Scope and Content
American Registry of Professional Entomologists. California Assocociation
Title: California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists Records.
Date (bulk): (bulk 1978-1992)
1 linear foot
Abstract: Organizational records related to the foundation and operations of the California
Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists. Includes correspondence, membership records,
financial records, bylaws, brochures, newsletters, and photographs.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-448
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
The California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists (CA-ARPE) was founded on June
26, 1979 in Fresno, California. This organization developed out of the American Registry of Professional
Entomologists (ARPE). The CA-ARPE represented only resident members of ARPE who lived in California.
The CA-ARPE was a statewide non-profit organization that had three divisions. These divisions were a Northern
Division (Northern California), Central Division (Central California), and a Southern Division (Southern
California). The members were all professional entomologists. According to the bylaws, the purpose for the
CA-ARPE was to enhance "the contributions of professional entomologists to the people of California and to
Scope and Content
The California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists Records span 1978-1996, with
the bulk of material between 1978 and 1992. The collection contains material related to the foundation and
operations of the California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists, including
correspondence, membership records, newsletters, board and annual meeting agendas and minutes, and financial
The collection also includes American Registry of Professional Entomologists information and some material from
the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged into six series: 1. Administration; 2. Board and Annual Meetings: 3. Newsletters;
4. American Registry of Professional Entomologists Information; 5. Department of Food and Agriculture; 6.
The following collections at Special Collections may also be of interest:
D-217, Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Archives, 1939-1986: This collection contains annual
meeting and committee minutes, annual reports, correspondence, financial documents, programs, and informational
D-166, Northern California Entomology Club Archives, 1930-1976: This collection contains correspondence
(1960-1968, minutes (1930-1975), financial records (1969-1976), membership lists, the club constitution, and
information about loan funds.
D-296, Paul H. DeBach Papers, 1921-1989: This collection contains research notes, background data, manuscripts,
reprints, project plans, progress reports, and correspondence relating to DeBach's pioneering work in the field
of integrated pest management and the biological control of pests and weeds.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
American Registry of Professional
Entomologists. California Assocociation--Archives
Entomological Society of America
California. Dept. of Food and Agriculture
Collection is open for research.
Michael Rodriguez, Special Collections intern, processed the collection and created the finding aid under the
direction of Elizabeth Phillips, Manuscript Archivist.
Gift of the California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists via Duncan Carter,
2006, and Eric Mussen, 2008.
[Identification of item], California Association of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists
Records, D-448, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to
publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of
California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.