Smithsonian Archives. William Jones Rhees Collection.

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Smithsonian Archives. William Jones Rhees Collection.

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Steiner, Joseph H.

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Wesleyan Female College Library

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Smith, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence)

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Prince, Temple

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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,...

Claflen, H. M.

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Everett, J. D.

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American Union Academy (D.C.)

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Adam, Lucien

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Tice, Isaac P.

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Swift, Lewis

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Leeds, Lewis

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Wesley, William

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Hawkins, Waterhouse

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Lefroy, J. H.

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Littrow, Carl L. Van

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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 ...

Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931

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Physicist, chemist, and geologist. From the description of Frank Wigglesworth Clarke diaries, 1865-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78216515 Cornell University faculty member. From the description of Frank Wigglesworth Clarke autograph book, 1869-1878. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936042 Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1847-1931) was a geological chemist. Clarke taught chemistry and physics at Howard University in Washington, D.C., ...

Schrotter, Dr. A.

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Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...

Wright, Parvin

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Corcoran Art Gallery

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Kerler, John

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Peabody, George

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Simons, M. L.

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Woodward, Joseph Janvier

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Aubin, N.

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

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Dudley Observatory

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The 'Astronomical Journal', the first technical astronomical periodical in the United States, was established by Benjamin A. Gould in 1849. After Gould's death in 1896, his long-time associate Seth Chandler took over the editorship. In 1909, in ill health, Chandler persuaded assistant editor, Lewis Boss to become editor of the Journal. The Dudley Observatory became the publisher. After Boss's death in 1912, his son Benjamin Boss became editor, holding this position until 1941, when he arranged f...

Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894

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Josiah Dwight Whitney was born on November 23, 1819 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1839 (B.A.) and studied geology in Europe. He participated in the Lake Superior region survey (1847-1849) and several other expeditions through the 1860s. Whitney taught at Harvrd University and published several works on geology. He died in Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire on August 19, 1896. From the guide to the William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912,...

Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887

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Bingman, Mr.

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Cluss, Adolph, 1825-1905

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Architect, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Receipt book, 1866-1867. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949553 German architect and engineer; took part in the 1848 revolution; emigrated to the USA shortly afterwards. From the description of Archives 1850-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81167005 ...

Mackall, Louis

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Greene, Benjamin Franklin, 1817-1895

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Riggs, George W.

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Wilson, John

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Byington, Cyrus.

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Capron, Horace (General)

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Marvin, J. D.

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Putnam, Frederic Ward

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It is safe to say that the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology would not be what it is today - a premier research facility with outstanding collections - without Frederic Ward Putnam. A multi-faceted and energetic man (see the chronology below for a selected list of his many and varied appointments), he was appointed the Harvard College Peabody Professor of American Archaeology and Ethnology in 1885. He retained that post until 1909 and was Professor Emeritus from 1910 until...

State Library Of Georgia

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Pick, Hermann

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Swift, Robert

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Bob Swift was part of a team tasked with doing archaeological investigation along the Colorado River in August 1955. He was accompanied by Raymond deSaussure, Arthur L. Lange, Arthur L. Chaffin, "Black" George Simmons, Dave Gaskill, and Ranger James "Jimmy" Brooks. Bob's role was to climb and take photos of the trip. Facing rougher conditions than usual, the team aborted their trip at Phantom Ranch. From the guide to the Bob Swift Collection, 1955, (Cline Library. Special Collections...

American Electrical Society

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Allegheny Observatory

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The appearance of the comet known as "Donati's Comet", discovered in Florence by Giovanni Donati on June 2, 1858, gave the initial stimulus to the founding of the observatory. Interest in the comets appearance caused a group of men (professional and business) to form the Allegheny Telescope Association. This group, among whom the most prominent were Professor Louis Bradley, Josiah King and Harvey Childs, met in Bradley's home on February 15, 1858, and resolved not only to found the A.T.A. but al...

Wetherill, Charles Mayer

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Venen, L. P.

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Huff, J. W.

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Halberg, Carl

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De Daugnon, F. F.

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Craig, B. Faneuil

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Nautical Almanac Office.

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Macon Ymca Library

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Blake & Shotwell

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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) ...

