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Bradley, James C. papers, 1905-1962

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1717
  • Size: 32.8 cubic ft. A monograph, manuscripts, lecture notes and teaching materials, field notebooks, drawings, typed and handwritten notes, personal and professional correspondence, bibliographies, glass slides and mounted photographs, and photograph albums.
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Abstract: 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

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2102
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondence and research materials.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Abstract: 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

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0025
  • Size: 5.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, Diaries, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: 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

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0257
  • Size: 9.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, and illustrative material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Ornithology
  • Abstract: 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

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2133
  • Size: 27.4 cubic ft Computer Media, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Abstract: Records of the Cornell University Department of Entomology in Ithaca and at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station

Devereaux, Willard Loomis papers, 1874-189

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6745
  • Size: 1 cubic foo Correspondence, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Entomology
  • 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

Entomology and Limnology, Department of record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1461
  • Size: 1.3 cubic ft Correspondence, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: 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, 1939-199

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3556
  • Size: 2 cubic ft Correspondence.
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence name files and correspondence filed alphabetically

Glass, Edward papers, 1940-1999.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3343
  • Size: 3 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, lecture notes, subject files, biographical material, and photographs.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Abstract: 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

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2228
  • Size: 26.5 cubic ft Correspondence, notes, reports, newsletters, photographs, and other files
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • 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

Hart, James Morgan papers, 1856-1916

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0065
  • Size: 6.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, notes, photograph albums, and a scrapbook.
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Literary Collections
  • Abstract: 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 Gottingen, 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.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0844
  • Size: 5.2 cubic ft. Scientific addresses, lecture notes, articles, bulletins, drawing and illustrations.
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Abstract: 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,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3017
  • Size: 33.3 cubic ft Correspondence, Diaries, Maps/Charts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Professional papers of Gerard Hendrik Matthes, a hydraulic engineer and member of the U.S. Geological Survey

McClure, H. Elliott papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6757
  • Size: 28 cubic ft Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Materials, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Ornithology
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: 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, 1888-195

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0479
  • Size: 5.9 cubic ft. Letters, legal documents, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, course material
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Correspondence and documents describing the career of James G. Needham

Phillips, Everett Franklin papers, 1868-1950.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0768
  • Size: 3.7 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, papers.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Abstract: Correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to bees and beekeeping.

Pimentel, David papers, 1952-1989.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1453
  • Size: 43 cubic ft. Drafts, notes, reports, minutes, surveys, correspondence, records, proposals, evaluations, papers, theses, reviews, record book, data notebooks, reports, studies, articles, computer data and cards, and other papers.
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: 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.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1775
  • Size: 8 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, data books, radio talks, handbooks, course material, papers.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Abstract: 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.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1350
  • Size: .1 cubic ft. Bulletins, notes, and a manuscript.
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Abstract: 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.