formerly located in Joliet, Illinois - ca. 1920.
by George Langford, Sr.
to South Dakota, where I saw Sitting Bull and met a Ute Indian hunting
School, St. Paul,
Minnesota, graduated 1894.
Scientific School, Yale
course, graduated in
Mechanical Engineering, June 1897.
& Snake (Cloister)
eight-oared crew for the three years,
freshman to fill that post
as far as known.
Varsity races at New
London, Connecticut, and Poughkeepsie, New York,
competition for the Grand
Challenge Cup at Henley, England, 1896.
various four- and
eight-oared races with
Canadian Crews on Lake
in a mill accident
Sydne[y] Holmes in Kansas
City, Missouri, November 14th.
at Joliet, Illinois, Kansas City, Kansas, Tremley, New Jersey, and
Superintendent, General Superintendent,
Whitewillow, Kendall County,
Illinois, and secured the Mastodon Elephant collection
Collection donated to Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago,
paying in part for expense
of collecting and preparing the fossil teeth and bones.
large collections of
fossils and Indian artifacts now in various museums.
and Village Site on the
Des Plaines River, Illinois, near its confluence with Illinois River.
forty house pits
excavated with assistance of Albert Tennik, McKenna mill foreman;
burials; 75 clay pots;
numerous artifacts of stone, bone, copper and shell, potsherds
bones. The collection with
complete manuscript records, photographs, maps, etc., presented
University of Chicago.
business near 2212
Anthropology by Trustees of University of Chicago.
membership in American
Museum of Natural History, New York.
more days in the strip
coal mines west and southwest of Wilmington,
Pennsylvanian fossil flora and fauna.
are now in the Illinois
State Museum (Springfield, Illinois), Colorado Museum of
and various other museums, the bulk of the collection
the Chicago Natural
the steel business. About
75 United States and a few foreign patents issued to Langford
~1929 on railroad rails
History Museum. Put in
charge of a new department, Fossil Plants, as Curator,
that post up to the
present time. Work in the strip coal mines of Will County, Illinois,
deposits in Tennessee and
Mississippi has resulted in a collection filling two large storerooms.