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museum curator and zoologist

Marian Hope Pettibone was museum curator and zoologist.


Pettibone, Marian Hope was born on July 8, 1908 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1930. Master of Science, University Oregon, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1947.


Research and laboratory assistant, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1930-1933;instructor, St. Helen's Hall Junior College, Portland, Oregon, 1935-1942;instructor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1945-1949;research associate, Johns Hopkins University and Office Naval Research, Washington, 1949-1953;associate professor, U. N.H., Durham, 1953-1963;curator United States National Museum,, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1963-1978;curator emeritus, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, since 1978.