Department of Ichthyology
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Bashford Dean (1867-1928) was a teacher, ichthyologist, and armor scholar. As curator, he headed emergent departments at the American Museum of Natural History (Reptiles and Fishes, 1903-1910) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (curator, Arms and Armor, 1904-1912) in New York City. The Bashford Dean Papers primarily consists of correspondence and sketchbooks.
Thirteen folders of correspondence and reprints relating to the Coelacanth at the American Museum of Natural History, including discovery of five unborn pups.