Circular to Entomologists Issued

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Summary

At the request of Assistant Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird, Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry issues a circular to entomologists, listing the authors of several catalogues underway for different orders of North American insects, and requesting the help of collectors to provide examples of specimens for these catalogues.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 8. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1869, Article VIII.

Contact information

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

Date

April 2, 1860

Topic

  • Serial publications
  • Citizen science
  • Entomology
  • Secretaries
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Entomologists
  • Memorandums
  • Volunteers

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