George G. Gyrisco Papers,[ca. 1940]-1984.

Collection Number: 21-23-2228

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
George G. Gyrisco papers, [ca. 1940]-1984.
Collection Number:
21-23-2228
Creator:
G. G. Gyrisco
Quantity:
26.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, notes, reports, newsletters, photographs, and other files.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of entomology, Cornell University.
George Gordon Gyrisco, born 1920, received his Ph.D from Cornell University in 1947.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Gyrisco, G. G.
Palm, Charles
Schwardt, Herbert
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Graduate students.
Cornell University--Students.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Entomology.

Subjects:
Entomology--Research.
Entomology--Study and teaching.
Entomology--Societies, etc.
Insect pests--Control.
Entomologists.
College teachers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Files of graduate students and undergraduate advisees (Box 10, 11, 12), and personal correspondence (Box 29) may be used and reproduced until 2030 only with the permission of the Head of the Department of Entomology at Cornell University.
Cite As:
George G. Gyrisco papers, #21-23-2228. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Commercial Correspondence, 1947-1984 , A-P, filed by corporation, i.e., CIBA, DuPont, Hooker
Box 2
Same, S-Z; Grants-in-aid, A-Z, filed by corporation, i.e., Agway, Velsical; County Agents Correspondence, 1949-1959
Box 3
Same, 1960-1983 ; Forage Crops Correspondence, Forage Insect Correspondence, 1958-1971 ; Extension Letters; Department of Entomology Letters; Personal Correspondence
Box 4
"Weekly Report on Insect, Diseases and Crop Development," 1967-1982 [unsorted]; "Cornell Fact Sheet: Chemical-Pesticide Program," 1965-1973 [unsorted]
Box 5
Jugatae Newsletter, 1949 - ; Department Newsletter; TIEG Newsletter, 1971 - ; "Comstock Comments," 1977-1978 ; "Weekly Reports on Insects ... to County Agents," 1964 ; "Cornell Fact Sheet: Chemicals-Pesticides Program," 1966 ; Computer Center Reports, University in Turmoil, 1968-1969 ; Comprehensive Review, Department of Entomology, 1973, 1979, 1984
Box 6
Northeast Aerial Applicator's Conference, 18 vols., 1966-1983 ; NYS Insecticide and Fungicide Recommendations, 1978-1981
Box 7
NYS Insecticide and Fungicide Recommendations, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1971-1976, [1955-1962 , on microfilm in Mann Library]; Various college publications and material relative to NY agriculture
Box 8
[Eliminated by removal of duplicates during processing]
Box 9
Forage insects bibliography; Correspondence of Professor H.H. Schwardt, 1938-1946 ; European Chafer Reports, 1942-1954 ; Clover Root Borer Reports, 1937-1946 ; Seed Corn Maggot Reports, 1940-1949 ; Mexican Bean Beetle Reports, 1937-1944 ; General Forage Insects
Box 10
Graduate Student files, A-L [RESTRICTED]
Box 11
Graduate Student files, L-Z [RESTRICTED]
Box 12
Undergraduate advisees and general correspondence [RESTRICTED]
Box 13
Insecticide research reports, 1947-1963 , Phyllophaga Reports and Data, 1936-1945 , Alfalfa Snout Beetle Reports and Data, 1934-1947 , Class notes and laboratory texts
Box 14
General correspondence, A-W, 1949-1981 , Entomological Society of American, Extension
Box 15
USDA, College and Department committees files
Box 16
College and Department committee files
Box 17
University files, Laboratory requirements, Project statements
Box 18
Grant information NSF, NIH & CU, Insecticide residue research on milk, poultry, etc.
Box 19
Insecticide residue in milk, 1950s and 1960s , NE-36 reports, Birdsfoot trefoil experiments
Box 20
Insect control research and recommendations, NE-36 reports on pesticide residue in ... commodities, European chafer, Alfalfa snout beetle, photographs
Box 21
Forage crop program, Forage insect recommendations, Alfalfa Weevil
Box 22
Alfalfa weevil conferences, 1964-1974
Box 23
Alfalfa weevil material including photos, Cereal leaf beetle projects, Department requirements for admissions, Grant proposals, Jugatae, Papers and lectures
Box 24
General files including teaching, research and professional information, 1940-1982 , Manuscripts of articles, 1940-1982
Box 25
Annual reports of forage insect infestation, 1948-1982 , Multiple copies of 12th Annual Report, 1959 , Retirement material, 1976-1977 , Conference papers
Box 26
General files including teaching, community activity, correspondence, reports, 1973-1982
Box 27 Folder 1
Photos: Riverhead, New York, 1943,1946; Near Bellville, New York, 1948
Box 27 Folder 2
Photos: Outside Comstock Hall, 1944; Insectory 1945, 1949
Box 27 Folder 3
Photos: George Gyrisco
Box 27 Folder 4
Photos: Near Malone, New York (releasing parasites), 1960
Box 27 Folder 5
Photos: Student/Staff, Cornell (individual), 1951-1959
Box 27 Folder 6
Photos: Student/Staff, Cornell (individual), 1959-1969
Box 27 Folder 7
Photos: Student/Staff, Cornell (individual), 1952-1976
Box 27 Folder 8
Photos: Student/Staff (group), 1949-1971
Box 27 Folder 9
Photos: Other students
Box 27 Folder 10
Photos: Student/Staff, Massachusetts State University, 1940-1943
Includes photocopy portrait of Lotta Crabtree
Box 27 Folder 11
Photos: Professor Herbert Schwardt and Charles Palm
Box 27 Folder 12
Photos: Near Minetto lab, Oswego, New York (with Charles Palm?), 1935, 1936
Box 27 Folder 13
Photos: Student/Staff - collage of photos
Box 28
Papers on Comstock Hall history, forage crop history in entomology, and evolution/biblical thinking
Box 29
Personal correspondence, 1974-1983 [RESTRICTED]