Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882

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First United States minister to the kingdom of Italy (1861-1882).

From the description of Correspondence : with Henry Charles Lea, 1870-1875. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63556273

American philologist, diplomat & physician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Robert Wheeler, 1844 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607841

George Perkins Marsh was born in Woodstock, Vermont, educated at Dartmouth, and taught Greek and Latin in a local academy, then studied and practiced law. He was elected to the Vermont legislature, then to Congress in 1843, where he actively supported the Library of Congress and the establishment of the Smithsonian Institution. He was appointed Minister to Italy, 1861-1862. He was an active lecturer, and his book, Man and nature (1864), earns him credit today as the first environmentalist.

From the description of G.P. Marsh letter to Mrs. Gould, 1868 Aug. 3. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61356027

U.S. representative of Vermont, diplomat, lecturer, and author.

From the description of Letter of George Perkins Marsh, 1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454197

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creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Robert Wheeler, 1844 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Historical Society Of Princeton, N.J.. Arnold Guyot Papers.
referencedIn Brown University, J.C. Brown Library. John Russell Bartlett Papers.
creatorOf Crane family. Crane family papers, 1819-1944, bulk (1860-1900). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Adler, Elmer, 1884-1962. [Woodblock specimens [realia] Cut by Thomas Nast, Thomas Bewick and others]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Isaac and I. Minis Hays papers, Circa 1820-1925 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Ephraim George Squier Papers.
creatorOf Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. Letter, [n.d., Cambridge?], to George B. [P.?] Marsh, Hanover, Mass. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Marsh, Charles, 1821-1873. Marsh Family of Woodstock, Vt., genealogical papers, 1849-1869. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882,. Autograph letters signed from George P. Marsh, Burlington, to Richard Grant White, 1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 26: U. S. Coast Guard.
referencedIn Silliman's Journal. May 1852, 2 D Ser. 13:131 134.
referencedIn Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. Benjamin Park papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn , 1819-1869. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Slade, William, 1786-1859. Letters of William Slade, 1845-1848. Library of Congress
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882,. Autograph letter signed from George P. Marsh, Burlington, to Richard Grant White [manuscript], 1861 April 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Autograph letter signed : Burlington, to Henry Wheaton, 1847 July 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879. Papers, ca. 1820s-1879. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Story family papers, 1843-1907. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Marsh, Caroline Crane, 1816-1901. Letters, 1849-1851, to Susan Marsh. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Elihu Benjamin Washburne Papers.
referencedIn Harvard, Houghton Library. Samuel Gilman Brown Collection.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn U.S. Congress, House Reports. 33 D 2 D Session, 1855, Report #141 (Serial 808).
referencedIn Additional papers, 1825-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Dept. Of Rare Books & Mss., Ms. R. W. Moore Autograph Collection.
referencedIn North American Review, papers, ca.1842-1868. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Papers, 1835-1870. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Correspondence : with Henry Charles Lea, 1870-1875. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Indiana Historical Society, W.H. Smith Memorial Library. William Hayden English Family Papers.
referencedIn New York Historical Society. Albert Gallatin Papers.
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900. Letter : Burlington, [Vt.], to Joseph H. Barrett, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1860 Oct 30. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Letter to Warren Stoddard. : Florence, Italy. 1870 Apr. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Blake, Theophilus, 1799-1864. Franklin County, Vermont collection, 1797-1861. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
creatorOf Force, Peter, 1790-1868. Papers, 1825-1856. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Letter of George Perkins Marsh, 1851. Library of Congress
creatorOf Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bailey, Benjamin F., 1796-1832. Papers, 1815-1830. [microform]. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 233: House Of Representatives.
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New York Historical Society. William Darlington Papers.
referencedIn Papers, 1845-1900 (inclusive), 1853-1886 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of Cornelius Conway Felton, 1841-1877. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Document attesting to Isabella Graham's study and work in sculpture : manuscript, 1875 June 16. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Autographs, Miscellaneous, Listed In Catalogues. Gallery Of History.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Document attesting to Isabella Graham's study and work in sculpture : manuscript, 1875 June 16. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. G.P. Marsh letter to Mrs. Gould, 1868 Aug. 3. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Blake, Theophilus, 1799-1864. Franklin County, Vermont collection, 1797-1861. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 305: U.S. National Museum Accession Records.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Maryland Historical Society. James A. Pearce Papers (Ms. 1384).
referencedIn University Of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library. Manton Marble Papers.
creatorOf Putnam, Daniel. Letter, 1844 Jan. 22. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7001 (Henry) Or Ru 7053 (Bache) Per Author.
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Papers, 1812-1929. University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library
referencedIn Park Benjamin Papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn University Of Michigan, Clements Library, Manuscripts Div.. Henry Stevens Papers.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Mr. Charles Lanman : ALS, 1846 February 16. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1868-1869. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Harvard, Gray Herbarium. Historic Letters.
referencedIn Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. William Pitt Fessenden correspondence, 1839-1888 (bulk 1858-1869). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Spencer F. Baird Papers (Mc 2000.11).
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 59: State Department.
referencedIn Crane family papers, 1819-1944, 1860-1900 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Vermont
Turkey
Palestine
Europe
Turkey
United States
United States
Italy
Subject
District of columbia
Applications for positions
Physical geography
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)
Smithsonian Exchange
Electric Motors, Generators, Dynamos
Civil war
Light House Board
Royal Institution
National Institute
Statesmen--Correspondence
Natural history
Patent Office
Conservationists--Correspondence
Legislators
Recommendations For Positions
Economics
Dudley Observatory
Smithsonian Endowment
Geology
Chemistry
Meteorology
Photography
Princeton (College Of New Jersey)
Blacks
Congress
Surveys And Explorations, General
Scandinavian languages
Smithsonian Library
Smithsonian Art Gallery
Smithsonian Building
Electricity
Mathematics
Science In America
Naval Observatory
Lectures, Popular
Scientific publications
Navies
Astronomy
Treasury Department
National Museum
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Fine Arts
Columbia
Smithsonian Institution
Women sculptors
Electrical Discharge
Smithsonian Publications
Americans On Europe
President Of United States
American Journal Of Science (Silliman's)
Henry, Joseph, Personality, Etc
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Smithsonian Weather Service
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Birth 1801-03-15

Death 1882-07-23

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