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Edward Salisbury Dana was born on November 16, 1849, in New Haven, Connecticut. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1870; M.A., 1874; Ph.D., 1876), taught mathematics, physics, chemistry, and natural philosophy at Yale University (1874-1917), and served as curator of mineralogy at the Peabody Museum (1874-1922). He died in New Haven, Connecticut on June 16, 1935.

James Dwight Dana was born in Utica, New York, on February 12, 1813. He graduated from Yale College in 1833. Dana sailed as a member of the Wilkes Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. He authored several books and articles on mineralogy and geology, and taught at Yale University from 1849-1890. Dana died in New Haven, Connecticut, on April 14, 1895.

From the description of Dana family papers, 1764-1967 (inclusive), 1805-1961 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702204709

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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. person
associatedWith Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867. person
associatedWith Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. person
associatedWith Binney, Amos, 1803-1847. person
associatedWith Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935. person
associatedWith Dana, Harriet Dwight, 1792-1870. person
associatedWith Dana, Henrietta Frances Silliman, 1823-1907. person
associatedWith Dana, James, 1780-1860. person
associatedWith Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895. person
associatedWith Dana, John White, 1817-1849. person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916. person
associatedWith Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898. person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. person
associatedWith Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884. person
associatedWith Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862. person
associatedWith Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895. person
associatedWith Jones, Harriet Dwight Dana, 1820-1882. person
associatedWith Möbius, Karl August, 1825-1908. person
associatedWith Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872. person
associatedWith Nicklès, François Joseph Jʹerôme, 1821-1869. person
associatedWith Norton, John Pitkin, 1822-1852. person
associatedWith Park, Edwards Amasa, 1808-1900. person
associatedWith Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892. person
associatedWith Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910. person
associatedWith Thompson, Joseph Parrish, 1819-1879. person
associatedWith United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
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Germany
Europe
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Crustacea
Voyages around the world
Families
College students
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Science
Mineralogy
Geology
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Geologists
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Active 1967

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