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Scientific publications of Othniel Charles Marsh, 1861-1892

by Othniel Charles Marsh

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Published by Yale University in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology

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    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26248810M

      The first of the Brontosaurus genus was named in by famed paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh. The specimen still stands on display in the Great Hall of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History.   Othniel Charles Marsh M.A PhD LL.D (Octo – Ma ) was one of the leading paleontologists of the 19th century. He discovered and named many fossils found in western North America.. Early life. Marsh was born in Lockport, New York, into a family of modest r, he was the nephew of the very rich banker and philanthropist, .

    Nontechnical study presents the absorbing dramas involved in the discovery and reconstruction of the creatures who roamed the prehistoric West. Much of the book is devoted to the work of Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope, two brilliant 19th-century paleontologists whose bitter feud is legendary. "Highly recommended " — >Science Books. 51 halftones. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Othniel Charles Marsh (29 Oct –18 Mar ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

      The Victorian age spanned from to Scientifically-minded individuals who lived during this time were busy exploring the world around them and developing scientific theories that led to. Othniel Charles Marsh was born in in Lockport, New York to a family of farmers. Marsh was able to attend Yale University thanks to his wealthy uncle, George Peabody. He went on to study paleontology – a relatively new field at the time – and anatomy in Germany.


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Scientific publications of Othniel Charles Marsh, 1861-1892 by Othniel Charles Marsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Othniel Charles Marsh stands as one of the most colorful and lauded figures of 19th century science. Through the generosity of his uncle, George Peabody, Marsh was able to pursue an education at Yale University and reign as Professor of Paleontology at Yale for over 30 years.

In this book, McCarren documents Marsh's achievements as a 5/5(1). Full text of "Scientific publications of Othniel Scientific publications of Othniel Charles Marsh Marsh, " See other formats // [Reprinted from Bibliographies of the Officers of Yale University.] SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS OTHJSTEL CHARLES MARSH, SCIENTIFIC PUBLICAT OF OTHNIEL CHAELES MA Professor of Palaeontology in Yale Univers I Author of Introduction and succession of vertebrate life in America, Dinocerata, A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency, made to the president of the United States, Dinosaurs of North America, Description of an ancient sepulchral mound near Newark, Ohio, The life and scientific work of Othniel Charles Marsh, The dinosaurs of North America, Odontornithes: a.

Othniel Charles Marsh has 11 books on Goodreads with 21 ratings. Othniel Charles Marsh’s most popular book is The Ceratopsia: Based On Preliminary Studie. Othniel Charles Marsh is an article from Science, Volume 9.

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Marsh Othniel Charles 28 Jan Paperback. US$. Othniel Charles Marsh was one of the preeminent paleontologists in the field; the discovery or description of dozens of new dinosaur species and theories 4/5(1).

Hesperornis regalis, a species of ancient flightless bird with teeth, as drawn by Othniel Marsh, and published in his book, Odontornithes: A Monograph on the Extinct Toothed Birds of North America. Marsh served as Vertebrate Paleontologist of the U.S. Geological Survey from to Othniel Charles Marsh (b.

d. ) was born in Lockport, New York, on Octo His mother, George Peabody’s younger sister Mary, died when the boy was not quite 3 years old. Marsh’s early love of the outdoors led to friendship with the geologist Colonel Ezekiel Jewett, and young Othniel acquired a taste for collecting natural history specimens as his boyhood idol.

Othniel Charles Marsh, (born OctoLockport, New York, U.S.—died MaNew Haven, Connecticut), American paleontologist who made extensive scientific explorations of the western United States and contributed greatly to knowledge of extinct North American vertebrates.

Marsh spent his entire career at Yale University (–99) as the first. 'Famous' Quote Othniel Charles Marsh: Vertebrate Paleontologist Pioneer "When I informed Professor Cope of it (Cope's anatomical mistake with reconstructing the Elasmosaur), his wounded vanity received a shock from which it has never.

Get this from a library. The scientific contributions of Othniel Charles Marsh: birds, bones, and brontotheres. [Mark J McCarren; Peabody Museum of Natural History.].

Works about Marsh "Sketch of Professor O. Marsh" by George Bird Grinnell in Popular Science Monthly, 13 (September ) "Marsh, Othniel Charles," in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. () "Marsh, Othniel Charles," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.

PSM V13 D Othniel Charles 1, × 2,; KB PSM V82 D Othniel Charles 1, × 2,; KB Ramphorhynchus reconstruction Marsh jpg 1, × 1,; KB. Othniel Charles Marsh (Octo – Ma ) was Professor of Paleontology in Yale College and President of the National Academy of was one of the preeminent scientists in the field of Paleontology.

Among his legacies are the discovery or description of dozens of new species and theories on the origins of birds. In the early s, while George Peabody was making plans for the eventual distribution of his fortune to worthy causes, his nephew Othniel Charles Marsh persuaded him to include Yale (which he attended with his uncle’s financial support) in his list of beneficiaries.

In the Peabody Museum of Natural History was founded with a gift of $, from Peabody, and in. O.C. Marsh: pioneer in paleontology by Charles Schuchert (Book) Bone sharps, cowboys, and thunder lizards: a tale of Edwin Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the gilded age of paleontology by Jim Ottaviani.

The Bone Wars, also known as the Great Dinosaur Rush, was a period of intense and ruthlessly competitive fossil hunting and discovery during the Gilded Age of American history, marked by a heated rivalry between Edward Drinker Cope (of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) and Othniel Charles Marsh (of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale).

Othniel Charles Marsh, an American paleontologist, was born Oct. 29, When the transcontinental railroad was laid through Wyoming invast deposits of dinosaur bones were discovered, and Marsh, a professor at Yale, was one. Othniel Charles Marsh ().

The description of the magnificent collections which he assembled, and which have been studied continuously ever since, is still far from complete, forty years after his death, and he left an impress upon his chosen science of Vertebrate Paleontology that will last as long as the bones he gathered and pages he printed endure.

It had also provided Cope with an economic base for the pursuit of his science and a means of publication. The new survey supported Marsh. After a year King resigned, but not before he had seen Powell appointed as his successor.

Othniel Marsh became vertebrate paleontologist of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). In he became.Edward Drinker Cope (J – Ap ) was an American paleontologist and comparative anatomist, as well as a noted herpetologist and was a founder of the Neo-Lamarckism school of thought.

Born to a wealthy Quaker family, Cope distinguished himself as a child prodigy interested in science; he published his first scientific paper at the age of OTHNIEL CHARLES MARSH: The years following the discovery of Leidy's hadrosaur opened a new age of dinosaur discovery in America that is unmatched in the annals of paleontology.

Although many people had a hand in finding new dinosaurs in this golden age of dinosaur discovery, the main impetus was due to two men, one of whom was Othniel C. Marsh ( .