Correspondence between Spencer Fullerton Baird and Louis Agassiz - Two Pioneer American Naturalists

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Summary

Opens with biographical essays on Spencer Fullerton Baird and Louis Agassiz and a discussion of their relationship. Contains annotated copies of 207 letters between Agassiz and Baird, primarily from the Smithsonian Institution Archives, between 1847-1873.

Author

Herber, Elmer Charles

Subject

  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887

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

1963

Topic

  • Animals
  • American science
  • Letters
  • Natural History
  • Secretaries
  • Birds
  • Natural history
  • Ornithology
  • Pennsylvania

Place

Pennsylvania

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