Arnold Foerster Notebooks,
1843, 1864 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7130
Creators:
Foerster, Arnold, 1810-1884
Dates:
1843, 1864 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 cu. ft. (1 microfilm reel)
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 collection consists of notebooks which contain keys and descriptions, mostly of genera of Hymenoptera, almost entirely the Ichneumonidae. The greater part of the notebooks have been published, but contain unpublished information. See Foerster, "Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen des Ichneumonen," Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereines, volume 25, pp. 135-221, Bonn, 1868. See also J. F. Perkins, "On the Type Species of Foerster's Genera (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology, volume II, no. 8, London, 1962. The notebooks are written in German, Greek, and Latin.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Arnold Foerster (1810-1884) was a German entomologist of distinction.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7130, Arnold Foerster Notebooks

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Ichneumonidae Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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