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Darwin Correspondence Project


Burt Green Wilder


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.