History in a Natural History Museum: George Brown Goode and the Smithsonian Institution

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Discusses the role of George Brown Goode in developing history at the United States National Museum, especially the dual influences of natural history and history on Goode. Details Goode's relationship to the American Historical Association and describes his work in developing a history of American science.


  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • American Historical Association
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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The Public Historian Vol. 10 (Journal)

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




  • Natural History
  • Science
  • Museums
  • History
  • Science--History
  • Museum techniques
  • Natural history

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pp. 7-26

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