American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIg 1887-1891


American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIg 1887-1891

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

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Kirkwood, Daniel, 1814-1895 (person)

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...

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Carpenter, Richard (person)

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Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902 (person)

American author and historian. From the description of Letters, 1898, Brooklyn, to Worthington Chauncey Ford. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580858 American historian and novelist. From the description of Papers : of Paul Leicester Ford, 1888-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 29734016 From the description of Typed letter signed : Brooklyn, New York, to [George Haven] Putnam, 189? May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Poor, Henry V. (Henry Varnum), 1812-1905 (person)

Henry Varnum Poor (1888-1970), best known as a potter and ceramic artist, was also an architect, painter, muralist, designer, educator and writer who lived and worked in New City, New York. A native of Chapman, Kansas, Henry Varnum Poor moved with his family to Kansas City when his grain merchant father became a member of the Kansas Board of Trade. From a young age he showed artistic talent and spent as much time as possible - including school hours - drawing. When a sch...

Pennsylvania academy of the fine arts (corporateBody)

Art school; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts exhibition catalog, 1921 and 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553237 The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is an art academy and museum, founded in 1805 in Philadelphia, Pa. Exhibitions and classes began in 1811. Notable academy instructors and students have included Thomas Eakins, Cecilia Beaux, William Merritt Chase, Violet Oakley, Henry O. Tanner, Rembra...

Edwards, T. C. (person)

Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society (person)

Wurts, Charles Stewart, 1830-1907 (person)

Meltzl, Hugo von, 1846-1908 (person)

Lewis, Henry Carvill, 1853-1888 (person)

Henry Carvill Lewis was a geologist and educator and member of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Henry Carvill Lewis papers, 1885-1900 (bulk 1885-1888). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 657120263 Henry Carvill Lewis was a geologist with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1873 and 1876. From the description of Papers, 1861-1890. (Historical Society of P...

Townsend, Joseph B. (person)

Chase, Thomas Lincoln, 1831-1896 (person)

Baird, Henry Martyn, 1832-1906 (person)

Professor of Greek at New York University. From the description of Letters of Henry M. Baird [manuscript], 1881, 1889. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916195 American Presbyterian clergyman and historian; son of Robert Baird, 1798-1863 From the guide to the Henry Martyn Baird letter, 1891, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

James, Edmund J. (Edmund Janes), 1855-1925 (person)

College president, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). From the description of Diaries, 1894-1924. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28420312 From the description of Personal letter books, 1904-1906. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28418301 ...

Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896 (person)

Scientitist and curator. From the description of Papers of G. Brown Goode, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131780 Stephen Bowers (1832?-1907) was a geologist, archaeologist, journalist and Methodist minister, who maintained an interest in southern California, including area fossils and artifacts. His geological and archaeological work was financed by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Department of the Interior. In 1997 a California archaeologist an...

Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 (person)

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...

Funk & Wagnalls (person)

Lerch, Otto (person)

Hart, J. M. (James Morgan), 1839-1916 (person)

Pickell, George S. (person)

M’Calla & Stavely (person)

Boardman, George Dana, 1828-1903 (person)

Boardman was pastor of the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia for thirty years (ca. 1865-1894) and a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. In November of 1888 he was asked by the University of Pennsylvania to offer a series of "Sunday Afternoon Addresses upon Religious Topics." His topic was the Ten Commandents, and his lectures were published in 1889 by the American Baptist Publication Society as "The Ten Commandments: A Course of Lectures Delivered Before The University of Pennsylvania....

Toppan, Robert Noxon, 1836-1901 (person)

J. B. Lippincott Company (person)

Turton, S. D. (person)

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922 (person)

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...

Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912 (person)

Walter William Skeat was born in London and educated at Cambridge, becoming an ordained minister in 1860. He took a position as mathematics lecturer at Cambridge, but continued to develop his interest in language and literature, translating, editing, and writing scholarly works. This led to his role as the first professor of Anglo-Saxon at Cambridge, where he instituted a comprehensive course of study in English language and literature. He created a historic edition of Chaucer's works, made less...

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

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 ...

Königlich Sächsische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig (person)

Boldt, George, 1851-1916 (person)

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

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Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (person)

American physician, chief surgeon at The Woman's Hospital, New York, N.Y., pioneer gynecologist, and renowned collector of American historical documents and memorabilia. From the description of T. A. Emmet letter to Eugene L. Didier [manuscript], 1884 October 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781299229 Thomas Addis Emmet, a prominent physician, historian, and collector of early Americana. During his life he extra-illustrated 150 books, including four sets of ...

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Mallet, John William (person)

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 ...

