Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854

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Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824.

From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093

Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural history at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint.

From the description of Notebooks, 1810-1811. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298095

University of Virginia Professor, 1829-35.

From the description of Papers of Robert Maskell Patterson [manuscript] 1811-1835. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953535

Professor of natural philosophy Robert maskell Patterson became the director of the United States Mint; he was elected to the APS in 1809.

From the guide to the Robert Maskell Patterson notebooks, 1810-1811, 1810-1811, (American Philosophical Society)

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referencedIn University of Pennsylvania. Letter to the Board of trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, dated Philadelphia August 3rd, 1818, from a group of the medical students. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Robert Maskell Patterson notebooks, 1810-1811, 1810-1811 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf University of Virginia. Chairman of the Faculty. Journals of the Chairman of the Faculty [manuscript], 1827-1864. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Letters : Philadelphia, to Mary Gray Patterson, Burlington, N.J. and Carlisle, Pa., 1830, 1843-1845. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Patterson, Thomas Leiper, 1816-1905. Letter to William Penn Taylor and a medal honoring Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1801, 1901 March 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn DuBois, Henry C. (Henry Cowell), b. 1880. Henry C. Dubois collection, 1776-1927. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bonnycastle, Charles, 1792-1840,. Papers concerning Creed Thomas [manuscript] 1831-39. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert Maskell, 1787-1854. Papers, 1775-1853. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIe, 1845-1865 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Kane Family Papers, 1745-1955 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Robert M. (Robert Maskell) Patterson papers, 1775-1853, 1775-1853 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879,. Autograph collection of Davis R. Marshall, 1801-1868. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817. Papers, 1769-1831. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815. Correspondence, 1786-1815. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858. Papers, [ca. 1800]-1892. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Elisha Kent Kane Papers, Bulk, 1843-1857, 1810-1953 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to M. Thouin. Monticello, VA. 1809 May 16. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Leiper family. Papers of the Leiper and Patterson families [manuscript], 1809-1905. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Renwick, James, 1790?-1863. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1828. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Madison, James, 1751-1836. Letters to Isaac Briggs and Robert Maskell Patterson, 1802, 1831. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Keating, William Hypolitus, 1799-1840. Laboratory stock book, 1825-1836. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives, 1743-1984 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thomas Campbell Eyton correspondence, 1836-1874, 1836-1874 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn University of Virginia. University of Virginia records, 1827-1828. Library of Congress
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Papers of Robert Maskell Patterson [manuscript] 1811-1835. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert Maskell, 1787-1854. Notebooks, 1810-1811. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876, Circa 1809-1876 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peale-Sellers families. Correspondence, 1686-1963. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.) minutes; accounts, 1820-1845, 1820-1845 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879,. Autograph collection of Davis R. Marshall [manuscript], 1801-1868. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Henry Dilworth Gilpin Notebook: Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, ca. 1819 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839. Evaluation of a collection of minerals selected for the University of Virginia, [manuscript], 1819 July 9. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.). Minutes ; accounts, 1820-1845. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1814-1818. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Fries Frazer papers, 1834-1871, 1834-1871 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf University of Virginia. Chairman of the Faculty. University of Virginia annual rolls of eighth session, 1831-1832 [manuscript], 1832, July 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf American Philosophical Society. American Philosophical Society selected records, 1784-1954. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843. Papers of c [manuscript], 1806-1847. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Patterson family. Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert Maskell. Collection, [n.d.] State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954,. Acquisitions of Pierre S. du Pont, 1438-1921. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Committee on Science and Arts. Records, 1824-1900 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817. Sur l'éducation nationale dans les Etats-Unis d'Amérique. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Notes and problems for Professor Patterson's classes in natural philosophy at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1830-1837. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Correspondence, 1834-1847. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Correspondence of Robert Maskell Patterson and his son Thomas Leiper Patterson [manuscript] 1834-47. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. Letterbooks, 1788-1853 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
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Birth 1787-03-23

Death 1854-09-05

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