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Notable Herschel family members include: Sir John F.W. Herschel, an English astronomer, physicist, and chemist best known for discovering the use of thiosulphate, or hypo, as a fixing agent in photography and for coining the photographic terms "negative" and "positive;" his father, Sir William Herschel, an English astronomer and musician (of German birth) who discovered the planet Uranus and pioneered the field of stellar astronomy; his aunt, astronomer Caroline Lucretia Herschel; and his son Sir William James Herschel, who first introduced the use of fingerprints as a means of official identification.

From the description of Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122472759

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associatedWith Adams, John Couch, 1819-1892. person
associatedWith Addington, Henry Unwin, d. 1870. person
associatedWith Airy, George Biddell, Sir, 1801-1892. person
associatedWith Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853. person
associatedWith Arbuthnot, George. person
associatedWith Atkinson, Jasper, 1761-1844. person
associatedWith Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Baily, Francis, 1774-1844. person
associatedWith Baldwin, Mary. person
associatedWith Barton, William Henry, 1803- person
associatedWith Bateson, William Henry, 1812-1881. person
associatedWith Beaufort, Francis, Sir, 1774-1857. person
associatedWith Becher, A. B. (Alexander Bridport), 1796-1876. person
associatedWith Beresford Hope, A. J. B. (Alexander James Beresford), 1820-1887. person
associatedWith Bethune, John Elliot Drinkwater, 1801-1851. person
associatedWith Bingly, Henry. person
associatedWith Birt, William Radcliffe, 1804-1881. person
associatedWith Bond, George Phillips, 1825-1865. person
associatedWith Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859. person
associatedWith Borden, Gail, 1801-1874. person
associatedWith Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855. person
associatedWith Brande, William Thomas, 1788-1866. person
associatedWith Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868. person
associatedWith British Association for the Advancement of Science. corporateBody
associatedWith Brodie, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Collins), Sir, 1783-1862. person
associatedWith Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869. person
associatedWith Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879. person
associatedWith Chandos, Richard Grenville, 1823-1889. person
associatedWith Children, John George. person
associatedWith Chubb, Hammond. person
associatedWith Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822. person
associatedWith Cruickshank, John, 1787-1875. person
associatedWith Dalton, John, 1766-1844. person
associatedWith Daniell, J. Frederic (John Frederic), 1790-1845. person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Dawes, William Rutter, 1799-1868. person
associatedWith De Morgan, Augustus, 1806-1871. person
associatedWith Dolland, George. person
associatedWith Eardley-Wilmot, Frederich Marow, 1812-1877. person
associatedWith Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890. person
associatedWith Encke, Johann Franz, 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. person
associatedWith Field, Henry William, 1803-1888. person
associatedWith Finch, Henry. person
associatedWith Forbes, James David, 1809-1868. person
associatedWith Forbes, John, Sir,1787-1861. person
associatedWith Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. person
associatedWith Gibbs, Frederick Waymounth, 1821- person
associatedWith Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898. person
associatedWith Grahame, James, 1790-1842. person
associatedWith Graham, Thomas, 1805-1869. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Mint. corporateBody
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associatedWith Halifax, Charles Wood, Viscount, 1800-1885. person
associatedWith Hamilton, George Alexander, 1802-1871. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William Alexander Baillie. person
associatedWith Hankey, Thomson, 1805-1893. person
associatedWith Hardcastle, Joseph Alfred, 1815-1899. person
associatedWith Harness, H. D. (Henry Drury), 1804-1883. person
associatedWith Harwood, Philip, 1809-1887. person
associatedWith Hawkins, Edward, 1780-1867. person
associatedWith Haygarth, John, 1740-1827. person
associatedWith Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848. person
associatedWith Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Herschel, John, Mrs., d. 1876. person
associatedWith Herschel, Margaret Brodie Stewart. person
associatedWith Herschel, Mary, Lady. person
associatedWith Herschel, William James, Sir, Bart, 1833-1917. person
associatedWith Herschel, William, Sir, 1738-1822. person
associatedWith Hickson, W. E. (William Edward), 1803-1870. person
associatedWith Hubbard, John Gellibrand, 1805-1889. person
associatedWith Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. person
associatedWith Hume, Joseph, 1777-1855. person
associatedWith Hunt, Robert, 1807-1887. person
associatedWith Hutton, Charles, 1737-1823. person
