Spencer Baird

Spencer Baird historical photo

Spencer Fullerton Baird was only 27 when appointed Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. From there he went on to start Bureau of Fisheries or what is today known as The National Marine Fisheries Service.

The following links describe the life and times of Spencer Baird

Profile: Sublime Pack Rat

Photo engravings illustrate activities Spencer Baird

Spencer Baird

Spencer Baird's Wooten Desk

Baird's Birds

Natural History Revealed

19th Century Trolley

Smithsonial Centennial 1876

NMFS Search
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