Reed, Henry, 1846-1896 (person)

Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 (person)

Herbert Welsh established the Indian Rights Association in 1882, and served as the organization's corresponding secretary, president and president emeritus. The Association investigated and publicized conditions of Indians, and was particularly successful in arousing public interest and exposing frauds on reservations. Bishop William Hobart Hare (1839-1909), known as the "Apostle to the Sioux," was appointed in 1872 Bishop of Niobrara, which was expanded and renamed the ...

Bailey, Banks & Biddle Company (Philadelphia, Pa.) (person)

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

Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899 (person)

Drowne, Henry T. (Henry Thayer), 1822-1897 (person)

Hill, Hamilton Andrews, 1827-1895 (person)

Princeton University (person)

Harden, William, 1844-1936 (person)

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...

Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901 (person)

Pollok, Anthony (person)

Hitchcock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1836-1919 (person)

The Michigan Geological Survey was created by Public Act 20 of 1837. Its purpose was to conduct a geological and mineralogical survey of the state. The state legislature appointed Douglass Houghton the first state geologist (1837). In 1921, the state legislature established the Department of Conservation, and the Michigan Geological Survey became part of that department (Public Act 17 of 1921). The Department of Conservation established the Geological Survey Division circa 1947. In 1968, the dep...

Thayer, Russell (person)

Jones, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1848-1913 (person)

Charles H. Jones was the founder of the Florida Times Union newspaper, originally known as the Florida Times. He is best known as the ghost writer for Bryan's 1892 Democratic Presidential platform, but turned down the nomination as Vice-President with the statement that he was not a politician, but just a country editor. From the description of Charles H. Jones Papers, 1876-1913. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 49930244 Charles Henry Jones (1849-191...

Smith, Thornley, 1813-1891 (person)

Morison, Harriet C. (person)

Kelvin, William Thomson, baron, 1824-1907 (person)

Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617799 From the description of Papers, 1905-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830683 From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971911 British mathematician and physicist. From the description of Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25...

South Dakota. Agricultural Experiment Station (person)

Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913 (person)

U. S. Army surgeon and founder of the Army Medical Library. From the description of John Shaw Billings letters, 1891, Apr. 13 and May 13, New York City, to W.R. Benjamin. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992422 1860. Graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, with A.B., M.A. From the description of General correspondence June 1862-Oct. 1901 [microform]. (Alma Public Library). WorldCat record id: 7883610 The Adjutant General of the Army had re...

University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) (corporateBody)

Grant, F. E. (person)

Wagner, Samuel, 1842- (person)

United States., Department of the Intérior (corporateBody)

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 ...

Cambridge Philological Society (person)

Scott, William B. (President, 1918-1925 (person)

G. & B. Westermann Brothers (person)

Hoss, George Washington, 1824-1906 (person)

United States. Post Office, Philadelphia (corporateBody)

Clark, Henry, 1828-1899 (person)

MacCalla, Clifford P., 1837-1892 (person)

Princeton Theological Seminary (person)

Biddle, Craig, 1823-1910 (person)

Iconographic publishing Co. (person)

Pratt, L. (person)

Anderson, George Washington, 1816-1903. (person)

Lovering, Joseph, 1813-1892 (person)

Lovering graduated from Harvard in 1833 and taught mathematics and natural philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Joseph Lovering, 1889. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972823 ...

Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (person)

Longstreth, Morris, 1846-1914 (person)

Kolb, J. B. (person)

Carrillo y Ancona, Crescencio, 1837-1897 (person)

Casey, Thos. L. (Thomas Lincoln), 1857-1925 (person)

Thomas Lincoln Casey (1857-1925) graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1879 and went into the Corps of Engineers. In his early years in the military he was engaged in astronomy, but his interest later turned to entomology, and he became an intense student of the Coleoptera. His first paper appeared in 1884. At first his study was confined to North America, but after 1910 he studied the Coleoptera of Central and South America as well. His collection of specimens and his library wer...

Ingham, William A. (William Armstrong), 1827-1913 (person)

William Ingham was the secretary of the Pennsylvania Geological survey. From the description of Letterpress copybook, 1898-1903. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489908 Iowa pioneer and banker. From the description of Papers of William H. Ingham, 1844-1856. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233109880 ...

Thorburn, John, 1844-1909 (person)

Epithet: Postmaster of Dumfries British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000207 ...

Earle, Charles Warrington, 1845-1893 (person)

Lesquereaux, Leo, Jr. (person)

Ely, E. D. (person)

Pepper, William, 1843-1898 (person)

William Pepper was provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1880 to 1890. The University commissioned Muybridge to complete his animal locomotion studies under their auspices. The results were published in 1887. From the description of William Pepper papers on Eadweard Muybridge, 1883-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566066 Physician and professor of medicine of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1872-1886, Philadelphia. (Duke University)....

