Foster Henderson Benjamin

ID: SIA2010-0463

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1927

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7427, Box 1, Folder: Foster Henderson Benjamin (1895-1936)

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Summary

Foster Henderson Benjamin (1895-1936), lepidopterist, was with the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology. There he assisted in the investigations of the Mexican (Texas, 1927) and Mediterranean (Florida, 1929) fruit flies. In 1931 Benjamin transferred to the taxonomic staff of the Bureau of Entomology located in the United States National Museum

Subject

  • Benjamin, Foster Henderson
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Collection of photographs of noted lepidopterists active primarily from the 1840s through the 1950s was assembled over a period of years by staff of the Department of Entomology of the National Museum of Natural History. The majority of the images are not original prints; they were cut out of professional journals and books.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7427, Box 1, Folder: Foster Henderson Benjamin (1895-1936)

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1927

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Topic

  • Lepidopterists
  • Dipterists
  • Entomologists

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2010-0463

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 3.5w x 5.0h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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