Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7427
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Photographs of Lepidopterists, undated
This collection of photographs of noted lepidopterists active primarily from the 1840s through the 1950s was assembled over a period of years by staff of the Department of Entomology. Many of the lepidopterists pictured worked for either the United States National Museum or the United States Department of Agriculture. Included are photographs of August Busck, Carl Heinrich, William Schaus, and John Bernhard Smith. The majority of the images are not original prints; they were cut out of professional journals and books. Also included is one copper daguerreotype plate.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Busck, August
- Heinrich, Carl
- Schaus, William
- Smith, John Bernhard, 1858-1912
- United States National Museum. Division of Insects
- United States. Department of Agriculture
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7427, Photographs of Lepidopterists