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Accession 91-037

Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990

J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers, 1920s-1980s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
Title: J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers
Dates: 1920s-1980s
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-037
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of professional papers that document 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. These 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.

Descriptive Entry

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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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-037, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, Travel Records, and Project Files

Index to Topographic Mapping in Arkansas

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J. F. Gates Clarke Patent for Philatelic Tool

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McIntyre, N.

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Income Tax, 1966 (2 folders)

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Financial Information, 1975 (2 folders)

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Stamps

Box 1 of 4

Pamphlet: International Special Delivery Mail

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Correspondence, 1929-1931

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Correspondence, 1932-1934

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Correspondence & Miscellaneous, c. 1935-1960 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

"The Correct Identity of Acleris inana"

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Anne Richardson

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Richardson, Ms. Anne P.

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Clarke's Grant for Microlepidoptera of the Pacific Islands

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Insects of Micronesia, Microlepidoptera of Micronesia I, Tortricoidea

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Manuscript in Press - J. F. Gates Clarke

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Desventuradas Islands Correspondence

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J. F. Gates Clarke FY 1975 - FRF The Desventuradas Islands

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J. F. Gates Clarke Research Proposals, FY 1974

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J. F. Gates Clarke, FY 1973

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Anne Richardson, 1981

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Insects of Micronesia, Microlepidoptera of Micronesia I, Tortricoidea

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J. F. Gates Clarke FRF Worksheets

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Alaska

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FRF J. F. Gates Clarke, FY 1973

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The Desventuradas Islands FY 1976 National Geographic Society

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FRF - Microlepidoptera of the Marquesas Islands, Artwork for, 10/23/1978

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Artwork - Microlepidoptera of the Marquesas Islands, 2/14/1980

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Fluid Research Grant 1233F3-42 Malikul, 1983

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Microlepidoptera of the Pacific Islands #33940 (33550)

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Clarke, Dr. J. F. Gates Smithsonian Research Grant #493394

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The National Collection of Lepidoptera

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Recent Smithsonian Lepidoptera Accessions, 1974

Box 1 of 4

The Genus Eumarozia Heinrich (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae), 1973

Box 1 of 4

A New Genus and Species of Oecophoridae from Tropical America, 1973

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Two Pests of Beans from Tropical America (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae), 1973

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Purchase Order

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Feasability Study: Insect Fauna of Taiwan (2 folders)

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Queen Charlotte Island

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Department of Entomology Chairman Search, 1981

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Collection Acquisition

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Correspondence, 1974-1981 (8 folders)

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Memoranda

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Commemorative Insect Stamps, 1975

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J. F. Gates Clarke; to Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1980

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia; 9/17/1979- 9/21/1979

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Washington, D.C to Medford, Oregon; 3/25/1979 to 3/29/1979

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Dr. J. F. Gates Clarke, Baker, Oregon TF802800; 7/11/1978

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Portland, Oregon to Phoenix, Arizona TF 607115; 7/29/1976- 7/30/1976

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Minneapolis, Minnesota; 12/1/1975- 12/5/1975 TF 75 5680 (October 10, 1974)

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Los Angeles, California; 8/21/1974-8/26/1974

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Fairbanks, Alaska; 3/18/1974-3/25/1974

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Box 2

General Correspondence, 1950s-1965; Files on Washington Biologists' Field Club, Lepidopterists' Society, and Cosmos Club, Travel Files, Miscellaneous Correspondence, Notes, and Manuscripts

J. F. Gates Clarke; FRF-Nevada, 1974

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Dallas, Texas; 11/25/1973-11/29/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Reading, Pennsylvania; 10/01/1973-10/02/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Seattle-Denver-Washington, D.C.

