American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf 1866-1886

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf 1866-1886

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Columbia University

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The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...

Thayer, M. Russell (Martin Russell), 1819-1906

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Biddle, John B. (John Barclay), 1815-1879

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Waugh, Samuel Bell

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Hagen, John

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Macmillan & Co.

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Paine, S. C.

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Société des antiquaires de France

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Pector, Désiré

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Wood, H. C., Jr. (Horatio C.), 1841-1920

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Philadelphia therapeutist. From the description of Letter, undated, Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 154271546 From the description of Letter, undated : Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35663757 ...

Taliaferro, E.

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Sunday School Times

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Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899

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Orr, Hector

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Appleton, A. J.

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White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Lawes, J. B. (John Bennet), 1814-1900.

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Epithet: FRS Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x0000ed ...

Elliot, S. Sowell

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Chicago Academy of Sciences

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William Wesley & Son

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United States. Patent Office

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Charles F. Brush, of Cleveland, Ohio, was an electrician, inventor, and the founder of the Brush Electric Company. From the description of Patents granted to Charles F. Brush relating to electric machinery and apparatus, 1878-1894. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 154324631 Newell was from Haverhill, Mass. From the description of Letters patent, 1890 January 14 : issued to Isaiah Newell. (American Textile History Museum Library). WorldCat ...

Sellers, Coleman, b. 1827

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Coleman Sellers was an engineer and inventor. From the guide to the Rubens Peale letterbooks, 1802-1814, 1824, Bulk, 1802-1814, 1802-1824, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Thomas, Allen C. (Allen Clapp), 1846-1920

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Stokes, Alfred C. (Alfred Cheatham)

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Genth, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893

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Friedrich August Genth was a chemist. From the description of Chemische Untersuchung des Mesopins, 1843. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439872 Friedrich August Frenth was a chemist. From the guide to the Complete catalogue of the collection of minerals of Dr. F. A. Genth, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society) Frederick August Ludwig Karl Wilhelm Genth (1820-1893) was born in Hesse, Germany, and received his doct...

Great Britain. Meteorological Office

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Lesley, Joseph, ca. 1830-1889

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Toppan, Robert Noxon, 1836-1901

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E. Steiger & Co.

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Murray, Joseph A. (Joseph Alexander), 1815-1889

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Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897

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Alfred Marshall Mayer (1836-1897) was a physicist; his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922) a biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902) a zoologist and paleontologist. The three corresponded among themselves and with other colleagues in the field about their expeditions in the Pacific, which included voyages to Japan, Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, New Guinea, Tonga, and Samoa, among other places. From the guide to the Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921, (Princeton University. Libra...

Ames, Mary Lesley, 1854-1929

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Comité géologique, St. Pétersbourg

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Public Ledger, Philadelphia

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Imperatorskoe russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo

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D. Appleton and Company

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Bache, Richard Meade

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University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody

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Nicholson, W.L.

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Cohen, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1847-1927

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Rhode Island Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Industry

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Société de pharmacie de Paris

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Cambridge Philosophical Society

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907

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J. N. B. Hewitt was an Iroquois Indian and ethnologist. From the guide to the Tuscarora Indian materials, 1883-1890, 1883-1890, (American Philosophical Society) Albert S. Gatschet, 1832-1907,was an American ethnologist. He was born in Switzerland and was trained as a linguist in the universities of Bern and Berlin. After his arrival in the United States, he was a pioneer in the scientific study of Native American languages. In 1877 he became ethnologist of the U.S. Geologica...

Wagner, Samuel, 1842-

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Seher, Thomas

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Siebeling Bros.

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Heliotype Printing Co.

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Nolan, Edward James, 1846-1921.

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Mitchell, Silas Weir

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Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913

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David McNeely Stauffer was an engineer, author, and antiquarian who devoted much of his time to collecting letters, manuscripts, drawings, etc. and studying printers and engravers. He was the author of American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel, 1907. From the description of American engravings - portraits chiefly, 1901. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122516548 David Stauffer was a Philadelphia collector. From the description of Scrapbook, 1749-1763. (Hi...

Snowden, Archibald Loudon, 1837-1912

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Grote, Augustus Radcliffe, 1841-1903

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Great Britian. Meteorological Office

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Dudley, William Russel, 1849-1911

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Professor of botany, Stanford University; graduate (B.S., M.S.) of Cornell University; instrumental in establishing the first preserve of redwood trees in California and creating the Dudley Herbarium which was moved from Stanford to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco in 1976; originally of Guilford, Conn. From the description of Papers, 1815-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70952206 William Russel Dudley earned his bachelor's (1874) and master's (1876) d...

Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

Real Academia de la Historia

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Philadelphia. Department of markets & city property

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Simpson, H. D. Howden

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Potts, William John, 1842-1895

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Chemist and historian, of Camden, N.J. From the description of Tombstone inscriptions, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80590470 From the description of Vandergrift Family Burying Ground collection, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70944807 From the description of Church of Christ collection, 1692-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70943381 From the description of Tombstone inscriptions [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82962495 Fr...

Field, Henry W.

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McCall, Peter, 1809-1880

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The Honourable Peter McCall was the Chancellor of the Law Association of Philadelphia. From the description of Catalogue of the law library of P. McCall Esq. (University of Pennsylvania Law Library). WorldCat record id: 80655441 ...

Hare, J. I. Clark (John Innes Clark)

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Monks, Sarah P.

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Hiersemann, Karl W.

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Thornton, Edward, Sir, 1817-1906

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British diplomat. From the description of Sir Edward Thornton autograph, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980612 English diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Barton Manor [Westmorland], to Mr. Davidson, 1883 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572409 ...

Oliver, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1853-1911

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Institut Canadien-français d'Ottawa

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

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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 ...

American academy of arts and sciences

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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was chartered by the legislature of Massachusetts in 1780 and is the second oldest learned society in the U.S. Among its incorporators were James Bowdoin, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. Academy publications began with the first volume of its Memoirs in 1785, and from the first the Academy collected a library, which was augmented in 1791 by the donation of James Bowdoin's private collection of over 1200 volumes. Early papers presented before ...

Penrose, R. A. F. (Richard Alexander Fullerton), 1827-1908

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M.D., U. of Pennsylvania, (1849); Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, U. of Pennsylvania, Medical School, (1863-1888); a founder of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, (1856). From the description of Grade book, 1884-1885. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122584916 ...

Duane, William, 1808-1882

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Barker, George F. (George Frederick), 1835-1910

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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 ...

Pennsylvania. Bureau of statistics of labor and agriculture

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Great Britain. War Office

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Dexter, Henry, 1806-1876

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Portrait sculptor Henry Dexter began his artistic career as a painter, studying with Francis Alexander of Boston, MA. Though completely self-taught as a sculptor, his first commissioned work, a bust of Rev. Dr. Anderson, began four decades of marble and plaster portraits that produced over 200 sculptures. Some of the most noted figures who sat for him were Charles Dickens (1841) and President James Buchanan (ca. 1859). In 1859-1860, Dexter attempted to sculpt portraits of all United...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Geological Survey of Canada

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Paine, Robert Treat, 1803-1885

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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...

Hale, Charles

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Dunning, George Freeman, 1817-1910

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Cresson, Charles M.

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A. Dulau & Co.

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Little, Brown and Company

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Musée Guimet (Lyon, France)

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Holden, William, 1918-1981

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Epithet: Secretary to the W India merchants British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008e Epithet: of Add MS 34930 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008d ...

New-York Historical Society

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France. L'institut national

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Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia

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DaCosta, Jacob Mendes, 1833-1900

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Foote, A. E. (Albert E.), 1846-1895

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Amherst College

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Essex institute

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Cresson, Hilborne Thomson.

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Cresson, an archaeologist, was born Hilbourne Jones, but married into the Cresson family of Philadelphia. He worked with the Department of Ethnology at the Smithsonian around the time of these letters. He later committed suicide in 1894. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1891-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226041793 ...

Chapman, Henry C. (Henry Cadwalader), 1845-1909

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Epithet: merchant, of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x000143 ...

