Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914

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Dates:
Birth 1837-03-21
Death 1914-09-25
English

Biographical notes:

Dr. Theodore Gill (1837-1914) was a long-time associate in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. He was associated with the Smithsonian in a variety of paid and unpaid positions beginning in the late 1850s until his death in 1914. He specialized in the taxonomy and nomenclature of fishes. Gill wrote dozens of works on ichthyology during his career. He was also a professor of natural history and zoology at Columbian (George Washington) University. Refer to RU 7098, Biographical Information File, for a complete profile of Gill and his career.

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Subjects:

  • Smithsonian Exchange
  • Mammals--Classification
  • Mollusks--Classification
  • Smithsonian Library
  • Fishes--Pamphlets
  • Fishes--Classification
  • Natural history
  • Scientific publications
  • Fishes
  • Smithsonian Publications

Occupations:

  • Naturalist
  • Zoologists
  • Ichthyologists

Places:

  • Fundy, Bay of (as recorded)
  • Saint Lawrence, Gulf of (as recorded)