Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings,
1849-1904

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7301
Creators:
Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850
Dates:
1849-1904
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers include Troost's manuscript on the crinoids of Tennessee; diagrams, sketches, and notes on crinoids; and a small bit of correspondence concerning the history of the manuscript.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Gerard Troost (1776-1850) was a Dutch paleontologist and geologist who came to America in 1810. In 1831 he became State Geologist of Tennessee. His special interest was the crinoid class of the echinoderms.

Notes
Personal Papers

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7301, Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings

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