Oliver Perry Hay - books and articles


Oliver Perry Hay at his desk at the Carnegie Institution/NMNH in Washington DC circa 1910s/1920s
Paleontologist Oliver Perry Hay wrote about 250 articles/books in 52 years, two co-authored with his son. These publications were from 1878 to the year of his death in 1930, when he was aged 32-84. Several of his volumes have been republished 70-100 years later. His most noteworthy works include the 2858-page 3-volume tome on fossil vertebrata (published in 1902, 1929 and 1930), the 1908 570-page book on fossil turtles, and the 1249-pages 3-volumes on Pleistocene mammals (in 1923, 1924 and 1927). It was told to me (Donna Hay, Oliver's great-granddaughter) by scientists at the AMNH (American Museum of Natural History in NY), with which Oliver Perry was associated in 1900-1907, that his books are still used today, and he is considered a "founder of American Paleontology." His books are described as "immortal and will be used and cherished as long as paleontological research endures."

Oliver Perry Hay graduated from Eureka college in 1870, started teaching there the following year, and was awarded an MA degree from Eureka College in 1873. In 1876-1877 he went to graduate school at Yale. He was a professor of Natural Science at Abingdon College in 1877-1879, and at Butler University in Indianapolis 1879-1892. He was awarded a PhD in Zoology from Indiana University in 1887. In 1891/1892 he moved out of academia when he resigned as professor, due to disagreement with the college directors over the teaching of evolution, moved to Chicago, and became a curator at the new Field Columbian Museum (which was housed in on the 1893 Worlds Fair buildings). After working in Chicago, Washington DC and New York (1900-1907), he permanently moved to Washington DC in 1907, where he worked at the United States National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) for the remainder of his life; the picture at the left is undoubtedly at the Museum ~1910s/1920s. While his office was at the museum, Oliver Perry Hay was actually employed to do independent research by the Carnegie Institution: "It is proposed to found in the city of Washington, an institution which...shall in the broadest and most liberal manner encourage investigation, research, and discovery [and] show the application of knowledge to the improvement of mankind..." Andrew Carnegie, January 28, 1902. The NMNH is administered by the Smithsonian Institution, is located on the National Mall (since 1911), has free admission, is open 364 days a year, and is the most visited natural history museum in the world.

National Museum of Natural History, aka U. S. National Museum ~1880s, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Neg. Number 2796

"The zoological exhibits filled much of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," and the National Museum. The invertebrate and bird exhibits remained in the Castle. The Mammal exhibits in the South Hall of the USNM focused on the mammals of North America, collected on the great western exploring expeditions." (Picture at far right is from the 1880s in the old museum)

Oliver Perry Hay actively pursued his passion for paleontology his entire life -- his daughter's diary entry exemplifies this: "May 22, 1930. Papa's eighty-fourth birthday. He went to the Museum as usual, in the car, and as usual I brought him back about four o'clock. We had a chicken dinner, a cake, flowers, and gave him a thermos bottle, etc. Robert and Alma came in the evening with a 2 lb. box of candy. Mamie sent money for flowers." Although he had officially retired in 1926 at age 80, he continued to work on paleontology research until his death (obituary). His hobby was the study of languages -- German, French, Greek, Latin, Russian -- and he was learning Italian during the last three years of his life. His business associates considered him friendly, kind, helpful, but also stubborn once an opinion was formed

The 42 items that have LC information are the ones housed in the Library of Congress as of 2007. The remainder are ones found from several lists of publications, and from online author searches. While this list is extensive, it may be incomplete, especially in regard to unpublished pieces. As all written materials enter the public domain after 100 years, many of Oliver Perry Hay's works can now be located on the internet for free, and I (his great-grandaughter, Donna Hay) have located and copied these.


1878-An examination of Professor Leo Lesquereux's theory of the origin and formation of prairies -- American Naturalist, vol XII, p.299-305 (pdf of book -- see p.299-305)

1878-Description of a new species of Crangonyx -- issued by the author, 6/2/1878, 1 page with plate

1878-Description of a new species of Asellus -- Bulletin of the Illinois Laborary of Natural History, Vol I, number 2, p.90-92 (pdf of article)

1881-As to snakes. -- Christian Standard (Cincinnati), issues of January 1 and January 8, 1881

1881-Heserihona vesertina in central Illinois. -- Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, Volume VI, p.179

1881-Carhophiops helenae in Indiana. -- American Naturalist, volume XV, p.738 (jpg of listing)

1881-Eutaenia radix in Indiana -- American Naturalist, volume XV, p.738 (jpg of listing)

1881-On a collection of fishes from eastern Mississippi -- Proceedings of the U. S. Natural Museum, volume III, p.488-515 (pdf of article)

1882-Notes on some fresh-water Crustacea: together with descriptions of two new species. American Naturalist, volume XVI, p.143-145; 241-243

1882-A list of birds from the lower Mississippi Valley, observed during the summer of 1881, with brief notes. Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, volume VII, p.89-94 (pdf of entire magazine -- see p.89-94)

1885-Some anatomical and historical methods. I. A modification of Semper's method of making dry preparations. II. A method of producing double injections for dissecting purposes. III. A method of producing double injections for histological purposes. American Naturalist, volume XIX, p.526-529, 1 fig.

1885-Description of a new species of Amblystoma (Amblystoma copeianum) from Indiana -- Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume VIII, p.209-213, plate xiv (pdf of article)

1885-Notes on a collection of fishes from Florida, with descriptions of new or little known species -- Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume VIII, p.552-559 (pdf of article)

1885-The present condition of our knowledge of Indiana herpetology

1886-A curious habit of the red-headed woodpecker -- Auk., Apl., 1887

1886-The higher classification of the amphibia -- [not pub.]

1886-Some reptiles and amphibians that appear to be rare in Indiana -- [not pub.]

1886-Some reptiles and amphibians that are to be looked for in Indiana

1886-Notes on the winter habits of Amblystoma tigrinum and A. microstoma -- American Naturalist, 1890

1886-The manner of deposit of the glacial drift, and the formation of lakes -- American Journal of Science 1887

1887-On the manner of deposit of the glacial drift -- American Journal of Science (3) volume XXXIV, p.52-58 (pdf of article -- see pp.52-58)

1887-The massasauga and its habits. -- American Naturalist, volume XXI, p.211-218

1887-The red-headed woodpecker a hoarder -- The Auk, volume IV, p.193-196 (pdf of article -- scroll to pages 193-196)

1887-A preliminary catalogue of the Amphibia and Reptilia of the State of Indiana. -- Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History, 1887-1888, volume X, p.59-69 (pdf of article)

1887-The amphibians and reptiles of Indiana. 36th Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, volume XXVIII, 1886, p.201-223, 2 plates (pdf of article)

1887-Some additions to the list of Indiana reptiles -- [Not pub.]

1887-A contribution to the knowledge of the fishes of Kansas -- Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume X, p.242-253 (pdf of article)

1887-Notes on some fossil bones found in Indiana -- [Not pub.]

1887-Observations on the Amphiuma -- Am. N. 1890 [in another catalogue; same or different from listing below in obituary?]

1888-Observations on Amphiuma and its young. -- American Naturalist, volume XXII, p.315-321, 1 text figure [in obituary] (pdf of article; see pp 315-321)

1888-The northern limit of the Mesozoic rocks in Arkansas. -- Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Arkansas for 1888, John C. Branner, State Geologist, volume II, p.261-290 (pdf of article; see pp 261-290)

1888-Description of a supposed new species of Branchipus found in Indiana -- Am. N. 1889 (co-authored with son William Perry Hay) -- (abstract: Notice of a supposed new species of Branchipus from Indiana)

1888-On the hyobranchial apparatus of Amblystoma microstomum -- [Not pub.]

1888/1889-Notes on the habits of some amblystomas -- American Naturalist XXIII p.602-612

1888/1890-Further notes on the habits of some Amblysomas -- American Naturalist 1890

1888-On the skull of the larva of Amphiuma means -- American Naturalist 1890

1889-On the structure of the skull of the larva of Amphiuma -- Proceeding of the American Association for the Advancement of Science XXXVII 286 (abstract)

1889-A Contributions to the knowledge of the genus Branchipus. The production of the larvae of B. vernalis -- American Naturalist 1889 volume XXIII, p.91-95 (Feb) Abstract in Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, volume XXXVII, p.286 (co-authored with son William Perry Hay) (pdf of article)

1889-Notes on the life-history of Chorophilus triseriatus -- American Naturalist volume XXIII, p. 770-774, plate xxxvi

1889-On certain species of the genus Chorophilus -- Abstract in the Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, volume XXXIX, p.346, 1891 (abstract)

1889/1890-The breeding habits and larval stages of Amblystoma microstomum -- American Naturalist 1890

1889/1890-Some points in the anatomy of Amphiuma -- American Naturalist 1890

1889/1890-Aquatic respiration of the Amblystomas -- American Naturalist 1890

1890-The skeletal anatomy of Amphiuma during its earlier stages -- Journal of Morphology IV, p.11-34, plate ii (pdf of entire book -- see p.11-34)

1891-Note on Gyrinophilus maculicaudus Cope -- American Naturalist, volume XXV, p.1133-1135 (pdf of entire book -- see p.1133-1135) -- note this article describes how his son W. P. Hay found two additional specimens of this cave salamander.

