Entomology

Bradley, James C. papers, 1905-1962   32.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-1717
Includes Bradley's A Manual of the Genera of Beetles, North of Mexico; manuscripts for papers; lecture notes and teaching materials; field notebooks, drawings, and typed and handwritten notes; personal and professional correspondence; bibliographies; glass slides and mounted photographs of entomological subjects and expeditions, including the First Cornell University Biological Expedition to the Okefenoke Swamp in Georgia and a later expedition through Arizona and California, as well as a few Ithaca area scenes; photograph albums; includes much material on wasps. Also, correspondence with J. Henry Comstock and others.

Chapman, Paul Jones papers, 1940-1983   1.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-2102
Includes correspondence concerning the graduate program of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, 1940-1983; selection of a head for the Entomology Department at Cornell University, 1965; and Rachel Carson's SILENT SPRING, 1962-1963. Also, research material concerning SILENT SPRING.

Comstock, John Henry and Anna Botsford papers, 1833-1955   6.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-25
Includes personal correspondence of Anna Botsford and Henry John (later John Henry) Comstock, 1859-1923; professional correspondence (1878-1926) documenting John Henry Comstock's influence in the development of entomology departments in colleges throughout the United States; publications by or about the Comstocks; lecture and field notes; certificates and awards; typescript draft of an autobiography by Anna Comstock, published posthumously as THE COMSTOCKS OF CORNELL: JOHN HENRY AND ANNA BOTSFORD COMSTOCK edited by Glenn W. Herrick and Ruby Green Smith, 1953; Botsford and Comstock family photographs; Anna Botsford diaries (1870-71, 1874-75) and poem; a scrapbook relating to the Botsford family, Phebe Irish Botsford, and Anna Botsford Comstock; materials concerning wood engraving; photographs and sketches (pen and ink and pencil) of insects by Anna Comstock used in Comstock Press publications; glass lantern slides used in Anna Comstock's nature study classes; wood block; engraving tools; and wood engravings of plants, insects, and nature scenes by Anna Botsford Comstock.

Cornell University Press and Comstock Publishing Company records, [ca. 1880-1935]   9.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 35-6-257
Correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, and illustrative material pertaining to books published by the Cornell University Press and the Comstock Publishing Company; correspondence pertaining to a merger of the Nature Study Review and Nature Magazine; and correspondence pertaining to John W. ("Uncle John") Spencer's stories and letters for children on nature study and rural life; correspondents include Anna Botsford Comstock, Mary Eleanor Davis, Paul S. Galtsoff, Albert H. Hartzell, Frank E. Lutz, James G. Needham, Arthur Newton Pack, Cuthbert W. Pound, Percival S. Ridsdale, John W. Spencer, and Paul S. Welch.

Department of Entomology records   27.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-2133
Records of the Cornell University Department of Entomology in Ithaca and at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station.

Devereaux, Willard Loomis papers, 1874-1899   1 cubic foot

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6745
The collection contains correspondence, articles, advertisements, notes, and coleoptera lists. Correspondents include Thomas O. Blair, Samuel Edison Cassino, John Henry Comstock, Adolph Conradi, A. S. Fuller, Asa Gray, A. P. Hilton, Arthur Kretzler, G. M. Sevette, and Herman Strecker. Organizations include American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Entomological Society; American Naturalist and Naturalists' Agency; Cambridge Entomological Club; Daily Rural Life; Entomological Society of America; Galen Agricultural Society; New York State Grange; New York State Museum of Natural History; Office of the State Entomologist; United States Department of Agriculture, Division of Botany; and United States Department of Agriculture, Division of Entomology.

Entomology and Limnology, Department of records   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-1461
Records of the department; includes subject files, correspondence, and other material; also includes mss. and notes by George C. Embody, 1909, 1930-ca. 1945; and mss. by C. McC. Mottley, ca. 1940 on fisheries research.

Francelmont, John G. Papers, 1939-1994   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-01-3556
The collection consists of correspondence name files and correspondence filed alphabetically.

Glass, Edward papers, 1940-1999.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-3343
Includes correspondence, reports, lecture notes, subject files, biographical material, and photographs, relating to Glass' career in the Dept. of Entomology and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Cornell University, his work in the Phillipines, and with the firm Rhodia.

Gyrisco, George G. papers, [ca. 1940]-1984.   26.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-2228
Files on graduate students and undergraduate advisees; general correspondence and subject files relating to entomology; research and conference notes and reports, files on insect control research and recommendations, and extension newsletters. Includes photographs of people and projects in Gyrisco's career.

Hart, James Morgan papers, 1856-1916   6.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-18-65
Includes letters from scholars relating to the study of languages and literature, particularly Old English, Celtic, and German, and to scholarly language journals and associations; from educators relating to university patterns and policies at Cornell; from editors concerning Hart's publications; from Mrs. Bayard Taylor regarding her husband's papers; autographed letters from Louisa May Alcott, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Henry James, Henry W. Longfellow, Lord Russell, and others addressed to Hart's father, John Seeley Hart; notes on German and English literature; photograph albums of family and friends; scrapbook of Hart's letters to newspapers; typescript copies of letters of Will Doherty relating to entomological collecting trips in Asia, Africa, and Europe; letters from Hart to his parents commenting on his student days at Princeton and Göttingen, his life as a law clerk in New York City, and his experiences as an instructor at Cornell and in subsequent teaching posts; and letters from T.F. Crane commenting on affairs at Cornell University.

Herrick, Glenn Washington papers, 1972-1963.   5.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-844
Scientific addresses; lecture notes on spiders; articles and bulletins; page proofs and original drawings and illustrations for Insect Enemies of Shade Trees; bibliographies; lists of students and alumni; scientific drawings and photographs; diaries; correspondence concerning the Cornell Department of Entomology; travel papers; personal accounts; newspaper clippings; outline talks and short manuscript writings on politics, education, the Cornell campus, and the Cornell Entomology Department; an oral history; photograph of Jugatae members; personal letters written to Glenn and Nannie Herrick; and genealogical material and family correspondence.

Matthes, Gerard Hendrik papers,   33.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3017
Professional papers of Gerard Hendrik Matthes, a hydraulic engineer and member of the U.S. Geological Survey.

McClure, H. Elliott papers   28 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6757
Files relating to Asian birds include species files and lists from Japan and India; files relating to bird banding, especially in Thailand.

Needham, James G. papers, 1888-1957   5.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-479
Correspondence and documents describing the career of James G. Needham.

Phillips, Everett Franklin papers, 1868-1950.   4.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-768
Correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to bees and beekeeping.

Pimentel, David papers, 1952-1989.   43 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-1453
Includes drafts, notes, reports, minutes, surveys, correspondence, and other papers of the President's Committee on the College of Agriculture; records of committees, commissions, and conferences in which Pimentel was active; correspondence; research proposal evaluations; papers; theses; manuscript reviews; experiment record book; experiment data notebooks of Pimentel and of students; reports; studies; articles written or co-written by Pimentel; National Science Foundation materials; computer data and cards; and other papers relating to Pimentel's work in entomology.

Rawlins, William Arthur papers, 1930-1972.   8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-1775
Papers include general correspondence, and correspondence and reports from Rawlins' work with the Food and Agricultural Organization's Mission to Poland and with the Ford Foundation in India.

Ries, Donald T. miscellany, 1921.   .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1350
Bulletins on insect control from the Dept. of Military Sanitation, Medical Field Service School, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.; folder of notes on houseplants and flower preservation; and "Short History of Camp Driftwood, 1921," an account of a camping trip near Taughannock Falls, Tompkins County, N.Y. taken by Ries and his friends.


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