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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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SMITH, HURON HERBERT: 1883-1933.

Huron Herbert Smith was born in Danville, Ind., on July 26, 1883, the son of Wesley Orrison and Emma Lavina McCurdy Smith. He received the B.S. degree from DePauw University in 1905 and studied at Cornell University. He married Ethel Auretta Clark on June 15, 1910, and they had one daughter, La Vaughn Chenewah. From 1907 to 1917 Smith worked on a dictionary and collected the North American Dendrographic Display as assistant curator of botany, Field Museum (Chiago). He later became curator of botany at the Milwaukee Public Museum and did special research and publications on the ethnobotany of Wisconsin Indian tribes. Smith was awarded the Increase A. Lapham Medal by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society and died in 1933.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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