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Spencer Fullerton Baird publishes his first scientific article

Spencer Fullerton Baird, September 29, 1840, detail
01/01/1843
Future Smithsonian director Spencer Fullerton Baird and his older brother William published their first scientific article in the 1843 issue of the Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences. The article documented the brothers’ discovery of two unknown species of flycatcher. (By Rebecca Solnit)

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