Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860

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Educator and meterologist.

From the description of James P. Espy letter, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009915

Washington, D.C. meteorologist.

From the description of Papers, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36791109

American educator and meteorologist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1857 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614574

Meteorologist. Gave first explanation of cloud formation and laid the foundation for scientific weather forecasting.

From the description of James Pollard Espy letter to Joseph Henry [manuscript], 1836 July 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191870530

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referencedIn John Fries Frazer papers, 1834-1871, 1834-1871 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860. James P. Espy letter, 1836. Library of Congress
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860. Papers, 1844. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Adolphe Quetelet correspondence, 1822-1872, 1822-1872 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lewis Reeves Gibbes Papers, 1793-1894, (bulk 1838-1894) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hare, Robert, 1781-1858. Letters and papers from scientists and scientific organizations, 1793-1857. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Espy, James. Three land plats, 1807-1835. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Thompson, Bertis B., d. 1934. Preliminary memorandum re James P. Espy. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
creatorOf Espy, James Pollard, 1785-1860. Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1857 Apr. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894 (bulk 1838-1894). Library of Congress
referencedIn Evans, Eliza Caroline Washington. Papers, 1842-1874. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860. James Pollard Espy letter to Joseph Henry [manuscript], 1836 July 19. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Abbe family. Papers, 1865-1940, 1880-1925 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives, 1743-1984 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Abbe family. family
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
associatedWith Evans, Eliza Caroline Washington. person
associatedWith Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 person
correspondedWith Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Hare, Robert, 1781-1858. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878, person
associatedWith Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, person
associatedWith Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Thompson, Bertis B., d. 1934. person
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Electricity--Early works to 1850
Electricity--Experiments
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Educators
Meteorologists
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Birth 1785-05-09

Death 1860-01-24

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