Metcalfe Museum

The article that I am doing today is from GIANTS OF SCIENCE, a brief sketch of the public service of George Davidson. When I begin to read, I realized it was anything but brief. The article is taken from “Mining and Scientific Press”, August 1885. The heading reads, “A sketch of Our Most Prominent Pacific Coast Scientist.” “Probably no name is better known in the scientific world of the Pacific Coast than that of Professor George Davidson, of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. His active and untiring efforts, extending over a long period of time in advancing the…

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