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Record Unit 7427

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology

Photographs of Lepidopterists, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Title: Photographs of Lepidopterists
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7427
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7427, Photographs of Lepidopterists

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Container List

Box 1

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Folder 2 Foster Hendrickson Benjamin, 1895-1936

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Folder 3 August Busck, 1870-1944. Daguerreotype plate.

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Folder 4 William Henry Edwards, 1822-1909

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Folder 6 Wilhelm Carl Paul Gottlieb Heinrich, 1880-1955

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Folder 7 George Duryea Hulst, 1846-1900

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Folder 8 William Forsell Kirby, 1844-1912

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Folder 9 Edward Meyrick, 1854-1938

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Folder 11 Adalbert Seitz, 1869-1938

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Folder 12 Henry T. Skinner, 1861-1926

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Folder 13 John Bernhard Smith, 1858-1912

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Folder 14 Ferdinand Heinrich Herman Strecker, 1836-1901

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Folder 15 Walter Richard Sweadner, 1903-?

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