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Guide to the Literature of the Life sciences (manuscript)

Guide to the Literature of the Life sciences (manuscript)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Guide to the Literature of the Life sciences (manuscript)
Creator: University of Georgia
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1979
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet 2 document boxes, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2011
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Emeritus Professor Roger C. Smith was an active member of the Department of Entomology of Kansas State University from 1918 to 1958 where he was considered a world-wide authority in the insect group, the neurospora. His course on "The literature of entomological and zoological literature" inspired many young biologists into becoming productive scientists.

W. Malcolm Reid was introduced to graduate research by Dr. Smith's course in 1935. Prof. Reid taught a popular course entitled "Literature searching and scientific writing to students from 25 departments in the life sciences at the University of Georgia since 1995. His research field is in a branch of parasitology where he has become an authority on coccidiosis control in poultry. He earned the title of Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Poultry Science. Dr. Reid has served author and editor of numerous papers and several textbooks in his field.

Arlene E. Luchsinger is the Bibliographer for the Biological Sciences and Head of the Science Collections at the University of Georgia. She holds master's degrees in botany from Kansas State University and librarianship from the University of Michigan. She has had library experience at the University of Michigan, The University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.), and Georgia State University (Atlanta). She is the co-author of Systematic Botany (McGraw-Hill).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the manuscript and correspondence relating to Guide to the Literature of the Life Sciences, written by Malcolm Reid, Roger C. Smith, and Arlene Luchsinger.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Guide to the Literature of the Life Sciences manuscript, ms2011, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Georgia.
Bibliographical literature -- Georgia -- Athens -- History -- 20th century.
Botanists -- Georgia -- Athens -- Correspondence.
Librarians -- Georgia -- Athens -- Correspondence.
Luchsinger, Arlene E. -- Correspondence
Manuscripts for publication.
Reid, W. Malcolm, 1910- -- Correspondence
Smith, Roger Cletus, 1888- -- Guide to the literature of the life sciences

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1978-1979
12Preface, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents
13Chapter I
14Chapter II
15Chapter III
16Chapter IV
17Chapter V
18Chapter VI
19Chapter VII
110Chapter VIII
111Chapter IX
112Chapter X
113Chapter XI
21Preface - revisions
22Chapter I - revisions
23Chapter II - revisions
24Chapter III - revisions
25Chapter IV - revisions
26Chapter V - revisions
27Chapter VI - revisions
28Chapter VII - revisions
29Chapter VIII - revisions
210Chapter IX - revisions
211Chapter X - revisions
212Chapter XI - revisions
31Chapters I-IV - 1st Rough Draft
32Chapters V-X - 1st Rough Draft
33Printed Version