SIA RU007456, Sandhouse, Grace A, Grace Sandhouse Papers, 1924-1940

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Summary

Creator:
Sandhouse, Grace A
Title:
Grace Sandhouse Papers, 1924-1940
Dates:
1924, 1924-1940
Notes:
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
Summary:
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
Topic:
Entomology
Subjects:
Cockerell, Theodore D. A (Theodore Dru Alison) 1866-1948, University of Colorado, Cornell University, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007456
Physical Description:
0.1 linear meter

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

Record Unit 7456

Sandhouse, Grace A

Grace Sandhouse Papers, 1924-1940

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Sandhouse, Grace A
Title: Grace Sandhouse Papers
Dates: 1924-1940
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7456
Language of Materials: English

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.

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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

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.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7456, Sandhouse, Grace A, Grace Sandhouse Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Correspondence, A-B

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Correspondence, C-J

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 Correspondence, K-Mi

Box 1 of 1

Folder 4 Correspondence, Mo-Sa

Box 1 of 1

Folder 5 Correspondence, Sc-W

Box 1 of 1

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