Doris Blake: The Courtly Coleopterist

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Summary

Discussion of the life and career of Doris Holmes Blake. Includes information about her husband, Dr. Sidney Fay Blake and reminiscences of colleagues, including Doris Mabel Cochran, Frank Hurlbut Chittenden, Eugene Amandus Schwarz, Charles Popenoe. Summarizes several of her papers.

Author

Sherwood, John

Subject

  • Blake, Doris Holmes
  • Cochran, Doris Mable
  • Chittenden, Frank Hurlbut
  • Popenoe, Charles
  • Schwarz, Eugene Amandus 1844-1928
  • Blake, Sidney Fay
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

From the Washington Star series "Grand Old Men and Women of the Smithsonian." Includes photographs of Blake with her lizard, Frank Hurlbut Chittenden, and Eugene Amandus Schwarz.

Contained within

The Washington Star (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

January 9, 1977

Topic

  • History
  • Women
  • Beetles
  • Entomology
  • Women
  • Entomology
  • Beetles
  • Women--History

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