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Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987)

Extensively researched cowbirds and other parasitic birds. Produced a two-volume USNM Bulletin on birds of Ethiopia and Kenya. Curator of Birds (1929-1959) and Head Curator of Zoology (1959-1961). Member of the National Academy of Sciences.

In Memoriam <PDF>

NMNH Centennial site with audio clips

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