Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
American Arachnological Society
Records, 1948, 1961-2007
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.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 07/18/1986 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Richman, David B. (David Bruce), 1942-
- Kaston, B. J. (Benjamin Julian), 1906-1985
- Spiders of Connecticut (Monograph). 1948.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-055, American Arachnological Society, Records