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Professor Paleontology, U Chicago. Described Graptemys oculifera, kohnii, pulchra and Pseudemys concinna texana. Baxter who discovered the relict population.
Beck, Rollo Howard Sceloporus occidentalis becki Van Denburgh, "I take pleasure in naming this island form in honor of Mr. Beck who collected the specimens.
Head of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Belding, whose extensive and excellent herpetological contribution in Lower California as well as in Upper California has never been adequately recognized. Collected new birds and studied avifauna of the region. Selected by the Committee on Bird Migration to take charge of the migration work in the Pacific District.
Neil - Pseudobranchus axanthus belli Schwartz, " BS in Entomology and PhD graduate student for three years. Published several small papers on acquatic beetles Dytiscidae and Helmidae Data processing director for Kaiser Hospitals, Oakland, California.
Royal College of Surgeons, described as a "dental surgeon and naturalist. Berlandier, a zealous French naturalist, to whom we are indebted for much of what we know of the natural history of northern Mexico. Studied with DeCandolle, author of "Prodomus," a world botany book.
It was a very difficult trip and many specimens were lost and destroyed. His work with the Boundary Commission was the first extensive collecting in Texas. Primarily interested in botany, also collected fauna. Contracted malaria which made collecting for his patrons impossible.
DeCandolle was not pleased with the condition and quantity of botanical materials. Berlandier stayed in Mexico, settled in Matamoros and married a local woman. Engaged in a pharmaceutical business and made frequent botanical exploration in various parts of Mexico. Couch reported that Berlandier was well respected in Matamoros and had served as an interpreter to General Arista during the Mexican War.
He was in charge of the hospitals at Matamoros during the war. Collected the type specimen of Gopherus berlandieri. Viosca also worked there.
Bishop, Sherman Chauncey Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi Grobman, "It is fitting to associate with this hitherto unrecognized salamander the name of Sherman C. Bishop, of the University of Rochester, who has contributed largely to our understanding of the salamanders of the United States.
Left high school without graduating after disagreements with local school authorities. Entered Cornell University as a special student in entomology. Charter member of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
Blainville, Henri Marie Ducrotay de Phrynosoma coronatum blainvillii Gray, Studied medicine and comparative anatomy under Cuvier. Mammal Division, U MI. He taught the use of natural foods and his delight in serving snake, rodent, etc.
Authored articles 19 more with co-authors5 books, 8 testimonies before congressional committees, innumerable book reviews and abstracts, and supervised over scientific publications resulting from his student's work, without being listed as co-author.
Promoted the careful study of habits and life histories of snakes. Studied with Helen T. Gaige under Alexander Ruthven. Began work on a manual of the snakes of the US which Dr. Gloyd continued after his death. Developed techniques to study live animals in the field and marking techniques.
William Emydoidea blandingii Holbrook, "This animal was first observed by Dr. William Blanding, of Philadelphia, an accurate Naturalist, whose name I have given to the species.Analysis Richard Wright Born on September 4, , in Roxie, Mississippi.
Moved to Chicago in Joined the Communist Party in In moved to New York to pursue his career as a writer. Since , WCLV/Seaway Productions in Cleveland has syndicated Adventures in Good Music to a worldwide audience.
The program has received two coveted George Foster Peabody Awards during its long run, and Karl has received the National Endowment for the Humanities George Frankel Medal. The author of the novel Native Son was Richard Wright, born in Mississippi on Sept. 4, He is honored on a Literary Arts series stamp from By Topic; STAMP PROGRAMS Born Sept.
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We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. Remembering Richard Wright who was born on this day in Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, – November 28, ) was an American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction.
Erving Goffman (11 June – 19 November ) was a Canadian-American sociologist, social psychologist, and writer, considered by some "the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth century".
In he was listed by The Times Higher Education Guide as the sixth most-cited author in the humanities and social sciences, behind Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu and Michel.