Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
American Arachnological Society
This accession consists of records that document the activities, history, membership, meetings, and publications of the American Arachnological Society (AAS). People represented include Charles D. Dondale, William B. Peck, Nan Lawler, David B. Richman, Karl J. Stone, and Beatrice Vogel. Publications include the "Journal of Arachnology," the "American Arachnology" newsletter, and the "Common Spiders of North America." Of particular interest are the records related to a history of the AAS prepared by Vogel as well as the compilation of arachnologists biographies. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, journals, presentations, meeting programs and proceedings, picture postcards, images, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; 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.
- Dondale, Charles D.
- Peck, William B.
- Lawler, Nan
- Richman, David B. (David Bruce), 1942-
- Vogel, Beatrice
- Stone, Karl J.
- Journal of Arachnology (Serial)
- American Arachnology (Newsletter)
- Common Spiders of North America (Monograph). 2012.
- Arachnida -- Congresses
- Arachnida -- North America
- Professional associations
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Picture postcards
- Digital images
- Compact discs
- Digital versatile discs
- Electronic records
- Color photographs
- Black-and-white photographs
- Electronic mail
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-228, American Arachnological Society, Records