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George P. Merrill

George P. Merrill
United States National Museum
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
circa 1900
In 1880-1881 Merrill was appointed aide at the United States Bureau of Fisheries. In July 1881 he transferred to the USNM where he was employed as an aide in the Department of Mineralogy. The following year he was promoted to assistant in the Department's Section of Building Stones. Subsequently, he held positions as acting curator, Department of Lithology and Physical Geology, 1883-1885; curator, Department of Lithology and Physical Geology, 1886- 1890; curator, Department of Geology, 1890-1916; curator, Division of Physical and Chemical Geology (Systematics and Applied), 1898-1929; and head curator, Department of Geology, 1917-1929.
George P. Merrill (1854-1929), geologist and head curator of the Department of Geology, United States National Museum from 1917-1929.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder 7
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Curators, Geology, Portraits, Geologists, Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Merrill, George P (George Perkins) 1854-1929, United States National Museum, United States National Museum Dept. of Geology
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Portraits
Local Number:
SIA2009-4249 or 84-10782
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 7h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
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George P. Merrill

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