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Paul Russell Cutright (March 18, 1897 – March 11, 1988) was an American historian, biologist, and professor, who was especially known for his work on the Lewis and Clark Expedition history and scientific achievements.[1]

Paul Russell Cutright
Born March 18, 1897
West Virginia
Died March 11, 1988
Residence Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
Citizenship USA
Alma mater

Davis and Elkins College, West Virginia University, A.B. and A.M.

University of Pittsburgh, PhD. in Zoology
Known for Lewis and Clark Expedition
Scientific career
Fields biology, history
Institutions University of Pittsburgh, Geneva College, Beaver College


  • Theodore Roosevelt, the naturalist, by Paul Russell Cutright, Harper (1956), 297 pages
  • Elliott Coues: NATURALIST AND FRONTIER HISTORIAN by Michael J. Brodhead and Paul Russell Cutright, University of Illinois Press (2001), 536 pages


  1. ^ Cutright, Paul Russell (July 1982). Contributions of Philadelphia to Lewis and Clark History. Portland, Oregon: Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Inc. p. 44. ISBN 0-9678887-0-0.