I am very curious to know where Tinkham's collection ended up after his death due to his former association with the UA collection. I vaguely remember at one point his collection was kept at his residence, maybe in his garage, and sustained some serious dermestid damage. I might have a copy of a letter from him stating the condition of his personal collection and will try to dig it up.



Gene Hall
University of Arizona Insect Collection (Manager)
& CALS Cooperative Extension (Insect Diagnostics)
Department of Entomology
1140 E. South Campus Dr.
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ  85721
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Subject: E.R. Tinkham collection respository

One more question about loans from the Pleistocene.  I have a box of katydids borrowed long ago by Ted Cohn that were to be returned to Tinkham.  Where did Tinkham's collections go after his death?

Many thanks in advance.




Mark F. O'Brien, Collection Manager

Insect Division, Museum of Zoology

The University of Michigan

1109 Geddes Avenue

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079



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