John Frederick Gates Clarke Field Trip to Union Flats

ID: 91-15686

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1930

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

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Summary

On far right is John Frederick Gates Clarke, later Curator of Lepidoptera, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, collecting butterflies with fellow students on a field trip to Union Flats, Washington, in 1930, when Clarke was 25 years of age. Clarke began collecting insects while he was a youth in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of John Frederick Gates Clarke by Pamela M. Henson, February 26, 1986, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

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

Date

1930

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Entomology
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Field Work
  • Union Flats
  • Washington (State)

Place

Washington (State)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

91-15686

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5 x 7; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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