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Georgia Entomological Society archives

Georgia Entomological Society archives

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Entomological Society archives
Creator: Georgia Entomological Society
Inclusive Dates: 1937-2001
Language: English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet 3 document boxes
Collection Number: ms3288
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The object and purpose of the Society is to foster entomological accomplishments among its members and to promote the welfare of the entire State of Georgia through the encouragement of: association and free discussion among all entomologists; the preparation, reading, and publication of papers; the dissemination of entomological information to the general public; the cooperative production of a statewide insect survey; publication of the "Journal of Entomological Science." - from Constitution of the Georgia Entomological Society, Inc. The Society provides a focal point for entomologists through the dissemination of results of original research, ideas and accomplishments in technology transfer, and information on entomology and entomologists, through its annual meeting and the Journal of Entomological Science. Annual meetings are held at sites throughout Georgia where entomologists and scientists in related fields convene and are given the opportunity to present papers and posters. --- Georgia Entomological Society website - Object and Purpose http://www.ent.uga.edu/ges/ges_object_purpose.htm (Retrieved November 19, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of archives of the Georgia Entomological Society from the years 1937-2001. Items included are programs, minutes and journal reports from the annual meetings of the Georgia Entomological Society.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia Entomological Society archives, ms3288, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Entomology -- Societies, etc.
Georgia Entomological Society -- Congresses
Georgia Entomological Society -- History
Meetings.
Minutes (administrative records)
Proceedings (reports)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11First half-century paper given at 51st meeting at Jekyll Island, Georgia, 1987 March 19
 
12Early society meeting attendees-addresses
 
13Georgia Entomological Society and journal histories
 
14Oliver J. Snapp files
 
boxfolder
21Meetings, 1937-1952
 
22Meetings, 1953-1961
 
23Meetings, 1962-1972
 
24Meetings, 1973-1981
 
boxfolder
31Meetings, 1982-1987
 
32Meetings, 1988-2001
 
33Mailing lists
 
34Photographs
 
35Photographs, negatives