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

Accession 16-068

American Arachnological Society

Records, 1948-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Arachnological Society
Title: Records
Dates: 1948-1996
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-068
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the correspondence of Vincent D. Roth. He worked at the Oregon State Department of Agriculture and then the University of Arizona Experimental Station in Yuma, before moving on to be the Resident Director of the Southwest Research Station (part of the American Museum of Natural History) near Portal, Arizona. His interest in taxonomy lead him to publish in 1982 a handbook for identification called "Spider Genera of North America." There is some correspondence related to that publication and other correspondence related to his activities as an arachnologist as well as related to his time serving in the American Arachnological Society. Materials include correspondence, postcards, and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the correspondence of Vincent D. Roth. He worked at the Oregon State Department of Agriculture and then the University of Arizona Experimental Station in Yuma, before moving on to be the Resident Director of the Southwest Research Station (part of the American Museum of Natural History) near Portal, Arizona. His interest in taxonomy lead him to publish in 1982 a handbook for identification called "Spider Genera of North America." There is some correspondence related to that publication and other correspondence related to his activities as an arachnologist as well as related to his time serving in the American Arachnological Society. Materials include correspondence, postcards, and clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-068, American Arachnological Society, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence - A-Z, 1980-1986

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Correspondence - A-Z, 1987-1989

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Correspondence - A-D, 1954-1984 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - A-D, 1951-1991 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - E-H, 1968-1985 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - E-H, 1954-1996

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Correspondence - I-L, 1953-1985

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Correspondence - I-L, 1952-1975

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Correspondence - M-R, 1957-1984 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - M-R, 1949-1978

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Correspondence - S-Z, 1951-1985

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Correspondence - A-W, 1990-1998 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - North American Guide to Spider Genera - Erigonid and linyphiid, 1984-1986

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Correspondence - North American Guide to Spider Genera - Miscellaneous, 1975-1985

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Correspondence - Croeser, Peter, 1986-1990

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Correspondence - Exline-Frizzel, Harriet, 1948-1967

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Correspondence - Gertsch, Willis, 1947-1956

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Correspondence - Gertsch, Willis, 1957-1968 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - Heiss, John, 1983 (grant proposal)

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Correspondence - Levi, Herbert, 1951-1989 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - Leech, Robin, 1968-1975

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Correspondence - Peck, Bill, 1968-1982 (The Peck folder contains discussions on the placement of the Exline-Peck collection. Letters from Gertsch, Dondale, Reiskind, Levi and Platnick are included)

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Correspondence - Platnick, Norman, 1974-1991

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Correspondence - Richman, Dave, 1965-1983

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Box 2

Correspondence - Schick, Robert X., 1952-1972

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Correspondence - Ubick, Darrell, 1972-1997

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Correspondence - Vogel, Bea, 1963-1977

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Correspondence - Wallace, H. K., 1951-1972

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Correspondence - California Academy of Sciences, 1990-1997

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Correspondence - Foreign scientists, 1955-1994 (2 folders)

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Miscellaneous correspondence from various zoologists, 1956-1972

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Museum correspondence: Paris, British, United States National Museum (USNM), others, 1949-1968

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