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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.


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


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Audubon Vol. 82, 2 (Journal)

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


March 1980


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


North America

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pp. 34-47

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