Hyman, Libbie Henrietta

Born: Dec 26, 1888 AD
Died: 1969 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Zoologist


1888 - Born on December 6th in Des Moines, Iowa. American zoologist and writer particularly noted for her widely used texts and reference works on invertebrate and vertebrate zoology.

1915 - Hyman received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago.

1916-1931 - She had a research appointment under the distinguished zoologist Charles Manning Child.

1937 - She held an honorary research appointment to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City until her death.

1942 - Among her important works were A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoology, A Laboratory Manual for Comparative Vertebrate Zoology,  and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.

         - 'The Invertebrates, 6 vol.', a monumental work still incomplete at the time of her death.

1959-1963 - She served as editor of Systematic Zoology and as president of the Society of Systematic Zoology.

1969 - Died on August 3rd in New York City.
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