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

Accession 19-199

American Arachnological Society

Records, circa 1940s, 1961-2018

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Arachnological Society
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1940s, 1961-2018
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 19-199
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 07/18/1986 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-199, American Arachnological Society, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual - Proof - Darrell Ubick, Pierre Paquin, Paula E. Cushing, and Vincent D. Roth, 2008

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Spider Genera of North America Revision Team (SGNART) - Correspondence, August 23, 2000 to September 2, 2003

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SGNART - Correspondence regarding keys, December 19, 2001 to May 2, 2003 (3 folders)

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SGNART - Vincent D. Roth Chapter - Comments, April 2003 to January 2004 (2 folders)

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Alexander Petrunkevitch - Biographical information, two signed photographs, and articles, 1940s, 2017

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AAS meeting - Group portrait, Columbia, Missouri, 1995

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AAS meeting - Proceedings, posters, and group portrait, Trinidad and Tobago, 1999

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International Congress of Arachnology (ICS) meeting - Group portrait and key, Golden, Colorado, 2016

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ICA meeting - Program and abstracts, Golden, Colorado, 2016

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AAS meeting - Executive Committee materials, Golden, Colorado, 2016

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Correspondence - Vince D. Roth, 1965-1997

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Allen Dean correspondence - Brady, A. R., 1981-1984

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Allen Dean correspondence - Coddington, Jonathan, 1988-1992

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Allen Dean correspondence - Cokendolpher, James, 1979-1995

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Allen Dean correspondence - Cutler, Bruce, 1982-1990

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Allen Dean correspondence - Dondale, Charles D., 1977-1992

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Allen Dean correspondence - Edwards, G. B., 1980-1993

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Allen Dean correspondence - Farber, Dean B., 1982-1984, 1998

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Allen Dean correspondence - Gertsch, W. J., 1982-1987

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Allen Dean correspondence - Griswald, Charles E., 1982-1992, 2002

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Allen Dean correspondence - Horner, Norman, 1978-1993

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Allen Dean correspondence - Levi, Herbert W., 1982-2000

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Allen Dean correspondence - Maddison, Wayne, 1985-1994

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Allen Dean correspondence - Millidge, A. F., 1982-1985

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Allen Dean correspondence - Mott, Dan, 1986-1987

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Allen Dean correspondence - Opell, Brent, 1991-1994

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Allen Dean correspondence - Peck, W. B., 1991-1994

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Allen Dean correspondence - Platnick, Norman I., 1982-2001

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Allen Dean correspondence - Reddell, James, 1983-1987

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Allen Dean correspondence - Reiskind, Jonathan, 1982

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Allen Dean correspondence - Richman, David B., 1980-1998

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Allen Dean correspondence - Roth, Vincent D., 1985-1992

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Allen Dean correspondence - Wolff, Robert J., 1987-1988

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Correspondence - William Rapp, 1975-1985

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Correspondence regarding spider venom, 1987-1999

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Journal of Arachnology (JOA) - Editorial meeting minutes - Policy Change, 2001-2006

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AAS meeting - Eastern Division - General information, Carbondale, Illinois, August 1976

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AAS meeting - General information, Gainesville, Florida, June 1978

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AAS meeting - General information, University of Tennessee, August 1981

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AAS meeting - General information and group portrait, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1984

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AAS meeting - General information and group portrait, Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada, June 1990

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President, Bea Vogel - Invitation to join AAS, 1973

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AAS revised corporation document, 1973

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JOA - Original bulk mailing authorization, 1977

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Association of Systematics Collections - Bill Peck on the AAS, 1980

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Images and documents - David Richman, arachnologists at Ruslter's Park, Coronado National Forest, Arizona (1972), 2000, 2009-2010 (electronic records)

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License agreement for illustrations to be published in Common Spiders of North America, 2009

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Robin Ernest Leech autobiography, 2017 (electronic records)

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Correspondence between Allen Dean and other arachnologists (original documents located in box 1), 2018 (electronic records)

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"An Invitation to Spider Workers of the Southwest" - Donald C. Lowrie, California State College, Los Angeles

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AAS meeting - Photographs, Warrensburg, Missouri, 1975

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Photographs - Kap Yong Paik and his wife with Dr. Strickler and son, Kyungpook University, Daegu, South Korea, 1961

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Photograph - Stanley Williams and family, 1970

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Photographs - AAS field trip - Central Missouri State University, July 26, 1975

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Photograph - Pierre Bonnet - Warrensburg, Missouri, 1975

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Photograph - H. D. Cameron, 1975

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Photograph - Oscar Francke, 1978

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Photograph - Herbert Levi, 1978

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Photograph - Norman Platnick, 1978

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ICA meeting - Group portrait, Jaca, Spain, 1986

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ICA meeting - Group portrait, Turku, Finland, 1989

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AAS meeting - Group portrait, Tucson, Arizona, 1996

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AAS meeting - Group portrait by John Weinstein, Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, 1998

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AAS meeting - Second day - Tapes 1-2, July 26, 2003 (VHS tapes)

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AAS meeting - Closing day - Tapes 1-2, July 27, 2003 (VHS tapes)

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Electronic Records

AAS meeting - First day - Video recording - July 2003 (electronic records)

Electronic Records