Louis Agassiz

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Summary

Biography of Louis Agassiz, leading nineteenth century biologist, opponent of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and founder of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, who also served on the Smithsonian Institution's Board of Regents.

Author

Gould, Alice Bache

Subject

  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Board of Regents
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Citation information

The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans

Notes

Contains bibliography, pages 149-154.

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

1901

Topic

  • SI, Early History
  • Bibliography
  • Biography

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