Eugene Amandus Schwarz Papers, 1875-1928 : notebooks, Texas trip, 1901-1902, on cotton weevil, authorship in question.

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Creator

  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928
  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928

Abstract

Eugene Amandus Schwarz (1844-1928) was an important figure in American entomology, especially in the work of the United States National Museum and the United States Department of Agriculture. His papers concern the taxonomy and biology of insects, especially the Coleoptera, and include correspondence and diaries of Schwarz for trips to Florida (1876, 1919), Cuba (1903-1904), Texas and Arizona (1898 and 1901-1902), Guatemala (1906), Panama (1911); diaries and detailed letters listing itineraries of Shannon; biographical information on Hubbard and Schwarz; and notes and miscellaneous publications. This field book (of which it should be noted that the authorship is in question) includes notes on a trip to Texas, 1901-1902, starting from December 17, 1901 and ending on January 10, 1902. The notes focus on the cotton weevil.

Date Range

1901-1902

Start Date

Dec 17, 1901

End Date

Jan 10, 1902

Access Information

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Topic

  • Cotton growing--Texas
  • Beetles--United States
  • Beetles
  • Entomology

Place

Texas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007104

Collection name

Eugene Amandus Schwarz Papers, 1875-1928 : notebooks

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 4