Charles Gilmore

Gilmore was a paleontologist for the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Gilmore with Diplodocus Vertebra
Gilmore with Diplodocus Vertebra

Dr. Charles Gilmore was a paleontologist for the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. Gilmore toured the quarry at Dinosaur National Monument during the summer of 1923, and supervised the excavations by the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. In 1936, Gilmore published a monograph titled “Osteology of Apatosaurus”, which described a specimen of Apatosaurus louisae. In “Osteology of Apatosaurus”, Gilmore describes the future goals of the National Park Service to turn the quarry at Dinosaur National Monument into a exhibit exposing bones in relief.

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