Alpheus Hyatt II Papers 1854-1958

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Alpheus Hyatt II Papers, 1854-1958

Alpheus Hyatt II Papers 1854-1958

Correspondence, diary, expedition journal, financial material, scientific notebook and sketches, photographs, published material, including articles and newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks.Correspondence (1854-1902) includes that of Alexander Agassiz, Charles E. Beecher, E.D. Cope, James D. Dana, J.S. Diller, G.K. Gilbert, G. Brown Goode, Asa Gray, Robert T. Hill, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Hyatt’s father, Alpheus Hyatt, Audella Beebe Hyatt, Jules Marcou, Harriet Randolph Hyatt Mayor, A.S. Packard, Charles Schuchert, and Charles Walcott.

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Mayor, Harriet H. (Harriet Hyatt), 1868-1960

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Harriet R. Hyatt Mayor was born in Salem, Mass. in 1868, the daughter of Audella Beebe Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt II, the noted paleontologist. After traveling abroad with her family at an early age she began to show artistic tendencies. She studied art and sculpture in Boston and began a promising career. She encouraged her sister Anna to join her in sculpting. Harriet was married in 1900 to Alfred Goldsborough Mayor and soon began to raise a family. Alfred G. Mayor, son of Alfred M. ...

Hyatt, Alpheus, 1838-1902

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Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges Cuvier, Agassiz was renown for his six-volume work Poissons fossils, a study of more than 1,700 ancient fish. Equally important was his Ètudes sur les glaciers (1840). In 1845 Agassiz moved to the United States on a two-year study grant from King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia to compare the flora and fauna of the United States and Europe. While in the United States he was invited to deliver a c...

Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897

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Vertebrate paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope became the leading theorist of the neo-Lamarckian movement in American biology. He sold his fossil collection to the American Museum of Natural History in 1894. From the guide to the Edward Drinker Cope Field diaries, 1872-1874, 1876-1877, 1879, 1881-1885, 1892, 1872-1892, (American Philosophical Society) Zoologist, paleontologist and educator. Member Society of Friends. Professor at Haverford College (1864-1867) and University o...

Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927

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Art administrator and geologist; Washington, D.C. Served as the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 until his death in 1927. Dellenbaugh was a painter whose works include many landscapes done in connection with expeditions in the U.S. and abroad. From the description of Charles D. Walcott letter from Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh, 1913 April 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118391 ...

Diller, J. S. (Joseph Silas), b. 1850

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Hyatt, Audella Beebe, 1840-1932

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Audella Beebe Hyatt was born in Kinderhook, N.Y., on Feb. 14, 1840. Little is known of her early life. Her father was a farmer. Audella had a brother and sister four years older than herself, Aurelia, and together with their mother often traveled to New York City to buy new clothes. Audella attended a local academy for her education. Following the Civil War and the death of her father, she was living in New York with her mother when Mrs. Alpheus Hyatt of Baltimore asked her to come ...

Mayor family.

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Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898

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Marcou was a French geologist who traveled and worked in the U.S. He wrote many articles and books on geological topics. Belknap was possibly a naturalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1837-1889. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405065 Jules Marcou was a French geologist who traveled and worked in the U.S. He wrote many articles and books on geological topics. Belknap was possibly a naturalist. From the guide to the Jules Marcou corresponde...

Schuchert, Charles, 1858-1942

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Charles Schuchert: Paleontologist; assistant to paleontologists, 1885-1891; participated in a geological survey of Minnesota, 1891-1892; preparer of fossils, Yale University, 1892-1893; assistant paleontologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 1893-1894; assistant curator paleontology, U.S. National Museum, 1894-1904; professor of paleontology, Yale University, 1904-1923, and curator, geological collection, Peabody Museum. From the description of Charles Schuchert papers, 1859-1943 (inclusiv...

Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918

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William Morris Davis (1850-1934) was an American geographer, geologist, geomorphologist, and meteorologist, often called the "father of American geography." Grove Karl Gilbert, also known as G.K. Gilbert, was an American geologist. In 1871 he joined George M. Wheeler's geographical survey as its first geologist. He then joined the Powell Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region in 1874, becoming Powell's primary assistant, and stayed with the survey until 1879. From the description of Let...

Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896

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Scientitist and curator. From the description of Papers of G. Brown Goode, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131780 Stephen Bowers (1832?-1907) was a geologist, archaeologist, journalist and Methodist minister, who maintained an interest in southern California, including area fossils and artifacts. His geological and archaeological work was financed by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Department of the Interior. In 1997 a California archaeologist an...

Hyatt family.

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Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1841

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Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973

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Animal sculptor, Bethel, Conn., b. 1876; d. 1973. From the description of Oral history interview with Anna Hyatt-Huntington, [ca. 1964] [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026542 From the description of Anna Hyatt-Huntington interview, [ca. 1964] [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85185377 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Anna Hyatt-Huntington papers, 1902-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502404 ...

Beecher, Charles Emerson, 1856-1904

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Charles Emerson Beecher received a doctorate from Yale University in 1889. He was a professor of paleontology and geology at Yale and a paleontologist at the Peabody Museum of Natural History. In August, 1900, he travelled with a party of researchers to the Grand Canyon and Oraibi Pueblo, Arizona Territory. From the description of Charles Emerson Beecher article and photographs relating to the snake dance at Oraibi Pueblo, [1900]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80809361 From...