Silliman family.

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Benjamin Silliman was born in Trumbull (North Stratford), Connecticut on August 8, 1779. He graduated from Yale College in 1796, studied law with Simeon Baldwin, was appointed as a tutor at Yale College (1799), and was admitted to the bar in 1802. He was appointed professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale College in 1802. Silliman taught, lectured, and published until 1853. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on November 24, 1864.

Benjamin Silliman, Jr. was born on December 4, 1816. He graduated from Yale College in 1837, and assisted his father, Benjamin Silliman. He held several teaching positions at Yale College, edited scholarly journals, and published works on chemistry and geology. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 14, 1885.

From the description of Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154274

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associatedWith Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. person
associatedWith Carpenter, George W. (George Washington), 1802-1860. person
associatedWith Chauncey, Charles, 1777-1849. person
associatedWith Clayton, Joshua E. (Joshua Elliot) person
associatedWith Collier, Peter, 1835-1896. person
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associatedWith Dana, Henrietta Frances Silliman, 1823-1907. person
associatedWith Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895. person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882. person
associatedWith Darling, Noyes, 1782-1846. person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867. person
associatedWith Delafield, Joseph, 1790-1875. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Mary Fish Noyes Silliman, 1736-1818. person
associatedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Douglas, Benjamin, 1719-1775. person
associatedWith Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849. person
associatedWith Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. person
associatedWith Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842. person
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associatedWith Fish, Rebecca Peabody, 1703-1783. person
associatedWith Gibbs, Josiah W. (Josiah Willard), 1790-1861. person
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associatedWith Glass, Anthony, ca. 1773-1819? person
associatedWith Goodrich, Charles, 1778-1871. person
associatedWith Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896. person
associatedWith Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. person
associatedWith Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862. person
associatedWith Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Hildreth, Samuel P. (Samuel Prescott), 1783-1863. person
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associatedWith Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin), 1808-1866. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885. person
associatedWith Silliman, Gold Selleck, 1732-1790. person
associatedWith Silliman, Harriet Trumbull. person
associatedWith Silliman, Susan Huldah Forbes, 1819-1878. person
associatedWith Smith, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence), 1818-1883. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. person
associatedWith Stebbins, Josiah, 1766-1829. person
associatedWith Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Street, Augustus Russell. person
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associatedWith White, Henry, 1803-1880. person
associatedWith Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896. person
associatedWith Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. person
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Science--History
Diamond mines and mining
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Geology
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