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Arthropods: Special Collections Materials in Yale Libraries

This guide covers library resources on spiders, crustaceans and insects.

Special Collections Materials in Yale Libraries

Letters to Sir Joseph Banks ... on the subject of cochineal insects, discovered at Madras, By James Anderson M.D., 1788. Call number at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 1978 1529. For more information on this work see its Orbis record.

Edward Claudius Herrick Papers, 1797-1862. This collection of 15 boxes of materials is available for research. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes and drawings recording Herrick's work in astronomy and entomology, especially observations on the Hessian fly. Prominent scientists are included among the correspondents. For more information on this collection see its finding aid in Orbis. Call number Sterling Memorial Library Manuscripts and Archives MS 691. 


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