1891-Some herpetological notes. -- Abstract in the Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, volume XXXIX, p.346 (abstract)

1891-A consideration of some theories of evolution. -- Presidential address, Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1891, p.33-46
Note that O. P. Hay is listed as a member living in Chicago, Illinois, and his son William Perry Hay (at age 21) is listed as a member living still in Irvington, Indiana! This volume also lists articles submitted for publication to the Indiana Academy.
pdf of entire book -- see p.33-46

modern picture of evolution for man
I personally loved this quote (remember it was from 1891):
"While the main proposition of Darwin and Wallace that species arise from earlier species by descent with modification, has been almost unanimously accepted by the scientific world, a number of scientific authorities have, within recent years expressed more or less dissatisfaction with the prominence that Darwin and Wallace and their followers have given to the doctine of Natural Selection as an explanation of organic evolution."
Note: In August 1858, Darwin and Wallace jointly published the theory of evolution in a paper, which, although lauded by fellow scientists, did not have the impact of Darwin's Origin of Species which was published a year later.
Wouldn't O. P. Hay be stunned to think that in 2012 many U. S. schools want evolution to be considered just a "theory" that is not universally accepted by scientists and want creationism taught in our science classes. By family story, Oliver Perry Hay left Butler University in 1891/1892 as they did not wish him to teach evolution at this Christian college. Butler College had let go of their previous biological sciences professor, David Starr Jordan, when the college's board of directors removed all non-church members from the faculty in 1879; to the directors' surprise, Oliver Perry Hay turned out to be "quite a radical evolutionist." -- source

1891-On Leconte's terrapins, Emys concinna and E. floridana -- unpublished

1891-The eggs and young of certain snakes -- Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1891, pdf of entire book -- see p.106-120

1891-Observations on the turtles of the genus Malochlemys -- Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1891, pdf of entire book -- see p.120-126

1891-Our present knowledge concerning the green triton, Diemyctylus viridescens. -- Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1891, pdf of entire book -- see p.144-147

1891-The proper systematic name of the prairie rattlesnake -- unpublished

1891/1892 Hay resigned as professor at Butler College (the only science professor!!) due to disagreement with the college directors over the teaching of evolution. He moved to Chicago to join the new University of Chicago.

1892-On the breeding habits, eggs, and young of certain snakes.
LC Classification: QL666.O6 H4
LC Control Number: ca 09003676 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry. [from old catalog] Main Title: On the breeding habits, eggs, and young of certain snakes. Published/Created: Washington, Govt. print. off., 1892. Description: p. 385-397. 25 cm. Subjects: Serpents. [from old catalog] LC Classification: QL666.O6 H4 CALL NUMBER: QL666.O6 H4 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XV, p.385-397; Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences for 1891, p.106-120

1892-On the ejection of blood from the eyes of horned toads.
LC Classification: QL669 .H425
LC Control Number: ca 09003542 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry. [from old catalog] Main Title: On the ejection of blood from the eyes of horned toads. Published/Created: Washington, Govt. print. off., 1892. Description: p. 375-383. 25 cm. Subjects: Horned toads. Malaclemys. LC Classification: QL669 .H425 CALL NUMBER: QL669 .H425 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United State National Museum, volume XV, p.375-378. Brief abstract in the Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, volume XL, p.322

1892-Some observations on the turtles of the genus Malaclemys -- Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XV, p.379-383. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1891, p.120-126. Brief abstract, Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, volume XL, p.323 (pdf of entire book)

1892-Description of a supposed new species of Storeria from Florida, Storeria victa. -- Science, old series, volume XIX, p.199

1893-The batrachians and reptiles of the State of Indiana -- 17th Annual Report of the Department of Geology and Natural Resources of Indiana, p.409-602, plates i-iii, Reprint, p.1-204 (pdf of entire book -- 204 pages)

1895-The lampreys and fishes of Indiana -- 19th Annual Report of the Department of Geology and Natural Resources of Indiana for 1894 (pdf of entire book -- see pp.146-296)

plate ii - sections of Amia vertebra

1895-On the structure and development of the vertebral column of Amia
LC Classification: QL1 .F4 Copy, Issue: QL821 .H42 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1193066
LC Control Number: 04010471 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: On the structure and development of the vertebral column of Amia [by] O. P. Hay. Published/Created: [Chicago, 1895] Description: 54 p. col. plates. 24 cm. Notes: Bibliography: p. 52-54. Subjects: Amia. Spine Series: Chicago Natural History Museum. Publications ; 5. Fieldiana: zoology ; v. 1, no. 1. Variant Series: Field Columbian Museum. Publication 5 LC Classification: QL1 .F4 Copy, Issue: QL821 .H42 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1193066 CALL NUMBER: QL1 .F4 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QL821 .H42 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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(Note that the title page states that O. P. Hay, PhD is the Assistant Curator of Ichthyology at the Chicago Field Columbian Museum, dated October, 1895 with D. G. Elliot, F.R.S.E. as Curator of the Department). This book, published by the Field Columbian Museum of Zoology, also states on the title page that this is Publication 5. Zoological Series. Vol 1, No 1, p.1-54, plates i-iii

1895-Description of a new species of Petalodus (P. securiger), from the Carboniferous of Illinois -- Journal Geology volume III, pp. 561-564, with 2 fig. (pdf of article)

1895-On certain portions of the skeleton of Protostega gigas.
LC Classification: QE862.C5 H4
LC Control Number: 96845503 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: On certain portions of the skeleton of Protostega gigas. By O. P. Hay. Published/Created: Chicago, 1895. Description: 57-62 p. plates. 25 cm. Subjects: Protostega. [from old catalog] vol. I, no. 2 LC Classification: QE862.C5 H4 CALL NUMBER: QE862.C5 H4 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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(Note that the title page states that O. P. Hay, PhD is the Assistant Curator of Ichthyology at the Chicago Field Columbian Museum, dated November, 1895 with D. G. Elliot, F.R.S.E. as Curator of the Department). This book also states on the title page that this is Publication 7. Zoological Series. Vol 1, No 1, p.57-62, plates iv-v

In 1895 Hay began working for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago as an Assistant Curator of Ichthyology; he was dismissed from the museum staff in June of 1896 due to disagreements with Director Skiff (see pages 91-92 of Brinkman's Paleontoloty at Chicago's Field Columbian Museum, 1999.)

It should be noted that Skiff was a businessman and not a scientist, and Hay was not alone in his criticism of Skiff and the "Chicago Idea" -- see Paul D. Brinkman's 2015 paper "The 'Chicago Idea': Patronage, Authority, and Scientific Autonomy at the Field Columbian Museum, 1893-97" -- Abstract: The 'Chicago idea', as anthropologist William Henry Holmes defined it, was that a businessman was uniquely qualified to conduct the business of a museum. Chicago philanthropists and businessmen embraced this idea when they appointed Frederick J. V. Skiff, a former world's fair administrator with no scientific training and no museum experience, to be director of the new Field Columbian Museum. Skiff's appointment was somewhat controversial in the scientific community. In 1895, only two years after the museum was first established, the outspoken paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope sharply criticized Skiff's style of management in American Naturalist. By 1897, Skiff's scientific staff was in open rebellion, charging the director with incompetence and worse. The difficulties of Skiff's early tenure as museum director are examined here, with special emphasis on his troubled relationships with the curatorial staff. An examination of the 'Chicago idea' -- as embodied by Skiff -- provides an insight into the tension between wealthy patrons, their hand-picked directors, and curators in America's Gilded Age museums. Keywords: Edward D. Cope, Oliver P. Hay, William H. Holmes, Daniel G. Elliot, Frederick J. V. Skiff, Edward E. Ayer, Harlow N. Higinbotham, museum management

1896-On the skeleton of Toxochelys latiremis
LC Classification: QL1 .F4 vol. 1 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1193116
LC Control Number: 04010468 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: On the skeleton of Toxochelys latiremis [by] O. P. Hay. Published/Created: [Chicago, 1896] Description: p. 101-106. plates. 24 cm. Subjects: Toxochelys Series: Chicago Natural History Museum. Publications ; 13. Fieldiana: zoology ; v. 1, no. 5. Variant Series: Field Columbian Museum. Publication 13 LC Classification: QL1 .F4 vol. 1 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1193116 CALL NUMBER: QL1 .F4 vol. 1 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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(Note that the title page states that O. P. Hay, PhD is the Assistant Curator of Zoology at the Chicago Field Columbian Museum, dated June, 1896 with D. G. Elliot, F.R.S.E. as Curator of the Department). Publication of the Field Columbian Museum of Zoology, volume I, p.101-106, plates xiv-xv

1896-On some Collections of Fishes made in the Kankakee and Illinois Rivers -- Publication of the Field Columbian Museum of Zoology, volume I, p.85-97 (pdf of entire book)
(Note that the title page states that O. P. Hay, PhD is the Assistant Curator of Zoology at the Chicago Field Columbian Museum, dated June, 1896 with D. G. Elliot, F.R.S.E. as Curator of the Department).

