Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934

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This collection consists of specimen catalogs, field notes, and rearing notes of August Busck, documenting his collecting and observations of specimens lifecycles often collected in the vicinity of the District of Columbia. Materials include observations of Harrison Gray Dyar specimens.

Date Range

1896 - 1934

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.


  • Lepitoptera
  • Animalia


  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-445


6 field books

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology