From the Wilds of Carlisle: Spencer Fullerton Baird and the World of Nineteenth-Century Naturalists

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Summary

A portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird, naturalist, ornithologist, first curator of the United States National Museum and second Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1878-1887).

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Pennsylvania Naturalist Vol. 2, 3 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

February-March 1980

Topic

  • Animals
  • Natural History
  • Secretaries
  • Birds
  • Museums
  • Taxonomists
  • Museum curators
  • Museum directors
  • Natural history
  • Ornithology

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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