Barnum Brown (1873 - 1963)

Other than his colleagues Carl Akeley and Roy Chapman Andrews, the closest thing to a real-life Indiana Jones. A life-long employee of the American Museum in New York, he collected dinosaurs and other vertebrates around the world, including Como Bluff in Wyoming (1897-1900), Hell Creek in Montana (1902, 1907, 1908), the Red Deer River badlands in Alberta (1909, 1910), the island of Samos (in this case mammals), and around the world. He completed a famous series of dinosaur mounts at the museum, and despite publishing little scientific research wrote successful popular accounts of his exploits.

Brown in 1914 doing field work in Montana. From Preston, Fig. 19.


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