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Guide to the Henry J. Quayle papers
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Description
This collection is comprised of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material pertaining to Henry J. Quayle, former professor of Entomology at the University of California Citrus Experiment Station in Riverside, California. Correspondence consists of typed and handwritten letters between Henry J. Quayle and individuals within the academic community as well as agricultural and horticultural agencies worldwide. This correspondence documents the importance of Quayle's work as a leading agricultural entomologist and the impact his research had on the agricultural industry. Hand-annotated manuscripts for chapters in his book Citrus and Other Subtropical Fruit Insects along with documents containing biographical information on Quayle are also included.
Background
Henry J. Quayle was born on the Isla of Man, England on April 29, 1876. As a child he moved with his family to the United States and settled in Champaign, Illinois. Quayle's early education was through the Illinois public school system and he graduated from the University of Illinois in 1903, with a degree in Entomology. After graduation, Quayle spent a year at the University of California as an assistant in the Entomology Department. The next two years were spent collaborating with the Federal Horticultural Board study on the Mediterranean fruit fly.
Extent
1.5 linear feet (3 document boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.