Agassiz, Jean Louis (5/28/1807-12/14/1873)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Naturalist
  • Number of Terms: 2

Subject

  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Corcoran Gallery of Art; National Museum of American History, Division of Political History, Smithsonian Institution; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science; Harvard University Portrait Collection; Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum; Berkshire Athenaeum Public Library; Cornell University; Brooklyn Historical Society; American Philosophical Society; United States Capitol; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Citizen

State

Massachusetts

Short Legal Citation

  • 12 Stat. 825 (1863), Res. No. 21
  • 15 Stat. 349 (1869), Res. No. 28

Notes

Biographical Dictionary of American Science. The seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. By Clark A. Elliott. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Volumes I-XIV. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970-1976; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 02/21/1863-12/14/1873

Topic

  • Museums
  • Regents
  • Naturalists
  • Museum directors

Place

Massachusetts

Form/Genre

Biographies

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