Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Knight, Harry H.
Harry H. Knight Papers, 1893-1968
Harry Hazelton Knight (1889-1976) was a well-known teacher of entomology and was recognized world-wide as a leading taxonomist. He amassed a large collection of insects, mostly from North America. His primary area of research was the North American plant bugs (order Hemiptera, family Miridae).
This accession consists primarily of correspondence between Knight and professional colleagues. Also included are manuscripts, photographs, drawings, notes, and college papers (both as a student at Cornell and as a professor at Iowa State).
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-027, Harry H. Knight Papers