Jack & Thelma Miesen Clarke

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J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke, 1905-1990, and his wife, Thelma Miesen Clarke. Clarke was curator of Lepidoptera at the National Museum of National History, and his wife often accompanied him on his various expeditions helping with the collecting.


  • Clarke, John Frederick Gates
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


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Photograph included in the transcript of John Frederick Gates Clarke by Pamela M. Henson, June 11, 1986, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9555, Box 1, John Frederick Gates Clarke Oral History Interview

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Clarke, Thelma Miesen
  • Entomology
  • Lepidoptera
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Entomologists
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Persons, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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