John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers,
1886-1960

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7296
Creators:
Sherman, John D., 1872-1960
Dates:
1886-1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers consist primarily of correspondence between Sherman and entomologists and other naturalists including Alexander Agassiz, William Harris Ashmead, Samuel Henshaw, Leland Ossian Howard, John Lawrence LeConte, Clinton Hart Merriam, Alpheus Spring Packard, John Bernhard Smith, Robert Evans Snodgrass, Charles Henry Tyler Townsend, and James Zetek. Also included are diaries and notebooks which document his entomological studies, business records, and reprints.

Historical Note
Historical Note
John D. Sherman, Jr., (1872-1960) was an entomologist and entomological book dealer. He lived in Mount Vernon, New York, and was a long-time member of the New York Entomological Society. For a time he served as President of the Society. Sherman sent specimens and reprints to the United States National Museum from 1893 to 1950.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7296, John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ashmead, William H. (William Harris), 1855-1908 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packard, Alpheus Spring Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, John Bernhard, 1858-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Townsend, Charles Henry Tyler Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zetek, James, 1886-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sherman, John D., 1872-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York Entomological Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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