Columbian College

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Murray, David

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Binney, W. G.

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Maury, R. H.,& Co

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Featherman, A. (Americus), 1822-

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Americus Featherman was Professor of Romance Language and instructor of Botany at Louisiana State University, 1869-1872. From the description of Americus Featherman letter, 1880. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 156852145 ...

Tarr & White

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Mori, Arinori, 1847-1889

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Halbert, E. J.

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Bower, Frederick

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Condon, J. F.

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Tyndall, John

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Commission On Spirit Meters

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Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889

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Maria Mitchell and her father William Mitchell were astronomers. In 1869, Maria Mitchell was one of the first women elected into the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Papers, ca. 1825-1887. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624294 From the guide to the Maria Mitchell papers, ca. 1825-1887, Circa 1825-1887, (American Philosophical Society) Astronomer and teacher. From the description of Letter to Mr. Al...

Orton, William

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Ward, Henry H.

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Winlock, Joseph

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Fague, Soloman J.

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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...

Smithmyers, J. S.

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Berlin Observatory

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Moore, C. R.

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Morse, Samuel F. B.

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Dumeril, C.

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Frelinghuysen, Theodore, 1787-1862

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Taylor, William B.

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Humphreys, A. A. (General)

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Negretti and Zambra

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Carey, Samuel W.

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Horan, Henry

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Hastings, Charles

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Otis, George A. (George Alexander), 1830-1881

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Curator of the Army Medical Museum (later the National Museum of Health and Medicine). From the description of Otis collection, 1845-1924. (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Association Library). WorldCat record id: 70947035 ...

New York Tribune

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Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia, 1876)

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Bates, James A.

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Leclanche, Georges

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Smithson, James, 1765-1829

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Taylor, Frederick W.

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Randall, S. S.

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Swett, John

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Palmer, G. T.

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Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895

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Dorsey was the vice president of section H (anthropology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226043775 ...

Beardslee, George W.

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Clark, N. B.

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Waterbury, E. P.

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Bland, Thomas

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Watson, James C. (James Craig), 1838-1880

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Professor of astronomy and director of the Observatory at University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin. From the description of James Craig Watson papers, 1857-1881. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420391 James Craig Watson (January 28, 1838-November 22, 1880) was a Canadian-American astronomer born in the village of Fingal, Ontario Canada. His family relocated to Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1850. In 1857, Watson graduated from the University of...

Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873

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Military engineer in the United States Army Engineer Corps. From the description of Richard Delafield papers, 1846-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58781781 Richard Delafield (1798-1873) was a Major General in the U.S. Army. A military engineer, he was Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Chief of Engineers. Born in New York City, Delafield graduated from West Point in 1818 and embarked on a 4...

Wise & Callahan

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Gibbs, George

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Nicholson, W.L.

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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...

Brisbane, A.

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Rhees, William J.

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Parker, Peter

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Chase, Salmon P.

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Paris Observatory

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Boyd, D. F.

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Augusta Young Mens Library Association

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Spear, Ellis.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Yale College Obervatory

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Wallace, David A.

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Casella, L. (Luigi)

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Abria, M.

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Augenstein, Moritz

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Northrop, B. G.

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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...

Wheeler, W. P.

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

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Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866

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Journalist, editor, mayor of Washington, D.C., 1840-1850. From the description of Letter : to "My good friend", [not after 1866] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22842661 From the description of Letter : to an unidentified recipient, 1849 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22777915 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Redwood Fisher, 1845 June 29 and [Nov. 29]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Meek, Fielding B.

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Romain, W. G.

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Little, L. A.

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Riggs & Co.

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Hall, James

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Epithet: Moderator, United Associate Presbytery of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000207 Epithet: American palaeontologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000205 Epithet: spinner, of Hulme, county Lancashire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark...

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...

Byington, R.

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Lucas, George A., 1824-1909

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Demosthinian Library

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Trumbull, Mr.

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Ridgway, A. E.

