Nebraska Hall of Fame: Loren Eiseley

Anthropologist, Philosopher of Science, Essayist & Poet 

Loren Eiseley (1907 - 1977) was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

He earned a Masters and PhD in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and later became a professor of the field. 

Eiseley was well-known for his science essays and books. 

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987-88. 

 

Other Resources:

Loren Eiseley Foundation 

"The Cellars of Time" 

     (A short History Nebraska article explaining a paleontology finding that inspired one of Eiseley's written works.) 

"Earth in Four Dimensions" 

     (An in-depth article about Nebraska's geological history in reference to Eiseley.) 

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