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Proceedings of the Geologists Association, Helen Marguerite Muir-Wood, 80:122-124
Administrative / biographical background:
Helen Marguerite Muir-Wood studied geology at Bedford College, and carried out post-graduate research on Palaeozoic brachiopod faunas at University College with Professor Garwood. She first worked at the Museum in 1919, being made Part-time Assistant in charge of the Brachiopoda in 1923. She became a full-time member of staff in 1936, and Deputy-Keeper in 1955. Muir-Wood first studied the Productid and Chonetid brachiopods, moving on to other fossil groups over the years, and making contributions to the study of living brachiopods as well. She was a leading contributor to the brachiopod volume of the 'Treatise on Invertebrate Palaeontology'.
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