Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877

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Sixth president of Brown University, 1868-1872; and professor of natural philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy at Brown, 1828-1863.

From the description of Alexis Caswell papers, 1824-1877 (bulk 1860-1877). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 86167730

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referencedIn Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872. Papers, 1834-1871. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Townsend, C. Letters, 1870, January 8 and 22, to Reverend Alexis Caswell, President of Brown University. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Wait, Samuel, 1789-1867. Samuel and Sarah Wait Collection, 1813-1975 (bulk 1813-1867). Wake Forest University - ZSR Library, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
creatorOf Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877. Alexis Caswell papers, 1824-1877 (bulk 1860-1877). Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
referencedIn University Of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. C. K. Wead Papers.
referencedIn Thomas A. Jenckes Papers, 1838-1878 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Ruggles, William, 1797-1877. Papers. George Washington University
referencedIn James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn North American Review, papers, 1831-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brown University President's reports, Brown University Presidents' Reports, 1842-1963 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wait, Samuel, 1789-1867. Samuel and Sarah Wait Papers, 1813-1975 Wake Forest University - ZSR Library, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Dept. Of Rare Books & Mss., Ms. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas A. Jenckes papers, Jenckes (Thomas A.) papers, 1834-1870 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Alexis Caswell letters, 1844-1869 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Letters Of Scientists.
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn National Academy Of Sciences, Archives. Deceased Members.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen), 1818-1875. Papers of Thomas A. Jenckes, 1836-1878. Library of Congress
referencedIn John Fries Frazer papers, 1834-1871, 1834-1871 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Angell, James B. person
correspondedWith Bache, Alexander Dallas person
associatedWith Bastian, A. person
associatedWith Brown University. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown University. Office of the President. corporateBody
correspondedWith Caswell, Nathan person
correspondedWith Chace, George Ide person
associatedWith Chase, Salmon Portland person
associatedWith Coffin, James Henry person
correspondedWith Edey, C. W. person
correspondedWith Espy, James P. person
associatedWith Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872. person
associatedWith Galvani corporateBody
associatedWith Gilliss, James Melville person
correspondedWith Grinnell, James S. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Hildreth, Samuel P. person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
correspondedWith Holt, J. person
correspondedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen), 1818-1875. person
associatedWith Jewett, Charles Coffin person
associatedWith Johnson, Marcus M. person
associatedWith Jones, Richmond person
associatedWith Lincoln, Solomon, 1804-1881. person
associatedWith Lloyd, Humphrey person
associatedWith Macgowan, Rev. Dr. person
correspondedWith Merriam, E. person
correspondedWith Newton, Isaac (Comm. Of Agriculture) corporateBody
associatedWith North American Review. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
associatedWith Ruggles, William, 1797-1877. person
associatedWith Sabine, Edward person
correspondedWith Schott, Charles Anthony person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Townsend, C. person
associatedWith Wait, Samuel, 1789-1867 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Scientific publications
Smithsonian Publications
Science In Europe
Smithsonian Building
Smithsonian Endowment
Science In America
Henry, Joseph, Personality, Etc
Recommendations For Positions
National Academy of Sciences
Lectures, Popular
Dudley Observatory
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Smithsonian Weather Service
British Association For The Advancement Of Science
Scientific apparatus and instruments


Birth 1799-01-29

Death 1877-01-08



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SNAC ID: 19536485