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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 82-076

Knight, Harry H.

Harry H. Knight Papers, circa 1910-1950

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Knight, Harry H.
Title: Harry H. Knight Papers
Dates: circa 1910-1950
Quantity: 2.69 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 82-076
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist mostly of Harry H. Knight's correspondence, and also includes photographs, diaries, diplomas, and an audiotape.

Historical Note

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).

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Descriptive Entry

This accession consists mostly of Knight's correspondence, and includes photographs, diaries, diplomas, and an audiotape.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-076, Harry H. Knight Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence (8 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Newspaper Clipping

Box 1 of 3

Photographs

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Research Notes

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence (6 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence and Photographs

Box 2 of 3

Notebooks and Audiotape of NAGC Convention - Award (North American Gladiolus Council)

Box 2 of 3

Notebook and Photographs

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Plates and Photographs

Box 3 of 3
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Illustration - Acanthocephala femorata Dall

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Bentonian Literary Society Diploma, 1910

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Cornell University, Bachelor of Science, Diploma, 1914

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Missouri State Normal School, Bachelor of Pedagogy, Diploma, 1910

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Springfield High School Diploma, 1908

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