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Author Filby, Evan E. (Evan Everett), 1943- author.

Title American Sherlock : remembering a pioneer in scientific crime investigation / Evan E. Filby.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Biography  BIO MAY    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-293) and index.
Contents Scientific detection -- A criminologist is born -- The early case-book of Luke May -- Moving to greener fields -- Centralia deaths spark career surge -- Education, innovation and more national renown -- Fame grows, at some cost -- Notoriety follows a lull -- Work and play -- Tool marks are the key -- Chicago calls -- Spreading the word -- Chief of detectives and criminologist -- Riding the crest -- War clouds gather -- Naval intelligence duty -- The game has changed -- Playing out the string.
Subject May, Luke S., 1892-1965.
Criminologists -- United States -- Biography.
Forensic sciences -- United States.
ISBN 9781538129180 (cloth : alk. paper)
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