Gerard Troost manuscript and related notes, papers and drawings, 1849-1904 : monograph on crinoids discovered in the state of Tennessee.
Gerard Troost (1776-1850) was a Dutch paleontologist and geologist who came to America in 1810. In 1831 he became State Geologist of Tennessee. His special interest was the crinoid class of the echinoderms. The present folder contains Troost's manuscript on the crinoids of Tennessee. the manuscript is annotated and has pasted illustrations.
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Gerard Troost, manuscript and related notes, papers and drawings, 1849-1904
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 1, folder 1