Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873

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American naval officer and oceanographer.

From the description of Letter to Capt. Charles Wilkes [manuscript], 1848 March 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808228

From the description of Letter to Andrew Hull Foote [manuscript], 1856 April 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817495

Epithet: Astronomer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000219

Geographer and Confederate naval commander.

From the description of Letter to Lt. O. Carr, 1849 July 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959670

From the description of Letter to Lt. O. Carr [manuscript], 1849 July 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808379

Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1861), naval officer, oceanographer, and author, served as the Superintendent of the Depot of Charts and Instruments from 1842-1861 when he resigned from the U.S. Navy to accept a commission as commander in the Confederate states navy after Virginia seceded. He published books and charts on winds and currents including the first text book of modern oceanography. See Francis Leigh Williams, MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY, SCIENTIST OF THE SEA (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1963).

From the description of Letters, 1848-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145406829

Hydrographer, of Lexington, Va.

From the description of Papers, 1829-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019203

Naval officer and oceanographer.

From the description of Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 (bulk 1830-1880). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981179

Epithet: American scientist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000218

Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor.

From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society)

Biographical Note

  • 1806, Jan. 14: Fredericksburg, Va. Fredericksburg Tennessee Tennessee Born near Fredericksburg, Va.; raised in Tennessee
  • 1818: Entered Harpeth Academy, near Franklin, Tenn.
  • 1825 - 1834 : Obtained midshipman's warrant, U.S. Navy and made three extended voyages
  • 1834: Married Ann Hull Herndon; resided in Fredericksburg, Va.
  • 1836: Promoted to lieutenant Published A New Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Navigation (Philadelphia: Key and Biddle. 174 pp.)
  • 1839: Permanently lamed in stagecoach accident and thenceforth not assigned to sea duty
  • 1842 - 1844 : Superintendent of the Navy Department's Depot of Charts and Instruments
  • 1844 - 1861 : Superintendent of the Naval Observatory and Hydrographical Office
  • 1847: Issued first Wind and Current Charts (U.S. Hydrographic Office) howing best "tracks" for sailing ships in the North Atlantic
  • 1853: U.S. representative at international maritime congress, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1855: Published The Physical Geography of the Sea (New York: Harper & Bros. 274 pp.), the first modern oceanographic textbook Placed on inactive duty by the U.S. Navy
  • 1858: Restored to active duty by presidential order; promoted to commander retroactive to 1855
  • 1861, Apr. 20: Resigned from U.S. Navy and accepted commission as commander in Confederate Navy
  • 1862: Special agent of the Confederate government to England
  • 1865 - 1866 : Imperial commissioner of immigration to the Emperor of Mexico
  • 1866 - 1868 : Resided in England
  • 1868: Published First Lessons in Geography (New York: Richardson & Co. 62 pp.) Published The World We Live in (New York: Richardson & Co. 104 pp.)
  • 1868 - 1872 : Professor of meteorology, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va.
  • 1870: Published Manual of Geography (New York: University Publishing Co. 162 pp.)
  • 1873, Feb. 1: Died, Lexington, Va.

From the guide to the Matthew Fontaine Maury Papers, 1825-1960, (bulk 1830-1880), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873. Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 (bulk 1830-1880). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Weber, George. person
correspondedWith Werth, Mary, 1844-1928 person
associatedWith White, Lucy Landon Carter Minor, 1849-1877. person
associatedWith White, Thomas Willis, 1788-1843, person
associatedWith Whittle, Conway, 1800-1881. person
associatedWith Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877, person
associatedWith Willis, Mary Venable Minor Ball. person
associatedWith Winlock, Joseph, 1826-1875. person
correspondedWith Wise, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1819-1869. person
correspondedWith Withers, Eliza, b. 1846 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexico
United States
Atlantic Ocean
Great Britain
United States
Mexico
York River (Va.)
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
Mexico
Virginia
Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
United States
United States
Great Britain
Subject
Marine meteorology
Public lands
Meteorology--Observations
Torpedoes
Scientists--Great Britain
Letters (correspondence)
Winds
Meteorology, Agricultural
Science--History--19th century
Meteorology
Mines and Mineral Resources
Meteorological stations
Physical geography--Virginia
Oceanography
Calculators
Transatlantic cables
American Confederate voluntary exiles
Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate--Great Britain
Inventions
Deep-sea sounding
Ocean currents
Crops and climate
Ships--Equipment and supplies
Science--Experiments
Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate
American Confederate voluntary exiles--Mexico
Physical geography
Cables, Submarine
Occupation
Oceanographers
Naval officers
Naval officers, Confederate
Function

Person

Birth 1806-01-14

Death 1873-02-01

Americans

English

Information

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