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Aphid Reprints Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0021

Scope and Contents

A collection of journal reprints from around 1885 to 1972 dealing with aphids. The collection was begun by Edith M. Patch and continued by members of the Entomology Department including Leo W. Boulanger, a faculty member in the department from 1955 to 1970.


  • circa 1885-circa 1972


Restrictions on Access

Kept at library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Edith Patch was born in Worcester, Mass., in 1876 and received a B.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1901, an M.S. from the University of Maine in 1910, and a Ph.D. from Cornell in 1911. She organized the Department of Entomology of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station and was entomologist there from 1904 until her retirement in 1937. An authority on aphids, Patch was the author of numerous scientific articles and also published 15 books for children.


9 boxes

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Related Archival Materials

For additional materials see also Edith M. Patch Papers (SpC MS 387).
Guide to the Aphid Reprints Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States