James Williams Gidley (1866-1931)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1923]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1923

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Summary

Vertebrate paleontologist and museum curator James Williams Gidley (1866-1931) began working at the Smithsonian Institution's United States National Museum in 1905 when he was appointed as a preparator in the Section of Vertebrate Fossils. In 1908, he was promoted to Custodian of Fossil Mammals in the newly created Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. He was made Assistant Curator in 1912, and remained in that position until his death.

Subject

  • Gidley, James Williams 1866-1931
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • United States National Museum Section of Vertebrate Fossils
  • United States National Museum Division of Vertebrate Paleontology

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1923

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

Paleontology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1923]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints