Vasco M. Tanner collection on the South American Expedition
Scope and Contents
Contains first-hand accounts and retrospective articles on the South American Expedition. Includes diaries, correspondence, field notes, and articles. Much of the material focuses on the contributions of Benjamin Cluff Jr. and Chester G. Van Buren. Collection was compiled by Vasco M. Tanner, and includes his own research and writing on the expedition.
- Tanner, Vasco M. (Vasco Myron), 1892-1989 (collector, Person)
- Van Buren, Chester G., 1875-1928 (contributor, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Vasco M. Tanner collection on the South American Expedition must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Vasco M. Tanner (1892-1989) was an entomologist and zoology and entomology professor at Brigham Young University.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in two series: 1. Expedition papers, 1900-1975, and 2. Chester Van Buren papers, 1899-1968.
Collection was originally part of the Vasco M. Tanner collection, donated in installments from the 1970s-1990s. Materials relating to the Cluff Expedition were subsequently separated. These items were donated to Special Collections in 1982.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Vasco M. Tanner; 1982.
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
- Register of Vasco M. Tanner collection on the South American Expedition
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 6
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.