Scribner's Sons, Charles

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Winkler, Clemens Alexander, 1838-1904

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Snyder, Monroe Benjamin, 1848-

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Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Netherlands)

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Kohler, William

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Mansell, W. A., and Company

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France. Bureau des longitudes

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Royal Observatory, Greenwich

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Dudley, Thomas H. (Thomas Haines), 1819-1893

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Lawyer, of Camden, N.J.; U.S. consul at Liverpool, England (1861-1872). From the description of Correspondence, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975682 Lawyer, politician, and U.S. consul at Liverpool, England during the Civil War; of Camden, N.J. From the description of Papers, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974793 From the description of Papers, [18--]-[18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974343 Thomas Haine...

Benjamin, Marcus, 1857-1932

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Editor, chemist, sanitary engineer, and lecturer. From the description of Marcus Benjamin papers, 1894-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123768963 ...

Hensel, Bruckmann & Lorbacher

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New Jersey Historical Society

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Masonic academy, Milton, Fla.

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American Philosophical Society. Library committee

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MacNamara, William

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Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...

Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914

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Dr. Theodore Gill (1837-1914) was a long-time associate in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. He was associated with the Smithsonian in a variety of paid and unpaid positions beginning in the late 1850s until his death in 1914. He specialized in the taxonomy and nomenclature of fishes. Gill wrote dozens of works on ichthyology during his career. He was also a professor of natural history and zoology at Columbian (George Washington) University. Refer to RU 7098, Biographi...

Tryon, George W. (George Washington), 1838-1888

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Dionisotti, Carlo, 1824-1899

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G. E. Stechert & Co.

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Eddy, Richard, 1828-1906

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Richard Eddy (1828-1906) studied at the Clinton Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York, from 1848 to 1850. He was ordained to the Universalist ministry in 1852 at Frankfort, New York. He served parishes in Rome, Buffalo, and Canton, New York; Franklin and Gloucester, Massachusetts; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, he served as chaplain for the 60th New York Volunteer Infantry. The Rev. Eddy was a longtime advocate of the temperance movement and was for many years the head of...

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...

Ogelsby, W. P., co.

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Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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Robert Edwin Peary was born on 6 May 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Portland High School and Bowdoin College, graduating in 1877. In 1881, he joined the U.S. Navy as a civil engineer, serving for several years in Nicaragua, where he was employed in conducting surveys for the Nicaragua Canal. Developing a keen interest in Arctic exploration, Peary led the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1886, a private expedition to study the conditions of the little known Greenland i...

Condie, D. Francis (David Francis), 1796-1875

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Société entomologique de Belgique

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Königlich Sächsische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig

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Hughes, Thomas Patrick, 1838-1911

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Browne, John C. (John Coates), 1838-1918

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

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National Academy of Sciences (U. S.)

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Belcourt, George Antoine, 1803-1874

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Chicago Historical Society

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Philadelphia. Post office

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Schwarz, G. A., co.

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Graff, Frederick, 1817-1890

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Kesselmeyer, Charles Augustus

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McIlvaine, Charles, 1840-1909

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Philadelphia County Medical Society

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American antiquarian society

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The American Antiquarian Society was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1812, largely through the efforts of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831). The Society's original stated purpose was to "encourage the collection and preservation of the Antiquities of our country, and of curious and valuable productions in Art and Nature [that] have a tendency to enlarge the sphere of human knowledge." AAS from its inception attempted to be national in its collecting and its membership, which is by election....

Royal society of New South Wales

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Goodwin, Daniel R. (Daniel Raynes), 1811-1890

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A.B., A.M. and D.D., Bowdoin College, (1832, 1835, 1853); President, Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.), (1853-1860); Provost and professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, U. of Pennsylvania, (1860-1868); Dean, Episcopal Divinity School of Philadelphia (1868-1890); author of numerous pamphlets, reviews and essays. From the description of Papers, 1847-1887. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122543512 ...

Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899

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Othniel Charles Marsh was a paleontologist and was President of the National Academy of Science. From the description of Papers, 1817-1899. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616238 From the guide to the Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899, 1817-1899, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: Professor of Palaeontology, Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055...

St. Petersburg. Jardin impériale de botanique

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Cincinnati observatory (Ohio)

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The Cincinnati Observatory began operation in April of 1845 under the directorship of Ormsby McKnight Mitchel. Mitchel was a professor of engineering and mathematics at Cincinnati College, a predecessor of the University of Cincinnati, and held a great interest in astronomy, which he shared with the people of Cincinnati through a series of public lectures. In 1841, Mitchel founded the Cincinnati Astronomical Society and sold shares in the society to raise money for the observatory. ...

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool

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United States. Bureau of Education

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LeConte, John, 1818-1891

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The LeConte brothers were born at Woodmanston Plantation near Savannah. They were the sons of Louis LeConte, famous for his botanical research and for setting up a botanical garden on the plantation. Both LeContes graduated from the University of Georgia and practiced briefly as physicians in Savannah and Macon. They later taught at the University of Georgia until they were forced to leave by controversy. President Church charged both professors with insubordination because of their belief in th...

Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903, American Philosophical Society

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Winsor, Henry, -1889

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Linnean Society of London

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Thompson, W

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Epithet: of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x00013b Epithet: of Add MS 34414 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x00013c ...

Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

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Borsari, Ferdinando

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M’Calla & Stavely

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Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica

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Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901

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Alumnus, Class of 1840. From the description of Addresses, reprints, etc. 1850-1897. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 34208923 Thomas Conrad Porter, botanist, theologian, educator, and poet, was a professor of botany, geology, and zoology at Lafayette College from 1866-1896. Porter's scientific work focused primarily on the plants of Pennsylvania. Most of his research and collection of plants and minerals were destroyed in the Pardee fire, June 4, 1879. F...

Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909

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Persifor Frazer was a geologist and mineralogist. From the description of Papers, 1884. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632840 Persifor Frazer (1844–1909, APS 1872) was a geologist and handwriting expert. He participated in geological surveys for the United States and for Pennsylvania and, after 1870, held the chair in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. He also published a manual on handwriting and, as a specialist in t...

Engineers Club of Philadelphia

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Kendall, E. Otis (Ezra Otis), 1818-1899

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Hockley, Thomas, 1839-1892

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Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

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Henry Carey, American economist, was born in Philadelphia and initially devoted himself to the publishing business, which he inherited from his father. He was also interested in economics and in 1836 he published an article entitled, Essay on the rate of wages - subsequently expanded into a 3 vol. work: The principles of political economy, 1837-1840. Carey published numerous other books and essays and his writings were read worldwide, especially in Europe. Other works include, The slave trade......

White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927

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Smith, Charles E.

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Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889

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Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian and antiquarian bookseller. From the description of Henry B. Dawson papers, 1859-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122465987 From the guide to the Henry B. Dawson papers, 1859-1892, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Henry Barton Dawson (1821–1889) was an American journalist, historian and temperance reformer. From the guide to the Henry B. Dawson Letter, 1864, (Speci...

Beadle, E. R. (Elias Root), 1812-1879

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Maine Historical Society

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Museo Nacional de México

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Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth

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Naturhistorischer Verein der Rheinlande und Westfalens

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Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde

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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

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Lorin Blodget was a statistician, climatologist, and publicist. From the description of Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122347494 From the guide to the Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854, 1854, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Grace, R. W.

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Cresson, John C. (John Chapman), 1806-1876

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Epithet: American engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000756.0x000141 ...

Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1823 and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1840. The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) 400 miles in 21 days. While still in college Baird met noted naturalist John James Audubon, who gave part of his own collection of birds to the young man and inspired in him a lifelong interest in ornithological studies...

Jenks, Harriet N.

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Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.)

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In 1855 the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science and the Philosophical Society of Victoria (both founded 1854) combined to form the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, subsequently renamed the Royal Society of Victoria. Its most famous undertaking was the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-1861. From the description of Records. 1854-1982. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225645373 ...

Leach, Frank Willing, 1855-1943

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Lawyer and writer of Philadelphia and Tuckertown, N.J. From the description of Presidential genealogical collection. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49244598 From the description of Signers of the Declaration of Independence genealogical collection. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49244614 ...

