SIA RU102009, Gahan, Arthur Burton 1880-1960, Arthur Burton Gahan Notes, circa 1927

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Summary

This collection consists of notes on Chalcidoidae, taken by Gahan at European museums. Many of the specimens have since been destroyed by war. NOTE: These papers are located in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology.

Subject

Gahan, Arthur Burton 1880-1960

Notes

  • Arthur Burton Gahan (1880-1960) was born and educated in Kansas. In 1904, he became an assistant in the Department of Entomology of the Maryland Agricultural College, where he started his studies of parasitic wasps. He was appointed Assistant Entomologist in the Bureau of Entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture in 1913 and was assigned to the United States National Museum, where he continued his studies and became an authority on chalcid wasps.
  • None.

Organization

By family of Chalcidoidae

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1927

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

Entomology

Form/Genre

  • Mixed archival materials
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA RU102009

Physical description

1.2 linear meters

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