Natural Science manuscripts collection 1817-1918

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Natural Science manuscripts collection, 1817-1918

Natural Science manuscripts collection 1817-1918

An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and other individuals active in the academic fields of astronomy, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, chemistry and zoology. The papers of inventors are also included. Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: Oscar Dana Allen, Jesse Buel, William Whitman Bailey, John Torrey, Attale Riche, Denison Olmsted, Simon Newcomb, James Duncan Hague, Amos Beebe Eaton, Asa Gray, Arthur Williams Wright, Sidney Irving Smith, and the Geological Society of London.

6.75 linear feet (15 boxes)

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Bailey, William Whitman, 1843-1914

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William Whitman Bailey (1843-1914) held the position of botanist on the United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel in 1867. Due to ill health, he was replaced in 1877 by Sereno Watson. Bailey went on to teach botany at Brown University becoming Professor of Botany in 1881. He retired in 1906. From the description of William Whitman Bailey papers 1867-1904. (New York Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 47060036 From the description of William Whitman Bai...

Allen, Oscar Dana, 1836-1913.

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Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) John Torrey was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1835. From the description of Papers, 1819-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298249 From the guide to the John Torrey papers, 1819-1864, 1819-1864, (American Philosophica...

Eaton, Amos Beebe, 1806-1877

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Amos Beebe Eaton (1806-1877) graduated from the US Military Academy in 1826, took part in the Seminole War in Florida and was with General Taylor's army of occupation in the Mexican War. He was in Benicia and San Francisco, CA, between 1853-55. During the Civil War he was purchasing commissary in New York City (1861-64) and commisary-general of subsistence in Washington, D.C. (1864-65). He retired in 1874. Eaton married Elizabeth Selden in 1831, and their son, Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895), late...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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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) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

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. ...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Smith, Sidney I. (Sidney Irving), 1843-1926

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Sidney Smith worked on collections for the United States National Museum during the 1870's. His materials can be found in Smithsonian Institution Archives RU 007260. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_223_pid_EACP220 ...

Yale University. Faculty.

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Riche, Attale, 1851-....

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Buel, Jesse, 1778-1839

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Olmsted, Denison, 1791-1859

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Physician and professor of Connecticut. From the description of Letter, 1838, Sept. 22 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Thomas Cushing. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35201351 Denison Olmsted taught mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy at Yale College from 1825-1859. From the description of Notes taken from Profr. Olmsted's lectures on natural philosophy, 1827-1829. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689401 Fro...

Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895

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Daniel Cady Eaton: botanist; studied botany at Yale University, 1853-1857, and at Harvard with Asa Gray; in 1864 became professor of botany at Yale until his death in 1895; author of several books. From the description of Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895) papers, 1854-1897 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167519 Daniel Cady Eaton: botanist; studied botany at Yale University, 1853-1857, and at Harvard with Asa Gray; in 1864 became professor of botany at...

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. From the guide to the Henry Adams papers, 1871-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, educator, and author. From the description of U.S. history collection of Henry Adams, 1787-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131906 Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adams' wife, Marian (Clover) Adams. ...

Wright, Arthur W. (Arthur Williams), 1836-1915

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Arthur Williams Wright was born on September 8, 1836, in Lebanon, Connecticut. He received his Yale College B.A in 1859 and his Ph.D. in 1861, the year Yale became the first American university to award this degree. He served as a Yale College tutor in Latin from 1863 to 1866 and in natural philosophy from 1866 to 1868. Wright was an instructor in physics from 1867 to 1868. He furthered his studies with a year at Heidelberg and Berlin. In 1871 he was appointed professor of molecular physics and ...

Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908

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James D. Hague (1836-1909) was a mining engineer who graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard in 1855 and did graduate work inGottingen and Freiberg, Germany. In 1859 he explored the coral islands of the South Seas in search of phosphate deposits. He was associated with Edwin J. Hulbert in the discovery and early development of the Calumetand Hecla copper mines in Michigan, and in 1867 he was made first assistant to Clarence King on the United States Geological Exploration of the...

Geological society of London

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Trumbull, Benjamin, 1735-1820

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American Congregational divine and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : North Haven, to Rev. Mr. Patten, 1811 Jun. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573313 Benjamin Trumbull was born on December 19, 1735, in Hebron, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in 1759 and began work as pastor for the Congregational Church of North Haven, Connecticut, in 1760. He served there for sixty years, interrupted only by service as a chaplain during the Revol...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

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 ...