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Catalog Number 00409
Object Name Portrait
Description Samuel Calvin by Charles A. Cumming. 1840-1911. Geologist, teacher, author. Born in Wigtonshire, Scotland, February 2 1840. Emigrated to United States, 1851, settling in New York. Removed to Buchanan County, Iowa, 1854. Enlisted in 44th Iowa Vols., Infantry for one hundred days, returning ot Lennox College, 1864, remaining there for four years. Editor, American Geologist, 1888-1905. State Geologist, 1892-1904 and 1906-1911. Professor of Geology in Iowa State University thirty-seven years. Died in Iowa City, Iowa, April 18, 1911.
36 1/2'' x 31 3/4''
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