Hollister, N. (Ned), 1876-1924

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Biographical History

Ned Hollister (1876-1924) was born on November 26, 1876, in Delavan, Wisconsin. He was an assistant curator at the United States National Museum, Division of Mammals, 1910-1916. He collected mammal specimens in British Columbia, Canada, the northern and east coast of the United States, and the Altai mountains along the border of Russia and Mongolia as part of the Smithsonian-Harvard Expedition to the Altai Mountains, 1912. He worked with the Bureau of Biological Survey, 1910-1911. In 1916, he was appointed superintendent of the National Zoological Park, where he worked until his death. He died on November 3, 1924.

Source

Hollister, N. "Mammals Collected by the Smithsonian -Harvard Expedition to the Altai Mountains, 1912." Proceedings U. S. National Museum, Vol. 45—No. 1930. Retrieved February 17, 2012 from http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/bitstream/10088/14459/1/USNMP-45_1990_1913.pdf

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  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mammals: He was an assistant curator at the United States National Museum, Division of Mammals, 1910-1916.
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) : 1916 - 1924, he was superintendent of the National Zoological Park.

Birth Date

1876

Death Date

1924

Topic

Mammalogists

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Personal name

Occupation

Mammalogists