Summary

Work explores the first one hundred years of the Entomological Society of Washington, including "cockroach stories," the history of the seal of the society, as well as short biographies of prominent entomologists, including several related to the Smithsonian and National Museum, such as Harrison G. Dyar, L.O. Howard, Henry G. Hubbard, and Charles Valentine Riley.

Subject

  • Riley, Charles V (Charles Valentine) 1843-1895
  • Howard, Leland Ossian
  • Dyar, Harrison G (Harrison Gray) 1866-1929
  • Hubbard, Henry G
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Three photographs accompany the article.

Contained within

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington Vol. 86, 1 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

January 1984

Topic

Biography

Physical description

pp. 1-10

Full Record

View Full Record