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1804 – He was born on September 14th at Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast in England. 1827 – At the age of 23 he was appointed a taxidermist on the staff of the Zoological Society of London, of which society he was to become a leading figure in later years.          – Gould ..

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1874 – Born on February 7th in Ithaca, New York. American artist and naturalist. 1897 – Graduated from Cornell University. 1898 – He spent a year studying with Abbott H. Thayer, which improved his technique very materially, and with him and his son, Gerald Thayer, he went to Florida. This was the first of a ..

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1912 – Born on June 5th in in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the Curator of Birds for the American Museum of Natural History.   1937 – Joined the Museum after graduating from Hobart College.   1940 – Dean was appointed Assistant Curator.    1947 – He received his doctorate at Cornell University with a thesis ..

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1914 – Wrote a Ph.D. thesis on the red-winged blackbird that is considered to have set the standard for the study of birds in the field. 1915 – Allen went on to found the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology that established the nation’s first graduate program in ornithology.          – He also pioneered the recording ..

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1838 – Allen was born on July 19, 1838. 1860 – Studied under Louis Agassiz at Harvard University. 1871 – Wrote the scientific book entitled Mammals and Winter Birds of Eastern Florida. 1873 – Became the Head of the Naturalists of the North Pacific Railroad expedition. 1876 – Wrote the scientific book entitled The American ..

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