|Born||Grace Adelbert Sandhouse
Life and career
Grace Adelbert Sandhouse was raised in Monticello, Iowa. She attended the University of Colorado, where she graduated in 1920, while working for Theodore Cockerell. Cockerell introduced Sandhouse to apiology, the study of bees. She proceeded to get her masters from Colorado and her PhD at Cornell. After graduation she became a Junior Entomologist at the United States Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Entomology, working in the Division of Insect Identification. She worked there until her death, ending her career as an Associate Entomologist.
Research wise, Sandhouse focused on taxonomy of Hymenoptera, specifically Apoidea. She published a monograph on the Osmia genus. Sandhouse's personal archives are in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
- The North American bees of the genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Washington, D.C.: The Entomological society of Washington (1939)
- "A Review of the Nearctic Wasps of the Genus Trypoxylon (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)". American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Jul., 1940), pp. 133–176.
- The Type Species of the Genera and Subgenera of Bees. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press (1943)
- Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie; Joy Dorothy Harvey (2000). The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: L-Z. Taylor & Francis. p. 1148. ISBN 978-0-415-92040-7. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
- "Grace Sandhouse Papers". Record Unit 7456. Smithsonian Institution Archives. Retrieved 6 March 2012.