Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930

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Dates:
Birth 1871-02-19
Death 1930-09-24
Canadians
English

Biographical notes:

William Diller Matthew was a vertebrate paleontologist and geologist. Matthew joined the American Museum of Natural History in 1895 as an assistant in the Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology, eventually becoming curator in 1911. At the death of E.O. Hovey in 1924, Matthew was appointed acting curator of the Dept. of Geology. In 1927 Matthew went to the University of California as professor of paleontology and curator of the paleontological museum.

From the description of Papers, 1922-1926 (bulk 1925-1926). (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 56561064

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Subjects:

  • Paleontology--Research
  • Natural history museums
  • Paleontologists--Correspondence
  • Geologists--Correspondence
  • Geology--Exhibitions
  • Museums--Acquisitions
  • Fossils, Vertebrate--Collection and preservation
  • Natural history museum curators--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Paleontologists
  • Museum curators

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)