Spencer Baird Of Smithsonian

Spencer Baird Of Smithsonian

  • Publish Date: 1992-11-17
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: RIVINUS EF
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CIP cites the title as above, but cover, spine, and title page show Spencer Baird of the Smithsonian. A naturalist, zoologist, and scientific administrator at the center of 19th-century science, Baird (1823-1887) was the second secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, initiator of what became the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and director of the US National Museum. His life and achievements are recounted here. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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