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MS Eng 731.14

Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941, collector. Samuel Henshaw collection of newsclippings concerning Gilbert White: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 731.14
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941, collector.
Title: Samuel Henshaw collection of newsclippings concerning Gilbert White,
Date(s): 1876-1931.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Newspaper and magazine clippings concerning British naturalist Gilbert White, compiled by American entomologist Samuel Henshaw.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*42M-1810-1815F. Bequest of Samuel Henshaw; received: 1943 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Henshaw Collection of Newsclippings Concerning Gilbert White (MS Eng 731.14). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henshaw was an entomologist and Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University (1912-1927). He undertook a study of the British naturalist Gilbert White, author of The Natural History of Selborne.

Scope and Contents

Newspaper and magazine clippings concerning Gilbert White, the White family, nature and naturalists, and Selborne, England.

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