The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Meyer, Adolf Bernhard

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MEYER, Adolf Bernhard, German zoologist and anthropologist: b. Hamburg, 11 Oct. 1840; d. Dresden, 22 Aug. 1911. He was educated at the universities of Göttingen, Vienna, Zürich and Berlin, later making explorations in the Malays and in the Philippines. He was director of the Royal Museum of Natural History at Dresden from 1874 until his retirement in 1905. Author of ‘Abbildungen von Vogelskeletten’ (1879-95); ‘Publikationen des königlichenethnographischen museums zu Dresden’ (1881-1903); ‘Album von Philippinentypen’ (1885-1904); ‘Amerikanische Bibliotheken und ihre Bestrebungen’ (1906); ‘Römerstadt Agunt’ (1908), etc.