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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887.,
    • United States. Bureau of Fisheries -- Biography.,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesU.S. Fish Commission.
      StatementDean Conrad Allard, Jr.
      SeriesBiologists and their world
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH31.B17 A44 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 424 p. :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4565844M
      ISBN 100405107382
      LC Control Number77081138

      The Fisheries Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, whose roots can be traced back to the U.S. Commission on Fish and Fisheries, has played a vital role in conserving America’s fisheries since , and today is a key partner with States, Tribes, Federal agencies, other service programs, and private interests in a larger effort to. The eminent ichthyologist (fish scientist), George Brown Goode (pronounced good´ee), worked for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, the first predecessor organization of NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, from until When he then became an assistant secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Goode continued a working relationship with the Fish .   Spencer Fullerton Baird (Fig. 1), a noted systematic zoologist and builder of scientific institutions in 19th century America, persuaded the U.S. Congress to establish the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries(1) in March


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Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission by Dean C. Allard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission. [Dean C Allard]. Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission. New York: Arno Press,© (OCoLC) Named Person: Spencer Fullerton Baird; Spencer Fullerton Baird: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dean C Allard.

He directed the U.S. Fish Commission after he assisted in its establishment, and in Baird succeeded Joseph Henry as Smithsonian Secretary, a position he held until his death. The author comments at length on Baird's prolific writings, which earned him his reputation as the leading vertebrate zoologist of mid-nineteenth-century America.

A recent and extended discussion of Baird’s career, concentrating on his work with the Fish Commission, is Dean C. Allard, “Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission: A Study in the History of American Science,” unpublished Ph.D.

diss. (Washington, D.C., ). Spencer Fullerton Baird has 91 books on Goodreads with 6 ratings. Spencer Fullerton Baird’s most popular book is Annual Record of Science and Industry, V.

[edan-image:id=siris_sic_,size=,left]The second Smithsonian Secretary, Spencer Fullerton Baird, served from to A naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, and renowned collector from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Baird dedicated his career to creating a strong US National Museum at the Smithsonian.

The United States Fish Commission, formally known as the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, was an agency of the United States government created in to investigate, promote, and preserve the fisheries of the Unitedit was reorganized as the United States Bureau of Fisheries, which operated until Inthe Bureau of Fisheries Jurisdiction: United States federal government.

Baird, Spencer Fullerton, –87, American zoologist, b. Reading, Pa., grad. Dickinson College, He was professor of natural history at Dickinson from to.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Spencer Fullerton Baird (Baird, Spencer Fullerton, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Baird, Spencer Fullerton,ed.: Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (6 volumes; New York: R.

Garrigue, ), also ed. by J. Heck text volume I (math and physical sciences):. DEAN CONRAD ALLARD Jr. Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission, a study in the history of American Science.

Arno Press, New York, Price $ Author: Apex CoVantage LLC. Created Date: 6/5/ PM. He completed his Ph.D. at the George Washington University in under Professor Wood Gray with a dissertation on "Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission: a Study in the History of American Science." Professional career.

Books shelved as fisheries: The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger, Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the Wor. Literature Cited and Selected References Agassiz, A.

Three cruises of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer “Blake.”. SPENCER FULLERTON BAIRD. No less than ten million fertilized eggs made there way across the ocean here from the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries because of his work in obtaining very large supplies.

We are also fundamentally indebted to Spencer F. Baird for his strong support of the Berlin international convention which started at the. Spencer F. Baird, named for a prominent zoologist who, beginning inserved as the first head of the U.S. Fish Commission, a forerunner agency to the Fish and Wildlife Service.-USFWS The brand new M/V Spencer F.

Baird was launched for sea trials in Morgan City, Louisiana, on Tuesday Febru The vessel will make its way to. Spencer Fullerton Baird (/ ˈ b ɛr d /; February 3, – Aug ) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum was the first curator to be named at the Smithsonian would eventually serve as assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian from toand as Secretary from until The book is an expanded revision of Gold in Azure: One Thousand Years of Russian Architecture, originally published by Godine in Segment 2: From the Archives: "Spencer Fullerton Baird and the Origins of the U.S.

Fish Commission (February 2, )." Real Media. MP3. Time: N1 - Report accompanied by appendices. At head of title: United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Issued as: U.S. Senate, 42nd Congress, 2d Session, Mis. doc. Some copies may have been issued without series statement (at head of title) AU - United States Fish Commission.

AU - Baird, Spencer Fullerton, KW - Fisheries. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Dean C Allard books online.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. United States Fish Commission. - Baird, Spencer Fullerton, Publication info: Washington:Govt. Print. collected by the U.S.

exploring expedition under the command of Capt. Other scientists followed his lead, often in cooperation with sportsmen who had seen the ravages firsthand. Spencer Fullerton Baird led the U.S. Fish Commission in the s. Fisher and C. Hart Merriam advocated laws for bird protection.

