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

Accession 83-043

Knight, Harry H.

Harry H. Knight Papers, 1910-1960

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Knight, Harry H.
Title: Harry H. Knight Papers
Dates: 1910-1960
Quantity: 1.68 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection: Accession 83-043
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of Harry H. Knight's correspondence, notebooks, diaries, photographs, diplomas, certificates, and 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 of Knight's correspondence, notebooks, diaries, photographs, diplomas, certificates, and 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 83-043, Harry H. Knight Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, diaries, notebooks, audiotape, 35mm slides

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Box 2

Photographs, parchment diploma, certificate (oversize)

Box 2 of 2
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Unidentified materials

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