Eugene Amandus Schwarz Papers, 1875-1928 : notebooks, a reply to Dr. C. V. Riley by George H. Horn, M.D.

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This field book is part ot E. A. Schwarz's papers. 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. The present item is a privately published response by Dr. George H. Horn, M. D., to Dr. C. V. Riley. George Henry Horn (1840-1897) was a physician and entomologist who contributed to "Classification of the Coleoptera of North America", published by the Smithsonian Institution, with co-authors John L LeConte and Samuel Henshaw. Charles Valentine Riley (1843-1895) was an entomologist. He worked as Curator of Insects at the Smithsonian Institution. Horn complains, in his answer to Riley, about not being credited for his work on the Platypsyllus, which he had established as an insect of the Coleoptera order.

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  • Round fungus beetles
  • Beetles--United States
  • Entomologists
  • Entomology--Research


United States


  • Fieldbook record
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SIA RU007104

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Eugene Amandus Schwarz Papers, 1875-1928 : notebooks

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1 field book

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Box 1B, folder 15