associatedWith Inglis, Robert Harry, Sir, 1786-1855. person
associatedWith James, H., 1803-1877. person
associatedWith Jervis, T. B. (Thomas Best), 1796-1857. person
associatedWith Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882. person
associatedWith Jones, Richard, 1790-1855. person
associatedWith Jones, T. Rupert (Thomas Rupert), 1819-1911. person
associatedWith Kane, Robert, 1809-1890. person
associatedWith Kater, Captain (Henry), 1777-1835. person
associatedWith Kelland, Philip, 1808-1879. person
associatedWith Kitchin, G. W. (George William), b. 1827. person
associatedWith Knipping, Anne Elise. person
associatedWith Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807. person
associatedWith Lefroy, J. H. (John Henry), Sir, 1817-1890. person
associatedWith Lloyd, Humphrey, 1800-1881. person
associatedWith Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865. person
associatedWith Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875. person
associatedWith Maclear, Thomas, 1794-1879. person
associatedWith Mallet, Robert, 1810-1881. person
associatedWith Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811. person
associatedWith Mathison, Gilbert Farquhar. person
associatedWith May, Charles, 1800-1860. person
associatedWith Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848. person
associatedWith Merz, Georg and Söhne. corporateBody
associatedWith Meyer, Adolf Bernhard, 1840-1911. person
associatedWith Miller, William Hallows, 1801-1880. person
associatedWith Minto, Gilbert Murray Knynmond, Lord, 1782-1859. person
associatedWith Monteagle of Brandon, Thomas Spring-Rice, Baron, 1790-1866. person
associatedWith Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Mushet, Robert Forester, 1811-1891. person
associatedWith Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. person
associatedWith Northampton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, Marquis of, 1790-1851. person
associatedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. person
associatedWith Peacock, George, 1805-1883. person
associatedWith Phillips, John, 1800-1874. person
associatedWith Pistrucci, Benedetto, 1783-1855. person
associatedWith Planta, Joseph, 1744-1827. person
associatedWith Price, Bartholomew, 1818-1898. person
associatedWith Pritchard, Charles, 1808-1893. person
associatedWith Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Reynolds, H. R. (Henry Revell), ca. 1775-1854. person
associatedWith Rich, Henry, Sir, 1803-1869. person
associatedWith Ritchie, William, 1790-1837. person
associatedWith Robertson, Patrick Francis. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Charles J. (Charles James), 1838-1898. person
associatedWith Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869. person
associatedWith Rosse, William Parsons, Earl of, 1800-1867. person
associatedWith Ross, James Clark, Sir, 1800-1862. person
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associatedWith Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878. person
associatedWith Ryan, Edward, Sir, 1793-1875. person
associatedWith Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883. person
associatedWith Schlagintweit, Herman, 1826-1885. person
associatedWith Sharpey, William, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Sheepshanks, R. (Richard), 1794-1855. person
associatedWith Sheil, Richard Lalor, 1791-1851. person
associatedWith Smee, Alfred, 1818-1877. person
associatedWith Smith, J. T. (John Thomas), 1805-1882. person
associatedWith Smyth, W. H. (William Henry), 1788-1865. person
associatedWith Spottiswoode, William, 1825-1883. person
associatedWith Stewart, James Calder. person
associatedWith Stewart, Peter. person
associatedWith Stokes, George Gabriel, 1819-1903. person
associatedWith Strachey, Richard, Sir, 1817-1908. person
associatedWith Sykes, Colonel (William Henry), 1790-1872. person
associatedWith Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877. person
associatedWith Taylor, Richard, 1781-1858. person
associatedWith Trevelyan, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1807-1886. person
associatedWith Venn, Henry, 1796-1873. person
associatedWith Vulliamy, Benjamin Lewis, 1780-1854. person
associatedWith Ward, H. G. (Henry George), 1797-1860. person
associatedWith Weld, Charles Richard, 1813-1869. person
associatedWith Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. person
associatedWith Whewell, William, 1794-1866. person
associatedWith Whitworth, Joseph, 1803-1887. person
associatedWith William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837. person
associatedWith Wilson, C. Rivers. person
associatedWith Wilson, James, 1805-1860. person
associatedWith Wyon, Leonard Charles, 1826-1891. person
associatedWith Young, Thomas, 1773-1829. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Photographers
Astronomers
Astronomy--Mathematics
Weights and measures
Stars--Charts, diagrams, etc
Photography--Research
Astronomy--Observations
Astronomical observatories
Coinage
Mint
Geomagnetism
Physical optics
Meteorological instruments
Chemists
Physicists
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Family

Active 1721

Active 1951

English,

German,

Italian,

French

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