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TRICERATOPS: A HORNED DINOSAUR - C. W. GILMORE
TRICERATOPS: A HORNED DINOSAUR - C. W. GILMORE
Published: 2014/08/28
Channel: Dennis Morrison
Chick Corea & The Vigil w/ Garland, Del Puerto, Gilmore & Altura - Tokyo Jazz 2013
Chick Corea & The Vigil w/ Garland, Del Puerto, Gilmore & Altura - Tokyo Jazz 2013
Published: 2014/11/22
Channel: muzline
Evangelist Argatha Gilmore Praise Break and Prayer at COGIC 67th Women
Evangelist Argatha Gilmore Praise Break and Prayer at COGIC 67th Women's International Convention
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: ChurchBoy Videos
John Gilmore -  I Can
John Gilmore - I Can't Get Started
Published: 2017/10/25
Channel: Jazz Video Guy
Aileen Wuornos - Totally Insane A Day Before Her Execution
Aileen Wuornos - Totally Insane A Day Before Her Execution
Published: 2013/01/14
Channel: elizabeth orr
Artis Gilmore Career Retrospective
Artis Gilmore Career Retrospective
Published: 2011/08/17
Channel: NBA
Charles Altura Transcription
Charles Altura Transcription
Published: 2017/11/14
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Bas | Charles de Gaulle to JFK (prod. by Ron Gilmore)
Bas | Charles de Gaulle to JFK (prod. by Ron Gilmore)
Published: 2014/04/10
Channel: The Super Mookin Fiends
Artis Gilmore: Career Mixtape HD
Artis Gilmore: Career Mixtape HD
Published: 2013/03/29
Channel: TheCrunchySopa
Artis Gilmore Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech
Artis Gilmore Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech
Published: 2012/02/17
Channel: OfficialHoophall
Oh Lord, How Excellent/ Chief Of Police Evangelist Agatha Gilmore Praise Break COGIC WIC 2017!
Oh Lord, How Excellent/ Chief Of Police Evangelist Agatha Gilmore Praise Break COGIC WIC 2017!
Published: 2017/07/13
Channel: Jonathan DesVerney Gospel Channel
Corea, Clarke, Coltrane, Altura & Gilmore take the stage
Corea, Clarke, Coltrane, Altura & Gilmore take the stage
Published: 2012/11/07
Channel: Chick Corea
Astounding Stories 14, February 1931 | Harry Bates, Anthony Gilmore, Captain S. P. Meek |
Astounding Stories 14, February 1931 | Harry Bates, Anthony Gilmore, Captain S. P. Meek |
Published: 2015/09/03
Channel: Lisa Melzama
Beyond The Prison Industrial Complex
Beyond The Prison Industrial Complex
Published: 2011/10/26
Channel: CAN TV
Luther Vandross - Endless Love ft. Mariah Carey
Luther Vandross - Endless Love ft. Mariah Carey
Published: 2009/11/24
Channel: LutherVandrossVEVO
Calvin Harris "Flashback" - Josh Gilmore
Calvin Harris "Flashback" - Josh Gilmore
Published: 2011/10/19
Channel: Joshua Gilmore
Artis Gilmore vs Moses Malone Duel 1983/84 Season
Artis Gilmore vs Moses Malone Duel 1983/84 Season
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Marcin Klempka
Astrodon - Video Learning - WizScience.com
Astrodon - Video Learning - WizScience.com
Published: 2015/08/04
Channel: Wiz Science™
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We'll Meet Again (R. Parker and H. Charles - Tyler Gilmore) - Playround Ensemble - 2/17/2011
Published: 2011/04/19
Channel: PlaygroundEnsemble
Astounding Stories 14, February 1931 | Harry Bates, Anthony Gilmore, Captain S. P. Meek |
Astounding Stories 14, February 1931 | Harry Bates, Anthony Gilmore, Captain S. P. Meek |
Published: 2015/09/03
Channel: Lisa Melzama
The Enforcers: Maurice Lucas, Charles Barkley, Rick Mahorn Interview
The Enforcers: Maurice Lucas, Charles Barkley, Rick Mahorn Interview
Published: 2013/08/20
Channel: Retro Basketball Highlights
ART BLAKEY w JOHN GILMORE - On The Ginza
ART BLAKEY w JOHN GILMORE - On The Ginza
Published: 2012/09/26
Channel: corporalhenshaw
Dinosaurs Unearthed - Alamosaurus - Massive Sauropod - Documentary
Dinosaurs Unearthed - Alamosaurus - Massive Sauropod - Documentary
Published: 2016/05/30
Channel: MadWizard38
Sport Science Happy Gilmore
Sport Science Happy Gilmore
Published: 2009/04/23
Channel: SportsFan314
BMU Revival 2017, Bishop Charles Bond
BMU Revival 2017, Bishop Charles Bond
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: Ronnie Cooper
Bas- Charles de gaulle to JFK Instrumental.
