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    Name: William Dandridge Peck
    Alternate Name(s):
    • William Dandridge Peck
    Biographical Dates: 1763 - 1822
    Remarks: Was Professor of Natural History between 1805 and 1822.
    Biography: William Dandridge Peck (1763 – 1822 Cambridge, MA) was a botanist and entomologist. In 1805 he was appointed the first first Massachusetts Professor of Natural History.
    Culture Region: United States
    Place of Origin: Cambridge
    Text Entries:
    "Botany at Harvard, 1805-1840's," Asa Gray - Bicentennial Celebration 1810-2010, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, (accessed 04/29/2015)
    Book related to this person:
    • Catalogue of Books To Be Sold At Auction, Containing a Choice Collection of Works Upon Botany and Natural History and Comprising the Whole Library of the Late William D. Peck
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