Hodge, W. H. (Walter Henricks), 1912-

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

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.

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.

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.
 

Creator

  • Hodge, W. H. (Walter Henricks), 1912-
  • Hodge, Walter Henricks
  • Hodge, Walter Henricks, 1912-
  • Hodge, W. H. (1912- )

Alternate Name

  • Hodge, Walter Henricks
  • Hodge, Walter Henricks, 1912-
  • Hodge, W. H. (1912- )

Forename

Walter

Middle Initial

Henricks

Surname

Hodge

Biographical History

W. H. Hodge was an American economic botanist, agricultural explorer, and professional photographer known for his research on the flora of Dominica, his research for the USDA Cortisone Program in Southern Africa in South Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), North Rhodesia (Zambia), Nyasaland (Malawi) and Tanganyika (Tanzania). Hodge and Edgar L. Evinger collected botanical specimens in Peru from 1943-1945 for as part of the Cinchona Missions Project. He also made field trips to Australia, Indonesia, and Dominica from 1958-1961 to collect plants for introduction into American botanical gardens in conjunction with the USDA-Longwood Gardens Cooperative Ornamental Plant Exploration Program. He worked for the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 1961 to 1970s conducting research related to tropical plants of Latin America and in Tokyo, Japan Tokyo for the NSF’s US-Japan cooperative science program.

Source

Hodge, Walter Henricks (1912-). Natural History Museum (BM). http://plants.jstor.org/person/bm000003683

Related entities

National Science Foundation (U.S.) ‎: He worked for the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 1961 to 1970s conducting research related to tropical plants.

Birth Date

1912

Topic

Botany

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

Botanists