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Owen Bryant: Our "Beetle Man" in Montara, Part II

At the California Academy of Sciences, amateur entomologist Owen Bryant met Dr. Blaisdell, a Stanford doctor and insect expert who named some of Bryant’s beetles. Owen also befriended Hugh B. Leech, the Associate Curator of Entomology, and the man who … Continue reading

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Owen Bryant: Our "Beetle Man" in Montara, Part I

At left: Owen Bryant (Special Collections/California Academy of Sciences) In an earlier post I wrote a tribute to Richard Schellen, the wonderful Redwood City librarian, now gone, not only makes researching Coastside history fun –- sometimes he turns it into … Continue reading

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