Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841

Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory.

From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390122

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Peirce was a mathematician and astronomer. He was a professor at Harvard (1833-1880).

From the description of Papers, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372648

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creatorOf Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814-1897. Letter, 1879, January 11, Baltimore, to Professor Pierce [i.e., Peirce], Cambridge, Massachusetts : negative photostat. Brown University, John Hay Library
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referencedIn Notes on a course of lectures by Prof. Benjamin Peirce : Cambridge, 1865-1866. Harvard University, Archives
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referencedIn Photograph, n.d., of Benjamin Peirce. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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referencedIn Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896,. Benjamin Peirce [photograph], Aug. 1856. Massachusetts Historical Society
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referencedIn Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954 (bulk 1850-1916). Library of Congress
creatorOf San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. Memorial of the Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco, to Professor Benjamin Peirce, Superintendent of the United States Caost Survey. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
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creatorOf Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880. Papers, ca. 1835-1880. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives. Records Of The Harvard Observatory.
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referencedIn Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867. Papers of Alexander Dallas Bache, 1827-1867. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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creatorOf Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914. Charles Sanders Peirce papers, 1787-1951. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880. Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
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referencedIn Franklin Institute. O. W. Gibbs Papers.
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referencedIn Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911,. Thomas Wentworth Higginson carte-de-visite album, 1862-1866. Cambridge Historical Society
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creatorOf Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard, Houghton Library. Benjamin Peirce Papers.
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referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880. Letter to President Peabody. Cambridge. 1869 Feb. 11. University of Iowa Libraries
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referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. Alexander Dallas Bache Papers.
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Iasigi, Joseph. Papers, 1859-1866. Massachusetts Historical Society
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