Out of their efforts grew what is now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife : Robert H. Boyle. S PENCER FULLERTON BAIRD was born at Reading, Pa., on February 3, He was the third child, as well as the third son, of Samuel Baird and Lydia Biddle Baird.

Samuel Baird was a lawyer and a man of education and scholarly tastes, very much interested in natural history in a general way, although he could hardly be called a naturalist. Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in He became a self-trained naturalist as a young man, learning about the field from his brother, William, who was a birder, and the likes of John James Audubon, who instructed Baird on how to draw scientific illustrations of birds.

His father was also a big influence on Baird's interest in nature, taking Baird on walks Seller Rating: % positive. Back inProfessor Spencer Fullerton Baird, who became the first head of the now defunct U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, rightly called the bluefish ''an animated chopping machine.''.

Author(s): Allard,Dean Conrad, Title(s): Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U. Fish Commission; a study in the history of American science. [Washington] Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Ann Arbor, University Microfilms, ] Description: xii.

2. See Dean C., Allard, Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission (New York: Arno Press, ), and Paul S. Galtsoff, The Story of the Bureau of Commercial Cited by: 8. Recruited by Baird, True was initially a special agent for the U.S. Fish Commission, but eventually Baird put him in charge of the joint Smithsonian-U.S.

Fish Commission display at the Berlin Fisheries Exhibition ofwhere many of the specimens collected by special agents for the Commission were put on display. Baird, Spencer Fullerton, ; United States Fish Commission.

Publication date At head of title: Part I Issued in the Congressional series as U.S. Senate, 42nd Congress, 2nd Session, Misc.

Doc. 61 extracted picklist Elecresource Notes. Second foldout has the text in the gutter. This book is available with additional data at. Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission by Dean Conrad Allard, Jr.

Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission by Dean Conrad Allard, Jr. (pp. Robert Ridgway (July 2, – Ma ) was an American ornithologist specializing in was appointed in by Spencer Fullerton Baird, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to be the first full-time curator of birds at the United States National Museum, a title he held until hishe helped found the American Ornithologists' Union, where he Awards: Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal ().

Baird, through the establishment of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries inprovided a principal means (Hobart, ). This fortunate convergence soon created the Albatross (), a classic vessel at the center of the golden age of oceanography. Spencer Fullerton Baird Secretary of Smithsonian Institution.1st director of US commission of fish and fisheries began in woods hole mass.

What were the two organizations that formed in response to the collapse and wholesale decline of fish & wildlife habitat. Full text of "Spencer Fullerton Baird; a biography, including selections from his correspondence with Audubon, Agassiz, Dana, and others" See other formats.

Halverson introduces us to Spencer Fullerton Baird, the assistant secretary of the Smithsonian Institution who, incajoled Congress into creating the U.S. Fish Commission. Initially the commission focused on studying declining fisheries in the Northeast, Halverson writes, but quickly adapted as its mission restoring and improving fisheries.

of Baird's life which is herewith re­ printed, followed by a tribute to Baird rendered by several colleagues at the unveiling of an official memorial to him in Woods Hole, Mass., in References.

Allard, D. c., Jr. Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission. Amo Press, N.Y., p. Baird, S. Bureau of Fisheries: List of Diatomaceae from a deep-sea dredging in the Atlantic Ocean off Delaware Bay by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer George Meade Bowers, John J. Brice, Marshall McDonald, G.

Brown Goode, and Spencer Fullerton Baird (page images at HathiTrust United States. Bureau of Fisheries: U.S. Fish manual. Woods Hole, Massachusetts: “Not long after Spencer Fullerton Baird, first director of the U.S. Fish Commission, established a research station in the village, inthe Woods Hole Science Aquarium opened its doors—the nation’s first such marine animal showcase Science, in a word, is what sets Woods Hole apart from other salty.

Spencer Fullerton Baird, the commissioner of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, asked David Starr Jordan, one of the foremost naturalists of the day and then a professor at Indiana University, to conduct a study of the Pacific coast : University of California Press.

DEAN CONRAD ALLARD, JR Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission. New York: Arno Press, xii + pp. $ Spencer Fullerton Baird was a conspicuous member of a new species, the scientist-bureaucrat in mid-nineteenth-century America. A very capable zoologist, he was also. Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) miles in 21 days.DEAN CONRAD ALLARD Jr.

Spencer Fullerton Baird and the U.S. Fish Commission, a study in the history ofAmerican Science. Arno Press, New York, Price $ This book is one of the latest in the excellent Arno Press series "Biologists and their world". It is a reprint of a doctoral thesis submitted by the author to George Washington.Pennsylvania Fish Commission receives federal aid in sport fish restoration.

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