Hanna, G. Dallas

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.

Biographical History

G Dallas Hanna (1887-1970) was born in Carlisle, Arkansas, in 1887. In 1911, he attended the University of Kansas and studied zoology, paleontology and chemistry. He worked for the United States Bureau of Fisheries and conducted work in Alaska, documenting aquatic biology and wildlife; and also worked for the California Academy of Sciences. Much of his field work was conducted in Alaska. He died in 1970.


California Academy of Science. (2011). Inventory to the Papers of G. Dallas Hanna at the California Academy of Sciences Library MSS.208. Retrieved February 9, 2012 from http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt7v19s2c7

Related entities

  • California Academy of Science: Hanna worked in a number of capacities for the institution.
  • United States. Bureau of Fisheries : Worked for US Bureau of Fisheries.

Birth Date


Death Date




Personal name