Camac, William

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Thompson, Robert Ellis, 1844-1924

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Professor Robert Ellis Thompson was editor-in-chief of the American Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, for J. M. Stoddart & Co., Publishers, in Philadelphia. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1882. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884013 ...

Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896

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Horatio Hale served as philologist of the Wilkes Exploring Expedition. From the description of Horatio Hale notebooks : on the languages of the California and Oregon Indians : ms, [1841]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122368994 Lawyer and enthnologist. Full name: Horatio Emmons Hale. From the description of Poetic dialect of the English language : a grammar and lexicon of words and forms of speech peculiar to English poetry : holograph manu...

Comegys, B. B. (Benjamin Bartis), 1819-1900

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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...

Sternwarte München

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Kirtland, J. P. (Jared Potter), 1793-1877

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Chase, Thomas Lincoln, 1831-1896

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Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute

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Halle. Geographische Gesellschaft

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Cleveland Library Association

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Peale, Caroline, 1798-1878

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Allen, Harrison, 1841-1897

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Harrison Allen was a physician, surgeon, and anatomist. He was a professor at the School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1861-1897. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122473910 Harrison Allen (1841-1897) was a physician, surgeon, and anatomist. He was a professor at the School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania. Allen was born in Philadelphia in 1841, the son of Samuel Allen...

Beadle, Weber H.

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Fletcher, E.- L.

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Albany Institute

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Stubbs, Charles H.

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was established in 1824 by seven young Philadelphians who were inspired by the patriotic celebrations and renewed civic pride brought on by the Marquis d Lafayette's visit to the United States. The aim of their fledgling organization was to collect and preserve evidence related to history of the commonwealth, to encourage scholarly research, and to stimulate public interest in American history. This mission remains central to the wo...

Michener, Henry C.

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Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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University of Toronto

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Packard, A. S. (Alpheus Spring), 1839-1905

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Alpheus Spring Packard (1839-1905), professor of zoology and geology, was born in Brunswick, Maine, on February 19, 1839. His father of the same name was a professor of classics at Bowdoin College. As a child, young Alpheus, called "Alpha," collected insects, minerals, and shells, and had his own herbarium before he went to college. He graduated from Bowdoin in 1861. During the next three years he pursued two educational paths, described thus in the triennial report of his class at ...

Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883

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Thomas Leiper Kane was a law clerk and Army officer. From the description of Thomas Leiper Kane papers, 1846-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387534 In 1852, Thomas Kane traveled to the West Indies to improve his health and to study the effects of the emacipation of slaves there. This pocket diary contains his observatioins in both writing and sketches. In July 1859, Kane asked Brigham Young to give information to the US Attorney General J. Black, an account of his ac...

Beckwith, N. M.

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Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology

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The Bureau of American Ethnology was established in 1879 by an act of Congress for the purpose of transferring archives, records and materials relating to the Native American tribes from the Interior Department to the Smithsonian Institution. The Bureau's founding director was John Wesley Powell. In 1897, the Bureau's name was changed from Bureau of Ethnology to Bureau of American Ethnology to indicate the primary geographic limit of its focus. In 1965, the BAE merged with the Smithsonian Ins...

Sandberger, Fridolin 1826-1898

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Harris, Aymard Charles

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Bollman, Charles H. (Charles Harvey), 1868-1889

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Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève

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Die Schweizerische Gesellschaft in Bern.

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Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893

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Epithet: of the Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00004e ...

Vassar brothers institute, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

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Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884

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Physician; social statistician; author of books and articles on physiology, insanity, and social statistics; late in life, social historian of his native town, Concord, Mass. From the description of Houses and people in Concord, 1810 to 1820 : ms. / by Edward Jarvis, 1882. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34166787 From the description of Traditions and reminiscences of Concord, Massachusetts, or, A contribution to the social and domestic history of the town, 177...

Geological Survey of Pennsylvania

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Bradley, Frank Howe, 1838-1879.

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Yale College class of 1863; assistant geologist for the State of Illinois, 1867-68; Professor of Natural Science, East Tennessee University at Knoxville, 1872; geologist with the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, 1872; appointed assistant state geologist of Georgia in 1875; involved in gold mining and prospecting in Georgia, where he was killed in a mining accident in 1879. From the description of Report of the Snake River Division of the U.S. Geological Survey, [ca...

Bridges, Robert, 1806-1882

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

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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 ...

McCauley, Edward Yorke, 1827-1894

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Born into a naval family, Lieutenant Commander McCauley was already a 20-year veteran of the service when the Civil War began. He had fought pirates in the China seas and had served as navigation officer on the U.S.S. Niagara during Cyrus Field's early attempts to lay the transatlantic cable. Because transporting the cable required a huge vessel, the United States sent the 5,200-ton Niagara, the world's largest warship, to link with the H.M.S. Agamemnon in the mid-Atlantic. In 1858, during McCau...

Davis, William M. (William Morris), 1815-1891

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William Morris Davis was a Philadelphia sugar refiner, abolitionist, and member of Congress, 1861-1863. From the description of Letters, 1853-1879. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441368 ...

Henry Carey Baird & Co.

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Randall, J. S.

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Stillé, Charles J. (Charles Janeway), 1819-1899

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Educator, historian, and professor of English literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Stillé was also the tenth provost of the University. From the description of Commonplace book, 1835. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122691562 Charles J. Stillé was a historian and Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Reminiscences of a Provost, 1866-1880. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86167266 ...

Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889

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The author may possibly be George Hammell Cook, a professor of chemistry and natural science at Rugers College and state geologist for New Jersey; author of "The geology of New Jersey." From the description of G.H. Cook letter, no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70918770 ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Spencer, J. W. (Joseph William), 1851-1921

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Hugunin, Henry M.

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Harden, William, 1844-1936

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William Harden (1844-1936), historian and author, son of Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873), judge, both of Savannah, Georgia. From the description of William Harden family papers, 1826-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476420 William Harden was the son of Judge Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873); he was the disburser for Chatham County and a historian. He served throughout the Civil War, the latter part in the Signal Corps. He was the assistant librarian of the Georgia H...

Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)

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The New York Custom House was established in 1799 by the United States government to regulate New York port and harbor activities. Custom houses raised revenues and controlled shipping, placed duties on imports, prevented smuggling and enforced the laws regulating exports and imports. Fifteen years later the New York Custom House was destroyed by fire and the Custom House was moved to Federal Hall. During the years 1832-1842, a new custom house was built on William and Pine Streets. In 1862 the ...

Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin

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Blasius, William, 1818-1899

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American philosophical society

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Benjamin Franklin founded the American Philosophical Society in 1743 in Philadelphia, patterning it after the Royal Society of London. It's purpose was the promotion of the study of science and the practical arts of agriculture, engineering trades, and manufactures. Subjects of today's "philosophy" were generally excluded from the societies of the 17th and 18th centuries and the word "philosophy" meant to them "love of knowledge," and was essentially the equivalent of today's "science." Interest...

Thomson, William, 1833-1907

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Physician and surgeon; Union doctor during the Civil War. From the description of Thomson photomicrographs, 1864-19[--]. (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Association Library). WorldCat record id: 70952882 ...

Oneida Historical Society at Utica

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Hunking, A. W.

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Townsend, Charles Henry Tyler

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Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892

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Newberry, a naturalist and physician, was secretary of the western department of the U. S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. After the war he was a noted geologist. From the description of Telegram, November 14, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 298561221 John Strong Newberry was a geologist and Professor of Chemistry and Natural Science at Columbian College (the name changed to George Washington University in 1904). Newberry was born ...

Russia. Observatoire physique central

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Wilder, Burt G. (Burt Green), 1841-1925

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Epithet: Professor of Physiology, Cornell University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00008a Lecturer on physiology at University of Michigan and professor at Cornell University. From the description of Burt Green Wilder papers, 1876-1881. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82799847 From the description of Burt Green Wilder papers, 1876-1881. (University of Michigan). Wor...

