Smithsonian Archives. Spencer F. Baird Papers (Mc 2000.11).


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Scudder, Samuel Hubbard (person)

Leech, D. D. T. (Daniel D. Tompkins), 1810-1869 (person)

Alexander, John H. (person)

Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (corporateBody)

Kennedy, J. C. G. (Joseph Camp Griffith), 1813-1887 (person)

Statistician, superintendent of the 7th (1850) and 8th (1860) censuses. From the description of Letter to Edward Jarvis [manuscript], 1861 January 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880484 From the description of Letter to Edward Jarvis, 1861 January 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 35035737 ...

Ridgway, Robert (person)

Morse, Samuel F. B. (person)

Gillin, S. M. (person)

Harper's Magazine (corporateBody)

Bryant, E. B. (person)

Smith, H. L. (person)

Blatchford, Rev. Doctor (person)

Gardiner, Frederic (person)

Brooks, Major (person)

Coolidge, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1816-1866 (person)

Bors, Christian (person)

Harkness, John C. (person)

Butler, John M. (John Merton) (person)

Eckhart, James T. (person)

Japan (corporateBody)

Dougherty, W.J. (person)

Henry, Helen Louisa (Henry's Daughter) (person)

Culbertson, Alexander, 1809-1879 (person)

Ripley, George (person)

Royal Society (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge began in 1645 when a group of eminent British thinkers started to meet regularly in London to discuss the new, experimental philosophies of science. Though the English Civil War and the Cromwellian Protectorate interrupted its meetings, the Society was formally constituted in 1660. Two years later King Charles II granted the Society its first charter. A second royal charter was granted in 1663 when the Society was given its official nam...

Egleston, Mr. (person)

Crookes, William (person)

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Walker, A. (person)

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Fay, Joseph Story, 1812-1897 (person)

Hinckley, Isaac (person)

Foreman, Edward (Dr.) (person)

Sinclair, Thomas, & Son (corporateBody)

Scammon, Captain (person)

Johnson, L., & Co. (corporateBody)

Marcy, R. C. (Gen.) (person)

Sumichrast, Francis (Prof.) (person)

Secchi, Angelo, 1818-1878 (person)

Italian astronomer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Sigre. D. Luigi Bianchini, 1850 Feb. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634288 ...

Gilliss, Rebecca (person)

International Standards Commission (person)

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

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

Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895 (person)

Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

Rogers, John (person)

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Coues, Elliot (person)

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Thurber, George (person)

Mactier, William A. (person)

Garrigue, Rudolph (person)

Beardslee, L. A. (person)

Lengodorf, Henry N. (person)

Cutting, E. B. (person)

Alexander, Mr. (person)

Shoemaker, S. M. (person)

Gall, William M. (person)

Raymond, Prof. (person)

Mexican Boundary Survey (corporateBody)

Mcvickers, Prof. (person)

Gibson, George (person)

Gould, Mr. (person)

Clark, Edward (person)

Epithet: Major HEICS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000094 Epithet: subscriber to the Philharmonic Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x0002a8 ...

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Schirmer, Charles F. (person)

Hitchcock, Edward (person)

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

Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859 (person)

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 ...

Johnson, Theodore T. (Theodore Taylor), 1818- (person)

Poey, Felipe (Prof.) (person)

Grayson, A. J. (Arnold John) (person)

Taylor, William B. (person)

King, Ino. L. (person)

Daniels, Edward (person)

Dickinson College (corporateBody)

Pellew, Mr. (person)

Woodward, R. B. (person)

Culbertson, Thaddeus (person)

Hartman, W. D. (person)

Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910 (person)

Geologist, mining engineer and educator; he worked on numerous railroad and mining surveys throughout Europe and the western United States. In 1895, he became professor of geology and mining at the University of Arizona. From 1853 to 1856, he accompanied the Pacific Railroad Expedition. From the description of Blake papers, 1847-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37905971 ...

Troost, Dr. (person)

Grinnell, John (person)

Kerr, R. C. (person)

Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 (person)

Stevens, Isaac I. (person)

Gardiner, Rev. (person)

Gibbs, J. W. (person)

Hansen, Mr. (person)

Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 (person)

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

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

Richardson, Sir John (person)

Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 (person)

Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Virginia from 1835-1853. In the years following his departure, he founded and was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. From the description of Papers of William Barton Rogers [manuscript], 1843 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837261 Shields was a student from Cumberland County, Va.; afterwards a captain and surgeon, C.S.A., then physician and farmer in Union Count...

Rogers, R. E. (Robert Empie), 1813-1884 (person)

U.S. chemist; professor of chemistry at the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Notes on Roger's [sic] lectures of chemistry, 1868-1869 : [University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,] / taken by George Douglas Meriwether. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31932522 ...

