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Gidley, James Williams, 1866-1931



  • Existence: January 7, 1866 - September 26, 1931


Paleontologist. Worked in the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, 1892-1905. Conducted field work in Wortman expeditions to the Rocky Mountains.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1: Field diaries, 1891-1998

Identifier: VPA 101
Scope and Contents

Consist of diaries, lists of specimens found, locations of finds, records of day to day activities, and step by step findings. Individual lists can be found with both the Charles H. Falkenbach and Ted Galusha Papers. The diaries are arranged by date and filed as nearly as possible in chronological order. Notable names in the field diaries include H. F. Osborn, Walter Granger, Barnum Brown, and G. G. Simpson.

Dates: 1891-1998