Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal
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|Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal|
|Awarded for||the encouragement and reward of individual achievement in advancing knowledge of Cambrian or Precambrian life and its history|
|Presented by||National Academy of Sciences|
Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal is an award presented by the National Academy of Sciences every five years to promote research and study in the fields of Precambrian and Cambrian life and history. The medal was established and endowed in 1934 by the Walcott Fund, a gift of Mary Vaux Walcott, in honor of paleontologist Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927). The medal was sculpted by Laura Gardin Fraser.
"NAS Award in Early Earth and Life Sciences". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 2013-03-30.