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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-055

American Arachnological Society

Records, 1948, 1961-2007

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Arachnological Society
Title: Records
Dates: 1948, 1961-2007
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 08-055
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of the American Arachnological Society and includes the correspondence of David B. Richman, annual meeting photographs, annual meeting programs, and slides of field trips and other functions. Of particular note are 10 engraving plates used for B. J. (Benjamin Julian) Kaston's "Spiders of Connecticut," 1948. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, programs, images, and wood mounted engraving plates. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of the American Arachnological Society and includes the correspondence of David B. Richman, annual meeting photographs, annual meeting programs, and slides of field trips and other functions. Of particular note are 10 engraving plates used for B. J. (Benjamin Julian) Kaston's "Spiders of Connecticut," 1948. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, programs, images, and wood mounted engraving plates. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 07/18/1986 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-055, American Arachnological Society, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Professional Correspondence - David Richman, 1961-1971

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Professional Correspondence - David Richman, 1972-1984 (4 folders)

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Professional Correspondence - David Richman, 1985-1989 (3 folders)

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Professional Correspondence - David Richman, 1990-1993

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American Arachnological Society (AAS) group photographs, 1974-1976, 1987, 1998, 2004 and undated

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Arachnologists of the Southwest - Donald Lowrie invitation, programs; 1969

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AAS Annual Meetings - Programs, 1975, 1986-1987, 1993-1994

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AAS Annual Meetings - Programs, 2002; 2005-2007

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Slides - Field trips, annual meetings, and other functions, 1972-1973, 1987-1988

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Digital images - AAS Annual Meeting; Denver, Colorado; 2003 (includes electronic records)

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Photographs by David Richman - AAS Annual Meeting; Gainesville, Florida; 1978

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Engraved plates - Spiders of Connecticut, B. J. Kaston, 1948 (Folders 1-3 of 5)

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Box 2

Engraved plates - Spiders of Connecticut, B. J. Kaston, 1948 (Folders 4-5 of 5)

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