State Entomologist's Correspondence, 1988-1909 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 43/4/1
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
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Description: Correspondence of Stephen A. Forbes, State Entomologist (1882-1917), with entomologists, agricultural experiment station director, farmers, nurserymen and orchardists, nursery inspectors, university entomology and zoology professors and others concerning entomology; identification of plant diseases and insects; insect control; spraying compounds and techniques; 1899 legislation on inspection, certification and quarantines; treatment of infected trees, San Jose scale, corn root-aphis; gypsy and brow tail moths; public addresses; publications and printing; employment and personnel matters and related topics. Correspondents include Henry M. Dunlap, L.R. Taft (Michigan), W.H. Jordan (New York), William B. Alwood (Virginia), E.S.G. Titus, L.R. Bryant, J.K. Dickirson, Benjamin W. Douglass (Indiana), Sam H. Dixon (Texas), Charles Thorne (Ohio) and others.