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
Citrus and Other Subtropical Fruit Insects along with documents containing biographical information on Quayle are also included.
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.
1.5 linear feet
(3 document boxes)
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
This collection is open for research.