Henry A Ward, Museum Builder to America

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PROBABLY no individual has contributed more to the development of natural history museums throughout the world than Henry Augustus Ward, of Rochester, New York, who, even in his boyhood days, had acquired a roving disposition. At an early age he developed a keen interest in geology, and by dint of persistent hard work coupled with exceptional and unexpected opportunities he attained a position of eminence when he was comparatively young.

Henry A. Ward, Museum Builder to America

Roswell Ward. Blake McKelvey. (Rochester Historical Society Publications, Vol. 24.) Pp. xxiv + 297 + 15 plates. (Rochester, N.Y.: Rochester Historical Society, 1948.) N.p.

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SHAW, H. Henry A Ward, Museum Builder to America. Nature 163, 707 (1949) doi:10.1038/163707a0

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