Benesh, Bernard, 1891-1964

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

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

Bernard Benesh was born in Graben, Austria (now Slovakia) 1891, and died in Burrville, Tennesee, 1964. He studied Lucanidae and worked with the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He wrote and published 1932 - 1960.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln State Museum - Division of Entomology (2006). Bernard Benesh 1891-1964. Scarab Workers World Directory. Retrieved October 11, 2012 from

Birth Date


Death Date




Personal name