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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-001

Peterson, Robert Verne

Robert Verne Peterson Papers, 1964-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Peterson, Robert Verne
Title: Robert Verne Peterson Papers
Dates: 1964-1994
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-001
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Robert Verne Peterson was born in 1928 and received his PhD in Entomology from the University of Utah in 1958. This accession consists of his correspondence while a member of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory of the United States Department of Agriculture which is at National Museum of Natural History. Correspondence concerns identification and loan of specimens and other entomological matters. Peterson focused on Diptera (flies and mosquitos). There is a floppy disk at the front of Box 1 which contains correspondence in WordPerfect 5.1 The file is about 70 pages long and contains numerous letters to various individuals dated 1994. It was printed onto acid-free paper without editing and is also at the front of the collection.

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Robert Verne Peterson was born in 1928 and received his PhD in Entomology from the University of Utah in 1958. This accession consists of his correspondence while a member of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory of the United States Department of Agriculture which is at National Museum of Natural History. Correspondence concerns identification and loan of specimens and other entomological matters. Peterson focused on Diptera (flies and mosquitos). There is a floppy disk at the front of Box 1 which contains correspondence in WordPerfect 5.1 The file is about 70 pages long and contains numerous letters to various individuals dated 1994. It was printed onto acid-free paper without editing and is also at the front of the collection.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-001, Robert Verne Peterson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence (numerous letters to various individuals dated 1994)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence Files - A-Z, 1964-1994 (22 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Tidwell and Tidwell Collection of Simuliidae

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence Files - A-Z, 1971-1993 (18 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Correspondence Files - A-Z, 1983-1994 (23 folders)

Box 2 of 2