Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers, 1920s-1980s
These are the professional papers documenting the career of J. F. Gates Clarke, a lepidopterist. Clarke served on the staff of the United States Department of Agriculture, as well as the Smithsonian, as a curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology. The papers document his research on microlepidoptera; his curatorial and administrative duties; and his activities in professional societies. Materials include correspondence, notes, manuscripts, journals, field notes, photographs, slides, and negatives.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-037, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers