Eugene Amandus Schwarz Papers, 1875-1928 : notebooks, list of Florida Coleoptera collected by Schwarz and Hubbard (Accession 86-023).

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Creator

  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928
  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928
  • Hubbard, H. G. (Henry Guernsey), 1850-1899

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. E. A. Schwarz influenced Henry Guernsey Hubbard (1850-1899), horticulturist, botanist, and entomologist, and they became close colleagues. This field book includes lists of Coleoptera they collected together in Florida. The lists are dated from 1881, with a note mentioning collections made in 1875. Part of the lists are loose leaves. A hotel note to Sr. Eduard Ferrer, in Spanish, is inserted, as well as as well as a bibliographical note, dated from 1904, on an entomological publication in New Zealand.

Date Range

1881

Start Date

1881

End Date

1881

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Topic

  • Beetles--Florida
  • Entomology

Place

Florida

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 A1, folder 14