The Correspondence between William Henry Edwards and Spencer Fullerton Baird

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A discussion of the correspondence between Spencer Fullerton Baird, second Secretary of the Smithsonian and founder of its United States National Museum, and the entomologist William Henry Edwards.


  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Edwards, William Henry
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Journal of the New York Entomological Society Vol. LXVI, LXVII, LXVIII (Journal)

Contact information

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


1958, 1959, 1960


  • Communication in science
  • Entomology
  • Secretaries
  • Taxonomists
  • National Collections

Physical description

pp. 191-222, 107-123 & 125-149, 157-175

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