Wisconsin Historical Society. Lyman C. Draper Papers.
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The State Historical Society was founded in 1846, chartered in 1853, and became a trustee of the state in 1855. Chapter 75, Laws of 1967, continued the Society as an independent agency. The Society is charged by statute with the collection, preservation, and dissemination of historical and cultural resources relating to Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the nation. From the description of Agency history record. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145776528 ...
Historian, librarian, and collector. From the description of Draper manuscript collection, 1779-1794 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 665066657 From the description of Collection of Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts, 1735-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163206 Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was born in New York. In 1840 he became the corresponding secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Draper spent most of his life researching...
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...
Mining expert and engineer; Superintendent of Detroit Waterworks, credited with discovering iron ore in Upper Peninsula. From the description of Jacob Houghton papers, 1853-1904 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 435462872 ...