Carson, E. Frank (person)

Geological survey (U.S.) (corporateBody)

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...

Jastrow, Joseph, 1863-1944 (person)

Joseph Jastrow (1863-1944), was a psychologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin. He was married to Rachel (Szold) Jastrow. From the guide to the Joseph Jastrow papers, 1875-1961, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Psychologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin. From the description of Papers, 1875-1961. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933817 ...

Smyth, Albert H., 1863-1907 (person)

John Bigelow (1817-1911) was a diplomat, editor and author. Appointed American consul-general at Paris in 1861, he became U.S. minister to France in April 1865. Bigelow had a special interest in French history and biography. His Life of Benjamin Franklin (1874) reproduced the founding father’s famous Autobiography from a manuscript he discovered and first printed in 1868. His editorial triumph was an edition of the Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin (10 vols., 1887-88). He also edi...

Missouri. Geological Survey (person)

Hyrtl, Joseph, 1811-1894 (person)

Sampson, Murdock & Co. (person)

Greene, Wm. H. (William Houston), 1853-1918 (person)

Thorpe, Francis Newton, 1857-1926 (person)

Francis Newton Thorpe was an author in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, writing extensively about the early history of American government and culture. Some of his books, such as Benjamin Franklin and the University of Pennsylvania, and Government of the People of the State of Pennsylvania, directly reflect early Pennsylvania history. From the description of Francis Newton Thorpe's typescript manuscript of A history of the American people, 1899-1900. (University of ...

Woman's journal (Boston, Mass. : 1870) (person)

Summers, E. (person)

Tooker, William Wallace, 1848-1917 (person)

Authority on Algonquian Indian language, history, and culture; resident of Sag Harbor, New York. From the description of Long Island New York Indian vocabularies: glossary, [189-]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758383 William Wallace Tooker once was widely recognized as one of his era's leading specialists in Coastal Algonquian culture, history and place names. A productive and prolific writer, he published 12 books, some 50 pamphlets and over...

Brooks, William Keith, 1848-1908 (person)

Brooks was professor of biology at Hopkins and the founder of the Chesapeake Zoological Laboratory. He was born in Cleveland in 1848 and received his B.A. from Williams in 1870 and received his Ph. D from Harvard in 1875. In 1876 he was received one of the first advanced fellowships at Hopkins. He remained on the faculty until his death in 1908. Brook's morphological studies of tunicates and coelenterates were his outstanding contribution to biology. He published numerou...

Randall, J. S. (person)

Zamenhof, L. L. (Ludwik Lazar), 1859-1917 (person)

Esperanto was developed in the late 1870s and early 1880s by Dr. Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, a Jewish ophthalmologist from Bialystok, at the time part of the Russian Empire. According to Zamenhof, he created this language to foster harmony between people from different countries. After some ten years of development, which Zamenhof spent translating literature into Esperanto as well as writing original prose and verse, the first book of Esperanto grammar was published in Warsaw in July 1887. The nu...

Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928 (person)

American journalist and educator; editor of the Philadelphia Press for 30 years. First director of the School of Journalism at Columbia. From the description of Talcott Williams manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1930?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998840 American journalist, first director of the Columbia School of Journalism. From the description of Walt Whitman documents, 1884-1890. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Schieffelin, Eugene (person)

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

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

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...

Hays, I. Minis (Isaac Minis), 1847-1925 (person)

Isaac Minis Hays was a Philadelphia physician and author and editor of books on medicine and Benjamin Franklin. He was Librarian of American Philosophical Society, 1897-1922. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1880s-1925. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616180 I. Minis Hays was a Philadelphia physician and author and editor of books on medicine and Benjamin Franklin. He was Librarian of the American Philosophical Society from 1897 to...

Perry, Charles M. (person)

University of Edinburgh. (corporateBody)

The University of Edinburgh was established by Royal Charter in 1582 . It was originally called Tounis College, when part of a legacy left by Robert Reid, Bishop of Orkney in 1558 had established a college of which the Town Council had gained control to establish a College of Law on the South side of Edinburgh. The inception of the University took place in 1583 . In 1617 when King James VI of Scotland (I of England) visited the College it was decreed that the College should change i...

Phillips, Henry, 1838-1895 (person)

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...

New York Public Library (corporateBody)

The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...

Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society (Chapel Hill, N. C.) (person)

Martindale, Isaac C., 1842-1893 (person)

Price, John Sergeant, 1831-1897 (person)

Stavely, J. Thomas (person)

Thompson, Henry, Sir, 1820-1904 (person)

English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.E. Millais, [year not specified] July 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 690673469 Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0000a4 Epithet: Customs officer in I of St Thomas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0...

Howard, Jerome B. (Jerome Bird), 1860-1923 (person)

Jerome B. Howard (1860-1923) was associated with the Phonographic Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Collection of shorthand manuscripts, 1710-1912, bulk (1838-1912). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122534530 From the guide to the Collection of shorthand manuscripts, 1710-1912, 1838-1912, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) H.W. Patten was a shorthand writer and teacher who collected samples from short...

Crane, Thomas Frederick, 1844-1927 (person)

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 ...

Sprague, Charles E. (Charles Ezra), 1842-1912 (person)

Brown, Marie Annette (person)

Royal Scottish geographical society (corporateBody)

Patterson, Robert, 1819? -1909 (person)

D'Auria, Luigi (person)

Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 (person)

American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...

American notes and queries (corporateBody)

Lobo (Vocalist) (person)

Society of Antiquaries of London (person)

Bolton, Henry Carrington, 1843-1903 (person)

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

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

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 ...

Dannefeld, C. Juhlin (person)

Morris, J. Cheston (James Cheston), 1831-1923 (person)

Merrick, John Vaughan, 1828? -1906 (person)

Whitman, Francis L. (person)

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

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,...

Strauss, Chas. T. & bro. (person)

Beale, Charles Currier, 1864-1909 (person)

Epithet: of Boston, USA, teacher of short-hand British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x00017b Charles Currier Beale (1864-1909), a collector of shorthand manuscripts and printed materials, founded and operated the Beale Shorthand Bureau and School of Phonography in Boston between 1884 and 1908. From the description of Beale shorthand collection, 1640-1910. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record...

Cresson, Charles M. (person)

Quaritch, Bernard, 1819-1899 (person)

Bookseller. From the description of Letter, 1885 July 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497058 From the guide to the Bernard Quaritch letter, 1885, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Kocher, J. F. (person)

G. E. Stechert & Co. (person)

Malone, Emily (person)

Macfarlane, C. W. (Charles William), 1852-1931 (person)

Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901 (person)

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) ...

Stubbs, Charles H. (person)

Went, Ed C. (person)

Ginn and Company (person)

Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916 (person)

Epithet: American archaeologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x0002fe Alumnus, Class of 1873. From the description of [Articles, book reviews, etc.]. 1876- (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 34178160 ...

Peale, A. C. (Albert Charles), 1849-1914 (person)

A. C. Peale (1849-1914) was a paleontologist who collected fossil specimens for the United States Geological Survey in Colorado during 1908. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_738_pid_EACP735 Albert Charles Peale, geologist, mineralogist, and paleobotanist, was born April 1, 1849, in Heckscherville, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Willson Peale (1821-1871) and Harriet Friel. His father was the namesake of Albert's gr...

Instituto y Observatorio de Marina (Spain) (person)

Reiter, George. (person)

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

Rogers, Robert William, 1864-1930 (person)

McIlvaine, Charles, 1840-1909 (person)

Asiatic Society of Bengal (person)

Levytype Co. (person)

Rawson, Rawson William, Sir, 1812-1899 (person)

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 ...

Roberts, George B. (person)

University of Michigan. (corporateBody)

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...

T. Sinclair & Son (person)

Emerson, Ellen Russell, 1837-1907 (person)

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

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 ...

Wagner Free Institute of Science (person)

American Folk-Lore Society (corporateBody)

Harding, George, 1826? -1902 (person)

Sellers, Coleman, b. 1827 (person)

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) ...

Walz, W. G. (person)

South Carolina College (corporateBody)

Woodward, Charles Lowell, 1832?-1903 (person)

New York antiquarian bookseller. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to [John Fletcher] Hurst, 1890 Dec. 24. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41000135 ...

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

New York Herald Tribune (Firm) (person)

Royal society of Edinburgh (corporateBody)

Società geografica italiana (person)

Evans, John, Sir, 1823-1908 (person)

Thomas, S. W. (person)

Sellers, William, 1824-1905 (person)

Denison University (person)

Bergen, Fanny D. (Fanny Dickerson), 1846- (person)

Sheafer, William L. (person)

Reynolds, Henry Lee (person)

Hunt, Thomas Sterry, 1826-1892 (person)

Chemist and geologist. From the description of Letter of Thomas Sterry Hunt, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451083 ...

