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Libbie Henrietta Hyman

Libbie Henrietta Hyman Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1888
Place of Birth Des Moines, Iowa
Death day August 3, 1969 (80 years old)
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
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Libbie Henrietta Hyman

Libbie Henrietta Hyman, is an American zoologist. She wrote a guide for extensive use in the Comparative Vertebral Anatomy Laboratory in 1922

Born Des Moines, Iowa
Nationality United States
Fields Zoology
Institutions University of Chicago, American Museum of Natural History
Alma mater University of Chicago
Known for A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoology, The Invertebrates
Influences Charles Manning Child
Notable awards Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal (1951), Linnean Medal (1960)

About Libbie Henrietta Hyman

Zoologist who published widely-used texts about vertebrate and invertebrate animals. She also served as the editor of the journal Systematic Zoology from 1959 to 1963.

Libbie Henrietta Hyman before fame

She took an interest in botany in her childhood, learning to identify them with a textbook, but turned to zoology at the University of Chicago.

Achievement of Libbie Henrietta Hyman

During her zoology studies she noticed that better texts were needed, so she wrote her own, among them a six-volume work on invertebrates that she never finished.

Libbie Henrietta Hyman family life

She was born in in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph Hyman, a Polish-Russian immigrant.

Associations of Libbie Henrietta Hyman

Arnold Ortmann, born about 20 years before her, was another well-known researcher on invertebrates.

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