Biographical Memoir of Leonhard Hess Stejneger, 1851-1943

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Biography of Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1851-1943), curator of herpetology and head curator of biology at the United States National Museum, later the National Museum of Natural History.


  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Includes bibliography of Stejneger's publications. Written by the Smithsonian's Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Alexander Wetmore.

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National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs Vol. 24 (Journal)

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




  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Biology
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Ornithology

Physical description

pp. 145-195

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