Dana, James Dwight (02/12/1813-04/14/1895)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Geologist, zoologist, teacher
  • Number of Terms: 1

Subject

  • Dana, James Dwight
  • 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; Yale University Art Gallery; American Museum of Natural History; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Citizen

State

Connecticut

Short Legal Citation

18 Stat. (pt. 3) 285 (1874), J. Res. No. 3

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; 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: 01/19/1874-12/27/1877

Topic

  • Educators
  • Regents
  • Connecticut

Place

Connecticut

Form/Genre

Biographies

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