1896-The structure and mode of development of the vertebral column -- Abstracts: Science, new series, volume IV, 1897, pp. 959-961 and in the University of Chicago University Record magazine, volume 1, p.473-474 (entire magazine). The paper was gifted to the Field Columbian Museum (now known as the Chicago Natural History Museum), as reported in their 1897 annual report.

listing in the University of Chicago "University Record, volume 1"

Oliver Perry Hay instituted a Zoological Club at the University of Chicago, with its first meeting held on December 2, 1896, at which he read this paper. (UChicago was founded in 1890 with its first class held in 1892)

1897-Dr. Gadow and Miss Abbott on the vertebral column of fishes -- Zoological Bulletin, volume I, p.131-141. (pdf of article -- see p.131-141)

1897-Amphibia vs. Batrachia -- Science, new series, volume VI, p.773-774 (pdf of article -- see p.773-774)

1897-Doctor Alexander Goette on the development of the vertebral column. -- American Naturalist, volume XXXI, p.397-406 (pdf of article -- see p.397-406)

1898-Protospondyli and Aetheospondyli of A. S. Woodward -- Science, new series, Volume VII, p.358

1898-Classification of the Amioid and Lepisosteoid fishes -- American Naturalist volume XXXII, p.341-349. figures 1-8 (pdf of article -- see p.341-349)

1898-Observations on the genus of Cretaceous fishes called by Professor Cope Portheus -- Comment in Science, new series, volume VII #175, p.646.

1898-Observations on the genus of fossil fishes called by Professor Cope Portheus, by Dr. Leidy Xiphactinus -- Zoological Bulletin volume II, p.25-54, figures 1-16. (pdf of article -- see p.25-54)

1898-Notes on species of Ichthyodectes, including the new species I. cruentus, and on the related and herein established genus Gillicus -- American Journal of Science (4) volume VI, pp 225-232, figures 1-5

1898-On Protostega, the systematic position of Dermochelys, and the morphogeny of the chelonian carapace and plastron -- American Naturalist volume XXXII, p.929-948, figures 1-3

1898-George Baur. -- Science, new series, volume VIII, pages 68-71 (an obituary)

1899-LXV.´┐ŻOn one little-known and one hitherto unknown species of Saurocephalus -- Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) volume III p.480-487 with 5 figures, and American Journal of Science (4) volume VII p.299-304, with 5 figures (pdf of article)

1899-On some changes in the names, generic and specific, of certain fossil fishes -- American Naturalist XXXIII p.783-792.

1899-A census of the fossil Vertebrata of North America -- Science, new series, Volume X p.681-684

1899-Descriptions of two new species of tortoises from the Tertiary of the United States -- Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXII p.21-24, plates iv-vi; published by the Smithsonian Institute (pdf of article)

1899-On the nomenclature of certain American fossil vertebrates -- Amer. Geologist XXIV p.345-349

1899-On the names of certain North American fossil vertebrates -- Science, new series, volume IX p.593-594

1899-Notes on the nomenclature of some North American fossil vertebrates -- Science, new series, volume X p.253-254

1900-Descriptions of some vertebrates of the Carboniferous age -- Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society volume XXXIX p.96-123, with plate vi and 3 text figures

1901-Description of a new species of Baena (B. hatcheri) from the Laramie beds of Wyoming -- Annals of the Carnegie Museum volume I p.325-326, plate XV

1901-The chronological distribution of the Elasmobranchs -- Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (2) volume XX p.63-75, 1 diagram. Reviewed in American Geologist, volume XXIX, p.255-256.

1901-The composition of the shell of turtles -- Science, new series, volume XIII 624 (abstract); Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume XIV, p.111-112

1901-As collaborator on Keilhack's Geologisches Centralblatt, -- Leipzig, volume I, author of abstracts of papers on vertebrate paleontology, numbers 1844-1846, 1848, 1850, 1851, 2056, 2057, 2147-2149, 2152, 2249, 2250, 2253, 2254.

1901-Beitrag zur systematik und Genealogie der Reptilien: Max Furbringer -- a Review -- Science, new series, volume XIV, p.180-181

1902-Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America
LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 Other System No.: (OCoLC)5045033
LC Control Number: 02025089 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil vertebrata of North America, by Oliver Perry Hay. Published/Created: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902. Description: 868, iii p. 23 cm. Notes: In 3 parts: "First, a bibliography which contains the titles [about 4,600] of all the books, memoirs, and papers, extended or brief, which the author has been able to consult ... second, a systematically arranged list of all the species of fossil vertebrates which have been described ... third, an index, alphabetically arranged, of all the systematic names occurring in the volume." Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil--Bibliography. Paleontology--North America--Bibliography. Series: Department of the Interior. Bulletin of the United States Geologic al survey, no. 179 LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 Other System No.: (OCoLC)5045033 Geog. Area Code: n-- Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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(jpg of OPH's bibliography pages)
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Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey, number 179, 8 volumes, p.1-868. Issue 179 of U. S. Geological Survey bulletin, 1902. 868 pages. review by Bashford Dean, reprinted from Science, new series, volume XVI, #409, p.701-703, October 31, 1902

Note: This volume covered the literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the second two volumes (in 1929 and 1930) covered the literature of the first 28 years of the twentieth century.

1902 Fossil Vertebrata book reprinted in 1974, with downloaded reprints in 2011 and 2012

1974 reprint of the 1902 Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America.
LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 1974 Dewey Class No.: 566/.097
LC Control Number: 73017823 Type of Material: Book(Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America. Published/Created: New York, Arno Press, 1974. Description: 868 p. 24 cm. ISBN: 0405057415 Notes: Reprint of the 1902 ed. issued by the U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, as Bulletin 179 of the United States Geological Survey. Subjects: Paleontology--North America--Bibliography. Vertebrates, Fossil--North America--Bibliography. Series: Natural sciences in America Geological Survey bulletin ; 179. LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 1974 Dewey Class No.: 566/.097 Geog. Area Code: n-- CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1974 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1974 Copy 1 -- Request in: Reference - Science Reading Room (Adams, 5th Floor) -- Status: Not Charged

1902-On the finding of the bones of the Great Auk (Plautus impennis) in Florida -- The Auk volume XIX (old series volume XXVII) p.255-258

1902-Descriptions of two species of extinct tortoises, one new. -- Proceedings of the Philadelphia Academy of Sciences, volume LIV p.383-388, figures 1-7

1902-Description of a new species of Cladodus (C.formosus) from the Devonian of Colorado -- American Geologist volume XXX p.373-374, 1 figure

1902-The genus Protosphyroena -- Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences volume XV p.15 (abstract), American Geologist, volume XXIX, p.192-193

1902-Snout-fishes of Kansas -- Science, new series, volume XV p.470. Abstracts in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1903 volume XV p.15, and American Geologist volume XXIX p.192-193.

1902-Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt -- volume II, numbers 246-248, 251-256, 344, 347-351, 456, 2005, 2007, 2160, 2161, 2292-2294, 2305-2307, 2447

1903-On certain genera and species of North American Cretaceous actinopterous fishes -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume XIX p.1-95, plates i-v and 72 text figures

1903-On certain genera and species of North American Cretaceous actinopterous fishes -- Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. XIX 1-95, 72 figs, pls I-V

1903-Description of a new genus and species of tortoise from the Jurassic of Colorado -- Annals of Carnegie Museum volume II p.201-203, plate iii

1903-On the existing genera of the Trionychidae -- Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society volume XLII p.268-274

1903-On some recent literature bearing on the Laramie formation -- American Geologist XXXII p.115-120

1903-Two new species of fossil turtles from Oregon.
LC Classification: QE1 .C15
LC Control Number: a 12000547 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. [from old catalog] Main Title: Two new species of fossil turtles from Oregon. Published/Created: [Berkeley, The University press, 1903] Description: p. [237]-241. illus. 27 cm. Subjects: Turtles, Fossil. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Oregon. [from old catalog] LC Classification: QE1 .C15 vol. 3, no. 10 Copy, Issue: QE862.C5 H5 Geog. Area Code: n-us-or CALL NUMBER: QE1 .C15 vol. 3, no. 10 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE862.C5 H5 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Bulletin of the California Department of Geology, volume III p.237-241, with 6 text figures

1903-On an important but not well-known locality furnishing Cretaceous fishes -- Science, new series, volume XVII p.219 (abstract); Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, volume XIV p.542

1903-Some remarks on the fossil fishes of Mount Lebanon, Syria -- American Naturalist volume XXXVII p.685-695

1903-A collecting trip in the Bridger deposits -- Science, new series volume XVIII p.349-350

1903-On a collection of Upper Cretaceous fishes from Mount Lebanon, Syria, with descriptions of four new genera and nineteen new species -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume XIX p.395-452, plates xxiv-xxxvii

1903-Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt -- volume III, numbers 90, 91, 182-185, 188, 379, 393, 395, 398, 399, 402-407, 409, 411, 414, 415, 419, 2343; volume IV, numbers 863, 876, 877, 886, 887, 890, 891, 894, 1141, 1144-1149, 1151, 1153, 1154, 1157, 1158

1904-On some fossil turtles belonging to the Marsh collection in Yale University Museum -- American Journal of Science (4) volume XVIII p.261-276, plates xi-xvi, 7 text-figures

1904-On the finding of skulls of Trionychidae in the Bridger deposits of Wyoming -- Science, new series volume XIX p.254

1904-A new gigantic tortoise from the Miocene of Colorado -- Science, new series volume XIX p.503-504

1904-Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt -- volume IV, numbers 1404, 1405; volume V, numbers 81, 86-90, 93, 94, 97, 949, 950, 952, 1050, 1051, 1054-1059, 1319, 1320, 1327, 1390

1905-On the group of fossil turtles known as the Amphichelydia; with remarks on the origin and relationships of the suborders, superfamilies, and families of Testudines -- Science, new series volume XXI p.297 (abstract); Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, volume XXI p.137-175 with 5 text-figures (pdf of article)

