Coolidge, Dane, 1873-1940

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Biographical History

Dane Coolidge (1873-1940) was born in Natick, Massachusetts, on March 24, 1873. From 1895-1900, he was a field collector of mammals, birds, and reptiles in Nevada, Arizona, Southern California, Italy and France. He collected for many institutions, including Stanford University, the British Museum, the National Zoological Park, and the United States National Museum. His first book, "Hidden Water," was published in 1910. His work is documented in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Mammals.

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