Notes on a Young Naturalist

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Summary

Work focuses on the life and career of the 19th century explorer and naturalist, Robert Kennicott, and includes biographical information, as well as information on his exploration work (including the Hudson's Bay Company), relationship with the Smithsonian Institution and U.S. National Museum, and with Spencer F. Baird, and his membership in the Megatherium Club.

Subject

  • Kennicott, Robert
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Audubon Vol. 82, 2 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

March 1980

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Megatherium Club
  • Museum exhibits

Place

North America

Physical description

pp. 34-47

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