1905-On two species of turtles from the Judith River beds of Montana -- Annals of the Carnegie Museum, volume III p.178-182, plate ix, 2 text-figures (pdf of article)

1905-The progress of vertebrate palaeontology at the American Museum of Natural History, New York -- American Geologist volume XXXV p.31-34 (pdf of article)

1905-Meeting of Section A of the American Paleontological Society, -- American Geologist volume XXXV p.124-126

skull of Toxochelys procax

1905-A revision of the species of the family of fossil turtles called Toxychelyidae, with descriptions of two new species of Toxochelys and new species of Porthochelys -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume XXI p.177-185, figures 1-16 (pdf of article)

1905-On the skull of a new trionychid, Conchochelys admirabilis, from the Puerco beds of New Mexico -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume XXI p.335-338, 3 text-figures (pdf of article)

1905-The fossil turtles of the Bridger basin -- American Geologist volume XXXV p.327-342, 1 figure and abstract in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume XVII p.592; Science, new series, volume XXI, p.992 (pdf of article -- see p.327-342)

1905-On the group of fossil turtles known as the Amphichelydia; with remarks on the origin and relationships of the suborders, super-families, and families of Testudines -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, volume XXI p.137-175, 5 figures; and abstract in Science, new series, volume XXI p.992 (pdf of article)

1905-The temporal roof of the skull of the reptiles -- Science, new series, volume XXI p.295-296

1905-The American Paleontological Society, Section A. Vertebrata. -- Science, new series volume XXI p.294-300. (Report of meeting at Baltimore with abstracts of papers read.)

1905-Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt -- volume VI, numbers 125, 129, 134-137, 1299, 1304-1307, 2073-2075, 2084, 2088

1906-Descriptions of new species of turtles of the genus Testudo, collected from the Miocene by the Carnegie Museum, together with a description of the skull of Stylemys nebrascensis -- Ann. Carnegie Mus. IV 15-20, pls iii-viii, 11 text-figures

1906-Descriptions of two new genera (Echmatemys and Xenochelys) and two new species (Xenochelys formosa and Terrapene putnami) of fossil turtles -- Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. His. XXII 27-31, 7 text-figs

1906-On two interesting genera of Eocene turtles, Chisternon Leidy and Anosteira Leidy -- Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. His. XXII 155-160, 3 figs (pdf of entire book)

1906-Systematic paleontology of the Pleistocene deposits of Maryland: Reptilia. -- Maryland Geological Survey, Pliocene and Pleistocene.
LC Classification: QE121 .
LC Control Number: gs 07000323 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Corporate Name: Maryland Geological Survey. Main Title: Pliocene and Pleistocene. Published/Created: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins press, 1906. Related Names: Shattuck, George Burbank, b. 1869. Clark, William Bullock, 1860-1917. Hollick, Charles Arthur, 1857-1933. Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929. Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Sellards, Elias Howard, b. 1875. Ulrich, Edward Oscar, 1857-1944. Description: 291 p. illus, LXXV pl. (incl. maps, part fold.) diagrs. 26 cm. Contents: Preface.--The Pliocene and Pleistocene deposits of Maryland, by G.B. Shattuck.--The interpretation of the paleontological criteria: The Pleistocene fauna, by W.B. Clark. The Pleistocene flora, by A. Hollick. The elephants of the Pleistocene, by F.A. Lucas.--Systematic paleontology, Pleistocene: Mammalia, by F.A. Lucas; Reptilia, by O.P. Hay [pages 169-170; plate xi, figure 2]; Insecta, by E.H. Sellards; Crustacea, Mollusca, by W.B. Clark; Molluscoidea, by E.O. Ulrich; Coelenterata, Protozoa, by W.B. Clark; Pteridophyta, Spermatophyta, by A. Hollick.--Explanation of plates.--General index.--Paleontological index. Notes: The third volume of a series of reports dealing with systematic geology and paleontology of Maryland. William Bullock Clark, state geologist. Versos of several plates on which brief explanations are given are numbered as pages. Bibliography: p. 40-56. Subjects: Geology--Maryland. Geology, Stratigraphic--Pliocene. Geology, Stratigraphic--Pleistocene. Paleontology--Pleistocene. Paleontology--Maryland. LC Classification: QE121 .A215 vol. 3 Copy, Issue: QE696 .M4 Copy 2. Geog. Area Code: n-us-md CALL NUMBER: QE121 .A215 vol. 3 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE696 .M4 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE696 .M4 FT MEADE Copy 2 -- Request in: Main or Science/Business Reading Rms - STORED OFFSITE -- Status: Not Charged
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1906-Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt -- volume VII, numbers 1151-1154, 1157-1166, 1859, 1861, 1863-1866, 1870, 1871, 1876-1879; volume VIII, numbers 855-868, 871-888

1906-Descriptions of Terrapene and Chelydra serpentina -- Maryland Geological Survey Pliocene and Pleistocene 169, 170 p0l xi fig 2 [I think this is in error and is Reptilia above; however, the publication source could be in error instead-dlh]

1907-A new genus and species of fossil shark related to Edestus Leidy -- Science, new series volume XXVI p.22-24, 1 figure

1907-Descriptions of seven new species of turtles from the Tertiary of the United States -- Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volume XXIII p.847-863, plate liv, 20 text-figures

1907-A new fossil stickleback fish from Nevada -- Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXXII p.271-273, 3 text-figs (pdf of article)

1908-Descriptions of five species of North American fossil turtles, four of which are new -- Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. XXXV 161-169, pls xxvi-xxvii, 3 text-figs (pdf of article)

1908 Fossil Turtles book reprinted in 2010

Oliver Perry Hay's great-great grandson in 2000 -- perhaps a new species of Galapagos turtle?
1908-The fossil turtles of North America
LC Classification: QE862.C5 H3 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1523512
LC Control Number: 08026862 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: The fossil turtles of North America, by Oliver Perry Hay. Published/Created: Washington, D.C., Pub. by the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1908. Description: iv, 568 p. illus., 113 pl. 29 x 23 cm. Subjects: Chelonia, Fossil. Paleontology--North America. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington publication no. 75 LC Classification: QE862.C5 H3 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1523512 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: QE862.C5 H3 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE862.C5 H3 FT MEADE Copy 2 -- Request in: Main or Science/Business Reading Rms - STORED OFFSITE -- Status: Not Charged
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Reviewed in Science, new series, volume XXVIII, 1908, p.803-894; New York Times Literary Magazine, September 19, 1908; Publisher's Weekly, September 19, 1908, p.597; American journal of Science, volume XXVI p.516; Science Progress, volume III, p.465-467; Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologishes, etcetera, 1909, volume I p. 451-452; Geologisches Centralblatt, volume XIII, p.241-244; Science, volume XXIX, p.341-342.
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One of Hay's most extensive single works was "The Fossil Turtles of North America," published in 1908, a volume of 570 pages, 113 plates and 704 text figures. This comprehensive work includes a chapter on the osteology of turtles, one on the amount of modification undergone by turtles since their earliest appearance, on the primary and secondary characters, a summary of classification with their time distribution, and the geographical distribution of living turtles. Then follows the systematic part with detailed descriptions of orders, families, genera, and species, critically considered. And here the value, not alone of clear, succinct description, but also of well drawn figures which further clarify the text is evident. The beautifully reproduced plates are from photographs of practically all the typical specimens known from the rocks of North America.-- Richard Swann Lull, PhD, author of Oliver Hay's obituary

2010 reprint of the 1908 The fossil turtles of North America
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Pub. by the Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication date: 1908 Subjects: Chelonia, Fossil Paleontology — North America Reptiles, Fossil Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. Details ISBN 1152860925 ISBN-13 9781152860926 Title Fossil Turtles of North America Author Oliver Perry Hay Format Paperback Year 2010 Pages 332 Publisher Rarebooksclub.com Dimensions9 in. x 1.3 in. x 6 in.

1908-Dr. W. J. Holland on the skull of Dipodocus -- Science, new series volume XXVIII p.517-519

1908-On the habits and the pose of the sauropodus dinosaurs, especially of Diplodocus -- American Naturalist XLII p.672-681; Review in Science Progress, volume III p.463 and in Nature volume LXXIX p.104

1908-Descriptions of five species of Northj American fossil turtles, four of which are new. -- Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XXXV p.161-169, plates xxvi-xxvii, 3 test-figures

1908-On certain genera and species of carnivorous dinosaurs, with special reference to Ceratosaurus nasicornis Marsh -- Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXXV p.351-366, 4 text-figures; note about this publication in Science Progress, volume III, p.469 (pdf of article)

1908-On three existing species of sea turtles, one of them (Caretta remivaga) new
LC Classification: QL666.C5 H2
LC Control Number: unk82077747 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver P. [from old catalog] Main Title: On three existing species of sea-turtles Published/Created: [n.p.] 1908. Description: 1 v. cm. LC Classification: QL666.C5 H2 CALL NUMBER: QL666.C5 H2 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XXXIV p.183-198 plates vi-xi

1909-On the skull and the brain of Triceratops, with notes on the brain-cases of Iguanodon and Megalosaurus -- Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXXVI p.95-108, plates i-iii, 3 text-figures; abstract in Science. (pdf of article)

1909-Description of two species of fossil turtles, Toxochelys stenopora and Christernon? interpositum, the latter hitherto unknown -- Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXXVI p.191-196, plate v, 3 text-figures (pdf of article)

