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Dall, William Healey 1845-1927  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms  Search this
United States National Museum Dept. of Biology  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 7w x 9.8h ; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Photographic print
circa 1916
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Dean of Alaskan explorations, William Healey Dall, 1845-1927, began his scientific career as a member of the Scientific Corps of the Alaskan Western Union Telegraph Expedition in 1865. In 1871, he was appointed to the United States Coast Survey, where he continued his studies on Alaska and the northern Pacific Coast. Dall left the Coast Survey in 1884 to accept the rank of Paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey, a position he held until 1925. Having assembled and described some of the collections of mollusca and other organisms held by the United States National Museum since 1868, Dall served as Honorary Curator of the Museum's Division of Mollusks from 1880 until his death.
Image of William H. Dall, curator of echinoderms for the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 6, Folder 42
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
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Echinoderms  Search this
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Standard number:
SIA2009-4236 or SA -1152
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No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div