Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878

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Johann Georg Kohl (1808-1878) was born and died in Bremen, Germany. He was a well-known cartographer who came to the United States in 1854, at the request of the U.S. government, to write a geographical history of the continent. Kohl returned to Germany in 1857. In 1863, he was appointed city librarian of Bremen.

From the description of Papers, 1854?-1857? (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259480

Johann Georg Kohl was a German traveler in America.

From the description of Johann Georg Kohl letters, 1860 and n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38452804

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creatorOf Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878. Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529. Library of Congress
referencedIn Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878. Leonard Woods papers, 1867-1868. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905. Letters : Chicago, Ill., 1855 Nov. 5-Dec. 26. Newberry Library
creatorOf Richman, Irving Berdine, 1861-1938,. Collection of photostatic reproductions of manuscript, traced, and printed maps showing California and the Pacific Coast : based on sources from the 16th through 19th centuries [not after 1911]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878. Hudson's Bay's country after La Veranderie, about 1740. Library of Congress
creatorOf Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878. Papers, 1854?-1857? Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878. Johann Georg Kohl letters, 1860 and n.d. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878. The universe after Cosmas, [A.D.] 550. Library of Congress
referencedIn Perkins, Joshua Newton, 1804-1876. Letters regarding the Illinois Central Railroad Company : Chicago and Bourbonnais, Ill., 1853 Jan. 9-1929 Jan. 21. Newberry Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Chapman and Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith Charton, Edouard, 1807-1890. person
associatedWith Cosmas, Indicopleustes, fl. 6th cent. person
associatedWith Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905. person
associatedWith La Vérendrye, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de, 1685-1749. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Ribero, Diego, d. 1533. person
associatedWith Richman, Irving Berdine, 1861-1938, person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
correspondedWith Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878. person
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Birth 1808-04-28

Death 1878-10-28






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