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Often anecdotal exploration of the history of the Department of Entomology, including biographies of Carl F. W. Muesebeck, Harrison G. Dyar, J. F. Gates Clark, and Roman Kenk. Article also discusses other SI curatorial staffers, including Jessie Beach (Paleontology), Mary Agnes Chase (Botany) and Roland W. Brown (U.S. Geological Survey)


  • Muesebeck, Carl Frederick William
  • Dyar, Harrison G (Harrison Gray) 1866-1929
  • Chase, Agnes 1869-1963
  • Beach, Jessie 1887-1954
  • Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur)
  • Kenk, Roman
  • Clarke, John Frederick Gates
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Includes photographs of Carl F. W. Muesebeck and Mary Agnes Chase. Note that Jessie Beach is spelled incorrectly in the article.

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The Washington Star (Newspaper)

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


Wednesday, January 12, 1977


  • Women
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Plants
  • Paleontology
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

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