Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949

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Exist Dates

February 14, 1884 - July 16, 1949

Biographical or Historical Note

Andrey Avinoff was a lepidopterist, artist and museum administrator. Avinoff was a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History from 1942 to 1948. He was curator, Dept. of Entomology, then director of the Carnegie Museum between 1924 and 1945, and director emeritus 1945-1949.


    Library of Congress Name Authority File
    From biographical note for Avinoff's archive collection at the AMNH Library, Mss .A95, written by Ann Herendeen.

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American Museum of Natural History
associated dates: 1948-1948

Related Resources

Audrey Avinoff papers, 1935-1942
Repository: AMNH Special Collections, Mss .A95.

Written by: Iris Lee
Last modified: 2018 September 27


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