Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., Field Notebook,
1949-1960
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7122
Creators:
Gibbs, Robert H., Jr.
Dates:
1949-1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This notebook contains data on a collection of dragonflies made in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, but principally in the eastern United States. Some collecting was done in the south, southwest, and west. A complete record of habitat from which most specimens were taken and occasional notes of the chase for especially prized specimens are included in the notebook.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., (1929-1988) joined the Smithsonian as Associate Curator in the Division of Fishes in 1963 and became Curator in 1967. Prior to 1963, Gibbs taught at New York State Teachers College, 1955-1956, and Boston University, 1958-1963, and served as marine biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, 1956-1958.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7122, Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., Field Notebook

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