A History of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology in the United States National Museum

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Summary

Essay covers the early history of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology in the United States National Museum. Includes a table listing mounted fossil specimens and a list of acquisitions from 1840 to 1940.

Author

Gilmore, Charles W

Subject

  • United States National Museum Dept. of Geology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Paleobiology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Gilmore was Curator of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology in the United States National Museum from 1903 to 1945.

Contained within

Proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol. 90 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

1941

Topic

  • Museums
  • History
  • United States National Museum
  • Museums--History

Physical description

pp. 305-377

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