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History/Obituaries/Compendia (selected)

  • Carpenter, M. M. 1945. Bibliography of biographies of entomologists. American Midland Naturalist 33(1):1-116.
  • Carpenter, M. M. 1953. Supplement. Ibid. 50(2):257-348.
  • Gilbert, P. 1977. A compendium of the biographical literature on deceased entomologists. British Museum (Natural History), London, 455 pp.
  • Gilbert, P. C. J. Hamilton. 1990. Entomology: A guide to information sources, 2nd Ed. Mansell. 259 pp. [journals, societies, etc.]
  • Howard, L. O. 1930.  A history of applied entomology (somewhat anecdotal).  Smithsonian Misc. Collections 84:1-564.
  • Mallis, A. 1971. American Entomologists. Rutgers Univ. Press, 549pp. (detailed history of many American entomologists)
  • Osborn, H. 1937. Fragments of Entomological History: Including some personal recollections of men and events. Part I (394 pp.) & 1946. Part II (Spahr & Glenn Co., Columbus).
  • Osborn, H. 1952. A brief history of entomology, including time of Demosthenes and Aristotle to modern times with over five hundred portraits. Spahr and Glenn Co., Columbus, 303 pp.

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