Libbey, William, 1855-1927

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Birth 1855-03-27
Death 1927-09-06
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1877), Libbey was appointed assistant professor of physical geography and director of the Museum of Geology and Archaeology at Princeton in 1880, and in 1883 he became a full professor. He was correspondence secretary of the American Geographical Society, a fellow of various geographical societies, and a leader and member of several scientific expeditions, including Robert E. Peary's arctic expeditions of 1894 and 1899.

From the description of William Libbey correspondence, 1876-1925. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 449884993

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  • Naturalists--19th century--Correspondence
  • Educators--Correspondence
  • Explorers--19th century--Correspondence
  • Authors, American--19th century--Diaries
  • Women authors, English--Correspondence
  • Governors--20th century--Correspondence
  • Geologists--19th century--Correspondence

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  • Mercer County (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • Montgomery (N.J. : Township) (as recorded)
  • Princeton (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Rocky Hill (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)
  • New Jersey (as recorded)
  • Cuba (as recorded)
  • Lawrence (Mercer County, N.J.) (as recorded)
  • Hunterdon County (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • Somerset County (N.J.) (as recorded)