Guide to the Edward C. Klostermeyer Papers 1947-1980
Cage 526

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Klostermeyer, Edward C.
Edward C. Klostermeyer Papers
Cage 526
Date [inclusive]
4.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
2 linear feet of shelf space.
Materials about his teaching and research. Includes two films of research on bees which he produced.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 526, Edward C. Klostermeyer Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Edward C. Klostermeyer, professor of entomology and entomologist, earned his B.S. (1940) and M.S. (1942) at the University of Nebraska, engaged in additional study at the University of California, Berkeley, and earned his Ph.D at WSU in 1952. He joined the WSU faculty in 1947 at the Irrigation Experiment Station in Prosser, and came to Pullman in 1975 as Professor of entomology and entomologist. His areas of research specialization include insect pollination of alfalfa and tree fruits with solitary bees, control of insects attacking field crops, insect transmission of plant diseases and insect ecology. He authored and co-authored many published articles on entomology and produced two films related to his research on bees. He served as president of the Washington State Entomological Society and was a member of the Entomological Society of America. He also was affiliated with Alpha Zeta, agriculture honorary society and Sigma Xi, honorary scientific research society. Three times during his WSU career, he served as acting chairman of the Department Department of Entomology. He retired in 1981.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Edward Klostermeyer consist of materials about his teaching and research from roughly 1947-1980.

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Arrangement note

The papers follow the filing system used by Mr. Klostermeyer. Related materials are grouped in individual folders, and visual material is placed at the end of the sequence.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1986
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of Edward Klostermyer were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Mr. Klostermeyer in 1981 (MS81-27).

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Entomologists -- Washington (State)--Correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Klostermeyer, Edward C. --Archives


  • Agriculture
  • Bee culture -- Research
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Resume and photograph of Klostermeyer 

1 1

Reprints of Klostermeyer's published papers 1942-1973 

1 2

Talks, awards and misc. 1951-1975 

1 3

Seed production short course 1966 1969 

1 4

Seed production short course 1971 1974 

1 5

Short course for flyers, field men and managers 1951 

1 6

Correspondence on Horace Telford's replacement and Ag. Ent. courses 1974-1975 

1 7

First annual Northwest Legume Seed Growers School-- College of Idaho 1970 

1 8

Course outlines and evaluation, Ag.201, Ent.452, 340, Ent.560 1976-1977 

1 9

Course outlines and evaluation, Ent.450 1975-1979 

1 10

Miscellaneous --chiefly relative to Klostermeyer's appointment at WSU 1975-1980 

1 11

Teaching Ent.443 (Insect Ecology)--Responses and evaluations 1977-1979 

1 12

Entomology Society of America--Teaching Award Committee 1975-1979 

1 13

Pest management curriculum 1972-1980 

1 14

Entomology Annual Report--Irrigation Experiment Station, Prosser 1947-1949 

2 15

Entomology Annual Reports 1947-1954 

2 16-18

50th anniversary of Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center 1969 

2 19-20

Materials from Pacific Northwest Vegetable Insect Conference 1957-1968 

2 21

RE. Reasearch grant from NSF for Klostermeyer's research project--sex control in the Leafcutting Bee 1969-1975 

2 22

Leafcutters--mason bee 1969-1975 

3 23

Alfalfa seed pest management 1972-1975 

3 24

Pestcide recommendations and policy 1959-1974 

3 25

Alfalfa weevils 1967-1968 

3 26

Mite control on corn 1958-1973 

3 27

Greenbug, problems and survey 1971-1974 

3 28

Cutworm 1974 

3 29

Mint insect control 1965-1973 

3 30

Billbugs 1965 

3 31


3 32

Negatives related to research 

3 33

26th annual meeting of Biological Photographic Association 1956 

3 34

Film by Klostermeyer--Her Home Is a Hole--responses 1970-1973 

3 35

Films:  The Orchard Mason Bee 


Films:  Her Home Is a Hole