Spencer F. Baird of the Smithsonian
This biography of the life of Spencer F. Baird, includes information on his childhood, education and family; his career as U.S. Fish Commissioner, Assistant Secretary and Secretary of the Smithsonian; his involvement in expeditions; and his relationship with the U.S. National Museum and with collectors. Also provides interesting historical information on the Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Includes photographs, notes, bibliography and index.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Woods Hole (Mass.)