Bas- Charles de gaulle to JFK Instrumental.
Published: 2014/06/24
Channel: fiend ali
U.S. NAVY WWII NEWSREEL  KAMIKAZE PILOTS  GILMORE BROTHERS  76644
U.S. NAVY WWII NEWSREEL KAMIKAZE PILOTS GILMORE BROTHERS 76644
Published: 2015/10/07
Channel: PeriscopeFilm
A Firing Line Debate: Resolved: That Drugs Should Be Legalized
A Firing Line Debate: Resolved: That Drugs Should Be Legalized
Published: 2017/02/07
Channel: Firing Line with William F. Buckley, Jr.
Younger | Josh and Charles Meet Again | Season 3
Younger | Josh and Charles Meet Again | Season 3
Published: 2016/10/20
Channel: TV Land
Weather Report`s "Havona" cover by Edmond Gilmore
Weather Report`s "Havona" cover by Edmond Gilmore
Published: 2009/10/13
Channel: Edmond Gilmore
In Ruins | Critical Role RPG Show Episode 41
In Ruins | Critical Role RPG Show Episode 41
Published: 2016/04/06
Channel: Geek & Sundry
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor (1978)
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor (1978)
Published: 2014/01/05
Channel: DiscoMusic
House Of Pain - "Jump Around" (Official Music Video)
House Of Pain - "Jump Around" (Official Music Video)
Published: 2014/01/31
Channel: RHINO
The Isle Realismo - Filhotes Em Perigo, Nanotyrannus, Novo Dinossauro! | (#184) (PT-BR)
The Isle Realismo - Filhotes Em Perigo, Nanotyrannus, Novo Dinossauro! | (#184) (PT-BR)
Published: 2017/10/29
Channel: SpartanGamer
Conversations with Carl Weathers
Conversations with Carl Weathers
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: SAG-AFTRA Foundation
Raising Spiritual Children
Raising Spiritual Children
Published: 2011/01/04
Channel: TheValuesNetwork
Denzal Gilmore RB Mt Pleasant Football JR  2013
Denzal Gilmore RB Mt Pleasant Football JR 2013
Published: 2014/03/06
Channel: HUCK REID
Gabrielle Union on Her Twitter Feud with Charles Barkley - Late Night with Seth Meyers
Gabrielle Union on Her Twitter Feud with Charles Barkley - Late Night with Seth Meyers
Published: 2015/02/05
Channel: Late Night with Seth Meyers
Gloria Gaynor -  Can
Gloria Gaynor - Can't take my eyes off you (lyrics)
Published: 2012/02/12
Channel: n3neify
Coco Ho freesurfing Lakey Peak in Indonesia
Coco Ho freesurfing Lakey Peak in Indonesia
Published: 2017/09/22
Channel: Volcom
Chick Corea & The Vigil - Royalty - Live @ Blue Note Milano
Chick Corea & The Vigil - Royalty - Live @ Blue Note Milano
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: Bluenotemilano
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Shaquille O'Neal Puts Jimmy's Ford F-150 to Shame with His F-650 Truck
Published: 2017/10/11
Channel: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Chick Corea - Hot House  - Live  2013
Chick Corea - Hot House - Live 2013
Published: 2017/05/03
Channel: arapi6
John Gilmore and Sun Ra
John Gilmore and Sun Ra
Published: 2011/02/06
Channel: Leif Fuller
Announcing My Bookclubs ! The Gilmore Bookshelf & Sawyer
Announcing My Bookclubs ! The Gilmore Bookshelf & Sawyer's Bookshelf
Published: 2017/07/27
Channel: Irene Bakola
Chick Corea & The Vigil - Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz 2013
Chick Corea & The Vigil - Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz 2013
Published: 2014/03/25
Channel: Jazz|ᴳᴿᴱᴱᴺ
Colin Gilmore w/ Full Band Performing "Circles in the Yard" at MakeOut Room
Colin Gilmore w/ Full Band Performing "Circles in the Yard" at MakeOut Room
Published: 2010/07/30
Channel: photograchar
Ton The` by Gilmore
Ton The` by Gilmore
Published: 2014/03/18
Channel: Jenny - Collin Niemeyer
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Published: 2007/10/26
Channel: goulding234
Sensory Percussion: "Completely and utterly unprecedented"
Sensory Percussion: "Completely and utterly unprecedented"
Published: 2016/11/17
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Charles Whitney Gilmore
Gilmore with Diplodocus vertebrae.jpg
Charles W. Gilmore in 1924 with caudal vertebrae of Diplodocus longus
Born March 11, 1874
Died September 27, 1945 (1945-09-28) (aged 71)
Nationality American
Occupation Paleontologist
Employer United States National Museum
Title Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology

Charles Whitney Gilmore (March 11, 1874 – September 27, 1945) was an American paleontologist who gained renown in the early 20th century for his work on vertebrate fossils during his career at the United States National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History). Gilmore named many dinosaurs in North America and Mongolia, including the Cretaceous sauropod Alamosaurus, Alectrosaurus, Archaeornithomimus, Bactrosaurus, Brachyceratops, Chirostenotes, Mongolosaurus, Parrosaurus, Pinacosaurus, Styracosaurus and Thescelosaurus.

Career[edit]

Gilmore was working as a paleontologist for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in 1901 when he found the skeleton of a young sauropod, which was classified the following year as an Apatosaurus.

In 1903 Gilmore was hired by the United States National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History), part of the Smithsonian Institution.[1] His first assignment there was to work on the vast O. C. Marsh collection amassed during the Bone Wars; the fossils had been transferred from Yale University's new Peabody Museum of Natural History after the collection outgrew the smaller museum's storage capacity.[1][2]

Gilmore and assistant preparator Norman H. Boss, who later became Chief Preparator at the museum, mounted a complete Edmontosaurus in 1903.[1] Together they built the world’s first mounted Triceratops skeleton, which went on display in 1905.[3] In May 1907, Gilmore headed an expedition to Alaska to search for fossils of Pleistocene vertebrates.[4] Gilmore was named Custodian of Fossil Reptiles in 1908,[1] and settled in the Park View neighborhood at 451 Park Road, NW.[5]

In 1923 Gilmore and Boss collected a Diplodocus longus in Dinosaur National Monument, Utah.[6] Under Gilmore's direction, the specimen was mounted and displayed at the National Museum of Natural History in 1931,[6][7] where the 70-foot (21 m) specimen proved the museum's most popular exhibit for the next 20 years.[1] The museum promoted Gilmore to Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1924.[1]

Gilmore led sixteen expeditions to collect vertebrate fossils during his tenure as Curator.[1] While much of his work was concentrated in Utah and Wyoming, he led an excavation of Montana's Two Medicine Formation in 1913, returning for further work in 1928 and again in 1935.

