4 cartons (5.0 linear ft.)..
Ctn. 1: Letters sent upon Essig's retirement; notes, outlines, manuscripts, and teaching notes for his history of entomology; and, research notebooks for his history of American entomology; Ctn. 2: research notebooks (cont.) for histories of American and European entomology, sources, and societies; Ctn. 3: travel diaries and guest book; and, Ctn. 4: scrapbooks.
Contains notes, outlines, and manuscripts relating to Essig's research on the history of entomology. Includes detailed diaries from his travels throughout the U.S., Europe, and North America during 1936-1937 and 1939-1943, as well as scrapbooks of picture postcards and other memorabilia from his travels in England, Belgium, and Holland in 1936-1937. Also includes a guest book, 1925-1948, and some correspondence, primarily a volume of letters of tribute sent to Essig on the occasion of his retirement, with a few replies sent by him.
Professor in the Dept. of Entomology and Parasitology, U.C. Berkeley. Retired on Sept. 24, 1954.
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