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Charles Henry Fernald Papers, 1869-1963
8 boxes (3.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: FS 59

Abstract:
Entomologist, author, professor of Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst when it was known as Massachusetts Agricultural College, and President of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1896. Includes correspondence, memorial tributes, personal recollections by former students and colleague Charles A. Peters, newspaper clippings, and printed versions of published writings. Also contains letters from other entomologists to Fernald's wife, entomologist Maria E. (Smith) Fernald, about her work.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Biographical Note

Entomologist, author, Professor of Zoology; President, Association of Economic Entomologists, 1896.

1838Born, March 16, Mount Desert, Maine to Eben and Sophronia (Wasgatt)
1862Married, August 24, to Maria Elizabeth Smith
1865Principal, Litchfield Academy, Maine
1866-1871Principal, Houlton Academy, Maine
1871-1886Professor of Natural History, Maine State College
1871Honorary A.M., Bowdoin College
1886-1910Professor of Zoology, Massachusetts State College
1886Ph.D., Maine State College
1887-1910Entomologist, Hatch Experiment Station
1891-1892Acting President, Massachusetts Agricultural College
1896President, Association of Economic Entomologists
1908-1912Director, Graduate School, Massachusetts Agricultural College
1921Died, February 22, Amherst, Massachusetts
Scope and contents of the collection

Papers include professional correspondence, 1869-1905, largely with other entomologists; memorial tributes; personal recollections of former student and colleague, Charles A. Peters, 1874-1973; newspaper clippings; printed versions of published writings; and letters from other entomologists to Fernald's wife, entomologist Maria E. (Smith) Fernald (who lived from 1839 to 1919), about her work.

Correspondence to Fernald is arranged in two groupings and then alphabetically according to the surname of correspondent.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Charles Henry Fernald Papers (RG 40/11 C. H. Fernald). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

History of the Collection

Acquired before 1972 with accretions from John Lilly in 1974 and Ring Carde in 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by SCUA staff.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Biographical Information
1892-1963

Box 1:1
Correspondence to Maria E. Fernald
1882-1906

Box 1:2
Collections lists sources unidentified
n.d.

Box 1:3
Correspondence lists
1870s-1890s

Box 1:4
Correspondence received:



