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Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
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Edward W. Nelson (1855-1934)

Naturalist, ethnologist and conservationist. Chief of Biological Survey (1916-1927). Collected in the Arctic for the Natural History Museum. Later collected for the Biological Survey in Death Valley and Mexico. Instrumental in the negotiation of the Migratory Bird Treaty with Great Britain.

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