Libbey, William, 1855-1927

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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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referencedIn Princeton Scientific Expeditions Collection, 1834-1995, 1834-1930 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
creatorOf Libbey, William, 1855-1927. William Libbey collection of New Jersey documents, 1790-1857. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Andrews, C. W. (Charles William), 1862-1940. [Collected papers by various scientists]. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Libbey, William, 1855-1927. Diary of a Cuban trip, 1888-1889. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Course Examinations Collection, 1833-1998, 1871-1967 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
creatorOf Libbey, William, 1855-1927,. [Album; views of Princeton University] Princeton University Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Libbey, William, 1855-1927. William Libbey correspondence, 1876-1925. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Libbey, William, 1855-1927. Princeton views. Princeton University Library
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892. Castle Richards, Washington Heights, N.Y. [graphic]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Library. Scrapbooks, 1871-1957, 1871-1897 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
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correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
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Naturalists--19th century--Correspondence
Educators--Correspondence
Explorers--19th century--Correspondence
Authors, American--19th century--Diaries
Women authors, English--Correspondence
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Birth 1855-03-27

Death 1927-09-06

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