Brewer, Thomas M., Dr. (person)

Palmer, Edward (Dr.) (person)

King, Clarence (person)

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

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...

Gray, John Edward (person)

Epithet: FRS, Keeper of the Zoological Dept British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000346 ...

Hunt, Thomas Sterry (person)

Grayson, A. J., Mrs. (person)

Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880 (person)

Haldeman was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and papers, ca. 1855-1879. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122490919 Samuel Stehman Haldeman was a scientist and philologist. From the description of Letters, 1859-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540802 Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1812-1880, APS, 1844) American naturalist and philologist, w...

Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 (person)

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 ...

Binney, W. G. (person)

Bowman, Colonel (person)

Smith, William Augustus (person)

Maury, Matthew F. (person)

Trudeau, Dr. (person)

Runkle, John Daniel, 1822-1902 (person)

John Daniel Runkle, 1822-1902, SB, MA, 1851, Harvard College, was the second president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1870 to 1878, having served as acting president from 1868 to 1870. He was professor of mathematics from 1865 to 1902. Earlier in 1860 he was a member of the committee that prepared the " Objects and Plan of an Institute of Technology," which led to the establishment of MIT in 1861, and he worked closely with the founder and first president of...

Dow, J. M. (John M.) (person)

Cox, Jacob (Gen.) (person)

Chase, Professor (person)

Baird Children (corporateBody)

Ferguson, T. B. (person)

Fessenden, William Pitt (person)

Brown, Solomon G., 1829-1906 (person)

Solomon G. Brown was one of the first settlers in the Hillsdale section of Anacostia/Southeast Washington, DC in 1867. This area of 375 acres, which has also been known as Barry Farms, was purchased from Julianna Coombe Barry, the widow of James David Barry. The Barrys were White landowners and their land was purchased by Major General Oliver Otis Howard (the person for whom Howard University was named) on behalf of the Freedman's Bureau. After the purchase of his home in Hillsdale, Solomon B...

Hubbard, J. L. (person)

Parry, Charles C. (person)

Simpson, George, Sir (person)

Blodget, Lorin (person)

Cevokes, William (person)

Rowell, John (person)

Bebb, M. S. (person)

Nicholson, W. L. (Mrs.) (person)

Peters, W. (Prof.) (person)

Richardson, William A. (person)

Clancy, M. (person)

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

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...

Lathrop, Professor (person)

Ward, Henry A. (Henry Alson), 1853- (person)

Ostensacken, C. R. Von (Baron) (person)

Buchly, Anthony (person)

Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889 (person)

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 ...

Kennedy, Joseph M. (person)

Gilliss, Fannie (person)

Bland, Thomas (person)

Hillier, George (person)

Davis, Col. (person)

Emmerich, F. J. (person)

Sauer, George N. (person)

Churchill, Sylvester, 1783-1862 (person)

Churchill was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Joseph and Sarah (Cobb) Churchill. Educated in the schools of his home town, he became a journalist, and published, in 1808, a weekly newspaper, "The Vermont Republican." Churchill married Lucy Hunter (1786–1862), daughter of William and Mary (Newell) Hunter, August 30, 1812, in Windsor, Vermont. At the outbreak of the War of 1812, he was appointed 1st lieutenant, 3rd U.S. Artillery on March 12, 1812, and was promoted to captain on August 1...

Gill, Theodore Nicholas (person)

Allen, Mr. (person)

Holman, S. K. (person)

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

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 ...

Smithsonian Institution (corporateBody)

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...

Denny, Henry (person)

Epithet: entomologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000010 ...

Lyman, C. S. (person)

Boston society of natural history (corporateBody)

Bache, J. A. (person)

Glover, Mr. (person)

Carpenter, Mr. (person)

Easter, Dr. (person)

Thomson, John (person)

Epithet: Deputy-Warden of the West Marches of England British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001bb Epithet: M D; Professor of General Pathology, Edinburgh University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001bc Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8...

Holden, Edward S. (person)

Mcclintock, I. (person)

Sargent, Aaron A. (person)

Palmer, Robert (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 32704 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000352 Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine (1634-1705), diplomat and author, was the eldest son of Sir James Palmer of Hayes, Middlesex, and Dorney Court, Buckinghamshire, by his second wife, Catherine, daughter of Sir William Herbert, K.B. Palmer was born at Dorney Court on 3 September 1634, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, whic...

Clarke, Mr. (person)

Dorman, O. M. (person)

Vollum, Dr. (person)

Stimpson, William (person)

Chase, Salmon P. (person)

Bartlett, Jonathan R. (person)

Nicholson, W.L. (person)

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

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,...

