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Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
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Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978)

Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1924-1945). Secretary of the Smithsonian (1945-1952). Expert in the fields of migration, classification, distribution, avian paleontology and Panama. Member of the AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North American Birds.

In Memoriam <PDF>

NMNH Centennial site with audio clips

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