Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Physicist, chemist, and geologist.

From the description of Frank Wigglesworth Clarke diaries, 1865-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78216515

Cornell University faculty member.

From the description of Frank Wigglesworth Clarke autograph book, 1869-1878. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936042

Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1847-1931) was a geological chemist. Clarke taught chemistry and physics at Howard University in Washington, D.C., 1873-1874, and at the University of Cincinnati, 1874-1883. While teaching at Howard University and the University of Cincinnati, Clarke collaborated with the Smithsonian Institution on atomic weight research. In 1883, Clarke joined the United States Geological Survey and served as Chief Chemist until 1925. Clarke was also Honorary Curator in the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology, Department of Geology, United States National Museum, 1883-1931, where he organized the Museum's mineral and gem collection.

From the description of Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Papers, 1873-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83300166

Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Chief Chemist, U.S. Geological Survey, and Curator of Minerals, National Museum.

Samuel Sydney McClure, editor, publisher, and founder of McClure's Magazine.

From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1888 August 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 61395656

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth. Frank Wigglesworth Clarke autograph book, 1869-1878. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931. Letter, 1884. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Prof. J.E. Thorpe, 1885 Apr. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Edward Williams Morley Papers, 1833-1923, (bulk 1863-1899) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth. Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Papers, 1873-1921. Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Morley, Edward Williams, 1838-1923. Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923 (bulk 1863-1899). Library of Congress
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Papers.
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Clark" to "Dolbear". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. William Jones Rhees Collection.
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931. Letter to S.S. McClure, 1888 August 22. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7080: Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 93: Fiscal Records, Federal.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7079: Philosophical Society Of Washington.
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931. Frank Wigglesworth Clarke diaries, 1865-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931. Correspondence with Edgar Fahs Smith, 1895-1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams Express Company corporateBody
associatedWith Atomic Weights, International Committee on. corporateBody
associatedWith Bache Fund corporateBody
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887. person
associatedWith Becker, Mr. person
correspondedWith Chandler, C. F. person
associatedWith Cincinnati Observatory corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Alvan person
associatedWith Cornell University corporateBody
associatedWith Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. corporateBody
correspondedWith Diebitsch, H. person
associatedWith Division of Mineralogy and Petrology (NMNH). Department of Geology (NMNH) corporateBody
associatedWith Geological Survey (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gibbs, Wolcott person
correspondedWith Harvey, George W. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. person
associatedWith Howard, Oliver Otis, Gen. person
correspondedWith Howard, O. O. person
associatedWith Howard University corporateBody
associatedWith International Committee on Atomic Weights. corporateBody
correspondedWith Joy, Charles A. person
associatedWith Langley, Samuel P. person
correspondedWith Leconte, John person
associatedWith Library Of Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Mackellar, Smiths ? Jordan person
associatedWith Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949, person
correspondedWith Morley, Edward Williams, 1838-1923. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Thorpe, J. E., person
associatedWith United States National Museum. Division of Mineralogy and Petrology. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Harvard
Standardization
Scientific publications
Mineralogy
Education
National Academy of Sciences
Heat
American Philosophical Society
Religion
Recommendations For Positions
District of columbia
Smithsonian Library
Smithsonian Institution
Light House Board
Applications for positions
Natural history
American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)
Smithsonian Publications
Geology
Chemistry
Meteorology
Occupation
Geologists
Chemists
Physicists
Function

Person

Birth 1847-03-19

Death 1931-05-23

Americans

French,

English,

German

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pz59f4

Ark ID: w6pz59f4

SNAC ID: 11554748