Hammond, Philip (person)

Allston, Edward R. (person)

Gunn, Don (person)

In the notebooks Donald Gunn gives his address in London as 40 Dover Street, W1, the address of the Arts Club. He is presumably the Dr. Donald Gunn who was a member of the Arts Club and gave the same address in 1903 when he donated several African artefacts from the Southern Sudan to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford. From the guide to the Sketchbooks of antiquarian and ornithological subjects. By Donald Gunn. England, 1903-1939., 1911-1938, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Resea...

Smith, William Prescott (person)

Young, C. B. (person)

Henry, Mary Anna (Henry's Daughter) (person)

Blaney, J. V. (Dr.) (person)

Raymond, Charles W (person)

Marsh, O. C. (person)

Newberry, John Strong (person)

Carpenter, Philip Pearsall (person)

Williams, S. K. (person)

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

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...

Boardman, George A. (person)

Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 (person)

Soldier who served during the Mexican and Civil wars and surveyor of United States territory west of the Mississippi River with the Topographical Engineers. From the description of Papers of William Emory, 1861-1873. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25058262 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Stanbery, 1867 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614403 From the d...

Walker, F. S., Gen. (person)

Diebitsch, H. (person)

Newcomb, Professor (person)

Brandt, Johann Friedrich (person)

Farrell, John. (person)

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Case, Theodore S. (person)

Lewis, Grace Anna (person)

Engleman, E. (person)

Zeladon, Jose C. (person)

Harper, Professor (person)

Bowen, P. W. P. (person)

Kercheval, And. W. (corporateBody)

Poore, Ben Perley (person)

COOPER, JAMES G. (person)

McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) (person)

Civil engineer, state engineer and surveyor of N.Y. 1851-1853; b. April 30, 1812; d. Feb. 16, 1890. From the description of Letter, 1848 Feb. 16, Brooklyn. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 729743307 ...

Aulick, Commodore (corporateBody)

Gray, M. E. (person)

Probst, F., & Co. (corporateBody)

Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (person)

Naturalist, ornithologist, and artist, known for his Birds of America. From the description of Letters received, 1831-1853. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56506202 Audubon was an American artist and ornithologost. From the guide to the John James Audubon letters and drawings, 1805-1892 (inclusive), 1805-1847 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John James Audubon was a painter and ornithologist. Born in ...

Sherman, W. T. (Gen.) (person)

Lefroy, J. H. (person)

Morgan, Dr. (person)

Varden, John (person)

Sweeny, Robert (person)

Mittag, J. F. G. (person)

Drexler, C. (person)

Zealandian Society (corporateBody)

Wesley, William (person)

Epithet: afterwards Wellesley afterw Wellesley-Pole Baron Maryborough, 3rd Earl of Mornington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x0003c6 ...

Lovering, Joseph (person)

Hayden, Dr. (person)

Lawrence, Mr. (person)

Mitchell, S. W. (person)

Fillner, C. L., Mrs. (person)

Harding, C. H. (person)

O'neill, Charles (person)

Drexler, Mr. (person)

Bowers, Stephen, Rev. (person)

Leconte, John Lawrence (person)

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864 (person)

John Redman Coxe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Daniel and Sarah Redman Coxe, and the grandson of Philadelphia physician John Redman. Coxe received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794 and after additional study in Europe, established his practice in Philadelphia. He also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote on medical topics, and edited medical journals and books. He was married to Sarah Cox; they had ten children. Winterthur Museum has an etchi...

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

Hooker, J. D. (Sir) (person)

Stanton, Edwin Mcmasters (person)

Walsingham, Lord (person)

Parker, Peter (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x000218 Epithet: Admiral; of Add MS 23207 Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x00028d Epithet: Admiral; of Add MS 37877 Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Pe...

Cutting, S. S. (person)

Packard, A. S. (person)

Alden, H. M. (person)

Walker, Mr. (person)

Stevens, Henry. (person)

Jared Sparks was a clergyman, editor, historian, and president of Harvard College; he became an American Philosophical Society member in 1837. From the guide to the Jared Sparks selected papers, 1819-1863 Franklin Bache S. D. Bradford William Duane Peter S. Du Ponceau J. Francis Fisher George Gibbs Henry D. Gilpin Edward D. Ingraham James Mease William B. Reed Henry Stevens, Sr. Henry Stevens, Jr. Benjamin Vaughan Petty Vaughan William Vaughan There are also extracts from Sparks's jo...

Forbes, A. B. (person)

Sibley, Hiram (person)

Vassar College. (corporateBody)

Uhler, Philip R. (Philip Reese), 1835-1913 (person)

Barlow, Peter (person)

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

Ober, Frederick A. (person)

Leech, Daniel (person)

Columbia College (corporateBody)

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Wilson, C. W., Rev. (person)

Commission On Spirit Meters (person)

Evans, Dr. (person)