Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874

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Wyman (Harvard, M.D. 1837) was Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1874 and taught anatomy and physiology in the medical school of Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Va., from 1843 to 1847. In 1866 he became curator of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard and went on expeditions to Florida, Labrador, South America, and other places to collect material for the museum. He wrote extensively and lectured on comparative anatomy and paleontology.

From the description of Papers of Jeffries Wyman, 1826-1909 (inclusive), 1832-1874 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281435333

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referencedIn Sir Charles Lyell correspondence, 1811-1882, 1811-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John Torrey Papers, 1788-1871 (bulk 1806-1871) New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
referencedIn Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. Correspondence, 1812-1856 Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963 Houghton Library
creatorOf Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. Diaries, 1857-1873 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925. Collection related to Dorothy G. Wayman's 1942 biography of Edward Sylvester Morse, 1854-1964. Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
referencedIn Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894 Houghton Library
creatorOf Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. Sketchbooks, 1865-1870 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. Papers of Jeffries Wyman, 1826-1909 (inclusive), 1832-1874 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn North American Review papers, 1831-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915. Papers, 1807-1971 (bulk: 1855-1935) Peabody Museum Archives, Harvard University
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Letter, 1870 February 4, Philadelphia, to Jeffries Wyman, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Carte de visite album, 1862-1866 Cambridge Historical Society
creatorOf Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Papers, 1854-1915 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. Reports of the Museum of Comp[arative] Zoology and Am[erican] Archaeology / Agassiz [and] Wyman. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Letter, 1849 Oct. 30, Amherst, to Publishing Committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, care of Jeffries Wyman, Cambridge, Mass. Amherst College. Library
referencedIn Papers of George Wald, 1927-1996 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Papers, ca.1845-1908 Houghton Library
creatorOf Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868. Papers, 1819-1840. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. Catalogue of collection of comparative anatomy in Boylston Hall belonging to Jeffries Wyman. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Letters sent to Francis Minot, 1847-1879. Houghton Library
referencedIn Haurowitz, Felix, 1896-1987. Mss., 1920-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Salvador E. Luria Papers, 1923-1992 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Papers, ca. 1818-1852 Gray Herbarium Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
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correspondedWith Agassiz, Louis person
associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. person
associatedWith American Naturalist corporateBody
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Bossange, Gustave person
associatedWith California Academy Of Sciences corporateBody
associatedWith Dall, William Healey person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Davis, E. H. person
correspondedWith Dunning, E. O. person
associatedWith Fontaine, Edward person
correspondedWith Frederic Ward Putnam, 1813-1915 person
correspondedWith Gibbs, George person
associatedWith Gilliss, James Melville person
correspondedWith Gillman, Henry person
correspondedWith Gould, Augustus A. person
correspondedWith Gray, Asa person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. person
associatedWith Hampden-Sydney College. corporateBody
associatedWith Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. person
associatedWith Harvard Medical School. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. corporateBody
correspondedWith Haurowitz, Felix, 1896-1987 person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911, person
associatedWith Hilgard, Eugene Woldemar person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Hudson's Bay Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Hyatt, Alpheus person
associatedWith Le Carpentier, Jules person
correspondedWith Leidy, Joseph person
associatedWith Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. person
associatedWith Library Of Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Lowell, John Amory person
associatedWith Luria, S. E., (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991 person
associatedWith Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875 person
associatedWith Lyon, Sidney corporateBody
correspondedWith Mason, Otis T. person
associatedWith Metcalf corporateBody
correspondedWith Miller, Jared person
associatedWith Minot, Francis, 1821-1899 person
correspondedWith Mitchell, S. W. person
associatedWith Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925. person
associatedWith Munnich, T. (Dr.) person
associatedWith North American Review. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
correspondedWith Otis, George Alexander person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868. person
associatedWith Peabody Museum corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
associatedWith Powell, John Wesley person
correspondedWith Rau, Charles person
correspondedWith Salisbury, Stephen person
associatedWith Schlagintweit, Hermann De corporateBody
associatedWith Schlagintweit, Robert Von person
associatedWith Sonrel, Antoine person
associatedWith Squier, Ephraim George person
correspondedWith Stites, George (Dr.) person
correspondedWith Veatch, Charles person
correspondedWith Wald, George. person
associatedWith Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. person
correspondedWith Waterman, Thomas, Jr. person
correspondedWith Winthrop, Robert person
associatedWith Woolsey, Theodore D. person
associatedWith Wyman, Annie. person
associatedWith Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903. person
associatedWith Wyman, Rufus, 1778-1842. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Anatomy, Comparative--Study and teaching
Lectures, Popular
Anatomy, Comparative--Catalogs and collections
National Museum
Physicians as artists
Smithsonian Library
Collectors and collecting
Smithsonian Institution
Natural history
Scientific publications
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
Spontaneous generation
Smithsonian Exchange
Zoological museums
Smithsonian Publications
Anatomy--Study and teaching
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
Fine Arts
Physicians' writings
Surveys And Explorations, General


Birth 1814-08-11

Death 1874-09-04





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