Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887

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Orson Squire Fowler, phrenologist, was born in Cohocton, New York, on October 11, 1809, and died in Connecticut on August 18, 1887. In October 1838, he issued in Philadelphia the first number of the AMERICAN PHENOLOGICAL JOURNAL. Among his many volumes on phrenology and kindred subjects are MEMORY AND INTELLECTUAL IMPROVEMENT (1841), PHYSIOLOGY, ANIMAL AND MENTAL (1842), and MATRIMONY, OR PHRENOLOGY APPLIED TO THE SELECTION OF COMPANIONS (1842).

From the description of Phrenological character of John Nelson Woodhull : manuscript, 1864 / by Prof. O.S. Fowler. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63052033

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creatorOf McKeel family. Papers, 1772-1943. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Phrenological character of Mary Tootle / given by Prof. O.S. Fowler, Phrenological Author, Editor and Lecturer, 10 March 1868. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Fowler and Wells families papers, 1807-1968, 1836-1901(bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Papers. 10 June 1835-24 February 1866. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Cartland family papers, 1823-1913. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. The phrenological character of Mr. J. F. Boynton / as given by O. S. Fowler at St. Louis, February 1857. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Fowler family. Fowler and Wells families papers, 1807-1968, 1836-1901(bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pettit, Wilson (Wilson Marion), 1851 or 2-1929. Letters and summary of letters, 1868-1992 (bulk 1868 Dec. 12-1869 Nov. 14). Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Papers, 1857 Jan. 27. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Phrenological character of George W. Leonard, November 23, 1877 / given by Prof. O.S. Fowler, phrenological author, editor and lecturer. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel Joseph May diary, 1861. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Harriot F. Curtis Papers MS 692., 1836-1963, 1936-1963 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Chase family. Papers, c. 1787-c. 1915. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Haldeman, Jacob M. Jacob M. Haldeman papers, 1804-1921 (bulk 1804-1870) Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Bassett, Milton Humphrey, 1840-1926. Papers, 1859-1875. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Century Soap Co. (Picton, Ont.). R.W. Carbert collection (University of Guelph). University of Guelph
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Phrenological character of John Nelson Woodhull : manuscript, 1864 / by Prof. O.S. Fowler. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Phrenological character of Mr. C.R. Jefferis / given by Prof. O.S. Fowler, Phrenological Author, Editor and Lecturer, Nov. 17, 1875. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Brown, John, Jr., 1821-1895. Papers 1830-1932. Library of Congress
creatorOf Fowler, O. S. (Orson Squire), 1809-1887. Phrenological character of E. Andrews / given by Prof. O. S. Fowler, Phrenological Author, Editor and Lecturer, April 18th, 1864. University of California, Los Angeles
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associatedWith Ballard, Abby Churchill, 1853 - 1874. person
associatedWith Bassett, Milton Humphrey, 1840-1926. person
associatedWith Brown, John, Jr., 1821-1895. person
associatedWith Cartland family. family
associatedWith Chase family. family
associatedWith Curtis, Harriot F. person
associatedWith Folwer and Wells. corporateBody
associatedWith Fowler family. family
associatedWith Fowler family. family
associatedWith Haldeman, Jacob M. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. person
associatedWith McKeel family. family
associatedWith Pettit, Wilson (Wilson Marion), 1851 or 2-1929. person
associatedWith Sullivan, J. person
associatedWith Woodhull, John Nelson. person
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Death 1887-08-18

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