Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Allen, Harry W. (Harry Willis), 1892-
Harry W. Allen Papers, circa 1932-1974
Harry W. Allen (1892-1981), an entomologist, spent most of his professional career with the United Sates Department of Agriculture. He was recognized as an authority on the wasp family Tiphiidae. Allen donated many insect specimens to the National Museum of Natural History. These papers document Allen's research on Tiphiidae and include correspondence with colleagues concerning the identification of specimens, publications, and other matters; notes; and manuscripts of papers.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Allen, Harry W. (Harry Willis), 1892-
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
- United States. Department of Agriculture
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-141, Harry W. Allen Papers