William Henry Anderson Papers,
1938-1957

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7367
Creators:
Anderson, William Henry, 1908-
Dates:
1938-1957
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Anderson's research on coleopterous larvae. Most of the letters concern the identification of specimens.

Historical Note
Historical Note
William Henry Anderson (1908-1997), an entomologist, was educated at the University of Maryland where he received the Ph.D. in 1936. That same year he joined the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a Field Assistant with the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. He was promoted to Assistant Entomologist in 1937, and Entomologist in 1939. In 1960, Anderson was appointed Chief of the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch, USDA. He remained in the position until his retirement in 1967. Anderson was a specialist on the larvae of Coleoptera.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7367, William Henry Anderson Papers

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