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


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Chapin, Edward A.


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.

Date Range


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.


  • Insecta
  • Animalia
  • Insects


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


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-446


9 folders

Physical Location

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