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Collections :: Former Curators > Helen Beulah Thompson Gaige

(November 24, 1886 - October 24, 1976)
Scientific Assistant, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, Museum of Zoology
(1912-1918)
Curator, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, Museum of Zoology
(1919-1945)

Education:

A.B., University of Michigan, 1909
M.A., University of Michigan, 1910

Herpetological Publications:

  • 1912. The herpetology of Michigan. (With A.G. Ruthven and C. Thompson). Mich. Geol. and Biol. Survey, 10(Ser 3):166 pp.
  • 1912. Results of the Mershon Expedition to the Charity Islands, Lake Huron. (With C. Thompson). Mich. Acad. Sci., 14:156-158.
  • 1912. Notes on the Wisconsin Wood Frog. Mich. Acad. Sci., 14:189.
  • 1912. Results of the Shiras Expeditions to Whitefish Point, Michigan. (With C. Thompson). Mich. Acad. Sci., 15:215-217.
  • 1913. Description of a new subspecies of Rana pretiosa from Nevada. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 26:53-55.
  • 1914. A list of the amphibians and reptiles observed in Richland County, Illinois, in May, 1913. Copeia, (11):1 p.
  • 1915. Some amphibians new to Whitefish Point, Michigan. Copeia, (14):1 p.
  • 1915. The reptiles and amphibians collected in northeastern Nevada by the Walker-Newcomb Expedition of the University of Michigan. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (8):1-33.
  • 1915. The breeding habits of Prostherapis subpunctatus Cope. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (10):1-5.
  • 1915. The amphibians and reptiles collected by the Bryant Walker Expedition to Schoolcraft County, Michigan. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (17):1-5.
  • 1917. Description of a new salamander from Washington. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (40):1-3.
  • 1917. A new record for the ring-necked snake in Michigan. Copeia, (30):7.
  • 1920. Observations upon the habits of Ascaphus truei Stejneger. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (84):1-9.
  • 1920. The amphibian collection of the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles. Pp. 25-28. In Alexander G. Ruthven, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1918 to June 30, 1919). Univ. Bull., Univ. Mich., Vol. 21.
  • 1922. A new Gastrotheca from Venezuela. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (107):1-3.
  • 1923. Description of a new species of Pipa from Venezuela. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (136):1-2.
  • 1924. A new Leposoma from Panama. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. of Zool., Univ. Mich., (147):1-3.
  • 1926. Michigan reptiles and amphibians. P. 382. In Victor E. Shelford (ed.), Naturalist's guide to the Americas. Baltimore, MD.
  • 1926. A new frog from British Guiana. Occ. Paps. Mus. of Zool., Univ. Mich., (176):1-3.
  • 1928. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 21-22. In Alexander G. Ruthven, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1927 to June 30, 1928). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 30.
  • 1928. The herpetology of Michigan. (With A.G. Ruthven and C. Thompson). Univ. Museums, Univ. Mich., Mich. Handbook Series, No. 3, 229 pp.
  • 1929. Three new tree-frogs from Panama and Bolivia. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (207):1-6.
  • 1930. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 25-27. In Frederick M. Gaige, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1928 to June 30, 1929). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 31.
  • 1930. (Review of) Reptiles, amphibians and fishes. By C.W.G. Eifrig. Copeia, (4):160.
  • 1931. Notes on Syrrhophus marnockii Cope. Copeia, (2):63.
  • 1931. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 26-28. In Frederick M. Gaige, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1929 to June 30, 1930). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 32.
  • 1932. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 29-32. In Frederick M. Gaige, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1930 to June 30, 1931). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 33.
  • 1932. (Review of) Mexican tailless amphibians in the United States National Museum. By Remington Kellogg. Copeia, (2):107.
  • 1932. The status of Bufo copei. Copeia, (3):134.
  • 1933. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 27-29. In Frederick M. Gaige, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1931 to June 30, 1932). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 34.
  • 1933. A new skink from Mexico. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan, (260):1-3.
  • 1933. A new Gastrotheca from Colombia. Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (263):1-3.
  • 1934. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Pp. 46-49. In Frederick M. Gaige, Report of the Director of The Museum of Zoology to the Board of Regents (July 1, 1932 to June 30, 1933). Univ. Mich. Official Publication, Vol. 35.
  • 1934. A new Hyla from Guatemala. (With L.C. Stuart). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (281):1-3.
  • 1935. Observations on Typhlops from Puerto Rico and some of the adjacent islands. (With A.G. Ruthven). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (307):1-12.
  • 1936. Ichthyologia et Herpetologia Americana. A guide to an exhibition in the William L. Clements Library illustrating the development of knowledge of American fishes, amphibians and reptiles. (With H.H. Peckham and C.L. Hubbs). Amer. Soc. of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 19th Annual Meeting. Univ. Mich. Press, Ann Arbor, 22 pp.
  • 1936. Some reptiles and amphibians from Yucatan and Campeche, Mexico. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ., (457):289-304.
  • 1937. Notes on a collection of amphibians and reptiles from eastern Nicaragua. (With N. Hartweg and L.C. Stuart). Occ. Paps. Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich., (357):1-18.
  • 1937. Some amphibians and reptiles from Tamaulipas. Pp. 301-304. In The Geology and Biology of the San Carlos Mountains, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Univ. Mich. Studies, Sci. Ser., Vol. 12, Univ. Mich. Press.
  • 1938. Some reptilian records from caves of Yucatan. Carnegie Inst. Wash., (491):297-298.