Illegible signatures
1872-1903

Box 1:5
A
1872-1896

Box 1:6
Angus, James
1877-1878

Box 1:7
Austro-Hungarian Minister
1897

Box 1:8
B
1856, 1872, 1890-1897

Box 1:9
Baird, Spencer
1872, 1881

Box 1:10
Barrett, Charles W.
1877-1880, 1888

Box 1:11
Belfrage, G.W.
1877

Box 1:12
Beutenmuller
1884, 1890

Box 1:13
Black, George & Alice
1890-1891

Box 1:14
Bolter, A.
1888-1896

Box 1:15
Bradley Fertilizer Co.
1896

Box 1:16
Bridgham, Joseph
1890-1892

Box 1:17
Bruce, David
1884

Box 1:18
Bruner, Lawrence
1888

Box 1:19
Bumpus, H.C.
1888

Box 1:20
Bunker, Reuben H.
1896

Box 1:21
Burgess, W.B.
1891

Box 1:22
C
1889-1899

Box 1:23
Chambers, V.T.
1875-1878

Box 1:24
Clark, Charles Upson
1894

Box 1:25
Claypole, E.W.
1881, 1882

Box 1:26
Cockerell, Theo. D.A.
1888

Box 1:27
Cole, E.E.
1895-1896

Box 1:28
Comstock, J. Henry
1882

Box 1:29
Cooksey, George B.
1890, 1891

Box 1:30
Coquillett, D.W.
1881, 1884

Box 1:31
Cresson, E.T.
1888

Box 1:32
D
1874, 1883 1892-1895

Box 1:33
Davis, G.C.
1893, 1896

Box 1:34
Dietz, W.G.
1891-1896

Box 1:35
Dumant, Hartley
1889-1891

Box 1:36
E
1879, 1891

Box 1:37
Educational Supply Company
1889

Box 1:38
Edwards, [Hy]
1883, 1885, 1890-1891

Box 1:39
Felt, E.P.
1891, 1896

Box 1:42
Fernald, O.H. C.H. Fernald's brother
1892, 1896

Box 1:43
Fisk, Everett O.
1891

Box 1:44
Fletcher, James
1889-1892

Box 1:45
Forbes, S.A.
1884-1899

Box 1:46
Forbush, E.H.
1892-1893, 1896

Box 1:47
Fowler, L.H.
1896

Box 1:48
Friedlander
1890-1892

Box 1:49
Fumouze, A.
1889-1890

Box 1:50
G
1872-1903

Box 1:51
George, Samuel
1900

Box 1:52
Gerrish, O.K.
1900

Box 1:53
Gillette, C.P.
1896

Box 1:54
Goodale, Annie M.
1886-1887

Box 1:55
Goodell, H.H.
1892

Box 1:56
Goodwin, N.N.
1870-1871

Box 1:57
Grote, A.R.
1875-1896

Box 1:58
H
1872-1901

Box 2:59
Hagen, H.A.
1875-1885

Box 2:60
Harper Brothers Editorial Rooms
1890

Box 2:61
Harris, Roland
1877-1886

Box 2:62
Hart, Charles A.
1886-1892

Box 2:63
Hosmer, W.H.
1900

Box 2:64
Howard, L.O.
1895-1896

Box 2:65
Hulst, George D.
1884-1896

Box 2:66
J
1891, 1898

Box 2:67
K
1896-1898

Box 2:68
Kellicott, D.J.
1878, 1882

Box 2:69
King, J.D.
1894

Box 2:70
Kink, George W.
1896

Box 2:71
Kirkland, A.H.
1895-1899

Box 2:72
Klages, Samuel M.
1897

Box 2:73
Kochi, C.
1897-1899

Box 2:74
L
1869, 1895-1899, 1904

Box 2:75
Laurent, Philip
1894-1896

Box 2:76
Lewis, Henry W.
1896-1897

Box 2:77
Lewis, P.C.
1899

Box 2:78
Lintner, J.A.
1894-1897

Box 2:79
Lloyd, Andrew J.
1899

Box 2:80
Lodge, H.C.
1891-1899

Box 2:81
Lounsbury, Charles
1890-1899

Box 2:82
Lunt
1891

Box 2:83
M
1886-1899

Box 2:84
M.A.C. Alumni Club
1891

Box 2:85
Mansfield, F.A.
1891

Box 2:86
Mengel, Levi W.
1894

Box 2:87
Meyrick, Edward
1880-1896

Box 2:88
Moffat, J. Alston
1885-1896

Box 2:89
Morse, Albert P.
1893

Box 2:90
Morton, Emily L.
1893, 1896

Box 2:91
Murtfeldt, Mary E.
1877-1890, 1894-1899

Box 2:92
Myrick, Edward
1888, 1893

Box 2:93
N
1891

Box 3:94
Newstead, R.
1904

Box 3:95
Niles, W.H.
1894

Box 3:96
O
1891, 1899

Box 3:97
P
1872, 1889-1896

Box 3:98
Parker, W.E.
1896

Box 3:99
Philbrick, W.D.
1891

Box 3:100
Powers, J.B.
1894

Box 3:101
R
1879-1891, 1905

Box 3:102
Ragmol, E.H.
1880-1883, 1889

Box 3:103
Rand, Edward L.
1896

Box 3:104
Riley, C.V.
1892-1894

Box 3:105
Ritchie, John Jr.
1894

Box 3:106
Robinson, Wirt 1st LT. 4th US Artillery
1896

Box 3:107
Rumrill, M.M. Fernald's sister?
1896

Box 3:108
S
1874-1899, 1903

Box 3:109
Saunders, John
1892-1896

Box 3:110
Scandlin, W.I.
1894

Box 3:111
Scudder
1877-1897

Box 3:112
Secretarial Vacancies see also JB Powers
1892-1894

Box 3:113
Sessions, R.
1891-1896

Box 3:114
Skinner, Henry
1894-1896, 1905

Box 3:115
Slusson, Mrs. A.T.
1892, 1896

Box 3:116
Smith, John B.
1894-1896, 1898

Box 3:117
Snellen, P.C.T.
1896

Box 3:118
Soule, Miss Caroline
1893

Box 3:119
State Colleges
1891

Box 3:120
Stevens, B.F.
1890-1896

Box 3:121
Streeker, Herman
1871-1879

Box 3:122
Suffolk Engraving Company
1896

Box 3:123
Swiss Agricultural Dept.
1896

Box 3:124
T
1890-1896

Box 3:125
Taylor, G.E.
1892

Box 3:126
Tepper, Fred
1876-1877

Box 3:127
Tracy, J.W.
1890-1896

Box 3:128
Uhler
1876-1888

Box 3:129
W
1888-1896

Box 3:130
Walsingham, Lord
1879-1892

Box 3:131
Webster, F.M.
1896, 1904

Box 3:132
Wheeler, William
1892

Box 3:133
Whitaker, George M. New England farmer
1891

Box 3:134
Winott, C.W.
1897

Box 3:135
Publications - Notes
n.d.

Box 4:136
Publications, Writings, Papers
1887-1898

Box 4:loose
Reports - Massachusetts Board of Agriculture
1887-1907

Box 5:loose
Letter Book
1898-1905

Box 6:bound volume
Observation Notes
1878-?

Box 6:bound volume
Inventory for folders 138 - 236
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Box 7:137
Personal Correspondence
1868-1902

Box 7:138
Correspondence Received:



A
1889-1902

Box 7:139
Alwood, Wm. B.
1898, 1900

Box 7:140
Amherst College
1888, 1896

Box 7:141
Avery, John
1901, n.d.

