Table of contents for James Eights, 1798-1882 : Antarctic explorer, Albany naturalist, his life, his times, his work / Daniel L. McKinley.


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1.     Why Bother About James Eights? -      The Eights Family -    Dr. Jonathan Eights...............  1
2.     James Eights Finds His Legs: From Birth to the Erie Canal Years .......................................  17
3.     The Young Naturalist: From Albany to the City of New York..........................................  31
4.     James Eights in the Antarctic, Getting Started, 1828-1829.......................................  39
.  James Eights in the Antarctic: The Southward Trip, 1829......................................................  51
0      James Eights in the Antarctic: Farthest South, 1830........................ ........................  73
7.     James Eights: Chile and the Return from the South............................................................... 109
;.     Southern  and  Antarctic Plants of James Eights.......................................................................  123
9.     Southern  and  Antarctic Biology:  Mollusks .............................................................................  139
10.    Antarctic Biology: Crustacea - Brongniartia: Sphaeroma: Glyptonotus ............................ 145
11.    Who Wanted to See a Ten-legged Sea-spider? James Eights's strange Pycnogonid,
Decolopoda  australis............................ ...........  ............................................................ . . . ..............   159
I12.   Eights in Albany: The Zodiac Years, 1830-1836 -
(I): "The  Naturalist's Every  Day  Book"................................ .......... .... ......................  165
i.     Eights in Albany: The later Zodiac Years, 1830-1836 -    (II): Pedestrian, Geologist,
Entomologist, Historian  ................................... ... ..... .... ... .... ........................................  205
i .    The  New   York  Natural History  Survey, 1836 .....................................................................  231
I  .   The  Great South  Sea  Bubble...................................................................................................  237
16.       Remonstrances, Reactions, and the 1840s ..............................................................................  255
17.       Albany in  the  Early  1850s .............................................................................................................  269
18.       The 1850s: The Gold Fields of North Carolina........................................................................ 295
19.       The 1850s: James Eights as Artist............................................................................................. 311
20.       Catalogue of the Drawings of James Eights........................................................................... 317
21.       Eights in Panama and Texas? The End of the 1850s................................................................ 329
22.       James  Eights   in  the  1860s.......................................................................................................  335
23.       Pinksterfest, Pennsylvania Coal: The End to the 1860s........................................................ 353
24.       James Eights: The Decline, 1870-1900 ...................................................................................... 365
25.       The Road Back: 1900 to 1920....................................................................................................... 373
26.       Twentieth Century: The 1920s and Early 1930s ..................................................................... 381
27.       Fame Claims James Eights, 1933-1960 ......................................................................... 385
28.       James Eights: The End of a Second Century .......................................................................... 391
29.       James Eights as Others Saw Him: The Portraits with an Appendix on
Ebenezer Emmons, Jr............. ......... ................... .......... .........................................................  401
30.       James Eights: Published and Manuscript Works................................................................... 411
31.       James Eights, a Bibliography of Cited and Consulted Works ................................................ 419



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Eights, James, 1798-1882, Naturalists United States Biography