Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864)

Edward Hitchcock was appointed professor of chemistry and natural history at Amherst College in 1825. He became head of a geological survey of Massachusetts and famously identified large birdlike tracks as those of a dinosaur. In 1856 he became state geologist of Vermont. He was a prolific writer, publishing many volumes and tracts on a wide range of subjects.

Date:
1868 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES17455
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William S. Warren (Boston)
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10031px
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