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Augustus Trowbridge
National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences
Of the United States of America
Biographical Memoirs
Volume XVIII – Tenth Memoir

Biographical Memoir
Augustus Trowbridge

by Karl T. Compton

Presented to the Academy at the Annual Meeting 1937