Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918

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Williston received his B.S. in 1872 and his M.A. in 1875, both from the Kansas Agricultural College. He then went to Yale to receive his M.D. in 1880 and his Ph.D. in 1885. He joined the faculty of KU in 1890 as a Professor of Geology and Paleontology. In 1899 he was named Dean of the School of Medicine. He left the University in 1902 to take a position as Professor of Paleontology at the University of Chicago. He died in 1918.

From the guide to the Personal Papers of Samuel W. Williston, 1890-1902, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives)

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referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918. [Personal papers of Samuel W. Williston] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
creatorOf Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. Papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. Papers, 1906-1948. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Personal Papers of Samuel W. Williston, 1890-1902 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives
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associatedWith Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. person
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associatedWith Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. person
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Birth 1851-07-10

Death 1918-08-30

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