Willard Loomis Devereaux Papers,1874-1899.

Collection Number: 6745

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Willard Loomis Devereaux papers, 1874-1899.
Collection Number:
6745
Creator:
Willard Loomis. Devereaux
Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Publications, Research Materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Willard L. Devereaux was a prominent farmer of Wayne County, near Clyde, New York. He also made a specialty of orchard and vineyard planting. Mr. Devereaux was also an entomologist of considerable note. His collection of bugs and insects was one of the finest in his time. He authored many articles on entomology. He was a charter member of the Entomological Society of America and was also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Mr. Devereaux also held memberships in the Grange, Farmers Alliance, and the Clyde Farmers Exchange.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Devereaux, Willard Loomis.
Blair, Thomas O.
Cassino, Samuel Edson, 1856-1937.
Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931.
Conradi, Adolph.
Fuller, A. S.
Gray, Asa, 1810-1888.
Kretzler, Arthur.
Sevette, G. M.
Strecker, Herman, 1836-1901.
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.
United States Department of Agriculture,--Division of Entomology.

Subjects:
Entomology--Societies, etc.--United States.

Places:
Wayne County,--New York (State)--Clyde.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Willard Loomis Devereaux papers, #6745. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. Advertisements, Notices, Misc. Letters, Misc. Notes
Box 1 Folder 1-28
Series II. Articles
Box 1 Folder 29-35
Box 1 Folder 250-258
Series III. Coleoptera Lists
Box 1 Folder 36-42
Series IV. Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 43-212
Series V. Post Cards
Box 1 Folder 213-249