Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881

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Alexander Medina Harrison (1829-1881) was born in New Haven, Conn., and worked as an engineer for the U.S. Coast Survey. In 1875, while he was stationed in Plymouth, Mass., Harrison was instructed to gather information about the origins of the inscriptions on Dighton Rock, located near Taunton, Mass.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207142312

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creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. The plane table, 1865-1869 / by A.M. Harrison, assistant, U.S. Coast Survey. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. The plane table, 1865-1869 / by A.M. Harrison, assistant, U.S. Coast Survey. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 23: Coast And Geodetic Survey.
referencedIn Papers, 1844-2005 (inclusive), 1883-1944 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives. Peale Papers.
creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. Historical account of the plane table / prepared for the superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey by A.M. Harrison. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. Letter to his cousin Mr. (?) Harrison [manuscript], 1880 October 2. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. Reference to surveying and surveying instruments / A.M. Harrison. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
creatorOf Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881. Papers, 1875-1876. American Antiquarian Society
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associatedWith Anderson, Rasmus Björn, 1846-1936. person
correspondedWith Bache, Alexander Dallas person
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Curtis, George William, 1824-1892 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith French, William B. person
associatedWith Harrison family. family
associatedWith Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Izola L. (Izola Louise) Forrester, 1878-1944 person
associatedWith Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920. person
associatedWith Patterson, C. P. (Carlile Pollock), 1816-1881. person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith United States Coast Survey. corporateBody
associatedWith Woolworth, S. B. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Dighton Rock (Mass.)
Taunton (Mass.)
Massachusetts
Massachusetts--Dighton Rock
Subject
Surveying--Instruments--History
Topographical surveying
Inscriptions
Surveying--History
Plane-table--History
Coasts--Surveys
Surveying--Instruments--Facsimiles
Smithsonian Publications
Indians
Archaeologists
Plane-table
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
Meteorology
Princeton (College Of New Jersey)
Smithsonian Weather Service
Indians of North America--Antiquities
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Birth 1829

Death 1881

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