Pickering, Charles, 1805-1878

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Dates:
Birth 1805-11-10
Death 1878-03-17
English

Biographical notes:

Pickering was a physician and a naturalist. He was a member of the Harvard College Class of 1823 but transferred to the Harvard Medical School and received an MD in 1826. In 1849 he was granted the AB with the Class of 1823. In 1827 he settled in Philadelphia where he practiced medicine and began active work with the Academy of Natural Sciences. He was appointed chief zoologist of the United States Exploring Expedition from 1838-1842. After this and other voyages, he made his home in Boston in May of 1845.

From the description of Charles Pickering drawings and lists, ca. 1824-1849. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612194643

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Subjects:

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Insects--Study and teaching
  • Natural history
  • Beetles
  • Voyages and travels
  • Insects
  • Anthropology

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Places:

  • New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • South America (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • Fiji (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • South America (as recorded)
  • Madeira Islands (as recorded)
  • South America (as recorded)
  • New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Oregon (as recorded)
  • Cape Verde (as recorded)
  • Islands of the Pacific (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)