1909/1910-On the nature of Edestus and related genera, with descriptions of one new genus and three new species
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 11009663 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: On the nature of Edestus and related genera, Published/Created: Washington, 1910. Description: p. 43-61. illus., pl. 12-15. 24 cm. Subjects: Edestus. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 37 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 37 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume XXXVII p.43-61, plates xii-xv and 7 text-figures; abstract in Science Progress volume IV p.675-676

1909-Dr. Williston on "The Fossil Turtles of North America" -- Science, new series, volume XXIX p.341-342

1909-The poses of Diplodocus -- Die Umschau, Frankfurt am Main, October 2, 1909, p.829, figure 5

1909-On the restoration of skeletons of fossil vertebrates -- Science, new series, volume XXX p.93-95

1909-The geological and geographical distribution of some Pleistocene mammals -- Science, new series volume XXX p.890-893

1910-Descriptions of eight new species of fossil turtles from west of the one hundredth meridian.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 11015733 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Descriptions of eight new species of fossil turtles from west of the one hundredth meridian. Published/Created: Washington, 1911. Description: p. 307-326. illus., pl. 10-12. 24 cm. Subjects: Turtles, Fossil. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 38 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 38 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States Naitonal Museum, volume XXXVIII p.307-326, plates x-xii, test figures 1-23

1910-Where do the Lance Creek ["Ceratops"] beds belong, in the Cretaceous or in the Tertiary? -- Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences volume XXV p.277-303. Reprint 1-27

Accompanying the present paper is a drawing (plate i) which is intended to represent the habits of Diplodocus, especially as regards its habitual pose of body and its manner of locomotion, as conceived by the writer. This drawing was executed by Miss Mary Mason Mitchell, after consultation with the author of the paper. Two individuals are in the foreground. One is collecting food from the surface of the water; the other has the head high in the air and is jealously regarding the approach of another, which is swimming. In the far distance is a fourth specimen lying stretched out at full length on the bank.

1910-On the manner of locomotion of the dinosaurs, especially Diplodocus, with remarks on the origin of the birds
LC Classification: Q11 .W3 vol. 12, no. 1 Copy, Issue: QE862.D5 H5 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1888598
LC Control Number: 11007559 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: ... On the manner of locomotion of the dinosaurs, especially Diplodocus, with remarks on the origin of the birds, by Oliver P. Hay ... Published/Created: Baltimore, Md., Williams & Wilkins company, 1910. Description: cover-title, 25 p. illus., pl. 26 cm. Subjects: Dinosaurs. Diplodocus. Variant Series: Proceedings of the Washington academy of sciences. vol. XII, no. 1 LC Classification: Q11 .W3 vol. 12, no. 1 Copy, Issue: QE862.D5 H5 Other System No.: (OCoLC)1888598 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .W3 vol. 12, no. 1 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE862.D5 H5 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XII p.1-25 with plate i and 7 text-figures

"Here, at the end, Dr. Hay makes a very insightful observation. At this time, early ideas of sauropods as terrestrial, elephantine animals are giving way to increasingly popular restorations of sauropods as water-bound reptiles, walking along the bottoms of lakes and rivers, with only the nostrils on the tops of their heads breaking the surface of the water. Hay rightly points out that, in Diplodocus, "almost every conceivable device has been employed to reduce the weight of the skeleton...It would seem to have been hardly more possible for Diplodocus to walk about immersed in water than it would be for a man to do the same." Although it would take almost 60 years, on this point at least, Dr. Hay would be proven right. (online)

1910-On the changes of climate following the disappearance of the Wisconsin ice -sheet. -- Die Vergndungen des Klimas seit dem Maximum der letzten Eiszeit. International Geological Congress XI, Stockholm, p.371-374

1911-A fossil specimen of the alligator snapper (Macrochelys Temminckii) from Texas -- Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society volume L p.452-455, plates xviii, xix, 1 text-figure (pdf of article)

1911-Further observations on the pose of the sauropodous dinosaurs -- American Naturalist volume XLV p.398-412. Abstracts in Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologisches, Paleologisches, 1912, volume II p.446; Nature volume LXXXVII p.196

1912-On an important specimen of Edestus; with description of a new species, Edestus mirus.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 42 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29083242
LC Control Number: 13009513 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: On an important specimen of Edestus; with description of a new species, Edestus mirus. Published/Created: Washington, 1912. Description: p. 31-38. 2 pl. 24 cm. Subjects: Edestus. Edestus mirus. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 42 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29083242 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 42 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XLII p.31-38, 2 plates. Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt, volume XVIII p.523-524; Science Progress volume VIII p.24; Revue crtique Paleozoologique volume XVII p.79; Nature volume LXXXIX p.430

1912-The recognition of Pleistocene faunas
LC Classification: Q11 .S7 vol. 59, no. 20 Other System No.: (OCoLC)4612372
LC Control Number: 12040048 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: The recognition of Pleistocene faunas, by Oliver P. Hay. Published/Created: Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1912. Description: 1 p.l., 16 p. illus.(maps) 25 cm. Notes: Publication 2139. Subjects: Paleontology--Pleistocene. Paleontology--North America. Series: Smithsonian miscellaneous collections, v. 59, no. 20 LC Classification: Q11 .S7 vol. 59, no. 20 Other System No.: (OCoLC)4612372 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: Q11 .S7 vol. 59, no. 20 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection, volume LIX #20 p.1-16 with 10 figures. Abstract in Geologisches Centralblatt volume XIX p.644-645

1912-The recognition of Pleistocene faunos.
LC Classification: QE741 .H3
LC Control Number: unk82095328 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver P. [from old catalog] Main Title: The recognition of Pleistocene faunos. Published/Created: [n.p.] 1912. Description: 1 v. cm. LC Classification: QE741 .H3 CALL NUMBER: QE741 .H3 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged

1912-American Permian vertebrates -- American Naturalist volume XLVI p.561-565

1912-The Pleistocene period (in Indiana) and its Vertebrata -- Geological Survey of Indiana volume XXXVI p.538-784, plates i-xxxi, text-figures 1-76

1912-Symposium on ten years progress in vertebrate paleontology. Chelonia. -- Bulletin of the Geological Society of America volume XXIII p.212-220

1913-Descriptions of two new species of ruminants from the Pleistocene of Iowa -- Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington volume XXVI p.5-7, 1 text-figure

1913-Notes on some fossil horses, with descriptions of four new species.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 44 Other System No.: (OCoLC)
LC Control Number: 13020879 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Notes on some fossil horses, with descriptions of four new species. Published/Created: Washington, 1913. Description: p. 569-594. illus., pl. 69-73. 24 cm. Subjects: Horses, Fossil. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 44 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29085757 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 44 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum volume XLIV p.569-594, plates lxix-lxxiii, 28 text-figures. Abstracts in Geologisches Centralblatt volume XX p.145; Revue critique Paleozoologique volume XVII p.203

skull of Bison antiquus

1913-The extinct bisons of North America, with description of one new species, Bison regius
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 46 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29092691
LC Control Number: 14010978 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: The extinct bisons of North America; Published/Created: Washington, 1914. Description: p. 161-200. illus., pl. 8-19. 24 m. Subjects: Bison,--Fossil LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 46 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29092691 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 46 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum volume XLVI p.166-200, plates viii-xix, 10 text-figures. Abstracts in Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologisches, Paleologisches, 1919, p.220-222; Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXI p.37; volume XXIII p.350; Nature volume XCII p.563.

1913-Camels of the fossil genus Camelops.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 14010982 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Camels of the fossil genus Camelops. Published/Created: Washington, 1914. Description: v. 46, p. 267-277. illus., pl. 25-26. 24 cm. Subjects: Camel, Fossil. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 46 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 46 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum volume XLVI p.267-277 plates xxv-xxvi, 1 text figure. Abstracts in Science Progress, volume VIII, page 633; Revue critique Paleozoologique volume XIX p.10; Geologisches Zentralblatt volume XXI p.38; Nature volume XCII p.563

1913-Description of the skull of an extinct horse found in central Alaska
LC Classification: QE882.U6 H3
LC Control Number: 13035448 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Description of the skull of an extinct horse, Published/Created: Washington, Smithsonian institution, 1913. Description: 1 p. l., 18 p. illus., 2 pl. 25 cm. Subjects: Horses, Fossil. Paleontology--Alaska. LC Classification: QE882.U6 H3 Geog. Area Code: n-us-ak CALL NUMBER: QE882.U6 H3 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection, volume LXI #2 p.1-18 plates i-ii with 8 text-figures. Abstract in Geologisches Centralblatt, volume XX p.703

1914-The Pleistocene mammals of Iowa -- Iowa Geological Survey volume XXIII p.1-662, plates l-lxxv with 142 text-figures

1915-Contributions to the knowledge of the mammals of the Pleistocene of North America.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 15024790 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Contributions to the knowledge of the mammals of the Pleistocene of North America. Published/Created: Washington, 1915. Description: p. 515-575. illus., pl. 30-37. 24 cm. Subjects: Mammals, Fossil. [from old catalog] Paleontology--North America. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Pleistocene. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 48 Geog. Area Code: n--- CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 48 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum volume XLVIII p.515-575 plates xxx-xxxvii, 5 text-figures. Abstracts in the Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences volume V p.582-583; Nature, London, volume XCV p.298; Revue critique Paleozoologique, volume XXIII p.19-21; L'Anthropologie, volume XXIX p.115-117.

