Martha Maxwell, Rocky Mountain Naturalist

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Summary

A biography of the pioneer woman naturalist and taxidermist, Martha Maxwell, who made a career collecting and preparing natural history specimens in the late nineteenth century.

Author

Benson, Maxine

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Maxwell, Martha
  • Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1986

Topic

  • Natural History
  • History
  • Taxidermists
  • Women
  • Taxidermy
  • Exhibitions
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural history
  • Women--History

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