Lee, C.F. (person)

Schoneman, Charles (person)

Unidentified (person)

Subscription news co. (person)

Roux de Rochelle, 1762-1849 (person)

Elected to the APS in 1836, Roux de Rochelle served as French minister to the United States from 1829-1831. From the guide to the Etats-Unis d'amerique, Circa 1837, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Etting, Frank M. (Frank Marx) (person)

Taylor, James Monroe, 1848-1916 (person)

Baptist minister, President of Vassar College, 1886-1914. From the description of Papers, 1865-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519841 From the description of James Monroe Taylor papers, 1865-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576943 ...

Pumpelly, Raphael, 1837-1923 (person)

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...

Harden, E. B. (Edward B.) (person)

Barnwell, James G. (person)

Le Moine, J. M. (James MacPherson), Sir, 1825-1912 (person)

Epithet: Canadian author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x000040 Canadian geologist Robert Bell directed the Geological Survey of Canada from 1901-1906. From the guide to the Robert Bell correspondence, 1874-1908, 1874-1908, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Singleton, Esther, 1865-1930 (person)

American editor. From the description of Letter to Dr. Thomas Dunn English, 1887 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48823370 ...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 (person)

Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences (person)

Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology (corporateBody)

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...

Steiner, P. (person)

Wilson, Daniel, Sir, 1816-1892 (person)

Oaxaca. Museo (person)

Parnell, L. & J. (person)

Henderson, George J. (person)

Johns Hopkins University (person)

Warren, Benjamin Harry, 1858-1926 (person)

Michael, Helen Abbott, 1857-1904 (person)

Patterson, Christopher Stuart, 1842-1924 (person)

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

Battles, Frank (person)

Chesney, C. S. (person)

Germany. Marine Amt (person)

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (person)

Genth, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1855? -1910 (person)

Morison, Ella M. (person)

Travelers Insurance Companies (person)

Ludlow, William, 1843-1901 (person)

Epithet: of Andover British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x000153 ...

Stout, G. W. (person)

Hall, S. M. (person)

Ethnikon Asteroskopeion Athēnōn (person)

Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924 (person)

Classical scholar, born in Charleston, S.C. Professor at University of Virginia, 1856-76; first professor of Greek at Johns Hopkins (1876-1915). Served in Confederate Army during Civil War; wounded in Shenandoah campaign. Founder and editor (1880-1920) of American Journal of Philology. Author of "The Historical Syntax of Classical Greek" (1900-11); "Hellasand Hesperia" (1908); "The Creed of the Old South" (1915). From the description of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers, 1847-1925. (...

Lindahl, Josua, 1844-1912 (person)

Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893 (person)

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. ...

Hierholzer ?, J. C. (person)

Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921 (person)

Born in Philadelphia in 1860, Boies Penrose graduated from Harvard University and practiced law in his native city in 1883. From 1884 until 1897 he served in the Pennsylvania legislature as a representative and senator. An unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Philadelphia in 1895, he served as a United States senator from 1897 until his death in Washington, D.C., in 1921. From the description of Boies Penrose political and legal journal, 1889. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

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

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 ...

Köhler, Friedrich Eugen (person)

Hedeler, Georg, d. 1907 (person)

State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (person)

Smith, Edgar F. (Edgar Fahs), 1854-1928 (person)

Professor of Chemistry, Vice-Provost (1898-1910), and Provost (1910-1920), University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Edgar Fahs Smith papers, circa 1870-1940. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213494303 Edgar Fahs Smith was Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1916. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884095 A politi...

Wilson, William P. (William Powell), 1844-1927 (person)

Hockley, Thomas, 1839-1892 (person)

Bacon, Edwin F. (Edwin Faxon), 1832- (person)

Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895 (person)

Canadian geologist Robert Bell directed the Geological Survey of Canada from 1901-1906. From the guide to the Robert Bell correspondence, 1874-1908, 1874-1908, (American Philosophical Society) Ethnologist, linguist, and bibliographer. From his participation in J.W. Powell's 1875 Rocky Mountain survey team until 1880, Pilling remained almost continuosly in the West, tabulating vocabularies of the Indian tribes. In 1885, the Smithsonian issued his "Pro...

Wolf, Daniel F. (person)

Vaux, Richard, 1816-1895 (person)

Wheatley, George W. & co. (person)

Heilprin, Angelo, 1853-1907 (person)

Explorer and geologist. From the description of Letters of Angelo Heilprin, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450847 ...

Baboika (person)

Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896 (person)

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...