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Simpson

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Cumming, Hugh S. (Hugh Smith), 1869-1948

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Hugh S. Cumming joined the Marine Hospital Service as a physician in 1895. After serving in various U.S. Public Health Service quarantine stations, Cumming was promoted to Surgeon General of the Public Health Service in 1920. During the same year, he was appointed director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau. Cumming retired from the Public Health Service in 1936, but remained director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau until his death in 1948. From the description of Hugh S. Cummin...

Fish, Hamilton.

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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...

Lewis, James

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Epithet: of Clifton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x0001b2 ...

Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978909 From the description of Civil War letters and general order of George Gordon Meade, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428745 United States Army general during the Civil War. From the description of George G. Meade letter, 1867 Nov. 5. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255632060 Meade was a US Army officer, ...

Observatories

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Moith, Aug. T.

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Newton, Isaac (1642 1727)

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Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888

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Washington, D.C. banker and philanthropist. From the description of Note : to "Dear Madam", [18]81 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22205349 From the description of Letter : Washington City, to Dr. James Laurie, Washington City, 1843 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22205336 Banker and philanthropist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1838-1887. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405728 American banke...

Benson, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Sluter), 1833-1903

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Boylston Insurance Co.

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Downing, W. B., Bros.

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Young, Casey

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Duyckinck

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Field, Cyrus W.

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Epithet: projector of the Atlantic cable British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x0001ae ...

Japanese Embassy

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Leverrier, U. J. J.

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Sherman, C., & Son

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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) American astronomer. Graduated Harvard, 1844; University of Göttingen (Germany), 1848. In 1849 he founded and became the first editor of the 'Astronomical Journal.' In 1855 he became director of the Dudley Observatory. A public controversy arose when he disagreed with the Scientific Council and Trustees of th...

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 ...

Mitchell, S. W.

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Bessels, Emil

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Babcock, O. E.

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Army Medical Museum

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Abbott, Francis

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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...

Patterson, Joseph.

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Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874

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Wyman (Harvard, M.D. 1837) was Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1874 and taught anatomy and physiology in the medical school of Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Va., from 1843 to 1847. In 1866 he became curator of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard and went on expeditions to Florida, Labrador, South America, and other places to collect material for the museum. He wrote extensively and lectured on comparative anatomy and paleontology. ...

Drexler, C.

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International Congress of Americanists

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The International Congress of Americanists Records contain materials related to the XXIX Congress of 1949, held in New York City. Originally part of the Sol Tax Papers, this collection consists largely of materials regarding Tax's efforts to publish the proceedings of the congress. The Congress explored such themes as: the art of the Americas, early man in America, physical Anthropology, language and culture, population in Native America, etc. From the description of International Co...

Allen, J. G.

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Hart, John Seely

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Paine, Halbert E.

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Halbert Eleazer Paine was born in Chardon, Ohio, on 4 February 1826. On 10 September 1850 he married Eliza Leaworthy Brigham of Windham, Ohio. During the Civil War he rose to the rank of Brevet Major General in recognition for gallantry on several occasions, particularly for the attack on Port Hudson, Louisiana. Halbert was a U.S. Representative from Milwaukee between 1865 and 1871, serving as Chairman of the Committee on the Militia and Chairman of the Committee on Elections. He later took up t...

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. ...

Horton & Milligan

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Morris, John Gottlieb

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Baird, Spencer F.

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Clingman, A.

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Blunt, George William

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Hutchinson, E. S.

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Young, C. A.

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Lea, Isaac

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Epithet: American naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0000ff ...

Hyde, A.

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Thomson, James, engraver

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Epithet: Writer in Kirkcaldy, and prisoner in the Tolbooth there British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001b4 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000013 Epithet: engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x00023e ...

Tuttle, Horace

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Digges, Isaac

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Roosevelt, Clinton, 1804-1898

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Bruhns, C. C.

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Hooper, Samuel

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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 ...

Mansfield, Mr.

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Billings, John S.

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Medical College Of Georgia Library

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Fleishman, Moritz

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Hamilton, O.

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Mackellar, Smiths ? Jordan

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Page, Charles Grafton, 1812-1868

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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...

Henry, Caroline (Henry's Daughter)

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Vienna Academy

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Peters, Christian H. F. (Prof.)

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Torrey, John

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King, C. B.

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Bennett, J. F.