As Curator, Gilmore was often asked to identify fossils brought to the museum by the public. In 1938, he examined fossilized teeth discovered by a limestone quarrying operation and identified them as rare Pleistocene fossils of tapir, bear, and an extinct North American lion.[8]

A prolific writer, Gilmore published 170 scientific papers during his career, including monographic studies on the osteology of Apatosaurus and Camptosaurus and the osteology of carnivorous and armored dinosaurs. As well as describing new dinosaurs, Gilmore wrote several monographs, including a 1914 monograph on Stegosaurus, a 1920 monograph on carnivorous dinosaurs, a 1936 review of Apatosaurus, as well as a more focused 1925 study of the Carnegie juvenile Camarasaurus.

Gilmore retired from the Smithsonian in 1945,[1] and died on September 27, 1945. He was buried on September 29, 1945 at Arlington National Cemetery.[9]

The scientific names of Gilmoremys (an extinct soft-shelled turtle named in 2011), Shuangmiaosaurus gilmorei (an herbivorous dinosaur named in 2003), Richardoestesia gilmorei (a bipedal dinosaur named in 1990), and Gilmoreosaurus (a disputed dinosaur genus named in 1979) honor Gilmore's contributions to vertebrate paleontology.

Selected works[edit]

  • 1908. Smithsonian exploration in Alaska in 1907 in search of Pleistocene fossil vertebrates.
  • 1909. A new rhynchocephalian reptile from the Jurassic of Wyoming, with notes on the fauna of "Quarry 9".
  • 1909. Osteology of the jurassic reptile Camptosaurus: with a revision of the species of the genus, and description of two new species.
  • 1914. Osteology of the armored Dinosauria in the United States National museum : with special reference to the genus Stegosaurus.
  • 1914. A new ceratopsian dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Montana, with a note on Hypacrosaurus.
  • 1915. Osteology of Thescelosaurus, an orthopodus dinosaur from the Lance Formation of Wyoming.
  • 1916. The fossil turtles of the Uinta formation.
  • 1917. Brachyceratops, a ceratopsian dinosaur from the Two Medicine formation of Montana, with notes on associated fossil reptiles.
  • 1919. Reptilian faunas of the Torrejon, Puerco, and underlying Upper Cretaceous formations of San Juan County, New Mexico.
  • 1920. Osteology of the carnivorous Dinosauria in the United States National museum, with special reference to the genera Antrodemus (Allosaurus) and Ceratosaurus.
  • 1921. The fauna of the Arundel formation of Maryland.
  • 1922. "A new description of Saniwa ensidens Leidy, an extinct varanid lizard from Wyoming.
  • 1924. On the genus Stephanosaurus, with a description of the type specimen of Lambeosaurus lambei.
  • 1924. A new coelurid dinosaur from the Belly River Cretaceous of Alberta.
  • 1930. Cold-blooded vertebrates. Parts II and III: Amphibians and Reptiles. with Samuel F. Hildebrand and Doris M. Cochran.
  • 1933. On the dinosaurian fauna of the Iren Dabasu Formation.
  • 1933. Two new dinosaurian reptiles from Mongolia with notes on some fragmentary specimens.
  • 1938. Fossil snakes of North America.
  • 1939. A review of recent progress in reptilian paleontology.
  • 1945. A new Eocene lizard from Wyoming with Glenn Lowell Jepsen.
  • 1945. A new sauropod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Missouri with Dan R. Stewart.
  • 1946. A new crocodilian from the Eocene of Utah (published posthumously).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "The Start of Dinosaur Research and Collections". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "A short history of the Yale Peabody Museum". Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Retrieved November 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Building a Dinosaur". Smithsonian Institution. September 2000. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "List of Smithsonian Expeditions, 1878-1917". Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Historic Profile: Charles W. Gilmore (1874-1944)". September 22, 2010. Park View, D.C. blog. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Extinct Monsters Hall in National Museum of Natural History, late 1930s". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Monster Dinosaur Skeleton Displayed in Washington". The Science News-Letter. 19 (528): 328. May 23, 1931. JSTOR 3907471. 
  8. ^ Clark, Austin H (July 22, 1938). "Some Pleistocene Mammals from Warren County, Virginia". Science. New Series. 88 (2273): 82. doi:10.1126/science.88.2273.82. JSTOR 1664047. PMID 17841358. 
  9. ^ National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.

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