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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Burt Green Wilder

1841–1925

American anatomist. MD 1866. Assistant in comparative anatomy, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, 1866–8. Curator of herpetology, Boston Society of Natural History, 1867–8. Professor of neurology and vertebrate zoology, Cornell University, 1867–1910; professor emeritus, 1910. Worked especially on the brain.