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Charles Hyde Smith

geographer , historian , librarian

Charles Hyde Smith, American librarian, historian, geographer. Member of Linnean Society London, Science & Medical Network, American Society Engineering Education, International Biogeography Society, History of Science Society, Society for the History of Natural History, Kentucky Library. Association.

Background

Smith, Charles Hyde was born on September 30, 1950 in Winsted, Connecticut, United States. Son of George Nelson and Hazel Munson Smith.

Education

Bachelor in Geology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1972. Master of Arts in Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1984.

Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1995.

Career

Science library, assistant professor library public services Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1995—2000, science library, associate professor library public services, 2000—2004, science library, professor library public services, since 2004.

Works

  • Author: (monographic analysis) Alfred Russel Wallace: The Evolution of an Evolutionist, since 2003. Editor: (anthology and bibliography) Alfred Russel Wallace: An Anthology of His Shorter Writings, 1991, (anthology) Alfred Russel Wallace: Writings on Evolution 1843-1912, 2004. Compiler (bibliography) Biodiversity Studies: A Bibliographic Review, 2000 (The Oberly award, 2001), compiler/maintainer (informational website) Nineteenth Century Exploration of Australia, since 2002, Early Classics in Biogeography, Distribution, and Diversity Studies: 1951-1975, since 2003, Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, since 2005, Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems, since 2006, The 111 Greatest Acts of the Anglo-American Folk Music Tradition, since 2006, The Alfred Russel Wallace Page, since 2000 (Science American Best Five History of Science Websites, 2003), The Classical Music Navigator, since 2000, MAMMFAUN, since 2001, Early Classics in Biogeography, Distribution, and Diversity Studies: To 1950, since 2002, HERPFAUN, since 2007, Mammal Families Distribution Maps, since 2010.

    Author/maintainer: website The Once and Future Wallace, since 2006. Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing editor: Natural Selection and Beyond: The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace, 2008.

Membership

Member of Linnean Society London, Science & Medical Network, American Society Engineering Education, International Biogeography Society, History of Science Society, Society for the History of Natural History, Kentucky Library. Association.

Connections

Married Alesia Maltz, 1978 (divorced 1984).

father:
George Nelson

mother:
Hazel Munson Smith

spouse:
Alesia Maltz