in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2567 words.
Osborn, Henry Fairfield (08 August 1857–06 November 1935), paleontologist and science administrator, was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, the son of William Henry Osborn, a businessman, and...