Berkeley's first paleontologist,
Joseph Le Conte, 1869-1901 (cont.)

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Le Conte in 1897
Joseph Le Conte in 1897. (courtesy of the Bancroft Library)

Armes, W.D. 1903. The Autobiography of Joseph Le Conte. D. Appleton and Company, NY. 337 pp.

Braunstein, Y. 2003. South Hall history and myth.

Camp, C.L. 1969. Paleontology in the West; an introduction. Journal of the West 8(2):165-168.


Coan, E. 1981. James Graham Cooper, Pioneer Western Naturalist. University Press of Idaho, Moscow, ID. 255 pp.

Le Conte, J. 1878. Elements of Geology. D. Appleton and Company, NY. 588 pp.

Le Conte's headstone
Le Conte's grave in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA. The headstone is a piece of granite brought from Yosemite when he died there in 1901 at age 78. (photo by Jere Lipps)

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