Louis Agassiz

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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.


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


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The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans


Contains bibliography, pages 149-154.

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