Edward A. Chapin photographs, Department of Entomology, 1936 - 1946

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These materials include photographs and negatives taken by Edward Albert Chapin while collecting across the United States, Central and South America, 1937-1942. These include collecting trips to Jamaica and Cuba (1937, 1941) and Colombia (1942, 1946). Photographs are of insects, vegetation, collecting sites as well as family events.

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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.


  • Insecta
  • Animalia
  • Insects


  • South America
  • District of Columbia
  • Cuba
  • Colombia
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Chile
  • Jamaica
  • Virginia


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-446


9 folders

Physical Location

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