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MS Am 1134

Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941, recipient. Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1134
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941, recipient.
Title: Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1849-1937 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to the American entomologist Samuel Henshaw.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Bequest of Samuel Henshaw; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer, Mr. Thomas Barbour, and Miss Gertrude A. Thurston; received: June 1943

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Henshaw Letters from Various Correspondents (MS Am 1134). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henshaw was an entomologist and served as director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University (1912-1927).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters to Henshaw about his study of the British naturalist Gilbert White, author of The Natural History of Selborne, from Charles William Eliot, Walter Faxon, Hugh Stewart Gladstone, Rashleigh Holt-White, and Alfred Newton, among others.

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