Spencer Fullerton Baird

Spencer Fullerton Baird, as photographed by [[William Bell (photographer)|William Bell]], 1867 Spencer Fullerton Baird (; February 3, 1823 – August 19, 1887) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum curator. Baird was the first curator to be named at the Smithsonian Institution. He eventually served as assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian from 1850 to 1878, and as Secretary from 1878 until 1887. He was dedicated to expanding the natural history collections of the Smithsonian which he increased from 6,000 specimens in 1850 to over 2 million by the time of his death. He also served as the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries from 1871 to 1887 and published over 1,000 works during his lifetime. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Published 1864
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    Published 1859
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    Published 1886
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    Published 1853
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    Published 1855
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    Published 1974
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    Published 1870
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