Winlock, Joseph, 1826-1875

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Joseph Winlock was an astronomer and mathematician. Winlock was the superintendent of the "American Ephemeries and Nautical Almanac" (1858-1859), head of the Department of Mathematics at the U.S. Naval Academy (1859), and Director of the Harvard College Observatory, as well as being a professor of astronomy at Harvard (1866-1875).

From the description of Letterbook, 1857-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523480

From the guide to the Joseph Winlock letterbook, 1857-1875, 1857-1875, (American Philosophical Society)

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referencedIn Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887. Correspondence, 1857-1893. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Harvard College Observatory. Records of Director, Joseph Winlock, 1866-1875 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Astronomical Society of Cambridge (Mass.). Minute book : manuscript, 1854-1857. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lewis Reeves Gibbes Papers, 1793-1894, (bulk 1838-1894) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894 (bulk 1838-1894). Library of Congress
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Winlock, Joseph, 1826-1875. Letterbook, 1857-1875. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Joseph Winlock [photograph], [ca. 1850-1860]. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Struve, Otto (Otto Wilhelm), 1819-1905. Materials in the Harvard University Archives relating to Otto Wilhelm Struve / [Otto Struve]. US Naval Observatory, James M. Gilliss Library
referencedIn William Winlock Miller collection, 1845-1958 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Joseph Winlock letterbook, 1857-1875, 1857-1875 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Harvard College Observatory. Reports to visiting committees, etc., 1846-1874 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Miller, William Winlock, 1822-1876. William Winlock Miller collection, 1845-1958. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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associatedWith Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867. person
associatedWith Ballard, John T. person
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associatedWith Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896. person
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associatedWith Hill, Thomas, 1818-1891. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Joseph Stillman, 1823-1863. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Thornton Alexander, 1811-1893. person
associatedWith Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Makepeace, William. person
associatedWith Makepeace, William. family
associatedWith Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873. person
associatedWith Miller, William Winlock, 1822-1876. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Silsbee, Nathaniel person
associatedWith Silsbee, Nathaniel. person
associatedWith Struve, Otto (Otto Wilhelm), 1819-1905. person
associatedWith United States Naval Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Academy. Dept. of Mathematics corporateBody
associatedWith Waller, William J. person
associatedWith Waller, William J. person
associatedWith Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. person
associatedWith Willcox, William Henry, 1821-1904. person
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Birth 1826

Death 1875



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