Taylor, William B. (William Bower), 1821-1895 (person)

A native of Delaware County, Ohio, Taylor moved to Pulaski County, Ind. in 1842. After the death of his first wife, Taylor met his second wife, Catherine Hewitt, while driving a stage in Knox County, Ind. They settled in Franklin Township, Pulaski County. During the Civil War Taylor served with the 151st Indiana Infantry. After the death of his second wife, Taylor married Jane Riley. From the description of Family history, 1998. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record i...

Andover Theological Seminary (person)

Rowland, Kate Mason, -1916 (person)

Kate Mason Rowland (1840-1916) was a historian, author of The life of George Mason, 1725-1792 (New York, : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1892), and member of Virginia Historical Society. Her twin sister Elizabeth Moir Mason Rowland died in 1905. From the description of Letters from Kate Mason Rowland to Robert Alonzo Brock, 1883-1892. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129716 ...

Peñafiel, Antonio, 1830-1922 (person)

Du Bois, Patterson, 1847-1917 (person)

Gladwin, Edgar F. (person)

Seidensticker, Oswald, 1825-1894 (person)

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 ...

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

Pugh, Edward F. (Edward Fox), 1847-1915 (person)

Bureau central météorologique de France (person)

Planté, Gaston, 1834-1889. (person)

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

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

Lea Brothers & Company (person)

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

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...

Dolley, Charles Summer 1856- (person)

Samuel, J. Bunford (person)

Hunt, Thomas Sterry (person)

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

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 ...

American Philological Association. Meeting (corporateBody)

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 ...

Geological Society of London (person)

Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab (person)

Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909 (person)

American astronomist and political economist. From the description of Typed letter : [Washington, D.C., to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645229686 American astronomer. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Mar. 16-1883 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612661 Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. ...

Real Academia de la Historia (person)

Columbia University. Superintendent's office (person)

Riché, George Inman, 1833-1909 (person)

Thomson, William (person)

Epithet: Common Clerk of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000202 Epithet: of Farnborough, county Southants British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001f8 Epithet: Archbishop of York; of Seal CXLIV British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001...

MacCalla & co. (person)

Marston, C. W. (person)

Werner & Winter (person)

France. Légation (U. S.) (person)

Schleicher, A. W. (person)

Messchert, Matthew Huizinga, 1831-1904 (person)

Huizinga Messchert was a member of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia. He was elected treasurer in 1858. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, [1895]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885175 ...

Henry, William Wirt, 1831-1900 (person)

Charles Campbell (1807-1876) was born on 1 May 1807, in Petersburg, Virginia, the firstborn child of parents John Wilson Campbell (d.1842), and Mildred Walker Moore Campbell. John, a bookstore owner, was also a historian. In 1831 he published the History of Virginia to 1781 . Later, he held the position of Federal Collector of Customs in Petersburg, Virginia. Mildred taught at the Petersburg Classical Academy in the 1840's. In addition to Charles, the couple also had two younger chi...

MacAlister, James, 1840-1913. (person)

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 ...

South African Philosophical Society (person)

Reale Accademia dei Lincei (person)

Victoria Insititute (Great Britain) (person)

McCauley, Edward Yorke, 1827-1894 (person)

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...

De Gregorio, Antonio, marchese, 1855-1930 (person)

Bank of North America (corporateBody)

The Bank of North America was the first chartered bank in the United States, chartered by the Second Continental Congress in 1781. It was established primarily to aid Congress in providing supplies and money for the prosecution of the Revolutionary War. In 1916 the bank bought the assets of the National Bank of the Northern Liberties; in 1923 it merged with the Commercial Trust Company to form the Bank of North America and Trust Company; six years later the merged institution was itself absorbed...

Washburn College (person)

Boyè, Martin H. (Martin Hans), 1812- (person)

United States naval observatory. Nautical almanac office (corporateBody)

Rogers, William Barton, 1833-1893 (person)

Monier-Williams, Monier, sir, 1819-1899 (person)

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

Washington, Philosophical soc. (person)

Ahner, Martin (person)

Molee, Elias, 1845- (person)

Hartford Theological Seminary (person)

Booth, James Curtis, 1810-1888 (person)

James Curtis Booth was an analytical chemist and metallurgist who spent the bulk of his professional life as an employee of the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia, where he was Chief Melter and Refiner. He also taught chemistry and, partnered with Matthew Boye and later with Thomas Garretson, ran a successful analytical laboratory-cum-training school for chemists, the first institution of its kind to be opened in the United States. From the description of Papers of James Curtis Booth, 1785-19...

Van Gunden & Young (person)

Philological Society (Great Britain) (person)

Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (person)

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

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...

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

Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze (person)

Wertsch (person)

Gregory, Henry D. 1820? -1897 (person)

Tyson, James, 1841-1919 (person)

University of Pennsylvania Department of Medicine graduate. From the description of James Tyson medical account book, 1864-1875, (bulk 1868-1869). (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226317039 ...

