William Jones Rhees Papers 1744-1907


Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907. William Jones Rhees Papers, 1744-1907

William Jones Rhees Papers 1744-1907


This collection contains the papers of Smithsonian chief clerk, bibliographer, and collector William Jones Rhees (1830-1907), of materials assembled chiefly for their autograph value, though the collection contains various groups of related materials. Includes papers of American physicist and surveyor Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867), American geographer Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), National Institute for the Promotion of Sciences, and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as correspondence of William Jones Rhees, letters and papers addressed to the United States Pension Bureau, letters and papers related to Indian affairs, and miscellaneous autograph letters and documents.

Approx. 4,700 pieces in 64 boxes.


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Smith, David

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Paine, J. A. (Rev.)

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Hunter, John, 1940-

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Sands, Benjamin Franklin

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Judson, Charles H.

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Sylvester, James Joseph

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Marsh, O. C.

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Hewitt, A. S.

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Lathrop, S. Pearl

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Brisbane, A.

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Gardner, Thomas

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Delancey, Bishop

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Collins, Charles

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Yehner, Prof.

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Tilyard, J. W.

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Starr, Samuel

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Knox College (Toronto, Ont.)

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Stevenson, William F

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Gallaudet, E. M.

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Pearce, James Alfred (Sen.)

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Patterson, Thomas H.

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Portland Athenaeum

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Macomb, John N.

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Dekay, J. E.

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Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892

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Davis, E. H.

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Newton, H. A.

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Riddell, Charles James Buchanan

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Davis, Jefferson, formerly President of the Confederate States of America

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Adams, C. C.

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Dwenger, Joseph

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Babbage, Charles, of Add MS 34612

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Stone, Ormand

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Hosmer, Charles

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Nature (British Magazine)

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Walker, J. G.

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Dallas, Mr.

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Durham, M. J.

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Shepherd, Alex R.

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Carpenter, W. L.

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Fredonia Academy

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Walker, Professor

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Newton, John

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O'connor, W. D.

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Wickersham, J. P.

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Astor Library

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The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. From the guide to the Architect records, ca. 1900-1980, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) The Astor Library was founded as a privately funded reference library, open without charge to the public. ...

Taft, E. N.

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Tyler, Samuel, 1809-1877

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Giddings, J. R.

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Taylor, William B.

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Manly, Basil

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Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872

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Painter from Detroit, Michigan, primarily of pictures of Indians. From the description of John Mix Stanley papers, 1842, 1868-1871. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418580 John Mix Stanley (1814-1872), began painting Indians in 1838, was with Gen. Kearny's California expedition in 1846, and toured the Pacific Northwest in 1847-48. In 1853 he was an artist on Gov. Stevens's expedition to survey a northern route for the Pacific railroad. From the des...

Ridder, Henry P.

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Barnard, Henry

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Drury, S. F.

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Dewey, D. M.

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Lefroy, J. H.

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MacMaster, E. D. (Erasmus Darwin), 1806-1866

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Erasmus D. MacMaster was born in Mercer Pennsylvania on February 4, 1806. He earned an A.B. from Union College, Chicago, Illinois in 1827. MacMaster was licensed by the Reformed Presbytery of New York on June 16, 1829, and ministered in Ballston N.Y. from 1831 to 1838. After serving as President of Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana from 1838 to 1845, MacMaster accepted the presidency of Miami University. His Miami tenure was plagued by smallpox and cholera outbreaks and conflicts with the stud...

Petzholdt, Alexander

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Seward, William Henry

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Lockwood, H. H.

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Gilliss, James Melville

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Hodge, Charles

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Park, Robert E.

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Williams, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 38309 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00039e Epithet: Dean of Westminster, Bishop of Lincoln, Lord Keeper, afterwards Archbishop of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00038d Epithet: Bishop of Lincoln; Lord Keeper; of Add MS 32056 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catal...

Davis, Isaac

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Resident of Stanardsville (Orange Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1782-1878; (bulk 1790-1828). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405797 ...

Mercantile Library Association of Baltimore

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Flint, A. P.

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Smith, Henry

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Epithet: solicitor, of Norfolk Street, Strand British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0003a3 Epithet: of Sloane MS 57 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0003a1 Epithet: correspondent of S Romilly British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0000c0 ...

Government Hospital For The Insane (St. Eliz.)

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Yarrow, H.C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929

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Martin, Charles

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Mcduffie, J.

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Hopkins, Mark

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Gray, Asa

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Epithet: botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000310 Epithet: M D British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003dd ...

Horstmann, W. A.

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Freedley, John, 1793-1851

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Laflin, A. H.

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Johnson, B. P.

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Redfield, John Howard, 1815-1895

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Merchant and corresponding secretary of the Lyceum of Natural History, New York City. From the description of Letterbook, 1841 Nov. 16-1844 Oct. 16. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774607 ...

Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881

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Haven, an archaeologist, was librarian for the American Antiquarian society and chairman of its publishing committee. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1870-1871. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226048748 ...

Poe, O. M. (General)

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National Observatory

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Brown Sequard, C. E.

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Stevenson, James

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Epithet: Lieutenant; Adjutant of York Hospital, Chelsea British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000274 Epithet: formerly Bellairs; of Uffington, county Lincolnshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000273 Surveyor. From the guide to the James Stevenson city plan, 1794, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Harris, William

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Epithet: Prebendary of Llandaff British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0002de Epithet: of Sibford Ferris British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0002dc Epithet: of Add Ch 6209 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0002d9 Epithet: DD 176...

Cook, John

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Smyth, A.

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Gale, Leonard D. (Leonard Dunnell), 1800-1883

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Royal Irish academy

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Hopkins, W. F.

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Packard, A. S.

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Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877

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Sixth president of Brown University, 1868-1872; and professor of natural philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy at Brown, 1828-1863. From the description of Alexis Caswell papers, 1824-1877 (bulk 1860-1877). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 86167730 ...

Beck, T. Romeyn

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Alexander, John H.

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Orr, Nathaniel

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P.G.T. Beauregard of New Orleans, La., graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1838. He served in the Mexican War and directed the building of the Federal customs house in New Orleans. Beauregard was a full general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War, serving at Fort Sumter, the First Battle of Manassas, the Battle of Shiloh, and the Second Battle of Petersburg, among others. After the war, he served as president of two Louisiana railway companies and as manager of t...

Ewell, Benjamin S.

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Springer, Captain

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Mahan, D. H.

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Nichols, Walter

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Sharpey, W.

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Hancock, John

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Jackson, Charles T.

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was established in 1824 by seven young Philadelphians who were inspired by the patriotic celebrations and renewed civic pride brought on by the Marquis d Lafayette's visit to the United States. The aim of their fledgling organization was to collect and preserve evidence related to history of the commonwealth, to encourage scholarly research, and to stimulate public interest in American history. This mission remains central to the wo...

Bristed, C. A.

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Fisher, G. J.

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United States. Congress

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Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Sheldon, D. N.

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Quetelet, A.

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Squier, Frank

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Shortridge, A. C.

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Taney, Roger Brooke

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Cabell, E. C. (Edward Carrington), 1816-1896

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Hill, Joshua

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Finley, William Peronneau

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Smith, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence)

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Mason, James M.

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

Ashton, Thomas

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Epithet: Rector of Aldingham, county Lancashire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x000136 Epithet: of Add MS 37728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x000133 Epithet: Secretary, Lancashire and Cheshire Miners' Federation; not Thomas Ashton of the Oldham Amalgamated Trades Counci British Library Archives ...

Crocker, A.

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Donnelly, J.

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Yarnall, M. (Mordecai), -1879

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Kneadine, Elgin

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Lawrence William, ...

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William Lawrence was a Philadelphia merchant and hatter. From the description of Daybook, 1769-1798. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86165612 ...

Goodwin, Daniel R. (Daniel Raynes), 1811-1890

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A.B., A.M. and D.D., Bowdoin College, (1832, 1835, 1853); President, Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.), (1853-1860); Provost and professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, U. of Pennsylvania, (1860-1868); Dean, Episcopal Divinity School of Philadelphia (1868-1890); author of numerous pamphlets, reviews and essays. From the description of Papers, 1847-1887. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122543512 ...

Patterson, James W.

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Kendrick, A. C.

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Andrews, Alonzo

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Trowbridge, William Pettit, 1828-1892

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Felton, C. C.

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Lamport, W. H.

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Lyman, C. S.

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Lapham, Increase Allen

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Giddings, G. F. M.

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Jones, Horatio

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Scofield, G. W.

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Thomas, James H.

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Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864

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Morton served as a justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court (1825-1840) and governor (1840-1841, 1843-1844). From the description of Letters and autograph, 1840-1863. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235128487 ...

Howe, J.W.

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Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus), 1825-1891

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Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the professional nature of its European counterpart. In addition, Bache fostered the reform of public education in America. On July 19, 1806 Alexander Dallas Bache wa...

Van Sants, Mr.

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Watts, F.

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Ewing, Charles

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Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Joseph Gilbert Totten correspondence, 1841 February 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980636 ...

Schermerhorn, A. M.

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Krauth, C. P.

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Coffin, Seldon J.

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Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Shubrick, William Branford, 1790-1874

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U. S. naval officer. From the description of Letter to "Dr. [Spruston?] [manuscript], 1834 April 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647993598 Naval officer. From the description of William Branford Shubrick correspondence, 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980458 Epithet: Captain; USN; Commanding American Pacific Squadron; Rear-Admiral 1862 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81...

