American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh 1892-1896

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh 1892-1896

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University of Glasgow

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John J. Adam was a Scottish immigrant, member of Michigan legislature, holder of various state offices, regent and treasurer of the University of Michigan. From the description of [Diploma, granting to Ioannis Iohnstone Adam a degree in liberal arts] 1826 April 7. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368441 John Baird Hunter was born in 1837 in Paisley, the son of an apothecary named William Hunter. Together with his older brother, William Munn Hunter...

Muhlenberg, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1818-1901

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Lemcke & Buechner

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Yonkers Historical and Library Association

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MacCalla & co.

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Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920

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Isaac Sharpless. Educator, born in Chester Co., Penn., graduated from Harvard in 1873 and received a Sc. D from the University of Pennsylvania in 1883. He rose from instructor in mathematics to Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy and Dean and President (1887-1917) at Haverford College. He resigned to become Dean of T. Wistar Brown Graduate School. He wrote text books on astronomy, geometry, English, and education and volumes on Quakerism, Pennsylvania history, and American colleges, among oth...

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

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Farmer, Sarah J., 1847-1916

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Canby, William Marriott, 1831-1904.

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Woods Hole (Mass.)

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Munsell's, Joel, sons.

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International News Company (New York, N.Y.)

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Brooks, William Gray

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Indian Rights Association

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Hofmann, August Wilhelm ˜vonœ 1818-1892

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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...

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

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Foot, Katharine

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Munroe, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1849-1938

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United States. Bureau of the Census

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In 1860, the portion of Colorado east of the Continental Divide was divided into Nebraska Territory north of the 40th parallel (Baseline Road) and Kansas Territory south of this line. From the description of Nebraska Territory population schedule microfilm, 1860. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427348036 From the description of Nebraska Territory mortality census and agricultural schedule microfilm, 1860. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427348041 ...

Edwards, Mrs. A. F.

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International subscription for the Pasteur monument

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Lindsay, Robert M.

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

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Pepper, William, 1843-1898

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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)....

Königlich Sächsisches Meteorologisches Institut

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Meacham, Frank Adams, 1862-1902

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Bernheimer, Leo G. (Leo Gabe), 1876-1941

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D'Invilliers, E. V. (Edward Vincent), 1857-1928

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Brown University

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Ames, Charles Gordon, 1828-1912

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Letter stating that "our 'Broad Guage' society is again obliged to seek a minister" and recommending the Rev. Thomas Jay Hoover of Boston for a "month's hearing in Bloomington [Indiana]." From the description of ALS, 1895 May 17, 12 Chestnut St., Boston, to "Dear Ancient Playmate, Friend and Brother." (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935982 Unitarian minister. Ordained a Free Baptist minister in 1849. Joined Unitarians in 1858. Minister in Bloomington, Ill...

Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919

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Important German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species and is credited with coining the word ecology. From the description of Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608105579 Ernst Haeckel was a German zoologist. In 1862 he became a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute of the Univ...

Fock, Gustav

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Lehigh University

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Texas. Attorney-General's Office

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Snellen, H. (Herman), 1834-1908

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Postgate, J.P. (John Percival), 1853-1926

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Philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Prof. Knight, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270476065 ...

Iowa Geological Survey

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Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien

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Harley, Lewis R. (Lewis Reifsneider), 1866-

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Popular science monthly

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Geological Survey of Canada

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Goodfellow, Edward, 1828-1899

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A.B. and A.M., U. of Pennsylvania, (1848, 1851); U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey career officer; editor, CGS publications. From the description of Papers, 1847-1893. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122480063 ...

New Hampshire State Library

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Spencer, Harned Eldridge

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Peoria, Ill. Law library association

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Harding, Samuel Bannister, 1866-1927

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Electro-Tint Engraving Co.

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San Domingo Improvement Company (New York, N. Y.)

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University of Cincinnati.

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During the late 1960s and early 1970s, the University of Cincinnati experienced a wave of protest and radicalism on campus, much like other universities throughout the United States. The height of the protest occurred in May of 1970, immediately after the Kent State shootings. UC closed on May 8th due to the fear of possible violence on campus, and later in the month, university administration decided to cancel the remainder of the Spring quarter. From the guide to the University of ...

Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895

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Philadelphia bureau of press clippings

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Borovka, N.

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University of Oregon. School of Law

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The University of Oregon School of Law was founded in 1884 in Portland, Oregon, operating out of rented offices on 2nd and Yamhill. In 1906, the course of study was expanded to three years, and in April 1915, the University’s Board of Regents ordered that the program be moved to Eugene as part of a consolidation program within the university. The School of Law's Wayne Morse Chair of Law and Politics has been active since 1980. Chairholders are public figures and scholars...

Merkel, August

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University of Chicago.

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Most of the records in the collection pertain to the $400,000 raised by the American Baptist Education Society in 1889-1890 in order to obtain a 600,000 grant from John D. Rockefeller for the creation of an endowment for the University of Chicago. The first volume in the inventory, Record of Pledges for the University of Chicago, contains an alphabetical numbered listing of subscribers, amounts pledged, and payments made through 1906. The subscription forms and letters (1:4-13) are numbered to c...

