Harry W. Allen Papers,
circa 1932-1974

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-141
Creators:
Allen, Harry W. (Harry Willis), 1892-
Dates:
circa 1932-1974
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
Harry W. Allen (1892-1981), an entomologist, spent most of his professional career with the United Sates Department of Agriculture. He was recognized as an authority on the wasp family Tiphiidae. Allen donated many insect specimens to the National Museum of Natural History. These papers document Allen's research on Tiphiidae and include correspondence with colleagues concerning the identification of specimens, publications, and other matters; notes; and manuscripts of papers.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-141, Harry W. Allen Papers

Keywords
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Allen, Harry W. (Harry Willis), 1892- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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