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Inventory of the Francis Marion Summers Correspondence
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Description
Francis Marion Summers (1906-1994) served as Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Davis from 1947-1973. His research centered on the Oriental Fruit Moth and insect pests of almond and stone fruits. His correspondence, which spans the years 1945-1951, contains letters with chemical companies, farmers, and researchers regarding agricultural pests and their control.
Background
Francis Marion Summers was born in Fredericktown, Missouri on June 8, 1906. He graduated from high school in Calexico, California, and attended Junior College in El Centro. He received his A.B. in zoology from University of California, Berkeley and his M.A. in 1932 and Ph.D. in 1935 in biology from Columbia University. His Ph.D. dissertation was on cytology of ciliate protozoa.
Extent
1.2 linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.