Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897

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Dates:
Birth 1836-11-13
Death 1897-07-13

Biographical notes:

Alfred Marshall Mayer (1836-1897) was a physicist; his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922) a biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902) a zoologist and paleontologist. The three corresponded among themselves and with other colleagues in the field about their expeditions in the Pacific, which included voyages to Japan, Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, New Guinea, Tonga, and Samoa, among other places.

From the guide to the Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

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