1915-A contribution to the knowledge of the extinct sirenian Desmostylus hesperus Marsh.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 16011794 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: A contribution to the knowledge of the extinct Sirenian Desmostylus hesperus Marsh. Published/Created: Washington, 1916. Description: p. 381-397. pl. 56-58 24 cm. Subjects: Desmostylus. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 49 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 49 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume XLIX p.381-397, plates lvi-lviii. Abstracts in Nature volume XCVI p.152; in Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologisches, Paleologisches, 1917, volume I p.106; Geological Magazine (6) volume II p.567

1916-The extinct ground sloths of North America -- Science, new series volume XLI p.878

1916-Investigation of the vertebrate paleontology of the Pleistocene epoch -- Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book #14 p.386-387

1916-Exhibition of skull of walrus -- Science, new series volume XLIII p.330

1916-Descriptions of some Floridian fossil vertebrates, belonging mostly to the Pleistocene -- Report of the Florida Geological Survey, volume VIII p.39-76, plates i-ix. Abstract in Revue critique Paleozoologique, volume XXV p.11

1916-Descriptions of two extinct mammals of the order Xenarthra from the Pleistocene of Texas.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 17023837 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Descriptions of two extinct mammals of the order Xenarthra from the Pleistocene of Texas. Published/Created: Washington, 1917. Description: p. 107-123. pl. 3-7. 24 cm. Subjects: Xenarthra. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Pleistocene. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Texas. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 51 Geog. Area Code: n-us-tx CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 51 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
(pdf of entire book)
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum volume LI p.107-123, plates iii-vii

1916-The Quaternary deposits at Vero, Florida and the vertebrate remains therein -- Journal of Geology, volume XXV p.52-55. Abstract in Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXX, p.222-223

1916-A new Pleistocene sloth from Texas -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume VI p.24

1916-Notes on the growth of the loggerhead turtle -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume VI p.258

1916/1917-Descriptions of some fossil vertebrates found in Texas
LC Classification: QE841 .H3 Other System No.: (OCoLC)
LC Control Number: 17017636 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Descriptions of some fossil vertebrates found in Texas, by O. P. Hay. Published/Created: Austin, Tex., The University [1916] Description: 24 p. IV pl. 24 cm. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil. Paleontology--Texas. Series: Bulletin of the University of Texas. 1916: no. 71. Dec. 20, 1916 LC Classification: QE841 .H3 Other System No.: (OCoLC)975931 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H3 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Bulletin of the University of Texas, 1916, volume LXXI, p.1-24, plates i-iv

1917-A cervical vertebra of a deer from a deposit in Florida -- Science, new series, volume XLV p.72

1917-On the finding of supposed Pleistocene human remains at Vero, Florida -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences volume VII p.358-359

1917-On a collection of fossil vertebrates made by Dr. F. W. Cragin in the Equus beds of Kansas -- Kansas University Scientific Bulletin volume X p.39-51, with plates i-iii. Abstract in Revue critique Paleozoologique, volume XXIV p.97-98

1917-Vertebrata mostly from stratum No. 3, at Vero, Florida, together with descriptions of new species -- Report of the Florida Geological Survey volume IX p.43-68, plate iii, figures 1-6. Review in Science, new series volume XLVII p.394-395. Abstract in Revue critique Paleozoologique, volume XXV p.15

skull and teeth of Equus lambei

1917-Description of a new species of extinct horse, Equus lambei, from the Pleistocene of Yukon Territory
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 18014638 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Description of a new species of extinct horse, Equus lambei, Published/Created: Washington, 1917. Description: p. 435-443. pl. 56-58. 24 cm. Subjects: Horses, Fossil. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 53 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 53 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume LIII p.435-443, plates lvi-lviii. Abstract in Geologisches ZZentralblatt, volume XXVII p.508

1917-Description of a new species of mastodon, Gomphotherium elegans, from the Pleistocene of Kansas
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 18014624 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Description of a new species of mastodon Gomphotherium elegans; Published/Created: Washington, 1917. Description: p. 219-221. pl. 26. 24 cm. Subjects: Gomphotherium. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 53 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 53 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, volume LIII p.219-221, plate xxvi. Abstract in Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXVII p.508

1917-Dean and Eastman's Bibliography of Fishes -- American Naturalist volume LI p.383-384

1917-On species of Bison -- Abstract in the Bulletin of the Geological Society of America volume XXVIII p.212-213

1918-A review of some papers on fossil man at Vero, Florida -- Science, new series volume XLVII p.370-371

1918-Further consideration of the occurrence of human remains in the Pleistocene deposits at Vero, Florida -- American Anthropologist volume XX p.1-36, 1 map

1918-Quaternary vertebrates in southwestern Wisconsin -- U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper #cvi p.346-347

1918-Dr. Alex Hrdlicka and the Vero man -- Science, new series volume XLVIII p.459-462

1919-Pleistocene geology and vertebrate paleontology of the Atlantic coast plain -- Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book #17 (1918) p.311-312

1919-On some proboscideans of the State of New York -- Science, new series volume XLIX p.377-379

1919/1920-Description of some mammalian and fish remains from Florida, of probably Pleistocene age.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 56 Other System No.: (OCoLC)
LC Control Number: 20009668 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Descriptions of some mammalian and fish remains from Florida of probably Pleistocene age. Published/Created: Washington, 1920. Description: p. 103-112. pl. 26-28 on 2 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Paleontology--Florida. Paleontology--Pleistocene. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 56 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29119079 Geog. Area Code: n-us-fl CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 56 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
(pdf of article)
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LVI p.103-112, plates xxvi-xxviii. Abstract in Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXVII p.362

1919-On the relative ages of some Pleistocene deposits -- American Journal of Science (4) volume XLVII p.361-375. Abstract in Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXV p.269

1919-A study of skulls and probabilities -- Anthropologic Scraps. September 10, 1919, 1919, Washington DC (self-published) p.1-4 (pdf of article)

1919-On Pleistocene man at Trenton, New Jersey -- Anthropologic Scraps. December 3, 1919, Washington DC p.5-8 (pdf of article)

1920-Bulletin 60 -- Bureau of American Ethnology. Anthropological Scraps. March 29, 1920, Washington, D.C., p.9-12 (pdf of article)

1920-Report on work on Pleistocene paleontology -- Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book #18 p.361-362

1920/1921-Descriptions of some Pleistocene vertebrates found in the United States.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 55 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29072977
LC Control Number: 21021431 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Descriptions of some Pleistocene vertebrates found in the United States. Published/Created: Washington, 1921. Description: p. 33-146. illus., pl. 3-11 on 5 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil. Paleontology--Pleistocene. Paleontology--United States. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 55 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29072977 Geog. Area Code: n-us--- Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 55 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LVIII p.83-146, plates iii-xi, 4 text-figures. Abstracts in Revue Geologique et Scientifique, conn., volume IV, 1923, p.96-98; Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologisches, Paleologisches, 1923, volume I, p.309

skull of prarie dog and bones and teeth of American camels
Yes, there were camels in North America; the genus Camelops disappeared at the end of the Pleistocene about 10,000 years ago!
In the Late Pleistocene 33 of 45 genera of large mammals became extinct.

complete Camelops skeleton
at the Page Museum in Los Angeles

Modern graph of the arrival of Pleistocene man and the extinction of large mammals
1921/1922-Descriptions of species of Pleistocene Vertebrata, types of specimens of most of which are preserved in the United States National Museum
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 59 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29075870
LC Control Number: 22012083 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Descriptions of species of Pleistocene Vertebrata, Published/Created: Washington, 1922. Description: p. 599-642. pl. 116-124 on 5 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil. Paleontology--Pleistocene. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 59 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29075870 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 59 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LIX p.599-642 with plates cxvi-cxxiv. Abstract in Revue critique Paleozoologique folume XXVI p.133

1921-Report on investigation of work on the Pleistocene vertebrata -- Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book #19, for 1920, p.402-404

1921-The newest discovery of "Ancient" Man in the United States. Anthropological Scraps. January 24, 1921, Washington, D.C., p.13-16 (pdf of article)

1921-The people which sat in darknes saw great light. Anthropological Scraps. December 5, 1921, Washington, D.C., p.17-20 (pdf of article)

1922-Report on the work done on the Pleistocene epoch and its vertebrate animals -- Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book #20 p.445-446.

1922-Description of a new fossil sea cow from Florida, Metaxytherium floridanum
LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 61 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29080221
LC Control Number: 23013623 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Description of a new fossil sea cow from Florida, Published/Created: Washington, 1922. Description: 4 p. pl. 24 cm. Subjects: Metaxytherium floridanum. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 61 Other System No.: (OCoLC)29080221 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 61 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXI article 17 p.1-4, plate 1. Abstract in Revue Geologique et Scientifique conn., volume IV, 1923, p.94

1922-On the phylogeny of the shell of the Testudinata and the relationships of Dermochelys -- Journal of Morphology volume XXXVI 421-445, plates i-ii, 1 text-figure. Abstract in Bibl. Serv. Wistar Institution card 1043.

1922-Observations on some extinct elephants
LC Classification: QE882.U7 H35
LC Control Number: 23002617 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Observations on some extinct elephants, Published/Created: [Washington, D.C., 1922] Description: 19 p. incl. 4 pl., diagrs. 23 cm. Subjects: Elephants. [from old catalog] LC Classification: QE882.U7 H35 CALL NUMBER: QE882.U7 H35 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
(pdf of entire book)
Washington, p.1-19, plates i-iv, text-figures 1-10. Distributed by the author.

