Smyth, W. H. (William Henry), 1788-1865

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Dates:
Birth 1788-01-21
Death 1865-09-09
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: Captain RN

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Epithet: Admiral; PRS

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William Henry Smyth was a British admiral and scientific writer.

From the description of Correspondence, 1820-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364941

From the guide to the W. H. (William Henry) Smyth correspondence, 1820-1864, 1820-1864, (American Philosophical Society)

English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs.

From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society)

Epithet: Captain, afterwards Admiral

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Epithet: Captain; Admiral 1863

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Subjects:

  • Fossils--Collection and preservation
  • Glaciers--Scotland
  • Seismology--Research
  • Beyond Early America
  • Seismology--Instruments
  • Microscopy
  • Submarines (ships)
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomical instruments
  • Microscope and microscopy
  • Mineralogy
  • Nautical almanacs
  • Beagle Expedition, 1831-1836
  • Science--Societies, etc

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