Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930

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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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referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Third Central Asiatic Expedition administrative records, 1916-1940. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. General correspondence files, [ca. 1887]-1966. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), b. 1882. Papers, 1924-1930. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Field correspondence, 1891-1969. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Field photographs, 1871-1967, 1895-1934 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. Papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company/George Collins. Architectural records. Series II: Project Records. Subseries 33: Files, New York (State), 1891-1959 (bulk 1907-1918). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935. Papers, 1901-1942, 1901-1937 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930. Papers, 1922-1926, 1925-1926 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Brown, Barnum. Expeditions, 1898-1915. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930. Papers, 1922-1926 (bulk 1925-1926). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Miscellaneous historical collection, 1900-1944. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930. William Diller Matthew papers, 1907-1930. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984. Papers, 1918-1984. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn George Gaylord Simpson Papers, 1918-1984 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. Lecture: joints--modifications of vertabral column : lecture on vertebral column : London : ms., 1837. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Brown, Barnum. Correspondence, 1897-1963. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Field diaries, 1891-1970. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Abbe, Cleveland, 1872-1934. person
associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Geology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Geology and Paleontology corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Beckwith, Radcliffe Harold, 1900- person
associatedWith Berkey, Charles Peter, b. 1867. person
associatedWith Brown, Barnum. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. person
associatedWith Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company/George Collins. corporateBody
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924. person
associatedWith Kemp, James Furman, 1859-1926. person
associatedWith Mansfield, George Rogers, 1875-1947. person
associatedWith McGlamery, Winnie. person
associatedWith Merrill, George P. (George Perkins), 1854-1929. person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935. person
associatedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. person
associatedWith Perret, Frank A. (Frank Alvord), 1867-1943. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), b. 1882. person
associatedWith Ries, Heinrich, 1871-1951. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Ruedemann, Rudolf, 1864-1956. person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937. person
associatedWith Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Tolmachev, I. P. (Innokentii╠ć Pavlovich), 1872-1950. person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Woodward, Herbert Preston, 1899-1968. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Paleontology--Research
Natural history museums
Paleontologists--Correspondence
Geologists--Correspondence
Geology--Exhibitions
Museums--Acquisitions
Fossils, Vertebrate--Collection and preservation
Natural history museum curators--Correspondence
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Paleontologists
Museum curators
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Birth 1871-02-19

Death 1930-09-24

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