Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Birth 1809-04-04
Death 1880-10-06
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Biographical notes:

Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841

Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory.

From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390122

From the guide to the Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Peirce was a mathematician and astronomer. He was a professor at Harvard (1833-1880).

From the description of Papers, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372648

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