Duperrey, L. I.

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Sherman, J. Gilmour (John Gilmour), 1931-

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Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000305 Epithet: of Add MS 32489 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x00033b ...

Von Moltke

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Humphreys, Hector

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Silliman, Benjamin, Jr.

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Rodgers, John

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Schoolcraft, Mary E. Howard (Mrs. Henry Rowe)

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Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875

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Capitalist, son of John Jacob Astor, and nominal head of the American Fur Company prior to his father's exit from the business in 1834. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to James Abbott, Detroit, [Mich.], 1832 July 13. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36145298 William B. Astor went into business with his father, John Jacob Astor, and successfully invested in real estate and railroad, coal, and insurance companies. Samuel Jones...

Spofford, Ainsworth Rand

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Epithet: Librarian of Congress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000169.0x00009a ...

Randall, S. J.

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Green, James

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Epithet: fl 1880s British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x0001c2 James Green was a contemporary of Henry Grinnell (1799-1874) co-founder of Fish, Grinnell and Co. (later renamed Grinnell, Minturn and Co) From the guide to the James Green collection, 1851, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: Bluemantle Pursuivant of Arms British Library Archives an...

Salford Library And Museum, Manchester

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Perry, Dr.

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Shanks, John P. C. (John Peter Cleaver), 1826-1901

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1861 Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663998 ...

Strong, Theodore

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Henley, T. J.

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Green, A. H.

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Smithsonian Institution

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The Smithsonian Institution was established on August 10, 1846, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson. Originally organized as the United States National Museum.James Smithson (1765-1829), a British scientist, left his estate to the United States to found “at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusio...

Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841 Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79...

Chauvenet, William

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Luck, D. T.

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French, John H.

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Litton, A.

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Chandler, C. F.

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Hill, Walter N.

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Herschel, John, Sir

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Bradley, Joseph P., 1813-1892

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Papers, 1836-1937. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 84019822 Bradley served as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1870-1892. From the description of Letters and autograph of Joseph P. Bradley, 1870-1891. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339480 Joseph P. Bradley, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born of English descent in Berne...

Lubent, John

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Wright, Robert K.

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Stebbins, C. B.

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Rhees, Fannie A.

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Walker, Alfred

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Debeust, Robert

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Davis, C. E.

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Lockyer, J. Norman

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Epithet: KCB, astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00021d (Joseph) Norman Lockyer was born in May 1836 in Rugby. On completing his education, he became a clerk in the War Office at the age of twenty-one. Developing a keen interest in science, in particular astronomy, he presented his first scientific paper to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1863. During the 1860s, Lockyer turned hi...

Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900

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Confederate officer, aide to Robert E. Lee, and professor of mathematics at South Carolina College (1857-1862) and at the University of Virginia following the Civil War until retirement in 1893; author of several mathematics text books; born at "Longwood", in Prince Edward County, Va.; husband of Margaret Cantey McDowell. From the description of Charles S. Venable papers, 1858-1934. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 43541303 Confederate officer, aide to Rob...

Ruggles, S. B.

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Harvey, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1866

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William Henry Harvey was a botanist. From the description of Papers, 1848-1865. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616217 From the guide to the William H. (William Henry) Harvey papers, 1848-1865, 1848-1865, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Pomeroy, J. M.

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Lindsley, Philip, 1842-

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Rogers, Mr.

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Holmes, Isaac Edward.

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Whewell, William, Reverend Master of Trinity College Cambridge

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Epithet: Reverend Master of Trinity College Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x00003f ...

Tilton, T.

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Roorbach, J. O.

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Patterson, Robert M.

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Lt. Colonel, U.S. Cavalry, Ret. From the description of Papers, 1870-1876. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 19482982 ...

Thrall, H. L.

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Livingston, Robert R.

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Walker, Sears C.

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West, W. S.

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Franklin, W. B.

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Saxton, Joseph, 1799-1873

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Campbell, David

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Hall, Nathan Kelsey, 1810-1874

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U.S. postmaster general, U.S. representative from New York, lawyer, and jurist. From the description of Appointments of Nathan Kelsey Hall, 1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450716 Born in Marcellus, Onondaga County, N.Y.; moved to Wales, Erie County, N.Y. in 1826. Became a clerk and student in Millard Fillmore's law office in Aurora. Held many positions in local government between 1830 and 1840. Entered into law partnership with Fillmore and Solomon G. Haven in 1836. A...

Mitchell, S. W.

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McKnight, Charles

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Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897

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Alfred Marshall Mayer (1836-1897) was a physicist; his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922) a biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902) a zoologist and paleontologist. The three corresponded among themselves and with other colleagues in the field about their expeditions in the Pacific, which included voyages to Japan, Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, New Guinea, Tonga, and Samoa, among other places. From the guide to the Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921, (Princeton University. Libra...

Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

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American astronomist and political economist. From the description of Typed letter : [Washington, D.C., to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645229686 American astronomer. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Mar. 16-1883 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612661 Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. ...

Barry, Redmond (Sir)

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Swayne, N. H.

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Welsh, Jonathan

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Bastian, A.

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Herbst, C.

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Stevens, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus), 1795-1868

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Clymer, Heister

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Leich, E. S. S.

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Commission On Spirit Meters

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Barnes, J. K.

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Stephens, A. H.

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Huggins, William, Sir

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Forbes, James David

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Epithet: DCL British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002fe Balfour Stewart was born in Edinburgh on 1 November 1828. He was educated in Dundee, at St. Andrews University and then at Edinburgh University. At the latter, he attended the lectures of Professor James David Forbes (1809-1868). For a time he worked in the office of a Leith merchant and went to Australia on business in 1855. There he acquired a taste...

Youmans, E. L.

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Bridgman, W. R.

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Lindsay, J. W.

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Webster, Horace B.

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Sitgreaves, Charles, 1803-1878

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Lowell, Mr.

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Maryland historical society

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Mcilhenney, William

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Congas, Samuel H.

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Walker, T. A.

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Woodcock, Theodore S.

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White, Ebenezer

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Kissell, A. S.

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Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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Epithet: Vice-president of the American Ethnological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000a9 Author, Indian agent and ethnologist. From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398 Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer. From th...

Anthony, Phillip L.

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Bacon, Joel Smith, 1802-1869

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Student at the Cortland Academy in Homer, N.Y., and at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. (B.A. 1826). Later in life Bacon was a president of Columbian College (now George Washington University), and a Baptist minister who distributed Bibles to freed slaves after the Civil War. From the description of [Diary]. 1822-1823. (Hamilton College). WorldCat record id: 213479661 ...

Walsh, Mr.

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Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899

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Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in the Democratic Party and various welfare organizations of the Civil War period. Her diaries of this period were published in 1962 under the title: Diary of a Union Lady, 1861-1865. From the description of Charles P. Daly papers, 1829-1897. (N...

Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897

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George Maxwell Robeson, lawyer, attorney-general of New Jersey, Congressman from New Jersey, and secretary of the navy was born in Warren County, NJ. He graduated with high honors from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1847. Robeson studied law, and was appointed by Governor Newell as prosecutor of Camden County. In 1867 he was appointed attorney-general of New Jersey by Governor Marcus Ward; and in 1869 Robeson was appointed secretary of the navy by President Ulysses Grant...

Whitney, J.D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896

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Born in Northampton, Mass., Nov. 23, 1819, son of Josiah Dwight and Sarah (Williston) , grad. Yale 1839, read law 1841, traveled and studied in France, Germany, Italy, 1842-45, worked survey of mineral lands of Northern Peninsula of Mich., 1847-49, Ia. State Chemist Ill. State Survey, Geologist of Cal., 1860-74, opened Harvard School of Mines, 1868, elected to Geol. Soc. of London. Author of Metal Wealth of the U.S. and other books. Married Louisa Goddard Howe in June, 1854, had 1 daughter. Died...

Smyth, C. P.

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Ecole Polytechnique

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Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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Schaeffer, George C.

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Richardson, William A.

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Casey, Silas, 1841-1913

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Union soldier from Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38386268 Naval officer. From the description of Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941 (bulk 1862-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81260338 Biographical Note 1841, Sept. 11 Born, East Greenwich, Rhode Island ...

Nichols, R.

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Robbins, J.

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Patterson, C. P. (Carlile Pollock), 1816-1881

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Capron, Horace (General)

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Byington, Cyrus.

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Hooper, Samuel

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Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887

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Geologist who began his career as a teacher in Oberlin, Ohio. From the description of Ferdinand V. Hayden papers, 1846-1865. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18376030 Surveyor and geologist. From the description of Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570213 F. V. Hayden (1829-1887) was a physician turned geologist, explorer, and naturalist; originally of Westfield,...

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

McCormick, Leander J. (Leander James), 1819-1900

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Boyd, D. F.

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Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867

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Parke, John G.

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American army officer and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington? to William W. Belknap, 187? Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611461 ...


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Pope, John

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Sabine, Edward

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Epithet: General RA, KCB, PRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00037a ...

Wayland, Francis

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Epithet: DD; President of Brown University, USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x0002b1 ...

Morse, Samuel F. B.

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Risley, Elyah

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Varden, John

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Shackelford, Rev.

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Bessels, Emil

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Julian, George W.

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Johnson, Samuel W. (Samuel William), 1830-1909

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Agricultural chemist, Yale professor, and author. Organized and directed American Agricultural Experiment Station. From the description of Receipt of S. William Johnson to the New York Tribune, 1875 January 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 71842404 ...