Kansas Academy of Science (person)

Williams, Eliott (person)

Douglas, James, 1837-1918 (person)

Mining engineer, first President and Chairman of the Board of Phelps Dodge Company, philanthropist. From the description of Douglas papers, 1880-1938 (bulk 1880-1918). (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 36854934 Presbyterian licentiate, mining engineer, first president of Phelps Dodge Corporation, and philanthropist. From the description of Sermons, 1859-1880. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28249120 ...

Rothrock, Joseph T., 1839-1922 (person)

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, (...

Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute (person)

Spear, James (person)

Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 (person)

American Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Letters : to Dr. John C. Rolfe, 1910. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79028412 Shakespearean scholar. From the description of Papers of Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349747 Horace Howard Furness was a lawyer and Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Scrapbook, 1869-1911. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921 (person)

A.B., A.M. and LL.D. (hon.), U. of Pennsylvania, (1852, 1855, 1907); Trustee, Penn, (1896-1918); Civil War veteran; a founder and Trustee, The Free Library of Philadelphia; author and historian. From the description of Papers. 1886-1921. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122614749 ...

Philadelphia. Post office (corporateBody)

Krauss, Friedrich S. (Friedrich Salomo), 1859-1938 (person)

Krauss was born in 1859 in Pozega, Slavonia; awarded degree in classical philology from the Univ. of Vienna in 1882; later turned his attention to south Slavic ethnography and folklore; took field trip from 1884-85 to Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Dalmatia, and amassed one of the largest collections of Guslar epic songs; he later turned his attention to erotic folklore, which helped lay the groundwork for the emerging Viennese psychoanalytic school; books include: Sitte und Brauch der Südslaven (188...

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

Haupt, Lewis M. (Lewis Muhlenberg), 1844-1937 (person)

Lewis Muhlenberg Haupt was a civil engineer and a member of the Isthmian Canal Commission. From the description of Papers, 1890-1940. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523513 From the guide to the Lewis M. (Lewis Muhlenberg) Haupt papers, 1890-1940, 1890-1940, (American Philosophical Society) Civil engineer and public official of Pennsylvania. Died 1937. From the description of Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923 (bulk 1852-19...

Stevens, C. Ellis (Charles Ellis), 1853-1906 (person)

Geismar, Jacob (person)

Pennsylvania engraving co. Philadelphia (corporateBody)

Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937 (person)

Author and librarian at the New York Public Library in New York City. From the description of Letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497443 Wilberforce Eames (1855-1937), son of Nelson and Harriet Phoebe (Crane) Eames, was born in Newark, N.J. In 1885, George Henry Moore (1823-1892), superintendent of the Lenox Library in New York City, appointed Eames as his personal assistant. He became a regular member of the library staff in 1888, assistant librarian upon Moore'...

Engineers Club of Philadelphia (person)

United States. Army. Signal Corps (corporateBody)

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...

Boston society of natural history (corporateBody)

Scott, William Berryman, 1858-1947 (person)

Prestwich, Joseph, 1812-1896 (person)

Canadian Institute, 1849-1914 (person)

Riley, Charles V. (Charles Valentine), 1843-1895 (person)

Magyar Földrajzi Társaság (person)

Wyoming Historical and Geological Society (corporateBody)

Eigenmann, Carl H., 1863-1927 (person)

Carl H. Eigenmann and Rosa Smith Eigenmann, both students at Indiana University, married in 1887. They went to Harvard University to study the Agassiz fish collection for about two years, and then returned to California where Mr. Eigenmann served as Curator of Fishes at San Diego and at San Francisco. In 1886 he came to Indiana University and later filled the Chair of Zoology vacated by David Starr Jordan in 1891. In 1908 he was appointed Dean of the Graduate School. Between 1908 and 1918 Eigenm...

Wilson, Joseph M. (Joseph Miller), 1838-1902 (person)

Philadelphia engineer and architect chosen to oversee the design and construction of the main exhibition building and Memorial Hall for the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia; president of the Franklin Institute from 1887 to 1893; native of Philadelphia, although Wilson's parents were natives of Charleston, S.C. From the description of To Florida and back, 1877 Mar. 1-31. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30571953 ...

Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (person)

Randolph, Sarah N. (Sarah Nicholas), 1839-1892, (person)

Great granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Photograph of Sarah Nicholas Randolph [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808071 Great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, author and schoolteacher. From the description of Letters to John William Weidemyer, 1888 April 16 and 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50734429 Great granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, author, school teacher. ...

