Charles Doolittle Walcott, Paleontologist

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Kent State University Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 510 pages
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Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) is one of the most important and highly respected figures in the history of geology. This in-depth biography documents his career and life from birth to retirement from the U.S. Geological Survey in 1907, when he became Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.
 

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About the author (1998)

Yochelson is past-president of the Paleontological Society and co-founder and past-president of the History of Earth Sciences Society.

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