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Stucker, Gilbert F.


Biographical Note

Gllbert F. Stucker was born in 1914 and served as a preparator in the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology at AMNH from November 1, 1957 until his retirement in 1980. In 1960 Stucker and his party cut their own trail through what had been inaccessible territory in the Wapiti Lake area of British Columbia, Ganoid Mountain Range, Alberta, Canada to reach their excavation site. In the summers of 1961 and 1962 he served on a joint expedition between the AMNH and the National Museum of Canada in order to secure a representative collection of Triassic fossils. Both Museums share in the collection. Gil Stucker was active in developing Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, Utah, working with Barnum Brown and others.

Selected Bibliography

Good, John M., Theordore E. White, and Gilbert F. Stucker. The Dinosaur Quarry. 1958.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gilbert F. Stucker papers

Identifier: VPA 128
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three folders of Stucker's incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding loans and exchanges of specimens and casts, as well as some internal department discussions from 1960-1979. Includes correspondence regarding loans and exchanges of specimens and casts: some are listed by number; some dated; some undated. Includes notes regarding a Polish shipment; information regarding publications, expense accounts and field trips of which only some are dated; a listing of...
Dates: 1960-1979