1922-Further observations on some extinct elephants -- Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington volume XXXV p.97-102

1922-Note on Desmostylus hesperus -- Acta Zool. volume III p.392-393

1922-Occurrence of Scott's gray fox in probably recent cave deposits in Kentucky -- (pdf of article)

1923-The Pleistocene of North America and its vertebrated animals from the states east of the Mississippi river and from the Canadian Provinces east of longitude 95 degrees
LC Classification: QE841 .H35
LC Control Number: 23005470 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. [from old catalog] Main Title: The Pleistocene of North America and its vertebrated animals from the states east of the Mississippi river Published/Created: Washington, The Carnegie institution of Washington, 1923. Description: viii, 499 p. maps (2 fold.) 26 cm. Subjects: Paleontology--Pleistocene. [from old catalog] Paleontology--North America. [from old catalog] Vertebrates, Fossil. [from old catalog] LC Classification: QE841 .H35 Geog. Area Code: n--- CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H35 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Publication of the Carnegies Institution of Washington, #322, volumes I-VII, p.1-499, 41 maps and 25 text-figures

Hay's work on the mammals culminated in three volumes on the Pleistocene mammalia. The first one, published in 1923, dealt with those from the States east of the Mississippi River and the Canadian provinces east of longitude 95; the second, in 1924, includes the middle region, and the third, in 1927, the western region with its vertebrated animals. Hay gives us his conclusions regarding the divisions of the Pleistocene, with the stratigraphical and time limits, and a discussion of the times of extinction of Pleistocene species. Then follows the distribution by States of the Xenarthra, Proboscides, Equidae, Tagassuidae, musk oxen, bisons, and other notable species, together with maps on which are plotted the important localities of each group. The most extensive section treats of the Pleistocene geology of North America and its relation to its vertebrate fossils. The general plan of each of the several volumes is the same, and collectively they total 1,249 pages, 91 maps, 12 plates, and 49 text figures. -- Richard Swann Lull, PhD, author of Oliver Hay's obituary

1923-Characteristics of sundry fossil vertebrates -- Pan-American Geologist, volume XXXIX p.101-120, plates vii-ix, figuress 4-5

1923/1924-Description of remains of Bison occidentalis from central Minnesota
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 25001602 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Description of remains of Bison occidentalis from central Minnesota. Published/Created: Washington, 1924. Description: 8 p. 2 pl. on 1 l. 25 cm. Subjects: Bison, Fossil. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 63 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 63 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXIII, article 5, p.1-8, plates 1-11. Abstract in Nature, volume CXII p.67

1923-Oligocene sea turtles of South Carolina -- Pan-American Geologist volume XL p.29-31, plates ii-iii

1923-Report on the work done on the Pleistocene epoch and its vertebrate animals -- Publication of the Carnegie Instution of Washington, Year Book #21 p.395.

1924-Description of some fossil vertebrates from the Upper Miocene of Texas -- Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, volume XXXVII p.1-19, plates i-vi, 1 text-fig (pdf of entire book)

1924-On the geological age of the Walker Hotel swamp deposit, in Washington, D. C., and on the origin and the age of the coastal plain terraces in general -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XIV p.255-264

1924-Notes on the osteology and dentition of the genera Desmostylus and Cornwallius.
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 26009809 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Notes on the osteology and dentition of the genera Desmostylus and Cornwallius. Published/Created: Washington, 1925. Description: 8 p. illus., 2 pl. on 1 l. Subjects: Desmostylus. [from old catalog] Cornwallius. [from old catalog] Teeth. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 65 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 65 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXV, article 8, p.1-8, 2 plates, 2 text-figures. Abstract in Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogisches, Geologisches, Paleologisches, 1925, volume I, p.446.

1924-The Pleistocene of the middle region of North America and its vertebrated animals
LC Classification: QE841 .H36 Other System No.: (OCoLC)
LC Control Number: 24024625 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: The Pleistocene of the middle region of North America and its vertebrated animals, by Oliver P. Hay ... Published/Created: Washington, The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1924. Description: vii, 385 p. illus. (incl. maps) 26 cm. Subjects: Paleontology--Pleistocene. Paleontology--North America. Vertebrates, Fossil. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington publication no. 322A LC Classification: QE841 .H36 Other System No.: (OCoLC)685549 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H36 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H36 Copy 2 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H36 Copy 1 -- Request in: Reference - Science Reading Room (Adams, 5th Floor) -- Status: Not Charged
Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 322-A, volume II-VII, p.1-385, 29 maps, 5 text-figures. Abstract in Geologisches Zentralblatt, volume XXXIII p.32

1924-On the status of privately issued papers on systematic zoology -- Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, volume XXXVII p.109-112 (pdf of article)

1925-A further and detailed description of the type of Elephas roosevelti and descriptions of three referred specimens
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 26016310 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: A further and detailed description of the type of Elephas roosevelti Hay and descriptions of three referred specimens, Published/Created: Washington, 1926. Description: p. 1 illus., 4 pl. on 2 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Mammoth. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 66 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 66 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXCI, article 34, p.1-6, plates i-iv, 1 text-figure.

1925-On remains of mastodons found in Texas, Anancus brazosius and Gomphotherium cimarronis
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 26016311 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: On remains of mastodons found in Texas, Anancus brazosius and Gomphotherium cimarronis, Published/Created: Washington, 1926. Description: 4 p. illus., 4 pl. on 2 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Anancus. [from old catalog] Gomphotherium--Texas. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 66 Geog. Area Code: n-us-tx CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 66 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXVI, article 35, p.1-5, plates i-iv, 9 text-figures

1925-Extinct proboscideans of Mexico -- Pan-American Geologist, volume XLIV p.21-37, pls iii-iv

1925-On the correlation of certain Pleistocene deposits and their fossils -- Journal of the Washington Academt of Sciences, volume XV p.239-246

1925-Review of Dr. Gunter Schlesinger's paper on mastodons -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XXV p.381-387

1925-A revision of the Pleistocene period in North America, based especially on glacial geology and vertebrate paleontoloty -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XV, number 6, p.126-133. March 16, 1925

1926-Two new Pleistocene mastodons -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVI p.35-41, plates i-ii

1926-Description of remains of an elephant found at Port Williams, Washington -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVI p.154-159, with 1 plate

1926/1927-A collection of Pleistocene vertebrates from southwestern Texas
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 27023141 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: A collection of Pleistocene vertebrates from southwestern Texas, Published/Created: Washington, 1927. Description: 18p. illus., 8 pl. on 4 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Pleistocene. [from old catalog] Paleontology--Texas. [from old catalog] LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 68 Geog. Area Code: n-us-tx CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 68 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXVIII, article 24, p.1-18, plates i-viii, 2 text-figures

1926-The geological age of Tuolumne Table Mountain -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVI p.358-361

1926-On the geological age of Pleistocene vertebrates found at Vero and Melbourne, Florida -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVI p.387-392

1926-Professor Osborn on the mammals and the birds of the California tar pools -- Science, new series, volume LXIV p.426-427

1927-On the type skull of Equus laurentius Hay -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVII p.5-7

1927-The prong-horn antelope in Illinois -- Journal of Mammals, volume VIII p.61-62

1927-A review of recent reports on investigations made in Florida on Pleistocene geology and palaeontoloty -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVII p.277-283

Pleistocene map
1927-The Pleistocene of the western region of North America and its vertebrated animals
LC Classification: QE841 .H38 Other System No.: (OCoLC)685546
LC Control Number: 27015649 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: The Pleistocene of the western region of North America and its vertebrated animals, by Oliver P. Hay ... Published/Created: [Washington] The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927. Description: 3 p. l., 346 p. illus. (incl. maps) XII pl. 26 cm. Subjects: Paleontology--Pleistocene. Paleontology--North America. Vertebrates, Fossil. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington. Publication no. 322B LC Classification: QE841 .H38 Other System No.: (OCoLC)685546 Quality Code: premarc CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H38 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H38 Copy 2 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: QE841 .H38 Copy 1 -- Request in: Reference - Science Reading Room (Adams, 5th Floor) -- Status: Not Charged
Publication of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 322-B, volumes I-V, p.1-346, plates i-xii, 21 maps, 19 text-figures

1927-Correlation on the basis of fossil vertebrates -- Geological Society of America, Preliminary list for 40th meeting, Cleveland, 1927 p.76-77. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, volume 39, p.278-279

1928-Further consideration of the shell of Chelys and of the constitution of the armor of turtles in general
LC Classification: Q11 .U55
LC Control Number: 30006187 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846- [from old catalog] Main Title: Further consideration of the shell of Chelys and of the constitution of the armor of turtles in general, Published/Created: Washington, 1929. Description: 12 p. 2 pl. on 1 l. 24 cm. Subjects: Chelys. Turtles. LC Classification: Q11 .U55 vol. 73 CALL NUMBER: Q11 .U55 vol. 73 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged
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Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, volume LXXIII, article 3, p.1-12, 2 plates

1928-Preliminary descriptions of fossil mammals recently discovered in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico with H. J. Cook -- Proceedings of the Colorado Museum of Natural History, volume VIII, #2, p.33

1928-Again on Pleistocene man at Vero, Florida -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVIII, #9, p.223-241

Hay was greatly interested in the occurence of man in America found in association with Pleistocene animals as shown by the bones found at Vero, Florida, and the artifacts of Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. -- Richard Swann Lull, PhD, author of Oliver Hay's obituary

1928-Characteristic mammals of the early Pleistocene -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XVIII, #15, p.421-430

1928-An extinct camel from Utah -- Science, new series, volume LXVIII, #1761, p.299-300, September 28, 1928

1928-Pleistocene man in Europe and in America -- New York Herald-Tribune, July 1, 1928; also reprinted as a separate with slight changes. 8 pp

1928-On the antiquity of relics of man at Frederick, Oklahoma -- Science, new series volume LXVII, p.442-444

1928 article about live toad "bufo compactilis" from Frederick,OK sent to Oliver Perry Hay at the National Museum.

