Akeley, Mary L. Jobe, 1886-

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Explorer and author, joined several expeditions to Canada and Africa, noted for her expedition to the northern Canadian Rockies. Married Carl Akeley in 1924. Continued his work after his death in 1926, and became a special advisor at the American Museum of Natural History.

From the description of Papers, 1859-1940 [microform]. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 41123496

Wife of Carl Akeley; she died in 1966.

From the description of Papers, 1921-1952, 1927-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513462

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associatedWith Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. person
associatedWith Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition. corporateBody
associatedWith Akeley, Mary L. Jobe, 1886-1966. person
associatedWith Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934. person
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Akeley African Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith Banks, Samuel William. person
associatedWith Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley African Expedition (1926-1927) corporateBody
associatedWith Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. person
associatedWith Johnson, Martin, 1884-1937. person
associatedWith Miller, Harry. person
associatedWith Roosevelt Memorial Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sparks, Richard D. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Zululand
Parc National Albert (Zaire)
New York (State)--New York
Zululand (South Africa)
Rocky Mountains
Kenya
Canada
Africa
Africa
South Africa
Swaziland
Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Canada, Western
United States
Subject
Lion--Collection and preservation
Ethnology
Trials (murder)
National parks and reserves
Scientific expeditions
Wildlife refuges
Elephants--Collection and preservation
Natural history museums
Wildlife conservation
Explorers--Biography
Swazi (African people)
Zulu (African people)
Gorilla--Collection and preservation
Voyages and travels
Women explorers--Biography
Folklore
Zulu (African people)--Folklore
Occupation
Zoologists
Explorers
Explorers, Women
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Birth 1886

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