Merrill, Frederick J. H. (Frederick James Hamilton), 1861-1916

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Dates:
Birth 1861
Death 1916

Biographical notes:

Geologist, Columbia College School of Mines, New York.

From the description of Contributions to the geology of Dutchess County, New York, 1885 / by F.J.H. Merrill. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663784

Frederick J. H. Merrill, geologist, was born in New York City in 1861. He graduated from Columbia School of Mines with a Bachelor's degree in 1885 and a Ph.D. in 1890. From 1885 to 1890 he worked for the New Jersey Geological Survey. In 1894, Merrill became director of the New York State Museum and in 1898 he became New York State Geologist. He left the New York State Museum in 1904 to become a consulting mining geologist in Los Angeles.

From the description of Contributions to the geology of Block Island, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket: manuscript, 1884. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 516213981

From the description of Geology of Long Island: manuscript, 1883. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 516214000

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Subjects:

  • Geology

Occupations:

  • Geologists

Places:

  • Rhode Island--Block Island (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Martha's Vineyard (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Long Island (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Dutchess County (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Nantucket Island (as recorded)