Biographical Memoir of Robert Ridgway, 1850-1929

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A biography of Robert Ridgway (1850-1929), curator of ornithology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.


Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929


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Written by the Smithsonian's Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Alexander Wetmore, who was also an ornithologist. Second memoir, 1932.

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National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs Vol. 15 (Book)

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