Palmer, T. S. (Theodore Sherman), 1868-1955Alternative names
Naturalist, author and ornithologist.
From the description of Papers of T. S. Palmer, 1877-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163135
Theodore Sherman Palmer was a naturalist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture who led the first Death Valley expedition in 1891.
From the description of Papers of Theodore Sherman Palmer, 1849-1954. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122559971
Theodore Sherman Palmer (1868 - 1955) collected for the US Biological Survey under US Department of Agriculture. He traveled and collected California, including Death Valley during 1880's. His field work is documented in the Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History.
Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_595_pid_EACP592
1868, Jan. 26:
Born, Oakland, Calif.
A.B., University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
Member, scientific research expedition, Death Valley, California
1890- 1933: Held various posts with United States Biological Survey
M.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
1905- 1935: Vice president, National Association of Audubon Societies
Married Bertha M. Ellis
1917- 1937: Secretary, American Ornithologists Union
Appointed associate in zoology, United States National Museum, Washington, D.C.
1955, July 23:
Died, Washington, D. C.
From the guide to the T. S. Palmer Papers, 1877-1954, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Conservation of natural resources
- Game protection
- Scientific expeditions
- Ornithology--Societies, etc
- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) (as recorded)