Basil Elwood Montgomery Papers,
1928-1955

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7345
Creators:
Montgomery, Basil Elwood
Dates:
1928-1955
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection documents Basil Elwood Montgomery's research on dragonflies and the building of his collection. Included is correspondence with entomologists and collectors, mostly concerning the acquisition of specimens; a catalog of his dragonfly collection; and notes from his research.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Basil Elwood Montgomery (1899-1983) was an entomologist and authority on dragonflies. He spent most of his professional career as a faculty member at Purdue University. Montgomery donated a large collection of dragonflies to the National Museum of Natural History.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7345, Basil Elwood Montgomery Papers

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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