Academy of Science of St. Louis: Meeting Minutes

The collection contains a bound journal of the inaugural meeting minutes of the Academy of Science of St. Louis. The minutes were compiled by BF Shumard, a prominent geologist and paleontologist in the St. Louis area. Dr. Shumard came to St. Louis in 1853 as the Assistant Geologist and Paleontologist of the Missouri Geological Survey. The Academy of Science of St. Louis is still in existence and is affiliated with the St. Louis Science Center at 5050 Oakland.

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