Henshaw, Samuel 1852-1941

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Biographical History

Samuel Henshaw (1852-1941) was a natural historian and entomologist. He was Secretary and Librarian of the Boston Society of Natural History from 1892 to 1901. He also succeeded Dr. H. A. Hagen at the Museum of Comparative Zoology as an assistant in entomology. Among his publications is the List of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico in 1885.


Jackson, R. T. (1944). Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 75, No. 6 (Dec., 1944), pp. 167-169. Philadelphia (PA), American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Retrieved June 28, 2017 from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20023477

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