Henry F. Osborn (essay date 1895)
SOURCE: "Memorial Tribute to Professor Thomas H. Huxley," in Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. XV, November 11, 1895, pp. 40-50.
[In the following essay, Osborn surveys Huxley's career and pays tribute to his lasting influence.]
All the members of this Academy, all men of science in America, in fact, are in different ways indebted to the late Professor Huxley. We would be ungrateful, indeed, especially in this section of the Academy, if we failed to join in the tributes which are being paid to him in different parts of the world.
In his memory I do not offer a formal address this evening, but as one of his students, would present...
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