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Baird, Spencer Fullerton (1823–1887) naturalist, museum director, and science administrator. 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology
Pamela M. HensonPamela M. Henson

Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, Baird was the son of Samuel Baird, a lawyer, and Lydia McFunn Biddle. With his brother ...

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