Grace Sandhouse Papers,
1924-1940

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7456
Creators:
Sandhouse, Grace A.
Dates:
1924-1940
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 between Sandhouse and professional colleagues. Most of the correspondence concerns the identification of specimens and her research on insects of the order Hymenoptera.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Grace Sandhouse (1896-1940) graduated from the University of Colorado in 1920, where she worked with Theodore D. A. Cockerell, who led her to the study of bees. She later earned her A.M. degree from the University of Colorado and the Ph.D. from Cornell University. In 1926, Sandhouse joined the United States Department of Agriculture as a Junior Entomologist in the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. She remained with the USDA until her death, eventually reaching the rank of Associate Entomologist. Her specialty was the taxonomy of the order Hymenoptera, especially the superfamily Apoidea.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7456, Grace Sandhouse Papers

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sandhouse, Grace A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Colorado Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornell University Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hymenoptera Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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