Box 7:142
B
1874-1902

Box 7:143
B--- A---
1900-1903

Box 7:144
Banks, Nathan
1902

Box 7:145
Bames, William
1899-1901

Box 7:146
Barris, W. H.
1897-1898

Box 7:147
Bates, Frank A.
1896

Box 7:148
Beutenmuller, Wm.
1891-1902

Box 7:149
Bogue, E. E.
1896-1897

Box 7:150
Bowker, William
1900

Box 7:151
Britton, W. E.
1894, 1898

Box 7:152
Bruner, Lawrence
1896-1899

Box 7:153
Burgess, Albert F.
1899-1900

Box 7:154
C
1879-1903

Box 7:155
Cockerell, T. D.
1894-1903

Box 7:156
Collins, Lewis
1898

Box 7:157
Comstock, J. Henry
1877, 1894-1897

Box 7:158
Cooley, R. A.
1898-1902

Box 7:159
Coquillet, D. W.
1880-1902

Box 7:160
Cresson, E. T.
1892, 1896

Box 7:161
D
1879-1901

Box 7:162
Davis, G. C.
1893, 1896

Box 7:163
Dietz, W. G.
1896-1902

Box 7:164
Dimmock, Geo.
1894-1903

Box 7:165
Dyar, Harrison G.
1894-1903

Box 7:166
E
1900-1901

Box 7:167
Easterbrook, Horace M.
1899, 1902

Box 7:168
Edwards, Hy
1890-1891

Box 7:169
Edwards, W. H.
1883

Box 7:170
F
1891-1902

Box 7:171
Feller, P. C.
1878-1881

Box 7:172
Felt, E. P.
1900-1903

Box 7:173
Fletcher, James
1892-1903

Box 7:174
Forbes, S. A.
1884

Box 7:175
Forbush, E. H.
1895, 1898

Box 7:176
G
1892-1903

Box 7:177
Gillette, Clarence
1887-1897

Box 7:178
Goode, G. Brown
1893, 1895-1896

Box 7:179
Goodell, Henry Hill President
1891-1902

Box 7:180
H
1877-1902

Box 8:181
Harris, Roland W.
1877-1902

Box 8:182
Hart, Charles A.
1903

Box 8:183
Harvey, Francis L.
1894, 1897

Box 8:184
Heidemann, Otto
1894

Box 8:185
Henshaw, S.
1887-1896

Box 8:186
Hine, James S.
1897-1902

Box 8:187
Howard, L. 0.
1886-1901

Box 8:188
Hulst, Goo. D.
1892-1894

Box 8:189
Ingram, Henry B.
1907

Box 8:190
1
1899, n.d.

Box 8:191
K
1893-1899

Box 8:192
Kellicott, D. J.
1878, 1881, 1890

Box 8:193
Kincaid, Trevor
1893-1894, 1898

Box 8:194
Kirland, A. H.
1896-1900

Box 8:195
L
1896-1902

Box 8:196
Launders, John
1902

Box 8:197
Laurent, Philip
1895

Box 8:198
Linter, J. A.
1878-1897

Box 8:109
Lounsbury, Charles P.
1896-1897

Box 8:200
Lyman, H. H.
1884, 1898

Box 8:201
M
1879-1903

Box 8:202
MacGillicray, Alex
1896

Box 8:203
Marlatt, C. L.
1894-1895

Box 8:204
Merrick, Harry D.
1902

Box 8:205
Meyrick, Edward
1879-1889

Box 8:206
Moffat, J. Alston
1891-1899

Box 8:207
Morse, Albert P.
1891-1898

Box 8:208
Moulton, F. C.
1894

Box 8:209
Murfeldt, Mary E.
1894, 1902

Box 8:210
N
1889-1895

Box 8:211
O
1884-1898

Box 8:212
Osborne, Herbert
1891-1900

Box 8:213
P
1878, 1896, n.d.

Box 8:214
Parkard, A. J.
1878-1894

Box 8:215
Pergande, Theo.
1881-1894

Box 8:216
Q
1889

Box 8:217
R
1869, 1880-1896

Box 8:218
Ragonot, E.
1885-1893

Box 8:219
Riley, C. V.
1891-1894, n.d.

Box 8:220
S
1877-1903

Box 8:221
Scudder, S.
1878-1897

Box 8:222
Sessions, Wm. R.
1891-1896

Box 8:223
Skinner, Henry
1894-1897

Box 8:224
Slingerland, M. V.
1891-1899

Box 8:225
Smith, John B.
1893-1903

Box 8:226
Snow, F. H.
1902

Box 8:227
Snow, Wm. A.
1892

Box 8:228
T
1878-1894

Box 8:229
U
1880, 1888, 1896

Box 8:230
V
1896

Box 8:231
W
1891-1898

Box 8:232
Webster, F. A
1893-1900

Box 8:233
Weed, Clarence M.
1886, 1894

Box 8:234
Weed, Howard Evarts
1891, 1894

Box 8:235
Woodward, B. E. and sister B. B. Woodward
1902

Box 8:236

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Subjects
  • Entomology--Massachusetts.
  • Fernald, Charles Henry.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Zoology.

Contributors
  • Fernald, Charles Henry.
  • Fernald, Maria E. Smith.
  • Peters, Charles A.


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