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Cincinnati, Ohio; 9/17/1973-9/20/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Seattle-Medford; 8/1/1973- 8/6/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Sarasota, Florida; 6/18/1973- 6/25/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke; Sarasota NE 3/14/1973-2/15/1973

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J. F. Gates Clarke- Argentina 1/15/1973- 2/20/1973

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SF-1012a Travel Voucher - Dr. J. F. Gates Clarke

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Correspondence - Speyeria, 1974

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Harvard University Ad Hoc Committee, 1974

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Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Project, 1976

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Correspondence - B, 1963-1967

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Correspondence - B, c. 1964-1967

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Correspondence - John D. Bradley, British Museum, 1950-1964 (3 folders)

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Correspondence - B, c. 1958-1967

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Washington Biologists' Field Club (3 folders)

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Cosmos Club

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Lepidopterists' Society (2 folders)

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Miscellaneous, 1941-1972

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Micronesian Lepidoptera

Box 2 of 4

Galapagos/Desveruradas Expedition

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence, 1944

Box 2 of 4

Information on Flying Clipper Airplanes

Box 2 of 4

Agonopteryx Depressaria

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Correspondence, 1952-1971 (majority is from Dr. A. Diankonoff of the Rijksmuseum)

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Correspondence, 1940-1952 (majority is from Dr. A. Diankonoff )

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Sydney-Canberra

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Bangkok

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Colombia-Kandy

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Cairo

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Nairobi

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Pretoria

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Tel-Aviv

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: London

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Miscellaneous Travel Instructions, Correspondence

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Tokyo-Osaka

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Manila

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Singapore

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Kuching

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Travel - Instructions, receipts, etc.: Djakarta-Bogor

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Pamphlet: "Genera Insectorum"

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List of Publications of J. F. Gates Clarke

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Miscellaneous Notes

Box 2 of 4

"Report to the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Pacific Entomology," 1961

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Miscellaneous Notes and Published Items

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Account Book, 1955

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Miscellaneous Travel Notes, Supply List

Box 2 of 4

Calendar, 1953

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Report on Trip to Kusaie, Caroline Islands, 1953/Reports on Vegetable Production in the Pacific During World War II

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Photos - Lepidoptera

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Equipment List

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Correspondence, etc. re: Kusaie (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Journals, Field Notes, and Correspondence

Microlepidoptera of Rapa

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Field Notes: Kusaie, 1952

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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1961-1964

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Miscellaneous Articles and Collecting Notes

Box 3 of 4

Miscellaneous Notes

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West Indies, 1958

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Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

South America, 1958-1959

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Ponape

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Miscellaneous Notes (3 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Notes: Family Olethreutidae

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Notes: A-C

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Notes: C

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Notes: D-E

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Notes: E-G

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Notes: G-N

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Notes: O-P

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Notes: R-S

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Notes: S-T

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Notes: T-Z

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August Busck Notes on Meyrick's Collection, 1932

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Field Notes: Dominica, 1965

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Field Notes: Rapa, 1956

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Field Notes: Rapa, 1963

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Journal, 1911

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Specimen Notebook, 1953

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Field Notes: Colombia, 1959

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Field Notes: Yucatan, 1960

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Field Notes: Washington/Oregon, 1962

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Field Notes: Sarawak, 1966

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Field Notes: Nuku Hiva, 1968

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Field Notes: Argentina, 1973

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Box 4

Photographs, Slides, and Negatives

Specimen Notebook, c. 1913-1935

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Specimen Notebook, c. 1920-1935

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Specimen Notebook, c. 1920-1930

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Specimen Notebooks, undated (2 folders)

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Notebook (blank), undated

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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1954-1965

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Photographs: J. F. Gates Clarke

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Photographs: J. F. Gates Clarke

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Photographs: Friends & Associates of J. F. Gates Clarke

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Photographs: Washington State (2 folders)

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Photographs: South America

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Photographs: Historical

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Photographs: Miscellaneous (includes Thelma Clarke?)

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Photographs: Miscellaneous

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Photographs: Ponape

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Photographs: Kusaie, Ponape

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Photographs: Nan Matal, Ponape

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Photographs: (color slides) Washington State and Copies, Perhaps for Lecture

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Photographs: Illustrations for Publication

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Photographs: Caricatures

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Photographs: Miscellaneous Negatives

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Miscellaneous Greeting Cards, etc.

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