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The New Student's Reference Work/Winchell, Alexander

Win'chell, Alexander, a distinguished American geologist and author, was born in North East, New York, Dec. 31, 1824, and died at Ann Arbor, Mich., February 19, 1891, where he occupied the chair as Professor of Geology and Paleontology in the university. He first entered the university-service in 1854 as Professor of physics and civil engineering. His published writings embrace Sketches of Creation, The Doctrine of Evolution, The Geology of the Stars, Reconciliation of Science and Religion, Pre-Adamites, Sparks from a Geologist's Hammer, World-Life: a Comparative Geology, Geological Excursions and Geological Studies.