A. Myra Keen Sits Looking at Specimen

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A. Myra (Angeline Myra) Keen (1905-1986), an invertebrate paleontologist and malacologist, was with the Stanford University Department of Geology for almost forty years. She also traveled abroad to study especially at the British Museum (Natural History). She is seated at a table examining a specimen she holds in her hand.


  • Keen, A. Myra (Angeline Myra) 1905-
  • British Museum
  • Stanford University


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Photograph included in the transcript of the A. Myra Keen Oral History Interview by Eugene Victor Coan, September 1983, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9527, Box 1, A. Myra Keen Oral History Interview

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  • Women
  • Malacologists
  • Women paleontologists
  • Paleontologists


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  • Person, candid

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