Elizabeth <I>Cary</I> Agassiz

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 Jun 1907 (aged 84)
Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Bellwort Path, Lot 2640
Memorial ID 6652152 · View Source
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Scientist. The wife of naturalist Louis Agassiz, she helped to organize and manage the Thayer Expedition to Brazil in 1865, and the Hassler Expedition to the Strait of Magellan in 1871. She co-wrote "A First Lesson in Natural History," "Seaside Studies in Natural History," and "A Journey in Brazil". She served as President of Radcliffe College from 1882 to 1899.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6652152
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Cary Agassiz (5 Dec 1822–27 Jun 1907), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6652152, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .