American Museum of Natural History. Department of Insects and Spiders
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss .S353-.S3531
Scope and Content The collection consists of 101 letters (handwritten and typewritten), 14 cards and seven photographs received by Schwarz between the years 1921 and 1957, and the incomplete typescript of Stingless Bees. Many of the letters thank Schwarz for his book (Stingless bees), which he distributed to entomologists around the world. Others are responses to Schwarz's Christmas cards. Highlights of the collection include: Letters from William Beebe; five Christmas cards with hand-painted pictures of...
Dates: 1921-1957; Majority of material found within 1930-1950
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss .W3551
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost entirely of handwritten, signed letters from Wallace to Cockerell, along with a few postcards. There are also one letter from Wallace's wife, Annie, and four letters (one typewritten) and a postcard from Wallace's son, William, following Wallace's death; and one newspaper clipping. The bulk of the letters are an ongoing one-sided conversation between the two naturalists on their scientific work and theories, beginning with a discussion of Wallace's book,...