Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908

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Educator and scientist.

From the description of Charles A. Young correspondence, 1873 March 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981440

Astronomer (solar spectroscopy). On the faculty of Western Reserve University in mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy (1856-1866), Dartmouth College, natural philosophy and astronomy (1866-1877), Princeton University, astronomy (1877-1905).

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80717828

Young was born in Hanover, N.H. in 1834, the son of Ira and Eliza Minot Adams Young. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1853. From 1853 to 1856 he taught Latin and Greek at Phillips Andover Academy; then in 1857 he became a professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Astronomy at Western Reserve College. He left the college in 1866, when he became a professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy at Dartmouth College. In 1877 he accepted a professorship at Princeton University, where he remained until his retirement in 1905. Young was the author of several books, including The sun, A general astronomy, Elements of astronomy, Lessons in astronomy, and Manual of astronomy. He received several honorary degrees throughout his career and was named president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1883. He died in Hanover, N.H. in 1908.

From the description of Papers, 1853-1908. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352386

American astronomer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646058900

Astronomer (solar spectroscopy). On the faculty of Western Reserve University in mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy, 1856-1866; Dartmouth College, natural philosophy and astronomy, 1866-1877, Princeton University, astronomy, 1877-1905.

From the description of Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82908055

American astronomer specializing in solar physics; discoverer of the solar reversing layer.

From the description of C.A. Young Letters to S.S. McClure, 1894-1895. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 173399076

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creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Elements of astronomy : typescript, 1889. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics). History of Modern Astrophysics Archives, 1976-1979. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. The sun : proofs, 1896. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Miller, Dayton Clarence, 1866-1941. Papers, 1887-1939. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Adams, Ebenezer, 1765-1841. Papers, 1787-1890. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bellamy, Joseph, 1719-1790. Princeton, N.J., manuscript, 1842-1918. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Lessons in astronomy : typescript, [189-?] Princeton University Library
referencedIn Reynard, Michael,. Letters and documents, 1769-1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Young, Charles Ira. Letter, 1887 Sept. 30, Morristown, N.J., to Father [i.e. Charles Augustus Young]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn United States Naval Observatory. Records of the United States Naval Observatory, 1830-1900. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bardwell, Elisabeth M. (Elisabeth Miller), 1831-1899. Papers of Elisabeth M. Bardwell, 1881-1899. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. Papers, 1862-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Flammarion, Camille, 1842-1925. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Wheeler family. Papers, 1777-1978, (bulk 1828-1905) New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Papers, 1853-1908. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. C.A. Young Letters to S.S. McClure, 1894-1895. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIe. 1845-1865. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Young, Ira, 1801-1858. Record of observations : chiefly with the transit instruments / Prof. Young ... [et al.], 1850-1851. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bardwell, Elizabeth Miller, 1831-1899. Papers, 1881-1898. American Institute of Physics
creatorOf Mount Holyoke College. Testimonial given to Charles Augustus Young, South Hadley, Mass., June 26, 1884. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. Correspondence with Charles A. Young. 1892-1905. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. General astronomy : typescript, 1888. Princeton University Library
referencedIn History of Modern Astrophysics Collection, 1849-1979 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Charles A. Young correspondence, 1873 March 20. Library of Congress
creatorOf George C. Shattuck Observatory. Records, 1827- Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn United States Naval Observatory Records, 1830-1900 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Letter, 1906 Sept. 15, [Hanover, N.H.], to Mrs. Bugbee, [Hanover, N.H.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906. S.P. Langley papers, 1866-1926. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn History of Modern Astrophysics Collection, 1849-1979 American Philosophical Society
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Birth 1834-12-15

Death 1908-01-03

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