Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854Alternative names
Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824.
From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093
Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural history at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint.
From the description of Notebooks, 1810-1811. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298095
University of Virginia Professor, 1829-35.
From the description of Papers of Robert Maskell Patterson [manuscript] 1811-1835. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953535
Professor of natural philosophy Robert maskell Patterson became the director of the United States Mint; he was elected to the APS in 1809.
From the guide to the Robert Maskell Patterson notebooks, 1810-1811, 1810-1811, (American Philosophical Society)
- Clocks and watches
- Science and technology
- Natural history
- Quarries and quarrying
- Physics--Study and teaching--History--19th century
- Agricultural machinery--Electric equipment
- Physics--Study and teaching
- Time clocks
- Navigation (astronautics)
- North America (as recorded)
- Pennsylvania (as recorded)