McKean, W. V. (William Vincent), 1820-1902

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Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen

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Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesammten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg

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Stockwell, John N. (John Nelson), 1832-1920

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John N. Stockwell Jr. was a lawyer and politician in Cleveland, Ohio He was a municipal lawyer with the city of Cleveland and served as city law director under Mayor Newton D. Baker. Stockwell was a graduate of Western Reserve College and Cornell University School of Law. He was elected to the Ohio State Legislature in 1906 and to the Ohio State Senate in 1911, and was instrumental in creating the state public utilites commission. Stockwell was also active in rewriting the Cleveland city charter...

American public library, Frankfurt, Ger.

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Harvard University Observatory

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Wiegand, Thomas S., 1825-1909

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Durrie, Daniel S. (Daniel Steele), 1819-1892

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Stevenson, J. J. (John J.)

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Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927

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Sargent graduated from Harvard in 1862, taught horticulture at Harvard and was director of the Arnold Arboretum. From the description of Papers of Charles Sprague Sargent, 1862-1879 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972874 Dendrologist, first director of Arnold Arboretum, and professor of agriculture, 1879-1927. From the description of [Horticultural list and autograph], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55531532 S...

Holmes, E. S.

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Biddle family, genealogy of

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Cattell, William C. (William Cassiday), 1827-1898

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William Cassady Cattell (1842-1898) was president of Lafayette College from 1863-1883. Cattell also taught during his years as president, serving as Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy. After his retirement as president of Lafayette College, Cattell took a new post as Secretary of the Board of Ministerial Relief of the Presbyterian Church in 1884. A heart condition caused him to retire in 1896. Despite his continuing health problems, Cattell accepted a position as President of the Presbyter...

Peet, Stephen D. (Stephen Denison), 1831-1914

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Patterson, Robert, 1819? -1909

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Etting, Frank M. (Frank Marx)

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Roehrig, F. L. O. (Frederic Louis Otto), 1819-1908

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Lecturer in Oriental philology at Stanford (1893-1895). From the description of Irish philology and literature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 704537327 Biographical/Historical Sketch Lecturer in Oriental philology at Stanford (1893-1895). From the guide to the Frederic Louis Otto Roehrig, "Irish Philology and Literature" manuscript, Undated, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)...

Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899

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Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton (13 May 1837-31 July 1899) was born in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pa., on "Homestead Farm" to Lewis and Ann (Garrison) Brinton. Brinton entered the army as a surgeon and served as Medical Director of the II Army Corps, holding the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. After the war, Brinton became well known for his work in ethnology, anthropology, and linguistics of North and South America. From the description of Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton papers,...

Elliott Society of Science & Art

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Stevenson, John J. (John James), 1841-1924

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Reverend James John Stevenson was the son of the Reverend Andrew Stevenson of Ballylaw, Ireland, and Ann Mary (Wilson) Stevenson, a native of Bedford, Pennsylvania. The elder Stevenson emigrated to America in 1831, and James Stevenson was born in 1841. Stevenson spent the early years of his life in New York City where he was educated in urban private schools. In 1860 he enrolled in New York University (then the University of the City of New York). While at the University...

Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892

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John Dawson Gilmary Shea was born in 1824 in New York City. He attended law school before joining the Society of Jesus in 1848. He then studied at St. John's College (Fordham, NY) and St. Mary's College (Montreal, Canada). Shea left the order in 1852 to pursue a career as a historian. He married Sophie Savage in 1854. During his lifetime, Shea wrote or edited over 250 titles. His most popular works included Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi Valley (1852), History of the Catholic Missi...

State Library of Massachusetts

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Brockway, C. B.

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Bunsen, R. (Robert), 1811-1899

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Professor of Chemistry (including physical Chemistry) in Marburg, 1839-1851; later in Breslau and Heidelberg. From the description of Letters, 1848-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81716605 German chemist, namesake of the Bunsen Burner. From the description of Robert Bunsen papers, 1892 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24423216 Bunsen was a German chemist and Professor of chemistry at the Universität Heidelberg. Fr...

Royal Society of New Zealand

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Frieze, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1817-1889

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Professor of Latin and acting president of University of Michigan. From the description of Henry S. Frieze papers, 1838-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83951094 From the description of Henry S. Frieze papers, 1835-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423070 Henry Simmons Frieze was born in Boston on September 15, 1817. He was educated at Brown University where he supported himself through his skills as an organist. U...

Harvard University

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U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

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Drawn by R.D. Cutts. From the description of Pulgas base : map, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398096 Historical Background The story of the Union Pacific Railroad's involvement with oil and the Tidelands goes back to at least 1911 when the State of California granted the City of Long Beach its tidelands properties for development of commerce, navigation, fisheries, and recreation under a public trust doctine, me...

Merrick, J. Vaughan

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Yale University

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Trübner & Co.

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Engelmann, George, 1809-1884

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George Engelmann was a botanist and physician in St. Louis, Missouri and was chief scientific advisor to Henry Shaw on the development of the Missouri Botanical Garden. He bought the Bernhardi herbarium and the first books for the library on a trip to Europe for Henry Shaw in 1857-1858. His herbarium was given to the Garden by his son after his death. From the description of George Engelmann papers, 1831-1914. (Missouri Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 61772595 Botanis...

Gates, William, 1863-1940

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Author, linguist, archaeologist, collector, publisher, museum director, and president of the Maya Society. From the description of Central American papers, 1544-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122392536 William Gates (1863-1940) was an author, linguist, archaeologist, collector, publisher, museum director, and president of the Maya Society. From the description of William Gates photographs, postcards, and other materials, circa 1860s-1930s. (Brigham Young Un...

Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865

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James Duncan Graham (1799-1865), Major, Corps of Topographical, U.S.A. From the description of J.D. Graham papers, 1804-1896 (bulk 1848-1865). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132881 James Duncan Graham was born 4 April 1799 in Prince William County, Va. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1817 and served in the United States Army as a topographical engineer. He directed the re-survey of the Mason-Dixon line and served on the boundary commis...

Winship, Richard C.

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Chase, Pliny Earle, 1820-1886

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Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall), 1822-1886

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Geikie, James, 1839-1915

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St. Mary's Seminary and University (Baltimore, Md.)

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918

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U.S. physician and historian. From the description of Letter, 1868, Feb. 18 : Boston, to Henry B. Dawson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089797 ...

Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903

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Born 1820; educated at Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, 1833-1836; assistant schoolmaster at Derby, 1837; worked as a draftsman and engineer during the building of the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 1837-1841; sub-editor of the Pilot , the organ of the Complete Suffrage Movement, 1844; occupied himself anew with engineering, 1844-1846, and experimented with mechanical inventions, 1846-1847; sub-editor of The Economist in London, 1848-1853; visited house of John Chapman, the advanced publisher,...

Houston, Edwin J. (Edwin James), 1847-1914

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A. J. Holman Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Regio Istituto veneto di scienze, lettere ed arti (Venice, Italy)

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Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934

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Epithet: American geographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0001d0 William Morris Davis (1850-1934) earned his Harvard S.B. in 1869. He taught geology and geography at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Morris Davis, ca. 1878-ca. 1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069254 Frank Spooner Churchill served as the resident physician on this exc...

Morton, Henry, 1836-1902

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Maisch, John M. (John Michael), 1831-1893

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Ryder, John A. (John Adam), 1852-1895

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University of Indiana

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Harrison, George L. (George Leib), 1811-1885

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Philadelphia philanthropist and social reformer. From the description of Papers, 1833-1885. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585641 ...

Rogers, William Barton, 1833-1893

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Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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United States. Naval Observatory

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Organizational History 1830 Establishment of the Depot of Charts and Instruments, Washington, D.C. 1843 1844 Construction of the observatory on its present site 1846 Publication of the first ...

Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867

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Outerbridge, Alexander E.

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Die Oberhessische Gesellschaft für Naturund Heilkunde. Giessen.

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Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907

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American teacher and author; second wife of Louis Agassiz. From the guide to the Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz letter, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Educator. Administered the Agassiz School for Girls from 1855 to 1859; in 1879 was one of the managers for Private Collegiate Instruction for Women (Harvard Annex); president of the Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Women in 1882; and first president of Radcliffe College from 1...

