Scope and Content of Collection
The papers of Romeo Mansueti cover the period from 1922 to 1963; the bulk of the materials date from 1950 to 1963. The collection includes correspondence, reports, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, notes, memorabilia, and manuscripts, which relate primarily to Mansueti's research projects. Also included are drafts of Mansueti's doctoral dissertation.
The files also document Mansueti's work on various committees, his activities as editor of Copeia and Chesapeake Science, and his years as professor at the University of Maryland.
Among the correspondents are Eugene Cronin, director of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Tom McNally, a journalist of the Baltimore Evening and Sunday Sun, the U.S. Department of Wildlife, and numerous scientists.