Doris Holmes Blake at Desk

ID: SIA2010-1589

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1970

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7310, Box 36, Folder: 7

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Summary

Doris Holmes Blake (1892-1978), an entomologist who specialized in the study of Chrysomelidae, is seated at her desk at the Smithsonian. There are drawings of beetles on her desk. Mrs. Blake was a coleopterist who worked in the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Entomology from 1928 until 1933 and where she continued as an unpaid research associate until her death.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Blake, Doris Holmes
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Entomology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Insects

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7310, Box 36, Folder: 7

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1970

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Entomologists
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Beetles
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Insects
  • Entomology
  • Scientific illustration
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-1589

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 4.95w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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