Taliaferro, E. 4-25-1866

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United States. Weather Bureau

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From 1947 until 1970, the official observations of weather in Boulder were made under the direction of the Boulder fire chief, at the central fire station. The Boulder Fire Department also maintained a weather station at the South Side Fire Station starting in July 1958. Prior to 1947, observations were made from the homes of volunteering citizens of Boulder. (Cf. station history in BHS 351 b1 f6.). From the description of Voluntary oberserver's meteorological record, Boulder, Colo. ...

Trego, Charles B... 1794-1874

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Phillips, Henry M. (Henry Myer), 1811-1884

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Epithet: subscriber to the Philharmonic Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x00026b ...

Biddle, John, ca. 1813-1884

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Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892

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Longfellow was an Unitarian clergyman and hymn writer. He was the younger brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of [Poem, Mar. 1877] / Sam.l Longfellow. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245202647 American clergyman and hymn writer; brother of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of Autograph postal card signed : [Boston?], to A.V. Anthony, [postmark 1887 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649496781 America...

Royal society of Edinburgh

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Geological Society of Glasgow

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Kaiserlich-Königliche Zoologisch-Botanische Gesellschaft in Wien

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Bell, I. Lowthian (Isaac Lowthian), 1816-1904

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Welsh, John, 1805-1886

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, merchant and philanthropist; minister to England, 1877-1879. From the description of Letter: to [Daniel] Ammen, [18]85 Aug. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32038935 Businessman, diplomat, and philanthropist. From the description of John Welsh correspondence, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981338 ...

Philadelphia. Board of revision of taxes

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Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918

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Richard Rathbun (1852-1918) was born in Buffalo, New York. He received his early education in the public schools of Buffalo and after graduation worked in his father's stone quarry business. Rathbun developed an early interest in the geology and paleontology of western New York, and by 1870 had deposited large collections of fossils in the Buffalo Society of Natural History. In 1871, Rathbun entered Cornell University on the advice of the distinguished Brazilian explorer, Charles F. Hartt. He le...

Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology

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Hill, W. W.

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Weed, Edward H.

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Barnard, F. A. P. (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889

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President of Columbia College, New York City. From the description of F.A.P. Barnard correspondence, 1865 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761962841 American mathematician who served as president of the University of Mississippi from 1856 to 1858 and as president of Columbia University from 1864 to 1889. From the description of Letter, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367389595 President of the University of Mississippi, 1856-1858; Chancellor of t...

United States. Army. Signal Corps

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Congress passed a resolution creating a national weather service on February 9, 1870, and it was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. This new law directed the Secretary of War to take meterological observations and provide warnings of approaching storms. The Brevet Brigadier General Albert J. Myer and his Signal Service Corps were assigned this duty on February 25, 1870 by the Secretary of War. Weather observations began on November 1, 1870. In June 1872, Congress extended the weather...

Law, Edward E.

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Phillips, Henry, 1838-1895

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Biographical note: Henry Phillips was an author, philologist, and numismatist. He was born in Philadelphia in 1838 and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1859. Although he was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1859, Phillips devoted most of his life to researches and writings in the fields of philology, numismatics, and folklore. His contributions to the field of Numismatics were "History of American Colonial Paper Currency" (1865) and "History of America...

Cleveland, Charles Dexter, 1802-1869

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Epithet: LLD, Professor of Latin University of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x0001de ...

O'Neill, Charles, 1821-1893

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Congressman from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, Pa., to U.S. Grant, 1867 Dec. 27. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28489695 ...

Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society

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American Philosophical Society. Curators

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Packard, Butler & Partridge, co.

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State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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Königlich Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften

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Coupeé, Henry

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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 ...

Nystrom, John W. (John William), 1824-1885

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Naval officer and engineer. From the description of Catalog of the library of John W. Nystrom, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454761 ...

Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick), 1819-

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Peter W. Sheafer, a geologist and mining engineer, compiled the Historical Map of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, 1875). From the description of Papers, 1873-1875. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122589949 ...

Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891

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Philadelphia-born naturalist. Leidy studied medicine and anatomy and received the degree of M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1844. He died in 1891 recognized as the foremost American anatomist of his time. Among many interests, parasitology had been a favorite study of Leidy. From the description of Joseph Leidy journal: Researches on rhizopods, 1875-1877. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 214283687 ...

Macadam, R. K.

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Robins, James W.

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Harvard College Observatory

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Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow

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Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903

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Epithet: Secretary of the American Philosophical Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x00032a J. Peter Lesley was a geologist and director of the second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania (1874-1896). He was also librarian (1858-1885), secretary (1859-1887), and vice president (1887-1898) of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1834-1887, with Joseph ...

Duncan, Louis, 1862-1916

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Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society

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Dartmouth College

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Holland, James W. (James William), 1849-1922

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Leech, Harry Harewood

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Ruschenberger, W.S.W. (William Samuel Waithman), 1807-1895

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William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger (1807-1895) was a physician in the United States Medical Corps from 1826 through the middle of the nineteenth century. Ruschenberger was a member of the Philadelphia College of Physicians, serving as secretary in 1854 and vice president from 1875 through 1883. Also an active member of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, he served as vice president in 1869 and as president from 1869 through 1882. He wrote several books including "Three Years in t...

Ashburner, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1854-1889

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James, Thomas Potts, 1803-1882

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Thomas P. James was a Philadelphia druggist. From the description of Letterbooks, 1851-1863. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122684097 James studied pharmacy and from 1831-1866 was involved in the wholesale drug business in Philadelphia and also developed an interest in Pennsylvania flora. After moving to Cambridge, Mass. James studied mosses and published along with Leo Lesquereux articles and a manual of North American mosses (1884). F...

Hayden, Horace Edwin, 1837-1917

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Kerr, Washington Caruthers, 1827-1885

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Businessman. Washington Kerr, a native of Baltimore, emigrated to Mexico after experiencing business difficulties. From the description of Washington Kerr papers, 1829-1878. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203712 ...

Hamilton, John McLure, 1853-1936

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Epithet: artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0000fb The Marion Light Artillery was organized during the summer of 1861. Most of its members came from Marion, S.C. At the time this letter was written, Daniel Heyward Hamilton, Jr., was garrisoned at Columbia with the Columbia Provost Guards. Capt. Hamilton's company was raised in late 1863 from conscripts declared unfit for field service at the camp o...

Chance, H. M. (Henry Martyn), 1856-1937

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Taylor, W. Curtis

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Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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Greer, Jim, 1961-

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Peters, C. H. F. (Christian Heinrich Friedrich), 1813-1890

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Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900

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U. S. physician and novelist. From the description of Papers, 1862-1886, New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35090710 American neurologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, [to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644562712 United States Surgeon General. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Washington, to Surgeon ...

Megargee, S. Edwin

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Mercantile Library of Philadelphia

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The Mercantile Library Company of Philadelphia was incorporated in 1820 to serve young men in mercantile business. From 1821 to 1845 it had no permanent home and moved several times. In 1845, the library was housed in its own building at 5th and Chestnut Streets - where the collection contained approximately 10,000 volumes. In 1863, a building fund was created and in 1868 a building was purchased at 10th and Chestnut -(originally built for the Franklin Market Co.). In 18...

Napier, John T...

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LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883

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American entomologist John L. LeConte was the son of distinguished entomologist John LeConte. Born in New York and educated as a physician, LeConte's inheritance meant he never had to practice medicine; instead, he continued his father's work in entomology, publishing his first paper at the age of nineteen. He travelled across the United States and later the world collecting and describing insects, especially beetles. Many of his papers were translated and republished in Europe, and the collecti...

American Philosophical Society. Board of officers

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Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

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Taylor, W. Curtis, co.

