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Last NameAgassiz    
Given NameJean Louis Rodolphe     
alt. NamesJ. L. R. A. ; Louis Agassiz ;     
Marriage1: Cecilia Braun (1809-1848) in 1833 ; 2: Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz (1822-1907) née Cary naturalist/teacher in 1850    
Children3. Alexander Emanuel Agassiz (1835-1910) ; Ida Olympe Frederika (1837-?) ; Pauline (?-?) ;    
Year born1807 in Môtier-en-Vuly, Haut-Vully, Fribourg    
Year died1873    
Place of deathCambridge, Massachusetts    
Father's occupationparson Agassiz (1xxx-1xxx)    
RelativesRose (mother) ; sisters Cécile & Olympe ; brother Auguste ; son-in-law Henry Lee Higginson philanthropist (1834-1919) ; merchant Quincy Adams Shaw     
Educationmedicine at universities of Zurich, Heidelberg, Munich, and Erlangen    
Country of ActivitySwitzerland, France & USA    
Worked forLouis Agassiz: Hist. nat. poissons d'eau douce (1845) ; Recherches sur les poissons fossiles (1833-45) ; Karl Christoph Vogt: Anatomie des Salmones (1845) ;    
PatronageAlexander von Humboldt ; Georges Cuvier ; Lord Francis Egerton ; British Association ; founder of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology    
Collaboratorslithographer Sonrel ; lithographer Nicolet ; lithographer Cazenave ; botanist and traveller Johann Baptist von Spix ; Eduard Desor ; Amanz Gressly ; artist Carl Vogt ; artist Joseph Dinkel ; artist Cecile Braun ; artist Cécile S. Agassiz ; artist Rödler ;    
Techniquesgeological, paleontological, ichthylological, and zoological drawing, also petrified fish painting    
Sample(s)https://archive.org/stream/anatomiedessalmo00agas#page/n5/mode/2up ; http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26715#page/9/mode/1up ;    
Archival sourcesInstitut de Géologie Université de Neuchatel ;    
Published sourcesL.A.: Methods of study in natural history, Atlantic Monthly 9,1 (1862): 1-13; S. Scudder: in the laboratory with Agassiz, Every Sunday 6, April 4, 1874, pp. 369-370; L. Cooper: L.A. as a Teacher - Illustrative Extracts on his Method of Instruction, Ithaca 1917; J.D. Teller: L.A., Scientist and Teacher, Ohio 1947; E. Lurie: L.A., a Life in Science, Chicago 1960; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Marcou: Life of J. L. R. A. 2011; Davidson 2008: 48 ; Neal Lerner: Drawing to learn science: legacies of Agassiz, Technical Writing and Communication 37,4 (2007): 379-394, esp. pp. 379-383 ;     
otherL.A. was born in Switzerland and professor of zoology at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA from 1848 until his death in 1873; further places of activity: USA & France.     

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