By David L Meyer; R A Davis

ISBN-10: 0253351987

ISBN-13: 9780253351982

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28 A Sea without Fish After q u i t t i n g s c h o o l , he w a s a s u r v e y o r for a c o u p l e of y e a r s a n d worked o n t h e E d e n Park R e s e r v o i r , w h i c h , t o this d a y , s u p p l i e s d r i n k i n g water t o d o w n t o w n C i n c i n n a t i . H e w a s a s t u d e n t a t B a l d w i n - W a l l a c e C o l lege for t w o years, hut he did not finish c o l l e g e . D u r i n g t h e 1876—1877 school year, he was a student in the M e d i c a l C o l l e g e of O h i o in C i n c i n nati, an i n d e p e n d e n t institution at that t i m e , b u t a b s o r b e d into t h e U n i v e r sity o f C i n c i n n a t i i n 1915 ( B r o a d d u s , pers.

D a n i e l D r a k e r e t u r n e d t o t h e a r e a i n t h e 1830s. H e still f i g u r e d that t h e city n e e d e d a f i r s t - c l a s s m u s e u m , s o h e s p e a r h e a d e d t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t o f t h e W e s t e r n A c a d e m y o f N a t u r a l S c i e n c e s . B y the t i m e the ink w a s dry o n t h e d o c u m e n t s i g n e d a t A p p o m a t t o x C o u r t H o u s e that e n d e d t h e A m e r ican C i v i l War, the W e s t e r n A c a d e m y of Natural S c i e n c e s was m o r i b u n d , a n d t h e W e s t e r n M u s e u m w a s little m o r e t h a n a c o l l e c t i o n o f c u r i o s i t i e s a n d a c h a m b e r of horrors.

C o m m . ) . A g a i n , h e did n o t f i n i s h work f o r a d e g r e e . F o r m a l e d u c a t i o n a n d h e did n o t g e t o n t o o w e l l , b e c a u s e " h e insisted h e was t a u g h t too m u c h h e d i d n ' t w a n t a n d too little that he d i d " (Bassler 1945, 333). In 1876, U l r i c h w a s e l e c t e d to m e m b e r s h i p in t h e C i n c i n n a t i S o c i e t y o f N a t u r a l H i s t o r y . The f o l l o w i n g y e a r h e w a s e l e c t e d c u r a t o r o f p a l e o n t o l ogy, a n u n p a i d position.

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