1929-On the recent finding of another flint arrowhead in the Pleistocene deposit at Frederick, Oklahoma. -- Charles N. Gould, Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey. (Communicated by O. P. Hay) Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XIX, #3, p.66-68

1929-On the recent discovery of a flint arrowhead in early Pleistocene deposits at Frederick, Oklahoma -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XIX, #5, p.93-98

1929-On some recent excursions into Pleistocene geology and paleontology -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XIX, #21, p.463-469

1929-Collected papers of Oliver Perry Hay: 1916-1929: Descriptions of Two Extinct Mammals of the Order Xenarthra from the Pleistocene of Texas; Description of a New Species of Mastodon, Gomphotherium elegans, from the Pleistocene of Kansas; Description of a New Species of Extinct Horse, Equus lambei, from the Pleistocene of Yukon Territory; Descriptions of some Mammalian and Fish Remains from Florida of Probably Pliestocene Age; Descriptions of some Pleistocene Vertebrates found in the United States; Descriptions of Species of Pleistocene Vertebrata, Types or Specimens of most of which are Preserved in the United States National Museum; Description of a New Fossil Sea Cow from Florida, Metaxytherium floridanum; Descrption of Remains of Bison occidentalis from Central Minnesota; Notes on the Osteology and Dentition of the Genera desmostylus and cornwallius; A Further and Detailed Description of the Type of Elephas roosevelti Hay and Descriptions of Three Referred Specimens; On Remains of Mastodons found in Texas, Anancus brazosius and Gomphotherium cimarronis; A Collection of Pleistocene Vertebrates from Southwestern Texas; Further Consideration of the Chell of Chelys and of the Constitution of the Armor of Turtles in General -- pdf of all 13 articles

1929-Bibliography and catalogue of fossil Vertebrata of North America (volume I)
LC Classification: Z6033.P2
LC Control Number: 29016618 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Second bibliography and catalogue of fossil Vertebrata of North America. Published/Created: Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1929-30. Description: 2 v. 26 cm. Notes: In continuation of the author's "Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America," published in 1902 as Bulletin no. 179 of the U.S. Geological Survey. "List of abbreviations with titles of books and journals cited": v. 1, p. 1-29. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil--North America--Bibliography. Paleontology--North America--Bibliography. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington publication ; no. 390, v. 1-2. Variant Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington. Publication no. 390, v. 1-2 LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy, Issue: AS32 .A5 no. 390 Copy 3. Geog. Area Code: n--- CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: AS32 .A5 no. 390 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy 1 -- Request in: Reference - Science Reading Room (Adams, 5th Floor) -- Status: Not Charged [volume 1 was in 1929, 916 pp; volume 2 was in 1930, 1074 pp]
Volume I -- Carnegie Institution of Washington, p.1-916
Volume II. Carnegie Institution of Washington, publication #390, p.1-1074 (below)

1930-Bibliography and catalogue of fossil Vertebrata of North America (volume II)
LC Classification: Z6033.P2
LC Control Number: 29016618 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Personal Name: Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930. Main Title: Second bibliography and catalogue of fossil Vertebrata of North America. Published/Created: Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1929-30. Description: 2 v. 26 cm. Notes: In continuation of the author's "Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America," published in 1902 as Bulletin no. 179 of the U.S. Geological Survey. "List of abbreviations with titles of books and journals cited": v. 1, p. 1-29. Subjects: Vertebrates, Fossil--North America--Bibliography. Paleontology--North America--Bibliography. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington publication ; no. 390, v. 1-2. Variant Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington. Publication no. 390, v. 1-2 LC Classification: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy, Issue: AS32 .A5 no. 390 Copy 3. Geog. Area Code: n--- CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: AS32 .A5 no. 390 Copy 1 -- Request in: Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms -- Status: Not Charged CALL NUMBER: Z6033.P2 H4 1929 Copy 1 -- Request in: Reference - Science Reading Room (Adams, 5th Floor) -- Status: Not Charged [volume 1 was in 1929, 916 pp; volume 2 was in 1930, 1074 pp]
Volume I -- Carnegie Institution of Washington, p.1-916 (above)
Volume II. Carnegie Institution of Washington, publication #390, p.1-1074

All of these works, morphological, distributional, and systematical, have greatly enriched our knowledge of American paleontology, but by far the most valuable work from the standpoint of vertebrate research are the "Catalogues of Fossil Vertebrata of North America." Of these the first appeared in 1902 and covered the literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, while the second in two volumes (1929 and 1930) included the first 28 years of the twentieth century. Collectively these three volumes total 2,858 pages of closely printed reverences, arranged first under author's titles and then systematically, with cross references. On extended acquaintance one is struck with the great freedom from error, even typographical, which gives a satisfying feeling of reliability. Not only is the actual recording necessary for such a work stupendous, but the careful sifting of synonyms and the logical classification entailing much fresh grouping and new ordinal and family names covering the entire vertebrate phylum are of the utmost importance to research students. The work implies voluminous detailed reading, understanding, and keen analytical thought. These volumes are immortal and will be used and cherished as long as paleontological research endures. -- Richard Swann Lull, PhD, author of Oliver Hay's obituary

1930-Fossil vertebrates collected near, or in association with, human artifacts at localities near Colorado, Texas; Frederick, Oklahoma; and Folsom, New Mexico -- Proceedings of the Colorado Museum of Natural History, volume IX, #2, p.4-40, plates i-xiv, 4 text-figures

1930-Remarks on Dr. George G. Simpson's work [1929H] on the Pleistocene paleontology of Florida -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XX, #14, p.331-340

1930-On the fossil Mammalia of the first interglacial stage of the Pleistocene of the United States -- Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume XX, p.501-509

1930-On a long-known occurence of a musk-ox at Natchez, Mississippi -- Journal of Mammals, volume XI p.505-507

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I started with the bibliography amassed in Oliver Perry Hay's obituary in the Geological Society (keeping my list in that order), and supplemented with another list of publications I found online, a list of 1891 Indiana publications, and also did a search of the Library of Congress Holdings and Google books for author Oliver Perry Hay. There are could be more published and/or unpublished documents not yet discovered or overlooked as none of the lists appear complete (although the first two each have over 200 entries, with 90%+ overlap). Note that there was no unanimity in the dates for these publications: some appear to use the date when written, others the date when published, some specify both (which is why I sometimes have multiple dates). When the titles were exact with different years, I listed it once with both years; when the titles were not exact and appeared to be two different articles and not just two different publications, I listed it twice, usually consecutively with a note, with two different years.

Oliver Perry Hay is still listed on the "Today in Science History" website, both on his day of birth and on his day of death. The paragraph on him is: "American paleontologist whose catalogs of fossil vertebrates greatly organized existing knowledge and became standard references. From 1912, he conducted his research at the United States National Museum where he assisted in working up and describing the museum's collections in vertebrate paleontology. Hay's primary scientific interest was the study of the Pleistocene vertebrata of North America. He is renowned for his work on skull and brain anatomy. His first major work was his Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America (1902), supplemented by two more volumes (1929-30). Hay also wrote on the evidence of early humans in North America." The website also has a link to 868-page book Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America on Amazon.com, $65 for a new (reprinted 1974) copy -- January, 2010

Hay's Spring Amphipod - endangered
Oliver Perry Hay's son, William Perry Hay, an American zoologist known for work on crayfish and reptiles, had an amphipod named after him: Hay's Spring amphipod (Stygobromus hayi); Kingdom: Animalia; Class: Malacostraca; Order: Amphipoda; Family: Crangonyctidae. It is found in just five sites in Rock Creek Park, and is on the endangered list. (endangered list, DITC education, 5-year Review, and fact sheet)

Note Oliver Perry Hay co-authored two articles above with his son in 1888, when his son was 17 and in his third year of college. Some of the publications by his son, William Perry Hay (this list is incomplete):
• The blind cray fishes of Indiana - 1891
• Remarks on the crustaceans of Indiana - 1891
• Description of two new species of crayfish W. P. Hay 1899
• Two new subterranean crustaceans from the United States W. P. Hay 1901
• Observations on the crustacean fauna of Nickajajck Cave, Tennessee, and vicinity William Perry Hay 1902
• A list of batrachians and reptiles of the District of Columbia and vicinity W. P. Hay 1902
• The color of the fully adult Ophibolus rhomb omaculatus Holbrook W. P. Hay 1902
• On a small collection of crustaceans from the island of Cuba William Perry Hay 1903
• A bear animalcule renamed W. P. Hay 1906
• A new genus and three new species of parasitic isopod crustaceans W P Hay 1917
• Description of a new species of subterraean isopod W P Hay 1921


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