Lincecum, Gideon, 1793-1874

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Gideon Lincecum (1793-1874) was a physician, philosopher and naturalist born in Warren County, Georgia. Lincecum first came to Texas on an exploring expedition in January 1835. He moved to Long Point, Texas in 1848. Lincecum was a widely published naturalist and scholar of Choctaw traditions. In 1868, Lincecum moved to Tuxpan, Mexico, to continue his studies. He returned to Texas in 1873 and died at Long Point, Texas in 1874.

From the guide to the Gideon Lincecum Collection 1930. 70729345., 1821-1933, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the description of Lincecum, Gideon, collection, 1821-1933. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70729345

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Tuxpan de Rodríguez Cano (Mexico)
Mississippi
Tuxpan de Rodriguez Cano (Mexico)
Texas
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Insects
Soils
Natural history
Meteorology
Choctaw Indians
Botany--Texas
Insects--Texas
Soils--Texas
Geology
Choctaw Indians--Mississippi
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Botany
Choctaw Indians--Folklore
Meteorology--Texas
Choctaw Indians--History--19th century
Smithsonian Weather Service
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Birth 1793-04-22

Death 1874-11-28

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