The Published Writings of Isaac Lea, LL.D

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Summary

The work consists of a biographical sketch of Isaac Lea which includes his early life and early studies in natural history, his scientific research and visits to Europe, and gives brief mention to his relationship with Charles Wilkes. The remainder of the work is devoted to a bibliography of the publications of Lea from 1818 to 1876 and an alphabetical subject list of species discovered and described.

Subject

Lea, Isaac

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

This work is the second in a series of "Bibliographies of American Naturalists." Includes index and illustrations.

Contained within

Bulletin of the United States National Museum Vol. 23 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1885

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum publications
  • Bibliography

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