Bucknill, John Charles, 1817-1897

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Coppee, Henry

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Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900

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Fairman Rogers (1833-1900) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1853 and an A.M. in 1856. He served as Professor of Civil Engineering until 1864 and as a Trustee from 1871 to 1886 at the University of Pennsylvania. He was engaged in surveys of the Potomac River for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. He was well published on engineering topics, but was equally well known for riding and driving matters as he was the founder of the Philadelphia Coaching Club and t...

Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Longstreth, M. Fisher

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Doty, Duand

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Mann, Horace.

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Epithet: British Minister at Florence Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00016e ...

Rood, O. N.

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Babcock, O. E.

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Wright, Jonathan G.

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Delmar, Alexander

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Catlin, George

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George Catlin was born in 1796 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Although trained as a lawyer, Catlin quit his law practice and moved to Philadelphia in 1823 to begin a career as a portrait painter. He gained membership in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1824, but his career in formal portraiture met with little success. In 1830, Catlin embarked upon his lifetime achievement of documenting the lives, customs, and culture of the declining native American population of the Plain...

Racine College

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Delaware College

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Brown, J. V.

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Smith, Thomas

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Epithet: of Easton Grey, county Wiltshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00022d Epithet: Commander; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0001f5 Epithet: curate of Laracor, county Meath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0001f6 ...

Lubbock, John, Sir

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Campbell, Robert L

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Wilson, H.

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Whipple, Charles J.

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Brooklyn Institute

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Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George), 1821-1888

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Ephraim George Squier (1821-1888) and Dr. Edwin Hamilton Davis (1811-1888) of Chillicothe, Ohio were antiquarian authors who became authorities in the field of Indian antiquities. Mr. Squier was editor of the Scioto Gazette in Ohio when he began investigating the moundbuilders of the Scioto Valley under the tutelage of Dr. Davis, an Ohio physician who wrote for several historical and medical journals. Squier was later appointed Charge d'affaires to Guatemala and other Central American states and...

Hawkes, Mr.

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New York University

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The Class Collection documents selected student and alumni activities of New York University graduating classes from 1843-1966. Formal and informal gatherings were common, and were documented in detail by the participants. From the description of Class collection, 1843-1966. 1880-1900 (bulk). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477254465 New York University (formerly, University of the City of New York), is an academic institution and, as such, its faculty produces ar...

Simpson, Maxwell, Dr.

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Simons, Thomas Y. (Thomas Young), 1797-1857

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Friendly Association

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Chandler, Zachariah.

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Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891

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American pioneer; first Governor of Minnesota. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William L. Marcy, 1853 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664016 Fur trader; soldier; politician; Governor of Minnesota, 1850-1860. From the description of Papers, 1815-1830. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998041 Henry Sibley was a general in the Confederate Army. From the de...

Burrowes, S. A.

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Duponceau, P. S.

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Gellegos, J. M.

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Lee, Robert Edward General

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Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Wylie, Andrew

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Marston, Commodore

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Sawyer, Frederick A.

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Powell, Levin M., 1800-1885

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Powell fought the Seminole Indians in Florida, where he was wounded. From the description of Letter, February 4, 1848. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46357752 Levin Minn Powell (1800-1885) began his military career in the navy in 1817, rising to rear-admiral in 1869. He engaged in ordnance duty from 1843 to 1849. (See National Cyclopedia of American Biography 1:383 for more information.). From the description of Letter : Wash[ington, D.C.] to J. M. Maso...

Dudley, William

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Epithet: of Peckham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000184 Epithet: Bishop of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000183 ...

Winchell, Alexander, 1824-1891

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The Michigan Geological Survey was created by Public Act 20 of 1837. Its purpose was to conduct a geological and mineralogical survey of the state. The state legislature appointed Douglass Houghton the first state geologist (1837). In 1921, the state legislature established the Department of Conservation, and the Michigan Geological Survey became part of that department (Public Act 17 of 1921). The Department of Conservation established the Geological Survey Division circa 1947. In 1968, the dep...

Sparrow, William

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Epithet: Vicar of Walthamstow (?) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x0002e4 ...

Jones, C. C.

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Wilson, Robert Hanson

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Luckey, G. J.

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Mciver, A. M.

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Hawley, J. G.

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Billings, John S.

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Joy, Charles A. (Charles Arad), 1823-1891

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Bliss, Elam

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Leclear, Mr.

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Hastings, Charles

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Epithet: MD; Knight 1850 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000218.0x0002db Epithet: General Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000218.0x00030f ...

Vogt, Mr. (Norway)

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Dickerson, E. N.

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Coleman, B. F.

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Zuyderhoff, Edward

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Pidgeon, William

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Ruffner, W. H.

