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Manuscript Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred C. Kinsey Entomological papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .K56
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Kinsey’s scientific work on gall wasps. It covers the whole range of research and scientific study from notes and observations made in the field in his notebooks and research notes to publications made by Kinsey on gall wasps. Subjects include taxonomic names such as Amphibolips and Xystoteras as well as broad categories like Research notes and Worksheets. Geographic notations of distribution and other subject matters consist of numbers or bar charts written in ink on...

O. A. Stevens papers and correspondence

 Collection
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 “The...