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Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences

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Du Bois, Patterson, 1847-1917

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Linn, John Blair, 1831-1899

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John Blair Linn was born on October 16, 1831, in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Linn attended the Lewisburg Academy and Marshall College in Mercersburg and graduated in 1846. He practiced law in Union and Sullivan counties before he moved his practice to Centre County in 1871. Linn became interested in preserving the history of his home and the surrounding area. In 1883, Linn published the first of his historical compilations, Annals of Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, 1755-1855. His History of Centre an...

Crane, Thomas Frederick, 1844-1927

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Professor of Romance language and literature, dean and acting president at Cornell University. From the description of Thomas Frederick Crane papers, 1888-1926. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073364 ...

Vaux, Richard, 1816-1895

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Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918

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Charles Henry Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1847, to Julia Leavey and Samuel Hart. He practiced law for a time, but then decided to devote himself to his interest in American art. He became a noted authority on portraiture, especially the works of Gilbert Stuart. Hart delighted in being able to expose fraudulent attributions. Hart was a noted author, penning a number of books and articles about art. He served as a director for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1882...

Townsend, H. T.

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Hale, Edward Everett, 1863-1932

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Epithet: Unitarian minister, of Boston, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x0000f0 Hale was an American clergyman, philanthropist and popular author. He wrote on many subjects but is principally remembered for his story, "The man without a country." From the description of Correspondence, 1889-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623516 Hale was a Boston Unitarian clergyman, au...

Hinrichs, Gustavus Detlef, 1836-1923

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Mallet, John William

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University of Virginia Professor of Chemistry. From the description of Autobiographical sketch of John William Mallet [manuscript] 1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647954954 ...

Germany. Resident Centennial Commission

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Boston society of natural history

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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...

Brickenstein, H. A.

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Barber, W.

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United States., Department of the Intérior

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The Alaska Public Works Program was authorized during the 81st Congress through the Alaska Public Works Act, Public Law 264. The Act authorized the General Services Administration to construct public works in Alaska, at a total cost of $70 million, then to sell them to the Territory of Alaska or other public bodies in Alaska at a purchase price that would recover approximately 50% of the total estimated cost. The authority, set to expire June 30, 1955, was extended to June 30, 1959. The program ...

Gerard, W. R.

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Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879

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George Bacon Wood was a Philadelphia physician, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1829. From the description of Journal, 1836-1849. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624442 From the description of Papers, 1815-1913. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523736 From the guide to the George B.(George Bacon) Wood journal, 1836-1849, 1836-1849, (American Philosophical Society) From...

Capellini, Giovanni, 1833-1927

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Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876

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American writer, editor and publisher. From the description of Letter : to [James Thomas] Fields, 1870 Dec. 10. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625073 Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Papers [microform], 1857-1860. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 35721445 From the description of Papers of William B. Reed, 1857-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452370 ...

K. K. Sternwarte zu Prag

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Flanders, Henry, 1826-1911

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Price, John Sergeant, 1831-1897

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Wall, J. Sutton

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Naturalists' agency

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Virginia Historical Society

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Briggs, Robert, 1822-1882

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Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882

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Solomon Roberts was a Philadelphia Pa. civil engineer who worked primarily in the railroad industry. From the description of Diary and Account book, 1860-1861. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122609704 ...

Magyar Tudományos Akadémia

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Miller, J. Imbrie

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Pumpelly, Raphael, 1837-1923

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Raphael Pumpelly (1837-1923), American geologist and explorer, studied at the Royal School of Mines in Freiberg. He accepted a post in 1861 as a geologist for the Japanese government, and served two years in that position before traveling on through China, Mongolia, and Russia. He returned to the U.S. to study iron and copper deposits in Michigan and the Lake Superior district and from 1884-89 served as head of the New England division of the U.S. Geological Survey. In 1903 and 1904 he led exped...

State University of New York at Albany.

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Buffalo Public Library (Buffalo, N. Y.)

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Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902

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American-born bookseller and bibliographer in England. From the description of Facsimile of an autograph letter signed, with an appended autograph note signed : London, to J.W. Dean of Boston, librarian and genealogist, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874706 Machinist and Union soldier serving in the band of the 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers; from Tilton (Belknap Co.), N.H. From the description of Papers, 1861-1879. (Duke University Librar...

Johns Hopkins University

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Rhode Island Historical Society

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Underwood, Lucien Marcus, 1853-1907

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Lucien Marcus Underwood (1853-1907) was a botanist specializing in pteridophyta. He succeeded Nathaniel Lord Britton as Professor of Botany of Columbia University and participated in New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) field expeditions to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Jamaica and the Rocky Mountains. He was elected to the NYBG Board of Scientific Directors and was named Chairman in 1901. He was born in New Woodstock, N.Y. attended Cazenovia Seminary, Syracuse University and Harvard University. Underwood was ...

Claypole, E. W. (Edward Waller), 1835-1901

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Geologist Edward Waller Claypole taught at the Polytechnic Institute in Pasadena, California. From the guide to the Edward Waller Claypole papers, 1884-1885, 1884-1885, (American Philosophical Society) Edward Waller Claypole was a geologist and taught at the Polytechnic Institute in Pasadena, California. From the description of Papers, 1884-1885. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488710 ...

Wister, Owen J. (Owen Jones), 1825-1896

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Barnard, Henry, 1811-1900

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American educator. From the description of Papers, 1832-1900. (Trinity College Library). WorldCat record id: 50031643 American educator; first US Commissioner of Education 1867-1870. Includes material from Gordon Ford. From the guide to the Henry Barnard letters, 1853, 1856, 1881, 1884, 1888, 1889, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American educationalist; born Hartford, Conn., January 24, 1811; died Hartford, Con...

Royal Society (Great Britain)

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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...

Dick, A., and Cie

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Royal Statistical Society (Great Britain)

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The Royal Statistical Society was established in 1834. The minutes of the first meeting of the society, convened on 15 March of that year, declared that 'a Society be established in the name of the Statistical Society of London, the object of which shall be the collection and classification of all facts illustrative of the present condition and prospects of the Society, especially as it exists in the British Dominions'. From its earliest days the Society was keen to build up a libra...

Kenderdine, Robert Stockton, ca. 1831-1882

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Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899

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Confederate Army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. From the description of Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908 (bulk 1875-1898). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 317574630 Jedediah Hotchkiss, of Staunton, Va., served with the Confederate States Army Corps of Engineers, with primary duties of map-making during the Army's Virginia campaigns. After the war, he became an author, lecturer, and editor and continued to produce maps, especially for various Ci...

Cornell University

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Moore, M.

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Epithet: Miss; of Hampton Court Palace British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x0002db ...

Syle, Edward William

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Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia

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Brinton became a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in 1884. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1894-1898. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 225608468 The oldest natural sciences institution in the Western Hemisphere, the Academy was founded when the United States hugged the Atlantic coastline, and Philadelphia was the cultural, commercial, and scientific center of the new nation. Cla...

Providence Franklin Society

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W. B. Clarke & Carruth

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Seidensticker, Oswald, 1825-1894

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Born in Göttingen, Germany, Seidensticker emigrated to Philadelphia in 1846. In 1867 he was named professor of German language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He was also a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. From the description of The first German immigration to America and the founding of Germantown : typescript, 1893. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866628 ...

Draper, Henry, 1837-1882

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Henry Draper (1837-1882), an American astronomer, was a pioneer in astronomical photography. From the description of Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, bulk (1869-1914). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122615857 From the guide to the Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, 1869-1914, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Estes & Lauriat

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Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

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Pennsylvania State Library

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University of California (1868-1952)

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Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...

Beehler, W.H. (William Henry), 1848-1915

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Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893

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Lawyer from Pennsylvania, grandson of pastor David Jones, and author of writings on historical and genealogical subjects. His grandfather, David Jones, was a Baptist minister and served with the American forces as military chaplain during the War of 1812 and the American Revolution. From the description of Memoir of the Rev. David Jones A.M. / by his grandson Horatio Gates Jones of Leverington near Philadelphia, Pa. : transcript, 1885. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat...

