Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857

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American botanist, chemist and geologist.

From the guide to the Jacob Whitman Bailey letter to Professor R.W. Gibbes, 1846, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

William Barwell Turner was a botanist and expert on the Desmidieae. He became President of the Leeds Naturalists' Club in 1881

From the guide to the On some new species of American Desmidiaceae, from the Catskill Mountains, by J. W. Bailey, written in the hand of William Barwell Turner, ca.1891, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Professor of chemistry and mineralogy at the United State Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

From the description of Papers, 1834-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519918

U.S. botanist, chemist and geologist.

From the description of Jacob Whitman letter, 1834, Sept. 23, from West Point, New York. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34835700

Jacob Whitman Bailey (1811-1857) was an American botanist, chemist and geologist. He was a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 1828-1882, and taught there from 1834-1857. In 1838 he became the first Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology at West Point.

From the guide to the Jacob Whitman Bailey letters, 1828-1882, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Jacob Whitman Bailey (1811-1857) was an American botanist, chemist and geologist.

He was a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 1828-1882, and taught there from 1834-1857. In 1838 he became the first Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology at West Point.

From the description of Jacob Whitman Bailey letters, 1828-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346184

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creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Letter to William M. Bailey [manuscript] 1833 July 3. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dana family. Dana family papers, 1764-1967 (inclusive), 1805-1961 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dana family. Dana family papers, 1764-1967 (inclusive), 1805-1961 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Stanley, David Sloane, 1828-1902. Memoirs, 1848-1852. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Family letters and papers, 1829-1882 / compiled by Alfred G. Bailey. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Mitchell, John Kearsley, 1793-1858. Papers, 1827-1849. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Dana family papers, 1805-1961 (bulk 1833-1894). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Papers, 1834-1857. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Jacob Whitman Bailey letters, 1828-1882. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn J. N. Nicollet Papers, 1797-1843 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894 (bulk 1838-1894). Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, F, 1447-1994. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857,. Letters from Jacob Whiteman Bailey (1811-57) to his mother, brother, and others written from West Point Military Academy [manuscript] 1832-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Pencil drawing of Bellona Arsenal [manuscript], [1833?] University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf On some new species of American Desmidiaceae, from the Catskill Mountains, by J. W. Bailey, written in the hand of William Barwell Turner, ca.1891 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Correspondence : Bailey and Torrey, 1836-1857. New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Letter to William Barton Rogers concerning recommendation of Prof. R.E.R. for Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania [manuscript] 27 July 1852. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jacob Whitman Bailey letters, 1828-1882 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Letter to William M. Bailey [manuscript] 1833 April 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. On some new species of American Desmidiaceae, from the Catskill Mountains, by J.W. Bailey, written in the hand of William Barwell Turner. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Letter to Prof. William Barton Rogers [manuscript] 1841 April 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Jacob Whitman Bailey letter to Professor R.W. Gibbes, 1846. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Jacob Whitman Bailey letter to Professor R.W. Gibbes, 1846 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Kemble, Gouverneur, 1786-1875. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Jacob Whitman letter, 1834, Sept. 23, from West Point, New York. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Letter, 1849, November 6, West Point, to Mrs. Sarah S. Cushing, Providence, Rhode Island. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lewis Reeves Gibbes Papers, 1793-1894, (bulk 1838-1894) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857. Bailey family papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy person
associatedWith Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy, 1905- , person
associatedWith Bailey, Kitty, d. 1852. person
associatedWith Bailey, Loring Woart. person
associatedWith Bailey, Maria Slaughter, d. 1852. person
associatedWith Bailey, William M., person
associatedWith Bailey, William Mason, fl. 1837-1882. person
associatedWith Bailey, William Whitman, 1843-1914. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Bellona Arsenal (Chesterfield County, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bellona Arsenal (Chesterfield County, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bellona Arsenal (Chesterfield County, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cullum, George W. (George Washington), 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Cushing, Sarah S. person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Dana family. family
associatedWith Dana family. family
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
correspondedWith Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866. person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Kemble, Gouverneur, 1786-1875. person
associatedWith Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. person
associatedWith Mitchell, John Kearsley, 1793-1858. person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
correspondedWith Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882, person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stanley, David Sloane, 1828-1902. person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
correspondedWith Torrey, John, 1796-1873 person
associatedWith Turner, William Barwell, 1845-1917. person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia corporateBody
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
Place Name Admin Code Country
West Point (N.Y.)
United States
Augusta (Ga.)
Chesterfield County (Va.)
Virginia--Chesterfield County
Georgia
Southern States
Chesterfield County (Va.)
Virginia
Virginia--Chesterfield County
United States
New York (State)--Catskill Mountains
Virginia--Chesterfield County
Waterville (Me.)
Subject
Chemists
Arsenals
Slaughter family
Algae
Geology, Stratigraphic
Diatoms
Nullification (States' rights)
Botany
Educators
Mineralogists
Microorganisms
Arsenals--Pictorial works
Desmidiaceae
Bailey family
Natural history
Marine sediments
Desmidiaceae United States Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
Occupation
Chemists
College teachers
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Birth 1811

Death 1857

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