Richard Root Papers,1957-2008.

Collection Number: 14-35-4058

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Richard Root papers, 1957-2008.
Collection Number:
14-35-4058
Creator:
Root, Richard
Quantity:
15.4 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, research materials,
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, subject files and research focused on community ecology with special reference to the structure and evolution of insect-plant associations, evolutionary ecology, population dynamics, and dispersal of phytophagous insects and Root's career in the Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Root was emeritus professor in the Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He received his B.S. in 1958 from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in 1964 from the University of California, Berkeley.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes correspondence, subject files and research focused on community ecology with special reference to the structure and evolution of insect-plant associations, evolutionary ecology, population dynamics, and dispersal of phytophagous insects and Root's career in the Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Includes research notes on goldenrods, mowed grids and the Cayuga Survey.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Root, Richard
Cayuga Survey.
Cornell University -- Faculty.
Cornell University. Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Subjects:
Goldrenrods.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Boxes 1-4 and 7 are restricted until September 2025.
Cite As:
Richard Root Papers, #14-35-4058 . Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-30
Correspondence - A-E
1957-2004
Box 7 Folder 1-2
Correspondence - B
1981-2006
Box 2 Folder 1-24
Correspondence - Eck-Kar
1957-2004
Box 3 Folder 1-28
Correspondence - Kin-Pa
1957-2004
Box 4 Folder 1-22
Correspondence - Par-Smith, E.
1957-2004
Box 7 Folder 3-23
Correspondence - Smith, Lincoln-Z
1957-2008
Box 1 Folder 24-27
Guild Concept
1998-2002
Box 5 Folder 1-42
Grants and Proposals, additional Correspondence
1956-1997
Box 6 Folder 1-13
Grant Files
1966-1992
Box 8
Cayuga Survey - Raw Data
1981-1992
Box 9
Cayuga Survey (1993-1998) and Mowed Grid (1979-1994) - Raw Data
1979-1998
Box 10
Mowed Grid - Raw Data
1995-1998
Box 10
Lectures
1972-2001
Box 10
Miscellaneous Teaching Material
1987-2003
Box 10
Insect Ecology Teaching Material
1973-1993
Box 10
Seminars
1962-1974
Box 10
Cornell and Organization of Tropical Studies
1966-1995
Box 11
Seminars - Bio Science 661
1965-1967
Box 11
Insect Ecology Labs and Lecture Notes - Ent 400
1973-2001
Box 11
General Ecology Lecture Notes
1970-1990
Box 12
Field Ecology Course
1968-2002
Box 12
General Ecology Course
1963-1982
Box 12
Research on Solidago Patula
1994-2003
Box 12
Seminars, such as Patch, Community and Competition
1959-1993
Box 12
Gnatcatcher Study - Raw Data
1960s
Box 13
Field Ecology Notes
1984-2002
Box 13
Field Ecology Appendices
1984-1997
Box 13
Ecology and Environment (General Ecology) Lecture Notes
1990s
Box 13
Solidago Research, Lectures
1979-2003
Box 14
Goldenrod Research
1979-1986
Box 14
Gowan Correspondence
1971-1986
Box 14
Pesticide Information
1990s
Box 14
Radiation Dump Clones, Maps
1986-1996
Box 14
Solidago Insect Fauna Research
1980-1986
Box 7 Folder 28
Journal with notes from Archbold
1981-1988; 1990-1998
Box 7 Folder 29
Journal with notes from Archbold - Solidago Chapmanni
1990-2002
Box 15-16
Field Notes
1957-1976