Royal Institution (Great Britain). John Tyndall Papers.

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Yale, (1858); Sc.D. (hon.), U. of Pennsylvania, (1898); professor of chemistry and physics, Penn, (1872-1900); distinguished author and editor of scientific journals. From the description of Papers, 1870-1890. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122480059 ...

Mcdougall, Mr.

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Tyndall, John

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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...

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Matthews, Henry W.

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