Wolff, P. E. (person)

Lamberton, John Porter, 1839-1917 (person)

Trübner & Co. (person)

Houghton, W. A., publisher (person)

Royal Dublin society (corporateBody)

Fulton, John, 1826-1916 (person)

Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930 (person)

Henry Wetherbee Henshaw (1850-1930) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on March 3, 1850. Henshaw wanted to go to Harvard, but due to his health he was unable to go. He was invited to go on a voyage to the southern coast of Louisiana. That was where he began his career as a naturalist. He traveled to many places and became particularly interested in birds. He collected many unknown bird species in Arizona and made valuable observations. In 1880, he worked as an ethnologist at the Bureau of Ame...

O'Neill, Charles, 1821-1893 (person)

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

Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company (person)

Diplomatic and consular service, German (person)

James S. Earle & Sons (person)

Snyder, Monroe Benjamin, 1848-1932. (person)

Whitney, Emma St. Clair (person)

New York engraving and printing co. (person)

Sproull, William O., 1848- (person)

American District Telegraph Company. (corporateBody)

Sergi, Giuseppe, 1841-1936 (person)

Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889 (person)

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 ...

Potts, William John, 1842-1895 (person)

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...

Colorado Scientific Society (person)

Jannet, Claudio, 1844-1894 (person)

Nünesdorff, Louise de (person)

Photo Engraving Co. (person)

Mott, Henry (person)

Baker, John Remigius, 1818-1892. (person)

Holmes, J. A. (Joseph Austin), 1859-1915 (person)

Joseph Austin Holmes (1859-1915) was professor of geology and natural history, University of North Carolina, 1881-1903; state geologist, first head of the North Carolina Geological Survey, 1891-1905; director of the department of mines and metallurgy, Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.), 1903- 1904; chief of the technological branch, United States Geological Survey, 1905- 1910; chief, United States Bureau of Mines, 1910-1915. From the guide to the J. A. Holmes Pap...

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

Temple, Richard Carnac, Sir, 1850-1931 (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant, Bengal Staff Corps British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x00004c 1871 ensign, Royal Scots Fusiliers; 1871 lieutenant; 1877-1904 transferred to the Indian army, 38th Dogras and 1st Gurkhas; 1879 cantonment magistrate, Punjab; 1883 captain; 1887 placed in charge of Thibaw's capital; 1887 assistant commissioner and cantonment magistrate, Mandalay; 1888 deputy magistrate; 1890 sp...

Winship, Richard C. (person)

Rothery, Davis & Co. Philadelphia (person)

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

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...

Crew, Henry, 1859-1953 (person)

Physicist (spectroscopy). Astronomer, Lick Observatory, 1891-1892; professor of physics, Northwestern University, 1892-1931; and chief, Division of Basic Sciences, A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, 1931-1933. From the description of Papers [microform], 1833-1967, (bulk 1880-1940) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584808 Henry Crew was born June 4, 1859 in Richmond, Ohio, the first son of William Henry and Deborah Ann Hargrave Crew. He had one brother, Ch...

International Congress of Americanists (7th : 1888 : Berlin, Germany) (corporateBody)

Nadaillac, Jean-François-Albert du Pouget,, marquis de, 1818-1904 (person)

Winsor, Henry, -1889 (person)

Boston Society of Civil Engineers (corporateBody)

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) (person)

Königlich Preussische Geologische Landesanstalt (person)

Deutsche Seewarte (person)

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Baker, William Spohn, 1824-1897 (person)

Worrall, Harvey (person)

Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.) (corporateBody)

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 ...

Williams, Harland, 1962- (person)

Epithet: Miss of Herne Bay British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0003a2 ...

Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899 (person)

British surgeon and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1898. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31716044 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 September 1872, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674194 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Allen, Harrison, 1841-1897 (person)

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...

Cora, Guido, 1851-1917 (person)

Sheardown, Annie Fillmore (person)

Smithsonian Institution (corporateBody)

The Smithsonian Institution was established on August 10, 1846, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson. Originally organized as the United States National Museum.James Smithson (1765-1829), a British scientist, left his estate to the United States to found “at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusio...

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

Doerflinger, Carl, 1843- (person)

Graff, Frederick, 1817-1890 (person)

Dalby, Henry (person)

Darling, Charles W. (Charles William), 1830-1905 (person)

Etting, J. Marx (person)

Breuker & Kessler, co. (person)

Hare, H. A. (Hobart Amory), 1862-1931 (person)

Biddle, Arthur, 1852-1897 (person)

University of Toronto (corporateBody)

Ridler, C. E. (person)

Knapp, Arthur Mason, 1839-1898 (person)