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Carpenter, Philip Pearsall

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878

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Foerster, Wilhelm Julius

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Sherman, W. T. (Gen.)

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Tuttle, L. B.

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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 ...

Philbrick, John D.

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Lick Observatory

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Baker, Smith, & Co.

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Norton, Charles B.

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Walker, R. J.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Airy, George Biddell

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Epithet: KCB, Astronomer Royal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0002de ...

Cather, George R.

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Lick, James, 1796-1876

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Brooks, Andrew M.

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Mason, J. G.

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Lathrop, George A.

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Murray, J. Alex (John Alex)

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Harkness, William.

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Huntington, William S.

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Franklin Insurance Co.

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Barnes, J. K.

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Henry, Mary Anna (Henry's Daughter)

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Palmer, Edward (Dr.)

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Richard, J. H.

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Coffin, James Henry.

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Walters, W. T. (William Thompson), 1819-1894

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Stuart, Joseph H.

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Omensetter & Shuster

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De Beust, William

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Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886

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Army officer, lawyer, and geologist, of Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1827-1897. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18446173 Soldier, lawyer, geologist, and historian who resided in Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1806-1909 / Charles Whittlesey. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19898834 From the description of Charles Whittlesey papers, 1806-1909 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Li...

Hungerford, Henry James

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Thompson, Jacob (Hon.)

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Dunlevy, John C.

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Van Bokkelen, S.

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Schenk, Robert C.

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Lapham, Increase Allen

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Harvey, Joseph E.

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Rochow, F.

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Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892

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Lovering, Joseph

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Biddle, E. J.

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Delano, Columbus, Hon.

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Selkirk, Alex

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...

Savage, J. L.

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Rogers, Henry J.

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Henry J. Rogers (1811-1879) was an inventor and a pioneer in the development of the telegraph. From the description of Henry J. Rogers Papers, 1844-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093607 ...

United States Treasurer

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Elliott, Henry

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Keyser, B. U.

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Hubby, H., Prof.

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Elliott, Sarah Barnwell, 1848-1928

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Sarah Barnwell Elliott, daughter of Charlotte Bull Barnwell and Stephen Elliott, was a novelist, playwright, and suffragist of Sewanee, Tenn. From the description of Sarah Barnwell Elliott letters, 1886-1896 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23662096 From the guide to the Sarah Barnwell Elliott Letters, ., 1886-1896, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

Steinberg & Co.

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Weaver, Henry

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Shippen, Edward.

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Japan

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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Diplomat, vice-president of U.S. 1845-1849. From the description of ALS (retained copy), 1844 Nov. 21, Philadelphia, to George Ord, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591475 From the description of Transcript of letter, 1856 Jan. 29, Harrisburg, Pa., to Franklin Pierce. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524908 American diplomat; Vice President of U.S., 1844-1848. From the description of Papers, 1...

Brinton, Daniel Garrison

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Hanford, Melancthon

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St. George, George

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Epithet: Vice-Admiral of Connaught British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000169.0x00023d ...

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 ...

Peale, Charles Willson

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Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898

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Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898), merchant, U.S. Representative and Senator from Vermont, authored the Morrill Tariff Act (1861) and the Land Grant College Act (1862). He chaired the Senate Finance Committee for many years (1877-79, 1881-93, 1895-98). From the description of Justin Smith Morrill Papers, 1825-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387635 Justin S. Morrill was a congressman and financier. From the guide to the Justin S. Morrill papers, 1814-1937, ...

Stone, Ormand

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Jenkins, Edward O.

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Atlanta Medical College Library

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Coast Survey Office

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Lowry, J.W.

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Girard Life Insurance Company

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Robinson, John

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Epithet: carrier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0001ab John Robinson served as Secretary for Royal Society of Edinburgh. He wrote to John Brown regarding the Antarctic explorer James Weddell whom they both knew. From the guide to the John Robinson collection, 1839, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manusc...

Whitney, Leonard

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Little, W. C.

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Hamilton, James, Earl of Abercorn

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Epithet: in the service of the Old Pretender British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x00019c Epithet: 1st Duke of Hamilton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0001be Title: 1st Earl of Arran British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0000c4 ...

Corcoran And Riggs

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Boston society of natural history

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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 ...