Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains papers related to Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr.'s work at the United Fruit Company in Columbia between 1928 and 1929, including other related documents that were authored by other entomologists or scientists in ca. 1926-1931.
Other papers in this collection document Darlington's research- and/or military-related trips, with a date range between the 1930s and the 1970s, to the Carribean Islands, Australia (such as the Harvard Australian Expedition, 1931-1932), Philippines, Papua New Guinea, New Britain, and Chile, including New Hampshire and the Western United States. It also includes copies of his doctoral dissertation, "The Cicindelid and Carabid Beetles of New Hampshire, with special reference to their geographical relationships of the mountain fauna (1931)," research notes from his visits to various museums in London and Paris, and lists of type specimens and bibliographies.
This collection also contains visual material, such as negative films, color slides, glass plate negatives, and photographic prints. Items in this section are mostly described and labeled by Darlington.
- ca. 1920s-1970s
Biographical / Historical
For more information about Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr., please see the following online resources:
Assessed and processed by Rona Razon, 2019 March-August.
- Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. Papers, ca. 1920s-1970s
- Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
- Started in March 2019; Completed in September 2019; Published in September 2019
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