Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan (1829-1861)

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [83-9736]

Creator: Gibbs, George 1815-1873

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 83-9736

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Summary

Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan (1829-1861) was born in Clarke County, Virginia, and died at sea between San Francisco and Acapulco, Mexico. He was a student of Spencer Fullerton Baird at Dickinson College. He received his B.A. from Dickinson; and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Army; Surgeon-naturalist with the Northwestern Boundary Survey, Pacific Railroad Surveys, and Mexican Boundary Survey; and collected bird specimens for Baird and the Smithsonian. The caption reads, "Dr. Kennerly cocks his beaver at the Cascade Mountains."

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  • Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan -1861
  • Dickinson College
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • United States Army
  • Northwestern Boundary Survey
  • Pacific Railroad Survey, 1851-1853
  • United States and Mexican Boundary Survey

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 83-9736

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  • Medicine
  • Surgeons
  • Naturalists

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Black-and-white negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-009 [83-9736]

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