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Entomologists -- United States -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

O. A. Stevens papers and correspondence

Identifier: Mss .S748
Scope and Contents The items in this collection reflect Stevens’ academic correspondence between the years of 1909 and 1959. The majority of the topics center on his collection of bee and wasp specimens, their proper naming, and their research value to other amateur and professional entomologists. Some correspondence also touches on his botanical and ornithological pursuits, including several letters between Myron H. Swenk, Stevens’ long time correspondent and co-author of the highly regarded paper entitled...
Dates: 1909-1959; Majority of material found within 1920-1940

William G. Dietz letter, 1888 Aug. 27

Identifier: Mss .D54
Scope and content Consists of one handwritten signed letter by a dealer in zoological specimens in Port of Spain [Trinidad and Tobago], with Dietz's pencil notes at the end. Correspondent is replying to an earlier letter from Dietz. He says that he is low on beetles, but has a larger number of Lepidoptera available and offers to send them. [Specimen?] numbers for Coleoptera and Lepidoptera are listed in the left margin. Dietz has added what look like genus and species names in pencil at the bottom of the...
Dates: 1888