Lee L. Buchanan Papers,
1917-1948 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7361
Creators:
Buchanan, Lee L. (Lee La Forest), 1893-
Dates:
1917-1948 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of field notes taken by Buchanan during a collecting trip in Iowa, 1917; an unpublished manuscript on West Indian Apion; and notes, correspondence, and related materials concerning his research on Coleoptera.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Lee L. Buchanan (1893-1958) was an entomologist specializing in Coleoptera taxonomy. From 1917 to 1929 he was Assistant Biologist with the Bureau of Biological Survey, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In 1929 he was appointed Entomologist with the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, USDA. He remained in the position until his retirement in 1949. Buchanan also served as honorary Specialist for the Casey Collection of Coleoptera, United States National Museum, 1926-1958.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7361, Lee L. Buchanan Papers

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