Herbert Huntington Smith

Herbert Huntington Smith
Herbert Huntington Smith

21 January 1851 – ???

Born: Manlius, New York.


Occupation: Naturalist. Amateur Conchologist. Staff member Carnegie Museum. Curator, State Museum, University of Alabama.

Education: B.S. Cornell University, 1872.

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Travels: Brazil, West Indies, Colombia, Mexico, Alabama, and Tennessee.

Collection Deposition: University of Alabama (now at the Florida Museum of Natural History).

Research Interests: Freshwater mollusks.

Remarks: Retired to Alabama, 1903.

Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.

Other References: Holland, W.J. 1919. Herbert Huntington Smith. Science 49(1273):481-483.

Clapp, G.H. 1920. Herbert Huntington Smith. Nautilus 33(4):136-141 + 1 plate.

Partial Bibliography

Smith, H.H. 1909. The Showalter Collection. Nautilus 22(11):117-118.