National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1903
Active 1964
Americans
English

History notes:

The National Academy of Sciences, founded in Washington, D. C., in 1863, grew out of a desire for a body of scientists to give advice on scientific matters to the federal government. Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian, was a force behind its creation.

From the description of National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1887 Records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78403445

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Subjects:

  • Science--Learned institutions and societies
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Astronomy--History--Congresses
  • Records of meetings, organizations, and professional societies
  • Physics--History--Congresses

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Places:

  • Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)