SIA RU007102, Engelhardt, George P (George Paul) 1871-1942, George Paul Engelhardt Papers, 1910-1942

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Summary

Creator:
Engelhardt, George P (George Paul) 1871-1942
Title:
George Paul Engelhardt Papers, 1910-1942
Dates:
1910, 1910-1942
Notes:
George Paul Engelhardt (1871-1942) was born and educated in Germany. In 1889 he emigrated to the United States and became a citizen. After various other employments, Engelhardt began in 1903 his association with the Brooklyn Museum, a connection which lasted until his retirement in 1930. Engelhardt's special interest was in the Aegeriidae, and he was acknowledged to be one of the world's greatest students and authorities in that area of entomology. His interest and knowledge were more than taxonomic. Engelhardt was particularly interested in assisting the careers of younger men in the field, and many entomologists who attained substantial standing owed their beginnings to his encouragement
Summary:
These papers include correspondence, chiefly for the period 1920-1942, with Engelhardt's professional colleagues, collaborators, and interested amateurs; and color drawings done by Mary Benson and Mrs. William Beutenmueller for United States National Museum Bulletin 190, The North American Clear-Wing Moths of the Family Aegeriidae, by George P. Engelhardt, published posthumously in 1946
Topic:
Entomology
Subjects:
Engelhardt, George P (George Paul) 1871-1942, Beutenmueller, Mrs. William, Benson, Mary F. illustrator, Brooklyn Museum, United States National Museum
Form/Genre:
Scientific illustrations, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007102
Physical Description:
0.3 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7102

Engelhardt, George Paul, 1871-1942

George Paul Engelhardt Papers, 1910-1942

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Engelhardt, George Paul, 1871-1942
Title: George Paul Engelhardt Papers
Dates: 1910-1942
Quantity: 0.3 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7102
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

George Paul Engelhardt (1871-1942) was born and educated in Germany. In 1889 he emigrated to the United States and became a citizen. After various other employments, Engelhardt began in 1903 his association with the Brooklyn Museum, a connection which lasted until his retirement in 1930. Engelhardt's special interest was in the Aegeriidae, and he was acknowledged to be one of the world's greatest students and authorities in that area of entomology. His interest and knowledge were more than taxonomic. Engelhardt was particularly interested in assisting the careers of younger men in the field, and many entomologists who attained substantial standing owed their beginnings to his encouragement.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers include correspondence, chiefly for the period 1920-1942, with Engelhardt's professional colleagues, collaborators, and interested amateurs; and color drawings done by Mary Benson and Mrs. William Beutenmueller for United States National Museum Bulletin 190, The North American Clear-Wing Moths of the Family Aegeriidae, by George P. Engelhardt, published posthumously in 1946.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7102, Engelhardt, George Paul, 1871-1942, George Paul Engelhardt Papers

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Container List

Series 1

General Correspondence, 1910-1942.

Box 1

Benjamin, Foster Hendrickson

Box 1 of 1

Blackburn, C. V.

Box 1 of 1

Busck, August

Box 1 of 1

Baker - Boyer

Box 1 of 1

Braun - Bulgren

Box 1 of 1

Clarke, John Frederick Gates

Box 1 of 1

C

Box 1 of 1

Dammers, C. M.

Box 1 of 1

D

Box 1 of 1

E

Box 1 of 1

Felt, Ephraim Porter

Box 1 of 1

F

Box 1 of 1

G

Box 1 of 1

Hower, Theodore W.

Box 1 of 1

H

Box 1 of 1

Illinois

Box 1 of 1

J

Box 1 of 1

K-L

Box 1 of 1

M

Box 1 of 1

N

Box 1 of 1

O

Box 1 of 1

P

Box 1 of 1

Q

Box 1 of 1

R

Box 1 of 1

S

Box 1 of 1

Thompson, B. G., 1924-1937

Box 1 of 1

Thompson, B. G., 1919-1923

Box 1 of 1

T

Box 1 of 1

V

Box 1 of 1

W

Box 1 of 1

Z

Box 1 of 1

Series 2

Drawings.

Box 1

Color drawings done by Mary Benson and Mrs. William Beutenmueller for United States National Museum Publication 190

Box 1 of 1

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