Richard E. Blackwelder Field Notebooks,
1935-1938

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7156
Creators:
Blackwelder, Richard E.
Dates:
1935-1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of two volumes of Blackwelder's field notes concerning his entomological observations and collecting activities in the West Indies.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Richard Eliot Blackwelder (1909- ) was awarded the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship of the Smithsonian Institution from 1935 to 1938, following the completion of his doctorate in zoology at Stanford University in 1934. Blackwelder's research during the period he held the scholarship was concerned with a study of the Staphylinid beetles of the West Indies. In this connection, he made a number of field trips to the West Indies from 1935 to 1938.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7156, Richard E. Blackwelder Field Notebooks

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