American anatomist and ethnologist. Curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston, 1840; lecturer, 1840–1 and 1848–9. Travelled in Europe, 1841–3. Professor of anatomy and physiology, Hampden-Sydney Medical College, Virginia, 1843–8. Hersey Professor of anatomy, Harvard University, 1847–74. Professor and curator, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard, 1866–74.
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