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Contains biographies of many Smithsonian entomologists, such as Thomas Merton Aldrich, Andrew Nelson Caudell, Austin Hobart Clark, Harrison Gray Dyar, Leland Ossian Howard, Frederick Knab, William M. Mann, Charles Lester Marlatt, Charles Valentine Riley, Grace Adelbert Sandhouse, Eugene Amandus Schwarz, and John Bernhard Smith. Sketches are organized first by place of employment and then by taxonomic group the entomologist studied.


  • Aldrich, Thomas Merton
  • Caudell, Andrew Nelson
  • Clark, Austin Hobart b. 1880
  • Dyar, Harrison G (Harrison Gray) 1866-1929
  • Howard, Leland Ossian
  • Knab, Frederick
  • Mann, William M. 1886-1960
  • Marlatt, Charles Lester
  • Riley, Charles V (Charles Valentine) 1843-1895
  • Sandhouse, Grace Adelbert
  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus 1844-1928
  • Smith, John Bernhard 1858-1912
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Insects
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Includes photographs and extensive bibliography on the history of American entomology.

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




  • Entomology
  • National Collections
  • Biography

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