Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822

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Delambre was a professor of astronomy in the Collège de France. He is best known for his tables of Uranus and his work on the history of astronomy.

From the guide to the Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers, 1778-1821, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

French astronomer.

From the description of Document signed, as perpetual secretary of the Académie Royale des Sciences : Paris, 1821 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536486

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to the Comte de Funchal, 1818 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526837

Delambre mas a professor of astronomy in the Collège de France. He is best known for his tables of Uranus and his work on the history of astronomy.

From the description of Papers, 1778?-1821?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367723

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creatorOf Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822. Jean Baptiste Delambre letter : Paris, to Mme. Lafrançais Lalande : ALS, 1807 April 16. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Papers concerning the establishment of the metric system, 1792-1796. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Bausset, Louis-François-Joseph, baron de, 1770-1833. Letter : Paris to [[Jean Baptiste Joseph] Delambre, n.p., 1810 Aug. 1. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to the Comte de Funchal, 1818 Nov. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Barchas, Cecile M.,. Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Piggott, Edward, fl. 1758-1807. Letterbook, 1802-1806. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers, 1778-1821 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Edward Piggott letterbook, 1802-1806, 1802-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Manuscrits de la bibliothèque municipale de Lyon 1346-1964. Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
referencedIn Bausset, Louis-François-Joseph, baron de, 1770-1833. Letter : Paris to [[Jean Baptiste Joseph] Delambre, n.p., 1810 Aug. 1. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Méchain, Pierre François André, 1744-1804. Autograph letters signed (10, one incomplete), and autograph document signed : Paris, to various recipients, including General Calon, M. Le Chevalier, M. Villar, and M. Vallogne, 1780 June 7-1803. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820. Correspondence, 1785-1809. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822. Document signed, as perpetual secretary of the Académie Royale des Sciences : Paris, 1821 Mar. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822. Papers, 1778?-1821?. American Primers
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820. person
associatedWith Bausset, Louis-François-Joseph, baron de, 1770-1833. person
associatedWith Boissonade, Jean François, 1774-1857. person
associatedWith Ciccolini, abbé person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832. person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Dulong, M. (Pierre Louis), 1785-1838. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith France. Comité de l'instruction publique. person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807 person
associatedWith Lalande, La Français de, Mme. person
associatedWith Méchain, Pierre François André, 1744-1804. person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Piggott, Edward, fl. 1758-1807. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Souza-Coutinho, Domingo Antonio de, Comte de Funchal, 1765-1832, person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Vallée, Louis Léger, 1784-1864. person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Uranus (Planet)
France
Venus (Planet)
Jupiter (Planet)
Venus (Planet)
Jupiter (Planet)
Uranus (Planet)
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Science
Science, Technology, and Health
Astronomy--History
Planets
Comets
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Birth 1749-09-19

Death 1822-08-19

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