Photograph at time of the discovery of Podokesaurus holyokensis
August 16, 1869|
Iowa City, Iowa
|Died||July 18, 1950(aged 80)|
|Institutions||Mount Holyoke College|
Born in Iowa City, she was a professor of Geology and Geography at Mount Holyoke College from 1904-1935. During her thirty-one years at Mount Holyoke College, she amassed a large collection of invertebrate fossils and Triassic footprints and minerals. However, the museum burned down and the specimens were destroyed, including the one extant skeleton of her Podokesaurus.
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