Scope and Content
Bailey, Stanley F. (Stanley Fuller), 1906-
Title: Stanley Fuller Bailey Papers
Date (inclusive): 1940-1951
4 linear feet
Abstract: Stanley Fuller Bailey (1906-1981) served as Professor of Entomology at the
University of California, Davis. His research focused on agricultural entomology, specifically bean thrips,
pear thrips and the peach twig borer. His papers contain correspondence to researchers and growers regarding
the control of crop pests, as well as manuscripts of some of his writings, including several on thrips.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as
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University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-098
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Stanley Fuller Bailey was born August 1, 1906 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. He graduated with a degree in
Entomology from the University of Massachusetts in 1929 and received a Ph.D. from the University of
California, Berkeley in 1931.
He joined the staff of the University of California, Davis as a junior Entomologist and over a period of
thirty-six years advanced to full professor. His research focused on agricultural entomology, specifically
bean thrips, pear thrips and the peach twig borer.
During World War II, Bailey accepted a commission as Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps of the U.S.
Navy and served in North Carolina, Florida, and the Central Pacific Theater, eventually attaining the rank
of Captain. After the war he returned to the University of California, Davis to become head of the
Department of Entomology (1946-1957) and to continue his teaching and research in agricultural entomology.
Most of his later work focused on the California mosquito vectors of encephalitis and malaria.
Bailey passed away on April 19, 1981.
Bohart, R.M., Bacon, O.G., and Loomis, E.C. "Stanley Fuller Bailey."
In Memoriam. [Berkeley,
Calif. : Academic Senate], 1985.
Scope and Content
The four linear feet of the Stanley Fuller Bailey Papers spans the years 1940-1951. However, the papers lack
materials from 1944-1945 while Bailey was serving in the U.S. Navy. The majority of the papers contain
correspondence to researchers and growers regarding the control of crop pests. Also included are manuscripts
of some of Bailey's writings, including several on thrips.
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged in four series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Works by Bailey, 3. Subject Files, 4.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online
public access catalog.
Bailey, Stanley F. (Stanley Fuller), 1906--Archives
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Stanley Fuller Bailey Papers, D-098 Department of Special Collections, General
Library, University of California, Davis.
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