Dear Mark,

The Royal Alberta Museum In Edmonton has a good amount of material (spanning various orders of insects) from E.R. Tinkham, which makes sense since a lot of the specimens were collected in Alberta. I am relatively recent at the museum, and I have to find out how the collection came into our possession. I will get back to you when I know more.

I assume your katydids were mostly collected in Alberta?

Best regards, Matthias

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 7:38 AM, Mark O'Brien <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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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Invertebrate Zoology
Royal Alberta Museum
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