Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
American Arachnological Society
Records, circa 1940s, 1961-2018
This accession consists of records that document the activities, history, membership, meetings, and publications of the American Arachnological Society (AAS). People represented include Vincent D. Roth and Allen Dean. Of particular note are the materials related to the Spider Genera of North America Revision Team and the culmination of their work in the AAS publication, Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting programs and proceedings, meeting minutes, images, video recordings, posters, articles, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; 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.
- Roth, Vincent D.
- Dean, Allen
- American Arachnological Society. Spider Genera of North America Revision Team
- Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual (Monograph : 2005)
- Congresses and conventions
- Arachnida -- Classification
- Professional associations
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Compact discs
- Electronic images
- Electronic records
- Black-and-white negatives
- Black-and-white photographs
- Color photographs
- Color transparencies
- Video recordings
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-199, American Arachnological Society, Records