Faraday, Michaël, 1791-1867

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English chemist and physicist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Royal Institution, to Benjamin Dockray, 1856 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607104668

Chemist, physicist.

From the description of Michael Faraday letter, 1836. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 77010683

English natural philosopher.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institution", to an unidentified professor, 1831 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527321

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to P. A. Favre in Paris, 1854 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523969

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institute", to Otto Ernst Julius Seyffer, 1848 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527313

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institution", to Mr. Balmanno, 1829 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527299

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institute", to Mrs. Cross, 1856 Jun. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527307

Physicist and chemist; Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Letters, 1836-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81574286

Physicist and chemist (electromagnetic induction). At the Royal Institution as superintendent (1821-1825), director of the laboratory (1825-1833); and professor of chemistry from 1833.

From the description of Correspondence with B. Abbott, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82693720

From the description of Papers, 1809-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82949119

From the description of Papers, 1810-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78729869

From the description of Correspondence with J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122372754

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1840-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84487407

From the description of Letters. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155003693

From the description of Correspondence, 1832-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005519

English physicist and chemist.

From the description of Letter, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645517

Michael Faraday was an English chemist and physicist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. Faraday was the first and foremost Fullerian Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, a position to which he was appointed for life.

From the description of Letter to Charles Thornton Coathupe, 1839, April 11. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 502017610

Apprenticed to a book binder but devoted his spare time to science. He was engaged by Sir Humphry Davy as his assistant at the Royal Institution and visted the continent with Davy. In 1827 Faraday succeeded Davy at the Royal Institution and he was made D. C. L. 1832. He carried out a large number of researches of the highest class and made numerous discoveries of cardinal importance. He discovered induced electricity 1831, electrotonic state of matter 1831, equivalents in electro-chemical decompostion 1834, etc. F. R. S. 1824.

From the description of Papers, 1825-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81639585

Physicist and chemist (electromagnetic induction). At the Royal Institution as superintendent, 1821-1825; director of the laboratory, 1825-1833; and professor of chemistry from 1833.

From the description of Holograph letter to Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, 20 May, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84244075

From the description of Selected papers [microform], 1805-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79756857

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creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Papers, 1825-1861. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Segrè, Emilio. Oral history interview with Emilio Gino Segrè, 1967 February 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Correspondence, 1832-1842. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Lane, Jonathan Homer, 1819-1880. Diary excerpts, primarily concerning his visit with Joseph Henry when Lane's proposed experiments on the velocity of solar heat, and Henry's anticipation of Faraday in the discovery of electromagnetic induction were discussed, 1848. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letter : Royal Institution, London, to W.S. Wilson, Royal Institution, London, 1829 Mar 2. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letter to Charles Thornton Coathupe, 1839, April 11. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Petzholdt, Alexander, 1810-1889. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960 (inclusive), 1834-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Williams, L. Pearce (Leslie Pearce), 1927-. L. Pearce Williams papers, 1887-1970, 1963-1967 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809. Additional papers of the Lewis family [manuscript] 1791-1864. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letter, 1845-1865. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Royal Institution of Great Britain. Ticket from Royal Institution of Great Britain to Mr. Brande and Mr. Faraday's chemical lectures and demonstrations [manuscript], 1829 February. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871. Letters and papers of Sir John Herschel, 1820-1870 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letter : [London], to unknown person, n.p., 1836 July 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. Notebook of John Tyndall, after 1860. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Rowcroft, Thomas,. Letters from various correspondents, 1819-1850. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Mitchell family. Papers, 1806-1949. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1840-1859. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960 (inclusive), 1834-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Brodie, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Collins), Sir, 1817-1880. Miscellaneous papers, 1845-1880. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf [Michael Faraday, biographical materials]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. John Collins Warren correspondence, 1812-1856 (inclusive). Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
referencedIn British authors collection, 1840-1953. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institution", to an unidentified professor, 1831 May 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institution", to Mr. Balmanno, 1829 Feb. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Papers, 1810-1862. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Garrett historical manuscripts, 1642-1933. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : London, to P. A. Favre in Paris, 1854 Feb. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Papers, 1847-1879. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879. Selected correspondence [microform], 1859-1879, (bulk 1867-1879) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rawlins, Ray E. D., 1917-1979,. Collection of autographs of scientists, 1772-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867,. Autograph letters signed from Michael Faraday to various people [manuscript], 1857-1859. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : London, to Edward Newman, 1863 Sept. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letters, 1836-1854. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, E-J, [ca. 1870]-9999. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Yandell family. Yandell family added papers, 1837-1919. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Correspondence with B. Abbott, 1812-1819. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966,. Christian Archibald Herter letters, 1646-1904. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Selected papers [microform], 1805-1861. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letter, 1867. American Primers
creatorOf Herschel Family. Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : London, to Philip Hardwicke, 1846 Mar. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dalton, John, 1766-1844. Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to Dr. Faraday, 1834 Feb. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Michael Faraday : natural philosopher. California Institute of Technology, Caltech Library
referencedIn Booth, James Curtis, 1810-1888. Papers of James Curtis Booth, 1785-1944 (bulk 1830-1895) Chemical Heritage Foundation, Othmer Library of Chemical History
creatorOf Henry, William, 1774-1836. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Somerset, Duke of (Edward Adolphus Seymour), 1775-1855. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Barchas, Cecile M.,. Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883. Stephen Alexander letter, 1837, Jun. 9, Princeton, to "My dear Sir." Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), b. 1873. Papers of William Alexander Osborne [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Papers, 1809-1846. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Correspondence with J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Gray, John Edward, 1800-1875. Papers, 1783-1884. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institute", to Otto Ernst Julius Seyffer, 1848 Apr. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Holograph letter to Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, 20 May, 1844. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Records, 1961-1988. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Claudet, A. (Antoine), 1797-1867. Letters to D. Hastings, 1844-1854. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829. Papers, 1795-1829. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : Royal Institution, to T. Walston, 1837 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hare, Robert, 1781-1858. Papers, 1764-1859. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871. Correspondence, 1829-1871. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Letters. American Institute of Physics
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : Royal Institution, to Benjamin Dockray, 1856 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836,. Scientific manuscripts and correspondence, 1755-1902 (inclusive), 1817-1848 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Daniell, J. Frederic (John Frederic), 1790-1845. Papers, 1821-1890. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn IEE photographs, prints and drawings collection. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Lecture notes, 1851-1852. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf South, J., Sir. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Annotated copy of 'W. T. Brande's Manual of Chemistry,' 1819. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hawes, Lloyd E.,. Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. John Collins Warren correspondence, 1812-1856 (inclusive). Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Michael Faraday letter, 1836. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Henry, William, 1774-1836. Letter, 1831, Apr. 9 : Manchester, to Michael Faraday. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. Autograph letter signed : "Royal Institute", to Mrs. Cross, 1856 Jun. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn De Morgan, Augustus, 1806-1871. Letters, 1841-1866. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. [Letter] 1838 April 15, Royal Institution [to] Mrs. Fix / M. Faraday. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899. Correspondence, 1784-1932. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Ward, James, 1769-1859. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Michael Faraday, 1824 Mar. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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England
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1856 06 09
Europe
19th century
Great Britain
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Electromagnetic induction
Physics--education
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Birth 1791-09-22

Death 1867-08-25

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