Dyar Family Oral History Interviews,
1993, 1999

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9570
Dates:
1993, 1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 audiotapes (reference copies).
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These interviews of Dyar family members by Marc E. Epstein, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, and Pamela M. Henson, Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, covers their family; youth; education in Washington, D.C.; careers; collecting interests; reminiscences of their parents and grandparents, including Harrison Gray Dyar's entomological research at the Division of Insects, U.S. National Museum, his tunnel digging hobby, their involvement in the Baha'i faith; and the Pollock family's role in the development of Skyland resort and kindergartens in the United States. This collection consists of 4.5 hours of audiotape recordings and c. 165 pages of transcript.

Notes
Oral Histories

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9570, , Dyar Family Oral History Interviews
Use Restriction
Restricted.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dyar, Wallace Joshan, 1913-1999 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Wellesca Pollock Allen. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pollock, George Freeman, 1869-1949 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Zella Peabody Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Postal Service Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Division of Insects (NMNH) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skyland Resort (Virginia) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservation of natural resources Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bahai Faith Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kindergarten -- United States -- History. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Education Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Epstein, Marc E. interviewer. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henson, Pamela M. interviewer. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Lowell interviewee. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hill, Roberta interviewee. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyar, Wallace Joshan, 1913-1999 interviewee. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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