6th draft - Extra copy, September 1977

Box 1 of 4

International Code - 4th E. C. draft

Box 1 of 4

5th draft and pre-6th draft notes by Ride, 1977

Box 1 of 4

Sabrosky's copy of 6th draft, November 1977

Box 1 of 4

7th draft, 1979

Box 1 of 4

7th draft (purified), January 1979

Box 1 of 4

7th draft in French, July 1979

Box 1 of 4

8th draft (uncorrected), August 1979

Box 1 of 4

8th draft with Ride amendments, basis of 9th draft, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Glossary - Draft studied at Bangalore

Box 1 of 4

French copy of 3rd edition

Box 1 of 4

Official lists and official indexes

Box 1 of 4

Sabrosky's copy of 8th draft, 1979

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Votes on substantive proposals by Commission, 1979-1980

Box 2 of 4

Printing of Code (including preparation of Wang text)

Box 2 of 4

Re: publication of Code, support for Secretariat, costs

Box 2 of 4

Code publication, 1981-1984

Box 2 of 4

Voting procedure - Chronological, 1973, 1978-1979

Box 2 of 4

Report by E. C. at Helsinki, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Re: article 23b of 1st Code (50-year rule), 1971-1972

Box 2 of 4

Miscellaneous on proposals, 1972, 1979-1980

Box 2 of 4

New problems for Code (miscellaneous), 1975-1977

Box 2 of 4

Bylaws of Commission, 1976-1977

Box 2 of 4

IUBS Division of Zoology, Section on Nomenclature, Helsinki, 1979, 1981

Box 2 of 4

IUBS - Helsinki, 1979

Box 2 of 4

IUBS reorganization and the Commission, 1980-1981

Box 2 of 4

Votes on Ride's list, 1979

Box 2 of 4

IUBS - Ottawa, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 4

Declarations, 1972

Box 2 of 4

Declarations proposed or needed, 1982-1985

Box 2 of 4

Issues of substantive proposals, 1978-1979

Box 2 of 4

Substantive matters not announced, 1980

Box 2 of 4

Questionnaires on possible code changes, 1978, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Comments on substantive amendments, 1977-1979

Box 2 of 4

Ride visit before 1982; IUBS at Ottawa, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Nomenclature Committee of SSZ, 1951-1956

Box 2 of 4

Commission and Section at Monaco, 1972

Box 2 of 4

Votes on Code and last notes, 1983

Box 2 of 4

Publication - University microfilms, 1978-1983

Box 2 of 4

Proposals by Committee for Monaco

Box 2 of 4

Draft 9 with notes from London meeting E. C., p. 1-178 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Draft 9 amended to incorporate all decisions of London E. C., December 24, 1980, p. 1-178 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Draft 6 comments, 1977-1979

Box 2 of 4

Notes/Comments on drafts 6 and 7, 1979-1980

Box 2 of 4

Committee at Paris, 1910-1950

Box 2 of 4

Parataxa, 1955-1958

Box 2 of 4

Stratiomys - Stratiomyia, 1954-1955

Box 2 of 4

Cochliomyia - Callitroga, 1982-1983

Box 2 of 4

SSZ nomenclature - Follett, 1957

Box 2 of 4

Sub-specific usage

Box 2 of 4

Geoffroy petition

Box 2 of 4

Genetic engineering in domestic food animals: Legal and regulatory considerations, 1983; Correspondence, 1984

Box 2 of 4

Suggested plan for neotypes; Type correspondence and notes

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Hemming, article and correspondence about, 1947-1952

Box 3 of 4

Discussion group for nomenclature

Box 3 of 4

Meigen 1800 - Tabulations of usage in the literature

Box 3 of 4

Pilot register of zoology

Box 3 of 4

Committee on Nomenclature on Washington Entomological Society, 1927-1935

Box 3 of 4

Nomenclature - Correspondence by CFWM, 1937-1952

Box 3 of 4

Opinions on nomenclature - By committee of Division Ins. Ident., 1938-1949

Box 3 of 4

Ride, W. D. L., 1977-1986

Box 3 of 4

Reservation on article 23b

Box 3 of 4

Melville conference, 1970

Box 3 of 4

Article 23b before Committee

Box 3 of 4

Index to 1st Code, 1961

Box 3 of 4

International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, August 1979

Box 3 of 4

General terms and glossary - Paste-ups of comments

Box 3 of 4

Draft 12 (final text of 12) - Glossary, official lists and the Code

Box 3 of 4

Publication, 1975-1976

Box 3 of 4

Draft 10, December 29, 1980

Box 3 of 4

French draft 9 with reconciliation of French and English texts

Box 3 of 4

C. W. S. memos on draft 10 - Reduced, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Glossary draft and 1980 memos (next to last), 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Domestic animals - Names for (1b), 1979

Box 3 of 4

Epithet, 1979-1980

Box 3 of 4

Gender (Steyskal, etc.), 1977-1979

Box 3 of 4

Homonymy, 1978

Box 3 of 4

Homonymy in the family group, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Trace fossils, 1977

Box 3 of 4

Minor points, 1981

Box 3 of 4

Monotypy vs. orig. des. - Article 68, 1977-1978

Box 3 of 4

Official lists

Box 3 of 4

i and ii, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Onomatophore, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Parataxa - Ichnotaxa, 1977-1980

Box 3 of 4

Article 33 - Patronymics, 1979

Box 3 of 4

"Collective Group" problems, 1959-1978

Box 3 of 4

Dinoflagellate names (in both botany and zoology), 1979

Box 3 of 4

Publication: On Substantive proposals, 1978

Box 3 of 4

Publication problems, 1975-1980

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Superfamily names (Mayr), 1960

Box 4 of 4

Trilogy

Box 4 of 4

Ichnotaxa and parataxa, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 4

Var. and form (45g), 1980

Box 4 of 4

Umlauts, 1973-1978

Box 4 of 4

Types in the species-group - Articles, 1971-1975

Box 4 of 4

Types: 73a.i (Crosskey proposition - single extant type spm.), 1974-1975

Box 4 of 4

Types in protozoa, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 4

12th draft - Final draft, received June 2, 1982

Box 4 of 4

"Types of Names vs. Types of Nominal Taxa," 1978-1981

Box 4 of 4

Organisms treated as both plants and animals, 1982

Box 4 of 4

1975 exchanges

Box 4 of 4

New comments on draft 5, 1977

Box 4 of 4

International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 3rd edition

Box 4 of 4

Var. and fam. problem - 45g, 1959, 1979-1981

Box 4 of 4

Work of an animal

Box 4 of 4

Glossary and index, 1974

Box 4 of 4

1978 comments on draft 6 by other than M and S, October 1977-January 1979 (with M and S replies)

Box 4 of 4

Various notes/comments on draft, 1977-1980

Box 4 of 4

Procedure on Code, 1977

Box 4 of 4

Nominations for Committee membership, 1977-1984

Box 4 of 4

Outline of the Code - Received from Ride, April 22, 1980

Box 4 of 4

Post-Trilogy, 1974-1977

Box 4 of 4

Melville, 1976-1985

Box 4 of 4

Draft 4, comments, 1977

Box 4 of 4

Comments on Code - Ed. Committee, 1972-1976

Box 4 of 4