David A. Young Papers 1950-1983

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Young, David A., 1915-
Size
2 linear feet (2 archival boxes, 1 flat box)
Call number
MC 00328

The papers of David A. Young, professor of entomology at North Carolina State University, contain mostly correspondence with other scientists and organizations about David Young’s research and information requests (some in German, Spanish and French). Also included are plans of graduate work for graduate students and a drawing of a Cicadellinae. Papers date from 1950 to 1983.

David A. Young, Jr. (May 26, 1915 - June 8, 1991) was a professor of entomology at North Carolina State University. Young received a Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Kansas in 1950. He served as insect taxonomist at the United States National Museum in Washington, D.C., before joining the faculty at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1957. Young taught courses in insect morphology, taxonomy, and systematics. He was known for being a leafhopper specialist. Through trips to Peru, California, and Europe, Young added thousands of specimens to the North Carolina State University Insect Collection. Young officially retired from North Carolina State University in 1980, but continued as professor emeritus until 1986. He was a fellow at the Washington Academy of Science, as well as a member of numerous entomological societies.

Language

Most materials are in English; some are in German, French, or Spanish.

Biographical/historical note

David A. Young, Jr. (May 26, 1915 - June 8, 1991) was a professor of entomology at North Carolina State University. Young received a Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Kansas in 1950. He served as insect taxonomist at the United States National Museum in Washington, D.C., before joining the faculty at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1957. Young taught courses in insect morphology, taxonomy, and systematics. He was known for being a leafhopper specialist. Through trips to Peru, California, and Europe, Young added thousands of specimens to the North Carolina State University Insect Collection. Young officially retired from North Carolina State University in 1980, but continued as professor emeritus until 1986. He was a fellow at the Washington Academy of Science, as well as a member of numerous entomological societies.

Scope/content

The papers of David A. Young contain mostly correspondence with other scientists and organizations about David Young’s research and information requests (some in German, Spanish and French). Also included are plans of graduate work for graduate students and a drawing of a Cicadellinae.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David A. Young Papers, MC 00328, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift, 2002, 2007.

Processing information

Processed by Aaron Cusick, 2009 March; Encoded by Aaron Cusick, 2009 March

Arlt, Emil
Box 1, Folder 1
Arnaud, Dr. Paul H., Jr.
Box 1, Folder 2
Ashlack, Peter D.
Box 1, Folder 3
Beier, Dr. Max
Box 1, Folder 4
Beamer Correspondence (1950-1951)
Box 1, Folder 5
Beingolea, Oscar
Box 1, Folder 6
Benard, M. Roland
Box 1, Folder 7
Bendezu, Ismael Ceballos
Box 1, Folder 8
Blocker, Dr. H. Derrick
Box 1, Folder 9
Brundin, Dr. Lars
Box 1, Folder 10
Byers, Dr. George W.
Box 1, Folder 11
Capro, Santiago R.
Box 1, Folder 12
Cantoreanu, Margareta
Box 1, Folder 13
Capriles, J. Maldonado
Box 1, Folder 14
Cisneras, Fausto H.
Box 1, Folder 15
Claridge, M. F.
Box 1, Folder 16
Clarke, Dr. J. F. Gates
Box 1, Folder 17
Combs, Robert L.
Box 1, Folder 18
Conconi de, Julieta Elorduy Ramos-See Ramos-
Box 1, Folder 19
Cortes, Raul
Box 1, Folder 20
Davis, Robert B.
Box 1, Folder 21
Deeming, J. C.
Box 1, Folder 22
MeiBner, E.
Box 1, Folder 23
Dworakowska, Dr. I.
Box 1, Folder 24
Eads, Jr., James H.
Box 1, Folder 25
Fennah, Dr. R. G.
Box 1, Folder 26
Frazier, Norman W.
Box 1, Folder 27
Gressit, Dr. J. Linsley
Box 1, Folder 28
Grimes, Larry Ray
Box 1, Folder 29
Hepner, Dr. Leon W.
Box 1, Folder 30
Herman, Jr., Lee H.
Box 1, Folder 31
Ishihara, Dr. T.
Box 1, Folder 32
University of Karachi
Box 1, Folder 33
Kramer, Dr. James P.
Box 1, Folder 34
Lampert, Lester L.
Box 2, Folder 1
Le Quesne, Walter J.
Box 2, Folder 2
Linnavuori, R.
Box 2, Folder 3
Matta, Alfonso
Box 2, Folder 4
Mead, Frank W.
Box 2, Folder 5
Nelson, Dr. Dale
Box 2, Folder 6
Nelson, Dr. M. W.
Box 2, Folder 7
Okali, Ilja
Box 2, Folder 8
Orian, Dr. A. J. E.
Box 2, Folder 9
Pant, Dr. N. C.
Box 2, Folder 10
Rozen, Jr., Dr. Jerome G.
Box 2, Folder 11
Saldarriago, Alfredo
Box 2, Folder 12
Samad, Khurshid
Box 2, Folder 13
Schroder, Heinz
Box 2, Folder 14
Shaftesbury, Archie D.
Box 2, Folder 15
Sohi, Amrik Singh
Box 2, Folder 16
Soos, Dr. Arpad
Box 2, Folder 17
Strubing, Dr. Hildegard
Box 2, Folder 18
Triplehorn, Dr. Charles A.
Box 2, Folder 19
Vilbaste, Dr. J.
Box 2, Folder 20
Wagner, Dr. Wilhelm
Box 2, Folder 21
Wallace, Dr. George E.
Box 2, Folder 22
Walker, Dr. Thomas J.
Box 2, Folder 23
Wolda, Hank
Box 2, Folder 24
Young Part 1, Cicadellinae, Figure 37 [drawing] no date (Accession no. 2007-0230)
Oversize flat box 3

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David A. Young Papers, MC 00328, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.