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Spencer Baird and ichthyology at the Smithsonian, 1850-1900 : celebrating the 150th anniversary of Baird's arrival at the Smithsonian.

Author: Inci Altug Bowman; David George Smith; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : English
Database:WorldCat
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A biographical sketch of Spencer F. Baird, the second Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, with emphasis on his contributions to the field of ichthyology at the Smithsonian and the development of the Smithsonian's fish collections.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Spencer Fullerton Baird; Spencer Fullerton Baird
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Inci Altug Bowman; David George Smith; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes.
OCLC Number: 45145073
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Oct. 5, 2000). Browser used: Internet Explorer 5.5.
"Initiated and produced by Inci A. Bowman, and written by David G. Smith and Inci A. Bowman, Division of Fishes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C."--Credits.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web. Host: www.mnh.si.edu.
Contents: Introduction --
Life of Spencer F. Baird --
Smithsonian fish collection --
U.S. Fish Commission --
Ichthyologists --
Naturalist collectors --
Government expeditions --
Exhibitions --
Bibliography --
Credits --
Related web sites --
Copyright.

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A biographical sketch of Spencer F. Baird, the second Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, with emphasis on his contributions to the field of ichthyology at the Smithsonian and the development of the Smithsonian's fish collections.

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