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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(s): 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 (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
Minutes (administrative records)
Proceedings (reports)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
21Meetings, 1937-1952
22Meetings, 1953-1961
23Meetings, 1962-1972
24Meetings, 1973-1981
31Meetings, 1982-1987
32Meetings, 1988-2001
33Mailing lists
35Photographs, negatives