John Alden Loring

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Mammalogist John Alden Loring, a specialist in small mammals with the National Museum of Natural History, was one of three naturalists from the National Museum chosen to make the trip to Africa with Theodore Roosevelt in 1909.


  • Loring, John Alden
  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 16, Folder: 29

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ID Number

21451 or NHB-21451

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 3w x 5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Contact sheet

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