Bones for Barnum Brown : adventures of a dinosaur hunter /

Roland Thaxter Bird, universally and affectionately known to friends and associates as R.T., achieved a kind of Horatio Alger success in the scientific world of dinosaur studies. Forced to drop out of school at a young age by ill health, he was a cowboy who traveled from job to job by motorcycle unt...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Bird, Roland T. 1899-1978.
Other Authors: Schreiber, V. Theodore.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, ©1985.
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Summary:Roland Thaxter Bird, universally and affectionately known to friends and associates as R.T., achieved a kind of Horatio Alger success in the scientific world of dinosaur studies. Forced to drop out of school at a young age by ill health, he was a cowboy who traveled from job to job by motorcycle until he met Barnum Brown, Curator of Vertebrae Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and a leader in the study of dinosaurs. Beginning in 1934, Bird spent many years as an employee of the museum and as Brown's right-hand man in the field. His chart of the Howe Quarry.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
ISBN:9780875655161
0875655165
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