J. F. Gates Clarke

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J. F. Gates J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke (1905-1990), later Curator of Lepidoptera, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, on a hillside in British Columbia, Canada, collecting insects.


  • Clarke, John Frederick Gates
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Photograph included in the transcript of John Frederick Gates Clarke by Pamela M. Henson, Interview 1 and 2, February-March 1986, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9555, Box 1, John Frederick Gates Clarke Oral History Interview

Contact information

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


c. 1980s

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  • Curators
  • Entomology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Lepidoptera
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Field Work
  • Collecting and collections
  • Entomologists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


British Columbia


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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