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Record Unit 7367

Anderson, William Henry, 1908-

William Henry Anderson Papers, 1938-1957

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Anderson, William Henry, 1908-
Title: William Henry Anderson Papers
Dates: 1938-1957
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7367
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Anderson's research on coleopterous larvae. Most of the letters concern the identification of specimens.

Historical Note

William Henry Anderson (1908-1997), an entomologist, was educated at the University of Maryland where he received the Ph.D. in 1936. That same year he joined the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a Field Assistant with the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. He was promoted to Assistant Entomologist in 1937, and Entomologist in 1939. In 1960, Anderson was appointed Chief of the Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch, USDA. He remained in the position until his retirement in 1967. Anderson was a specialist on the larvae of Coleoptera.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Anderson's research on coleopterous larvae. Most of the letters concern the identification of specimens.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7367, William Henry Anderson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

General (2 folders)

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Australia

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Dr. A. Balachowsky

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Ball, George

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Bartlett, F. J.

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Becker, W. B.

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Bondar, Dr. Gregorio

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Campbell, F. L.

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Carpenter, F. M.

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Chu, Pao

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Cory, E. N.

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Cotton, R. T.

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Craighead, F. C.

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Davis, J. J.

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DeLeon, Donald

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Donovan, Ray V.

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Dorsey, C. K.

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Dubois, J. J.

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Hambleton, E. J.

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Haneda, Yata

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Hayes, W. P.

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Hofeneder, Karl

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Hoffman, Carl E.

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Hoffman, C. H.

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Horsfall, William R.

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Jones, Miss Sarah

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Kangas, Dr. Esko

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Keen

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Keen, F. P.

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Kryger, T. P.

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Lanchester, H. P.

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Larsson, Sv. G.

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Leech, H. B.

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McAtee, W. L.

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McClure, H. E.

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Musgrave, Paul N.

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MacCreary, Donald

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MacSwain, J. W.

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Maner, W. F.

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Pace, Channing L.

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Parker, H. L.

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Paulian, Dr. R.

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Phillips, W. J. and Poos, F. W.

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Record, S. J.

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Schafer, Katherine

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Schmitt, Dr. J. B.

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Scotland, Dr. Minnie B.

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Scott, Hugh and Elden, H.

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Stechert, G. E.

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Stone, M. W.

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Swezey, O. H.

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Emden, Fritz Van

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Wood, J. R.

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Woodruff, Laurence C.

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Woodside

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