[Taxacom] Collection of the Boston Soc.Nat.Hist.?

Michael A. Ivie mivie at montana.edu
Tue Nov 8 15:37:53 CST 2011


Hi Frank,

I was told it went to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst by the
previous curator there.  I have also been told it when to the MCZ. 
However, I never located any of the Randall material I was seeking at
either place.

Mike

> Dear all,
>
> does anybody knows the whereabouts of the insect collection of the Boston
> Society of Natural History? The Society transformed into the Boston Museum
> of Science which doesn't mention any collections on its webpage.
> I am looking for material from John Witt Randall. Randall's collection is
> apparently lost, but he gave material to Thaddeus William Harris. The
> Harris collection went to the Boston Society of Natural History in 1858.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks
>
> Frank
>
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