Gottfried S. Fraenkel Papers, 1925-84 | University of Illinois Archives
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Gottfried Samuel Fraenkel (1901-1984), served as Professor of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a pioneering researcher in the fields of insect physiology, endocrinology, nutrition, and insect-plant co-evolution.
Papers from the first accession include correspondence; manuscripts; research, course and bibliographic notes and publications relating to the physiology of insects and marine invertebrates, nutrition of bread, vitamins, hormones, orientation in animals; scientific meetings and papers; reviews, comments and terminology; insect pest studies on carnitine, ecdysone, fles, fleas, mealworms, silkworms, mosquitos, snails, and pupariation; National Academy of Sciences; Rockefeller Foundation; and scientific research in Czechoslovakia, England, France, India, Israel, Japan, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and marine biological laboratories.
The papers of the second accession consist of correspondence; research and teaching materials relating to the physiology of insects, hormones, and morphology; rare U.S. Department of Agriculture Leaflets; and original drawings and diagrams of insect anatomy. In addition, papers include bound volumes of Fraenkel's publications, donated by John Willis. This collection is an addendum to the eleven boxes acquired by the University Archives in November 1984.
Papers from the first accession are arranged by period (Germany, England and United States) and alphabetical by subject throughout; second accession organized into 3 series: Series I: Research and professional files (1958-1984), arranged alphabetically; Series II: Course files, arranged by course number and then chronologically with drawings and diagrams at the end of the series; and Series III: Publications. After a folder with biographical materials, the bound publications arranged by volume number.
Second accession organized into 3 series: Series I: Research and professional files (1958-1984), arranged alphabetically; Series II: Course files, arranged by course number and then chronologically with drawings and diagrams at the end of the series; and Series III: Publications. After a folder with biographical materials, the bound publications arranged by volume number.