Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897

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Alfred Marshall Mayer (1836-1897) was a physicist; his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922) a biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902) a zoologist and paleontologist. The three corresponded among themselves and with other colleagues in the field about their expeditions in the Pacific, which included voyages to Japan, Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, New Guinea, Tonga, and Samoa, among other places.

From the guide to the Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Maryland Historical Society. Brantz Mayer Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7050: George Brown Goode Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
referencedIn University Of Pennsylvania, Rare Book And Manuscript Librar. C. M. Wetherill Papers.
referencedIn Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899. F.B. Mayer letters to Alfred Mayer, 1863-1879. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 93: Fiscal Records, Federal.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897. Alfred M. Mayer letters to Mrs. Charles (Elizabeth) Mayer, 1850-1853. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7079: Philosophical Society Of Washington.
referencedIn Johns Hopkins University, Eisenhower Lib., Spec. Coll.. D. C. Gilman Papers, Ms. 1.
creatorOf Mayer, Alfred M. Alfred M. Mayer letters to F.B. Mayer, 1864-1888. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Maryland Historical Society. William Rollinson Whittingham Papers.
creatorOf Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897. [Miscellaneous pamphlets]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Maria Snowden Mayor Papers, 1814-1934 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Dept. Of Rare Books & Mss., Ms. Hyatt And Mayer Correspondence.
referencedIn Yale University Library, Manuscripts & Archives). Dana Family Papers.
referencedIn James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899. F.B. Mayer letters to Alfred and Maria Mayer, 1880-1898, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919. Papers, [microform], 1864-1919. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Royal Institution (Great Britain). John Tyndall Papers.
referencedIn University Of Exeter Library, Special Collections. Lockyer Correspondence & Research Papers (Eul Ms 1.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
creatorOf Alfred Marshall Mayer and Alfred Goldsborough Mayor papers, 1864-1922 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Slate, Frederick, 1852-1930. Frederick Slate papers : additions, 1879-1894. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
referencedIn Alfred Marshall Mayor Papers, 1858-1897 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. John W. Draper And Draper Family Papers.
creatorOf Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts Division
creatorOf Mayer, Alfred M., 1836-1897. Alfred Marshall Mayer and Alfred Goldsborough Mayor papers, 1864-1922. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Alexander, John H. person
correspondedWith Alexander, Stephen person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Bache, Alexander Dallas person
associatedWith Bache Fund corporateBody
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter person
associatedWith Biot, Jean Baptiste person
associatedWith Capitol Building corporateBody
associatedWith Carnegie Institution of Washington. Tortugas Laboratory. corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dana, James Dwight person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Dod, S. B. (Rev.) person
associatedWith Draper, Henry person
correspondedWith Draper, John W. person
associatedWith Edmundson, Dr. person
associatedWith Erni, Henry, Dr. person
associatedWith Evarts, W. M. person
associatedWith Faraday, Michael person
associatedWith Gettysburg Spring Company corporateBody
associatedWith Gilman, Daniel C. person
correspondedWith Goode, George Brown person
associatedWith Gould, Benjamin Apthorp person
associatedWith Green, James person
correspondedWith Heimstreet, J. W. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Henry, Mary Anna (Henry's Daughter) person
correspondedWith Hilgard, Julius Erasmus person
associatedWith Hill, Hamilton A. person
associatedWith Hill, Rev. Thomas person
associatedWith Hill, Thomas person
associatedWith Holley, Alexander L. person
correspondedWith Hunt, Thomas Sterry person
associatedWith Hyatt, Alpheus, 1838-1902 person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University corporateBody
correspondedWith Kroeh, C. F. person
correspondedWith Langley, Samuel Pierpont person
correspondedWith Leech, Daniel person
associatedWith Lehigh University corporateBody
correspondedWith Mayer, Brantz person
correspondedWith Mayer, Elizabeth person
correspondedWith Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899. person
associatedWith Mayor, Alfred Goldsborough, 1868-1922. person
associatedWith Mayor, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897 person
associatedWith Mayor, Maria Snowden person
correspondedWith Mew, William M. person
correspondedWith National Academy Of Sciences corporateBody
associatedWith Packer, Judge person
associatedWith Paris Exposition corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919. person
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
associatedWith Rock, Miles corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Fairman person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. person
associatedWith Slate, Frederick, 1852-1930. person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith Stevens Institute of Technology corporateBody
associatedWith Swann, Thomas, Hon. person
associatedWith Sylvester, James Joseph person
associatedWith Taylor, William B. person
associatedWith Thurston, R. H. person
associatedWith Torrey, John person
associatedWith Tyndall Fund corporateBody
correspondedWith Tyndall, John person
correspondedWith Washington Philosophical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Wetherill, Charles Mayer person
correspondedWith Youmans, E. L. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
West Indies
Fiji
Subject
Scientific expeditions--Pacific Ocean--19th century--Photographs
Henry, Joseph, Personality, Etc
Educational institutions
Exposition
Applications for positions
Royal Institution
Surveys And Explorations, General
Meteorology
Physics--Experiments--19th century
Europeans On America
Scientific Method
Lectures, Popular
Magnetism
Quackery Or Pseudo Science
Smithsonian Institution
Franklin Institute
Light House Board
Scientific publications
Chemistry
Electricity
Astronomy
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Zoological illustration
Congress
History of science
Telegraph
Fine Arts
Civil war
Science In America
Education
Acoustics
Mechanics
Standardization
Heat
Scientific organizations
Architecture
Electrochemistry
Americans On Europe
Magnetic Property Of Materials
District of columbia
Magnets
Photography
Biology--History--19th century--Sources
Physics--Study and teaching
Science In Europe
Fields, Lines Of Force
Medicine
American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)
Smithsonian Exchange
Recommendations For Positions
Electromagnetism
Inventors
Induction
Marine biology--West Indies
Physics--History--19th century--Sources
Exchanges Of Publications
National Academy of Sciences
Albany Institute
Marine biology--Fiji
Henry Family
Harvard
Marine biology
Smithsonian Weather Service
Religion
Biology--Experiments--19th century
Smithsonian Publications
Occupation
Physicists
Naturalist
Zoologists
Physicists--United States--19th century
Biologists--United States--19th century
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Birth 1836-11-13

Death 1897-07-13

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