Hough, George Washington

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Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884

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Arnold Henry Guyot was a geographer and the first to formulate laws of structure and movement of glaciers. He published geography textbooks, 1866-1875, and was professor of physical geography and geology at Princeton University, 1854-1884. From the description of Correspondence, 1857-1882. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316399 Geographer and geologist. From the description of Letter of A. Guyot, circa 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Minnesota Academy of Natural Sciences

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Jones, William P. (William Patterson)

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William Patterson Jones, co-founder of the Northwestern Female College, was born in Philadelphia on April 23, 1831. The school opened in October, 1855, before the building was complete and before the school was officially chartered; classes were first held in rooms over Colvin's general store on Davis Street. After the merger of the Northwestern Female College with the Evanston College for Ladies, Jones engaged in a variety of pursuits, including continued endorsements of educationa...

Canadian Institute, 1849-1914

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Societas Regia Scientiarum Upsaliensis

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Middleton, Thomas C. (Thomas Cooke), 1842-1923

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Matile, G.-A. (George-Auguste), 1807-1881

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G. & B. Westermann Brothers

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Sellers, William, 1824-1905

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New York Academy of Sciences

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American Oriental society

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California Academy of Sciences

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Carlier, Auguste, 1803-1890

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Stillé, Alfred, 1813-1900

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Philadelphia-born physician and elder brother of Charles Janeway Stillé. He served as professor of theory and practice of medicine at the University of Pennyslvania from 1864 until his retirement in 1883. From the description of Alfred Stillé lecture notes, 1882-1884. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 214284746 U.S. physician. From the description of Notes on theory and practices of med. by Prof. Stillé, 1868-1869 : [University of Penns...

May, Joseph

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University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)

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Verein für geographie und statistik, Frankfurt am Main

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Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Emden

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Galton, Francis, 1822-1911

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Eugenicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. Born in Birmingham, England, educated in Boulogne, Kenilworth and King Edward's School, Birmingham; trained in medicine at Birmingham General Hospital and Kings College London until 1840; B. A. Trinity College, Cambridge. A generous inheritance allowed him to devote his life to travel, and to the study of a succession of virtually unexplored fields: the weather; physical and mental characteristics in man and animals; the influence of heredity on them; her...

Hess, J., co.

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Lesley, Mary

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Horn, George H. (George Henry), 1840-1897

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Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897

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Vertebrate paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope became the leading theorist of the neo-Lamarckian movement in American biology. He sold his fossil collection to the American Museum of Natural History in 1894. From the guide to the Edward Drinker Cope Field diaries, 1872-1874, 1876-1877, 1879, 1881-1885, 1892, 1872-1892, (American Philosophical Society) Zoologist, paleontologist and educator. Member Society of Friends. Professor at Haverford College (1864-1867) and University o...

Herrick, C. L. (Clarence Luther), 1858-1903

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Chabas, François J.

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Cincinnati Society of Natural History

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American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications

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Cleemann, Thomas M.

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Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877

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Edmund Quincy, author and abolitionist, was the son of Josiah Quincy, President of Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard, and wrote several novels and a biography of his father. He was an active member of the anti-slavery movement, and published numerous articles on the topic. From the description of Edmund Quincy letters, 1855-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57759735 Edumund Quincy, author and reformer, was born in Boston, Mass.,...

Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien

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Wharton, Francis, 1820-1889

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Jurist and clergyman. From the description of Francis Wharton notes, 1886-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981343 American jurist and clergyman. From the description of Letter & print, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812249 ...

Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft

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Rantoul literary society

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Chandler, Charles Frederick, 1836-1925

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Charles Frederick Chandler was an important American chemist and chemical educator. He was deeply involved in issues of chemistry, mining, and public health throughout the last third of the nineteenth and early decades of the twentieth centuries. As a professor at Columbia University, he revolutionized chemical education in the United States and was a major proponent of practical, scientific education. He was deeply involved in professional organizations and kept scrupulously abreas...

Redfield, John Howard, 1815-1895

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Merchant and corresponding secretary of the Lyceum of Natural History, New York City. From the description of Letterbook, 1841 Nov. 16-1844 Oct. 16. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774607 ...

Société linnéenne de Bordeaux

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Lagen, Charles Augustus, 1849-1916

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New York State Library

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Lackawanna institute of history and science, Scranton, Pa.

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Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916

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Samuel Pennypacker -- governor, jurist and historian -- was born in Phoenixville and educated at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied law. He was called to the bar in 1868 and elected president of the Law Academy of Philadelphia. In 1889, he became judge of the Court of Common Pleas and remained in that post for 20 years. Pennypacker became governor of Penn. in 1902. He built a new capitol building and organized the health and highway departments as well as th...

Agnew, D. Hayes (David Hayes), 1818-1892

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Surgeon and teacher of anatomy and surgery in Philadelphia. From the description of David Hayes Agnew letters, 1857-1880. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34766612 ...

Geological survey (U.S.)

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E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. From the guide to the United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912, 1898-1902, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) First organized as a branch in 1889, the Topographic Division was established in 1947. From the description of Records of the Topographic Division. (Unknown). World...

Naturforschende gesellschaft zu Freiburg i. B.

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Antheaume, Louis

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Morison, Ella M.

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Bolton, Henry Carrington, 1843-1903

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Epithet: American naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x00033c ...

Green, Traill, 1813-1897

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Professor of Chemistry. From the description of Addresses. 1868-1882. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 52453013 Traill Green was born in Easton, Pa., on 25 May 1813. He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1835. He practiced medicine for less than a year then returned to Easton to teach chemistry at Lafayette College. In 1841, Green accepted a position to teach the natural sciences at Marshall College in Mercersb...

Hallowell, Mrs.

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Madara, William B.

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Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

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Benjamin Smith Lyman was a geologist and mining engineer. From the description of Papers, 1850-1918. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316358 Benjamin Smith Lyman studied geology and mining engineering in France and in Germany. He worked with J. Peter Lesley in the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, and later worked on the Iowa Geological Survey. Lyman was surveyor of the coal fields of Cape Breton Island and Nova Scotia and of the gold ...

Cook, H.

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Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880

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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...

Wilcox, William A. (William Alonzo), 1857-

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Rawson, Rawson William, Sir, 1812-1899

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Epithet: KCMG 1875 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000339 Epithet: Civil Secretary in Canada (1842) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000338 ...

Barnwell, James G.

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Gates, Mary C. (Bishop) Mrs. M. E. Gates, d. 1905

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Peabody, Selim H. (Selim Hobart), 1829-1903

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Lea, M. Carey (Mathew Carey), 1823-1897

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Matthew Carey Lea was the older brother of Henry Charles Lea. From the description of Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1874-1881. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63556185 ...

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen

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Valentini, Philipp J. J. (Philipp Johann Josef), 1828-1899

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Archaeologist specializing in Mexican prehistory. From the description of Papers, 1858-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155481301 Number 199 in Glass' A Survey and Census of Native Middle American picotiral manuscripts. From the description of Lienzo de Metlaltoyuca. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 67615606 ...

Royal Geological Society of Ireland

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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...

Harper, Francis P. (Francis Perego), 1856?-1932

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Francis Perego Harper and Lathrop Colgate Harper were publishers and antiquarian booksellers in New York City. From the description of Francis P. Harper collection, 1870-1929 (1877-1896). (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711609277 ...

University of Oxford.

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University of Oxford From the guide to the University of Oxford Musical Exercises, 1890, (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford) Not applicable. From the guide to the Typescript Theses, 1910-55, (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford) Rev. Samuel Myles graduated from Harvard College in 1684. From the description of Diploma : manuscript, 1693 July 14. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612804731 ...

Georgia Historical Society

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T. Sinclair & Son

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Drown, Thomas Messinger, 1842-1904.

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Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab

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Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

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Lautenbach, B. F.

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Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876

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Joseph Carson was a physician and taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School was founded in 1765. In 1779, it became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine. From the description of Letters, 1789-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122523529 Joseph Carson, Philadelphia, Pa., physician and educator, was born on 19 April 1808. He married (1) Mary Goddard, in 1841 and then (2) Sarah Hollingsworth, in 1848,...

Farmer, Silas, 1839-1902

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Silas Farmer was a noted Detroit map maker and historian. From the description of Silas Farmer papers, 1830-1902. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 297539942 ...

