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Record Unit 7125

Heinrich, Carl

Carl Heinrich Field Notebooks, 1916-1919, 1927, 1929

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Heinrich, Carl
Title: Carl Heinrich Field Notebooks
Dates: 1916-1919, 1927, 1929
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7125
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These notebooks document Carl Heinrich's field trips to New Mexico, 1916; Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma, 1918; Texas, 1918-1919; Arizona, 1927; and expenses and collecting in Guatemala, 1929.

Historical Note

Carl Heinrich (1880-1955) was born in New York and grew up in Nebraska. After studying Greek and drama at the University of Chicago, he moved to Washington, D.C., in 1902, where he worked in business. In 1908, he went to New York to study music. Heinrich moved back to Washington and in 1913 joined the United States Department of Agriculture. He first worked on applied entomology but later switched to the classification of Lepidoptera.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These notebooks document Carl Heinrich's field trips to New Mexico, 1916; Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma, 1918; Texas, 1918-1919; Arizona, 1927; and expenses and collecting in Guatemala, 1929.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7125, Carl Heinrich Field Notebooks

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 New Mexico Diary, 1916

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Folder 2 Lepidoptera, 1918

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Folder 3 Notebook, 1918-1920

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Folder 4 Arizona, 1927

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Folder 5 Guatemala Trip, April 9-June 19, 1929

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Folder 6 Guatemala Trip, 1929

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