in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology. 1063 words.
Marsh, Othniel Charles (29 October 1831–18 March 1899), paleontologist, was born in Lockport, New York, the son of Caleb Marsh and Mary Gaines Peabody, farmers. Both parents descended from...
October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Palaeontology. 2999 words.
‘Fossils in the popular imagination’ describes the burgeoning interest in fossil collection and the founding of palaeontology in the nineteenth century. Mary Anning's ammonite and...
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