London Zoo (London, England)

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Fairmount Park. Commissioners

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Button, Conyers

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Stowell, T. B. (Thomas Blanchard), 1846-1927

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Principal of the Potsdam Normal School. From the description of Papers, 1893-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155510406 ...

Lea Brothers & Company

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Stevens, W. LeConte (Walter LeConte), 1847-1927

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Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883

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Chief of U.S. army engineers, 1866-1879, from Pennsylvania. From the description of A. A. Humphreys papers, 1846-1875; 1908 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25327462 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (1810-1883) of Pennsylvania was chief of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1866-1879. He was educated at the United States Military Academy and began his military service in 1831. From the guide to the A. A. Humphreys Papers, ., 1846-1875;...

Fontaine, William Morris, 1835-1913

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Corcoran professor of natural history and geology, University of Virginia. From the description of Letters to William Morris Fontaine, 1874-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958747 William M. Fontaine, son of James Fontaine and Juliet C. Morris. Born 1835 in Hanover County, Virginia, died 1913 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Professor of geology at the University of Virginia, hired at the University of Virginia in 1878 as the first professor of natural hist...

Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897

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Historian, cartographer, and librarian of the Boston Public Library. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Henry Harrisse, Paris, France, 1891 Oct. 10. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40998446 Winsor graduated from Harvard in 1853 and was a librarian at Harvard and at the Boston Public Library. From the description of Papers of Justin Winsor, 1847-1897 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972933 Winsor was libr...

American Philological Association. Meeting

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American Philological Association, founded in 1869, deals with topics relating to classical languages, literature and history. From the description of American Philological Association records, 1868-1986. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 463434637 ...

Peñafiel, Antonio, 1830-1922

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Peabody Academy of Science

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Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien

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Im Thurn, Everard F. (Sir), (Everard Ferdinand), 1852-1932

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Dawson Bros.

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Société de géographie commerciale de Bordeaux

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Jordan, John, 1808-1890.

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Trübner, Karl J.

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Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art

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Brooklyn Library

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New York Hospital

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Edwards, Howard, 1833-1925?

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Lyman, D.

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Hagedane, C. F.

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Philadelphia (Pa.). Committee on Restoration of Independence Hall

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Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894

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Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871

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Engineer and Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to Sir W. R. Hamilton, 1833-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514949 Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123372 From the description of Papers, 1816-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362531 John F. W. Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, che...

Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930

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Kaiserlich-Königliche Geographische Gesellschaft (Austria)

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Allison, Joseph, 1819-1896

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Weaver, E. F.

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Hayward, W. S.

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Michael, Helen Abbott, 1857-1904

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Anthon, Charles Edward, 1822-1883

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Born 1823 New York (N.Y.) Graduated from Columbia College 1839 Columbia University (N.Y.) Appointed professor of history and belles-lettres at the New York Free Academy 1852 1883 New York (N.Y.) Joined the ANS 1866 American Numismatic Society (N.Y.) Died June 07, 1883 Bremen (Germany) President of the ANS from 1868 to 1870 and 1873 to 1883, it was due to Anthon that the Society made its initial efforts to transform itself from a group of local coin collectors to a recognized schol...

Delaware County Institute of Science (Delaware County, Pa.)

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New Haven Colony Historical Society

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MacAlister, James, 1840-1913.

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MacAlister was the president of the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892-1898. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226053299 ...

United States. Department of State

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At the Dept. of State, Blake was Assistant Chief of Special Projects Division, in 1946; and Leland King was the Acting Chief of the Foreign Buildings Operations, in 1949. Theodor Eberstaller was the brother of Richard Eberstaller, the husband of Alma Mahler's half-sister Maria; Richard and Maria Eberstaller were both deceased at this point. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864672 Of...

Kirkwood, Daniel, 1814-1895

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Astronomer and Indiana University professor of mathematics. From the description of Daniel Kirkwood papers, 1864-1895. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 45063101 Daniel Kirkwood was an astronomer and professor of mathematics at Indiana University almost continuously from 1856 until 1886. He was born 27 September 1814 in Harford County, Maryland to John and Agnes (Hope) Kirkwood. After attending school in his home county, Kirkwood began his ca...

Society of Antiquaries of London

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Geological Society of London

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Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870

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Benjamin Franklin Peale was a son of Charles Willson Peale, and a naturalist, paleontologist, and traveler. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1833. From the description of Songs, 1822-1823, for guitar and piano. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440418 From the guide to the Songs, 1822-1823, for guitar and piano, 1822-1823, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David), 1805-1884

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877, 1810-1877, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Boston Public Library

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Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893

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Horsford (Harvard, A.B., 1847) taught chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Eben Norton Horsford, ca. 1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972793 Engineer, college professor and industrial chemist; president of Wellesley. From the description of E. N. Horsford letter to a Miss Reid [manuscript], 1884 February 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 713898870 David Zeisberger served as a Moravian minister. ...

Brooklyn Entomological Society

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Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891

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Moncure Robinson was born in Richmond, Va. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the Sorbonne where he studied to be a civil engineer. He was a railroad planner and builder and a railroad and steamboat owner. His most noted project was the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. He retired from engineering work in 1847. From the description of Papers, 1787-1890. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 20269904 ...

Levytype Co.

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Hayden, Lewis S.

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Schele de Vere, M. (Maximilian), 1820-1898

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Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884

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Eli Kirk Price, Esq. was assignee of Joseph Reed, Esq., and trustee of the George J. Ewing estate. From the description of Papers, 1829-1841. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122689789 Eli K. Price was a Philadelphia lawyer and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1854. From the description of Papers, 1820-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632853 Eli Kirk Price was a Philadelph...

Connecticut Historical Society

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London & North Western Railway Society

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

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A study of the Herendeen Bay area coal seams was ordered by Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones in 1942. The report was prepared by Lt. Richard H. Yost of the 151st Engineer Regiment. An examination of the area was made in 1943 by Lt. Col. C.W. Jeffers of the Quartermaster Corps and Robert S. Sanford of the Bureau of Mines; the report of their survey was prepared by George O. Gates in 1944. From the description of Herendeen Bay Coal Fields Reports, 1942-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Association of Engineering Societies (U. S.)

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Gurley, Wm. F. E. (William Frank Eugene Reed), 1854-

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Paleontologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1869-1897. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247595 From the description of Correspondence, 1869-1897. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 45478639 ...

Sands, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1811-1883

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B.F. Sands served as a navy lieutenant in the Mexican War, participating in operations on the Grijalva River under Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry. He later served in the Civil War and as director of the Naval Observatory, 1867-1874. Sands was made rear admiral in 1871, and he retired in 1874. He died in Washington, D.C., in 1883. From the description of Sketch of the river Tabasco from Devil's Bend to the city : taken from the masthead of the Washington, shewing the march of the f...

Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908

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American educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to W. Reid, 1871 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269584399 Biographical Note: Daniel Coit Gilman was an educator and first president of The Johns Hopkins University. From the description of Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1773-1925. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48134620 Daniel Coit Gilman: president of the University of California, 1872-1875; president of Johns Hop...

Loomis, Elias, 1811-1889

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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) Elias Loomis was an astronomer, meteorologist, teacher, and author of scientific and mathematical texts. He taught at Western Reserve College, New York University, and Yale University. Loomis was also a genealogist and produced a massive compendium of information on the Joseph Loomis family. From t...

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,...

Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Kirchhoff, G. (Gustav), 1824-1887

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German physicist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Heidelberg and Berlin, to Wilhelm von Beetz, 1872 Jun. 14 and 1877 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491977 ...

Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark)

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Vandervoost, John L.

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Rothrock, Joseph T., 1839-1922

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Joseph T. Rothrock was a physician, botanist, and forester. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1877. From the description of Letters, 1878-1884, to Eli K. Price. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122608845 Joseph T. Rothrock was a physician, botanist, and forester; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1877. From the guide to the Joseph T. Rothrock letters, 1878-1884, to Eli K. Price, 1878-1884, (...