Collected Records and Papers on Entomology,
circa 1866-1950

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7448
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1866-1950
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of miscellaneous records and papers created by entomologists Herbert Spencer Barber, Henry Guernsey Hubbard, Charles Valentine Riley, and Eugene Amandus Schwarz. For biographical information on Barber, Hubbard, Riley, and Schwarz, see Record Units 7103, 7107, 7076, and 7104. These papers represent work done for the United States Department of Agriculture at the United States National Museum. Included in this record unit are correspondence and memoranda; notes; photographs of maps and insect illustrations; record books of information on specimen purchases, loans, and exchanges; and typed and hand-written drafts of entomological manuscripts. A large part of the collection concerns Barber and Schwarz's studies of luminous insects, i.e., Lampyridae and Phengodidae. Also included are two of Hubbard's field notebooks and photographs taken during his trip to the western United States and British Columbia.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7448, Collected Records and Papers on Entomology

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Barber, Herbert Spencer, 1882-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hubbard, Henry Guernsey Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Riley, Charles V. (Charles Valentine), 1843-1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schwarz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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