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Smith, Cathy

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Clay, C. M.

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Bolles, Frank, 1856-1894

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Secretary of the Athletic Commission. From the description of Letters, 1893, March 27, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Lucian Sharpe, Jr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122544489 ...

Delarue, W.

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Jackson, William M. (William Maynard)

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North, Simeon

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Sterling, Richard

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Emlen, George, 1784-1850

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Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881

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Jurist, U.S. representative from Maine, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Nathan Clifford signature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453765 Jurist, U.S. representative, and U.S. Attorney General, of Portland, Me. From the description of Papers, 1831-1881. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71014279 American lawyer, judge, and politician, attorney general of Maine from 1834-1838, U.S. attorney general fr...

Rankin, R. G.

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Blair, Montgomery.

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Young, C. A.

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Chamberlain, John, 1934-

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Hamilton, William, Sir

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George Combe was a phrenologist. From the guide to the George Combe Papers, [ca. 1822-1836], Circa 1822-1836, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Graham, W. P. F.

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Hitchcock, Edward

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Epithet: Professor of Geology, etc., at Amherst College British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x000082 ...

American Antiquarian Society

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The American Antiquarian Society was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1812, largely through the efforts of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831). The Society's original stated purpose was to "encourage the collection and preservation of the Antiquities of our country, and of curious and valuable productions in Art and Nature [that] have a tendency to enlarge the sphere of human knowledge." AAS from its inception attempted to be national in its collecting and its membership, which is by election....

Fisher, A. N.

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Phipps, Abner J.

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Nichols, C. H.

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Lyford, Stephen C.

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Farmer, Moses G.

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Ely, Smith, 1825-1911

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Born in Hanover, N.J. 1825; entered hide & leather business 1849; elected N.Y. state senator 1857; elected to congress 1870 and 1874; resigned congressional seat when elected mayor of N.Y.C. 1876; obit. dated 2 July 1911. From the description of Smith Ely note to Benjamin Perley Poore, between 1870 and 1876. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 645663901 ...

New Jersey Historical Society

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Stevens, Clement H.

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Jarvis, Edward

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Cott, Van

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Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859

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Choate practiced law Essex County, Mass. (1822-1834) and Boston (1834-1850) and served in the United States Senate (1841-1845). From the description of Papers, 1829-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337959 Choate was an American lawyer and politician, U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1841-1845. From the description of Rufus Choate letter : to Joseph B. Boyer, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937076 ...

Blair, J. G.

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Georgetown College

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King, John A., 1788-1867

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John Alsop King was governor of New York State (1857-58). He also served as state senator and assemblyman (1819-21, 1832, 1838, 1840; 1823-25). From the description of Letters, 1825-1883. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 145409155 Governor of New York (1857-58), state assemblyman and senator (1819-21, 32, 38, 40; 1823-25). From the description of Letter to Samuel Stevens, 1849 July 2. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122617902 ...

Foreman, Edward (Dr.)

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Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) American Secretary of Navy (1852-53), lawyer, and author known for his political satire. From the description of Manuscript and correspondence, 1842-1866. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547449 American novelist and Congressman from Maryland; Secre...

Waite, M. R.

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Sargent, Aaron A.

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Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel), 1832-1881

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Arctic explorer; physician. From the description of Autograph of Isaac Israel Hayes, no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487305 American explorer. From the description of Papers : of I.I. Hayes, 1857-1860. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812904 Explorer and physician. From the description of Autograph of I.I. Hayes, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450829 Isaac Israel Hayes (1832-1881) ...

Gardner, C. K.

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Washburn, W. B.

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Harwood, Andrew

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Carey, Henry C.

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Wisconsin. State Library.

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Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894

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Mathematician and naturalist. From the description of Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894 (bulk 1838-1894). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979906 From the description of Papers, 1834-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81360202 Professor (1838-1892) of mathematics, astronomy, and chemistry at the College of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.). Gibbes studied medicine in the United States and in Paris (1836-1837). Gibbes was the author of numerous articles on astronom...

Fallon, J.

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King, Horatio, 1811-1897

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Horatio King (1811-1897) was a federal government official and attorney. He served as Assistant Postmaster General from 1854 to 1861, and then briefly as Postmaster General in 1861. From the description of Horatio King letter, 1855 December 18. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 152030698 From the guide to the Horatio King letter, 18 December 1855, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American lawyer and politician. From the description of Aut...

LeConte, John, 1818-1891

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Physician, physicist, and professor, of South Carolina College, Columbia, S.C., and University of California; brother of Joseph LeConte (1823-1901); husband of Caroline E. Nisbet; father of Emma Florence LeConte (b.1847), Sarah Wlizabeth LeConte (b.1850), Josephine Eloise LeConte (1859-1861), Carolina Eatton LeConte (b.1863), and Joseph Nisbet LeConte (b.1870). From the description of John LeConte papers, 1830-1960. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 4390...

Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884

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Arnold Henry Guyot was a geographer and the first to formulate laws of structure and movement of glaciers. He published geography textbooks, 1866-1875, and was professor of physical geography and geology at Princeton University, 1854-1884. From the description of Correspondence, 1857-1882. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316399 Geographer and geologist. From the description of Letter of A. Guyot, circa 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Morton, Henry

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Epithet: son of Reverend J Morton of Great Oxendon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x0000b5 ...

Evarts, W. M.

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Jillson, B. C.

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Schumacher, A. C.

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Fish, Hamilton.

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Varley, Cromwell F. (Cromwell Fleetwood), 1828-1883

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Clark, S. M.

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Bruen, A. M.

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Hackett, Frank Warren, 1841-1926

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Lawyer, writer, and assistant secretary of the Navy, of Portsmouth, N.H. From the description of Letters, 1870-1903. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70926085 ...

Barnes, Phineas

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Silliman, Benjamin, Sr.

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Johnson, Lorenzo

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Bradley, Joseph H. (Joseph Habersham), 1802-1887

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Served in Civil War; clergyman in New Jersey in later life. From the description of Joseph H. Bradley papers, 1861-1915. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58780793 ...

Duke Of Wellington

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Windom, William, 1827-1891

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U.S. senator and representative from Minnesota, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and lawyer. From the description of William Windom correspondence, 1865-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981400 William Windom was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on May 10, 1827, the son of Hezekiah and Mercy Spencer Windom. In 1837 the family moved to Knox County, Ohio, where Windom was admitted to the bar in 1850. He commenced practice in Mount Vernon, Ohio and was elected Kno...

Duncan, Garrett

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Bartlett, Mr.

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Henry, William (Not Son)

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Hill, Mr. (Philadelphia)

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Simms, William G.

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Sumner, Charles

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Epithet: US statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x000103 ...

Cobb, W. R. W. (Williamson Robert Winfield), 1807-1864

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Lane, George M.

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Woodward, Joseph Janvier

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Arago, Dominique Francois Jean

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Epithet: astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x0000cf ...

Rhees, William J.

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Kirkwood, Daniel

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Maclean, John, 1800-1886

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Clarke, J. F. (James Fernandez), 1812-1875

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Ludlow, Fitz Hugh

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Allen, Nathan

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Myer, Albert James, 1829-1880

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U.S. Army officer and surgeon. From the description of Papers of Albert James Myer, 1851-1933 (bulk 1851-1880). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81681433 From the description of Papers of Albert James Myer, 1816-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76892172 Albert James Myer (b. Sept. 20, 1829, Newburgh, New York-d. Aug. 24, 1880), Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, graduated from medical school in 1851. He became a signal officer in 1860, organized and commanded the...

Anthony, Philip L.

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Curley, James

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Buckingham, C. J.

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Cotting, B. E.

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Bartlett, W. H. C. (William Holms Chambers), 1804-1893

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Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, U. S. Military Academy, 1836-1871. From the description of Photographs, 1836-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82481595 From the description of Report, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78343000 From the description of Papers, 1840-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81511334 American mathematician. From the guide to the William Holms Chambers Bartlett letter, 1860, (The New York Public Li...

Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871

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Joseph Green Cogswell was a native of New England and graduate of Harvard. Throughout his long and active life, he was a scholar, educator, editor, bibliographer, and author, as well as superintendent of the Astor Library. Through his reputation, connections, and extensive travelling, he was known by many of the most notable figures of the nineteenth century, including Goethe, Irving, Byron, Scott, and Humboldt. From the description of Joseph Green Cogswell letter, 1852 April 5. (Pen...

Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892

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Henry Ingersoll Bowditch, the son of Nathaniel Bowditch and Mary Ingersoll Bowditch, was a physician, author and abolitionist from Salem, Massachusetts. From the description of Life in the woods for a fortnight : or a trip to Katahdin & Moosehead Lake in the summer of 1856. 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 704274320 U.S. specialist in diseases of the chest. From the description of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch letter, 1882, Apr. 7, Boston, to Dr. S. McMurtry. ...

Sharswood, Mr.

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Alvord, B.

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Welling, James C. (James Clarke), 1825-1894

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College president, educator, and editor. From the description of James C. Welling correspondence, 1866 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981336 ...

Cresson, E. T. (Ezra Townsend), 1838-1926

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Halliday, D. M.

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Whipple + Dickenson

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Nelson, James A.

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Wilmans, August F.

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Pratt, D.J.

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Dahlgren, J. A. B.

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Phillips, John, geologist

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Epithet: of Add MS 34730 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x000318 Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x00030d ...

Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony), 1826-1901

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Engineer and geologist. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Schott, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071032 ...

Minnesota Historical Society

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Eager, S. W.

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Leconte, John Lawrence

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Wilson, James P. (James Patriot), 1809-1889

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Bowman, John G.

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Campbell, T. J.

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Andrews, Solomon

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Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1847-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077865 Admiral David Dixon Porter was born in Chester, PA, on June 8, 1813. He was instrumental in Farragut's capturing of New Orleans in 1862 when he set off 20,000 bombs to destroy the Confederate forts, Jackson and Saint Philip. This allowed Farragut to sail past the forts and up the Mississippi to New Orleans. He also was instrumental in the Battle of Vicksburg...

Spencer, John Canfield

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Baird, Jonathan G.

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Yoshida, Kiyonari.

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Kite, William, 1810-1900

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Whitehead, William A., Esq.

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Thompson, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000146 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000141 Epithet: of Cork, political economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x0002cb Epithet: MP; Lord Mayor...

Becquerel, M. (Antoine César), 1788-1878

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Epithet: physicist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x0000fc Epithet: French Philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x0000fb ...

Winlock, Joseph

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Martin, Alexander

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Alexander Martin was born in 1857. He was the son of the Rev. Hugh Martin, the Free Church minister of Panbride, near Carnoustie, Angus. He was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, and he studied at Edinburgh University and at New College, Edinburgh (Theological Hall). From 1880 until 1883 he was an Assistant to the Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University, and from 1886 to 1888 he was Examiner in Mental Philosophy. Martin had also been Minister of Morningside Free Church...

Riggs, S. R.

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Barnard, James Munson

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Davis, Garrett.

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Kelly, J. K.

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Trenchard, Stephen Decatur

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American naval officer (1818-1883). From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [Hampton Roads?], to Gideon Welles, [1864? Feb. 25]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573123 Ms. note : (Rear Admiral, USN.). From the description of Letter, 1873, April 4, Washington, to H. H. Tilley. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122622762 ...

Cable, Joseph, 1801-1880

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Pond, Enoch

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Campbell, J. A.

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New-York Historical Society

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Scaff, Philip

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Fairchild, J. H.

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Casey, T. L. (Thomas Lincoln), 1831-1896

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Brown, Edward F.

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Hale, Horatio

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Epithet: American scientist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x0000f9 ...

Sherman, W. T. (Gen.)

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Chase, Lucien B.

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Rawson, Dr.

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Dickson, E. R.

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Draper, John W.

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Amory, James S.

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Bayard, T. F.

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Hare, Robert

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Drayton, Captain

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Barnum, P. T.

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Tyndale, Hector, 1821-1880

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Hector Tyndale was captain of the National Rangers of Southwark, later known as the Artillery Corps of Cadwalader Grays. From the description of Diary, 1842. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151376880 ...

Humphreys, A. A. (General)

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Williams, C. H.

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Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover), 1840-1921

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Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

Elliot, George H. (George Henry), 1831-1900

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Spear, P. B.

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Pickard, J. L. (Josiah Little), 1824-1914

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Josiah L. Pickard served as the sixth president of the State University of Iowa, from 1878 to 1887. A leading educator and administrator, Pickard assumed the presidency after heading the public school system in Chicago. He also was a devoted student of history, serving as president of the State Historical Society of Iowa for nearly 20 years. Pickard, a native of Maine, graduated from Bowdoin College in 1844 and served as principal of Platteville (Wisconsin) Academy until 1860. That year, he was ...

Barlow, Peter

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Epithet: Professor at the Royal Military Academy Greenwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x000050 ...

Espy, James P...

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Dekay, J. R. D.

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Pease, Calvin.

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Harbaugh, Joseph

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King, Clarence

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Packard, Professor

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Cramp, J.M.

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Davies, Charles (Charles E.)

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000975.0x0000ea ...

Woolsey, Theodore D.

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Summonds, J. W.

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New Bedford City Library

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Peters, Christian H. F. (Prof.)

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Bowman, J. B.

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Buss, George R.

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Gregg, Alexander, 1819-1893

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Episcopal priest; rector, St. David's Church, Cheraw, S.C.; first Episcopal bishop of Texas. From the description of Letters, 1842-1887. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30726256 First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Texas. From the description of Alexander Gregg papers, 1859-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 657670555 ...

Crystal Palace

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Fessenden, William Pitt

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Sally, Samuel E., Dr.

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Loomis, Elias

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Epithet: Professor of Natural Philosophy, New York University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000630.0x000062 ...

Stribling, C. R .

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Lloyd, Humphrey

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Epithet: Provost of Trinity College, Dublin (1867), scientist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x0003dd ...

Shaw, S. F.

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Perkins, George R.

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Clayton, John M.

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Young Men's Library Association, Pittsburg

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