Catalogue of North American Reptiles in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution: Part I, Serpents

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Summary

Spencer Fullerton Baird, first curator of natural history and second Secretary of the Smithsonian, and C. Girard prepared a catalogue of the serpent collection in the United States National Museum to share information about the collection with North American naturalists.

Subject

United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Miscellaneous Collections (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1853

Topic

  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Secretaries
  • Biology
  • Museums
  • Taxonomists
  • National Collections
  • Snakes
  • Museum techniques
  • Museum publications

Place

North America

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