American institute of electrical engineers

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Roberts, John B. (John Bingham), 1852-1924

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John Bingham Roberts (1852-1924), Philadelphia surgeon, received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1874. He then trained at Pennsylvania Hospital from 1875 to 1877. He was a leading figure in the foundation of the Philadelphia Polyclinic and School for Graduates in Medicine and was Professor of Anatomy and Surgery there until the Polyclinic merged with the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania in 1918. He held many local appointments as Surgeon and lectured on surgery at ...

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 ...

A. S. Barnes & Co.

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Keane, John J. (John Joseph), 1839-1918

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John Joseph Keane was born on September 12, 1839 in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland. He came to the United States as a child and grew up in Baltimore. He was ordained in 1866, and was appointed as an assistant at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Washington, DC. In 1878 he was named Bishop of Richmond, Virginia. Appointed a member of the committee to organize a Catholic University for the US in 1885, Keane was an early and active supporter of the University. He was appointed the first Rector of t...

Wright, John, 1836-1919

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Milbury, M. J.

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Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895

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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...

Murdoch, G. W.

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Ogden, Henry Vining, 1857-1931

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Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd.

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West Virginia historical and antiquarian society, Charleston

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Scott, William Berryman, 1858-1947

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Boas, Franz

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Franz Boas was an American anthropologist, studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians, and held positions at Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Field notebooks and physical anthropological data, 1889-1897, n.d. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138565 American anthropologist Franz Boas studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians and held positions at Columbia University and the American...

Michael, Helen Abbott, 1857-1904

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The international mining and industrial exposition, Denver, Colo.

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Butler, James Davie, 1815-1905

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

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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...

Biddle, Harriet

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Howard, L.O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950

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Leland Ossian Howard was a biologist and entomologist. He was Chief of the United States Bureau of Entomology (1894-1927). From the description of Papers, 1877-1940s. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122539991 From the guide to the L. O. (Leland Ossian) Howard papers, 1877-1940s, 1877-1949, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Sharswood, William, 1835-

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Robins, James W.

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Arnold, Edward, bookseller

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Schäffer, Charles, 1838-1903

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Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station

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Russell, J. H. (James H.)

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Patterson, Christopher Stuart, 1842-1924

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Sheppard, H. L.

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Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology

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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...

Naturforschende Gesellschaft des Osterlandes zu Altenburg

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Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916

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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 ...

Borneman, Henry Stauffer, 1870-1955

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Heilprin, Angelo, 1853-1907

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

Pooley, H. C.

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Johns Hopkins University

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Kelly, James, bookseller

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Lane, William Coolidge, 1859-1931

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Lane graduated from Harvard in 1881 and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Coolidge Lane, 1887-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972806 ...

American antiquarian and oriental journal

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

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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 ...

Strawbridge, George, 1844-1914

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Harvard University

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Trübner, Karl J.

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Keim, George de Benneville

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Wallerstein, David

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Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow

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

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Lackawanna institute of history and science, Scranton, Pa.

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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...

Bowdoin College

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Humphrey, James Ellis, 1861-1897

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The botanist Frank Shipley Collins (1848-1920) was an authority on American algae. He spent his life in Massachusetts where he worked for the Malden Rubber Shoe Company for over three decades. Despite the fact that Collins’ formal education never extended beyond high school, he became a noted phycologist with a particular interest in New England algae. He is generally considered the foremost American algologist of his time. Frank Shipley Collins was born in 1848 in Bosto...

Mattice, Asa E.

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Borovko, G.

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G. E. Stechert & Co.

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Williamson, Joseph, 1828-1902

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Lawyer, historian, and author, of Belfast, Me. From the description of Joseph Williamson letters, 1819 and 1888. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 233979500 Joseph Willliamson was born in Belfast, Me., 5 Oct. 1828. He attended Bowdoin College, graduating in 1849. He received a Doctor of Literature degree from Bowdoin in 1896. He began his legal practice in 1852, serving as a lawyer, Belfast police court judge, and Belfast city solicitor. He wrote severa...

Harmer, Alfred Crout, 1825-1900

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Francis, James B. (James Bicheno), 1815-1892

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Engineer. From the description of James B. Francis correspondence, 1851-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450330 ...

Patterson, Robert, 1819-1909

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Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927

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Chemist, co-discoverer of saccharin. From the description of Letters to Sylvester Baxter and S.S. McClure, 1887-1892. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50903196 Ira Remsen was a chemist and professor of chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University. He was born in New York City, Feb. 10, 1846. In accordance with his father's wishes, Remsen studied medicine, receiving the M.D. in 1867. In 1868 he abandoned medical practice to devote himself to...

American Institute of Mining Engineers.

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Reimer, Dietrich, 1818-1899

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Stockhausen, P. C.

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Virginia Historical Society

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Parker, Leroy, 1844-1926

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Adams Express Company

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University of Pennsylvania Wistar institute of anatomy and biology

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Hyatt, Alpheus, 1838-1902

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Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges Cuvier, Agassiz was renown for his six-volume work Poissons fossils, a study of more than 1,700 ancient fish. Equally important was his Ètudes sur les glaciers (1840). In 1845 Agassiz moved to the United States on a two-year study grant from King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia to compare the flora and fauna of the United States and Europe. While in the United States he was invited to deliver a c...

Carleton, Mark Alfred, 1866-1925

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Mark Alfred Carleton was an American botanist and plant pathologist best known for his plant explorations in Russia for the USDA and his introduction of hard red wheats and durum wheats from Russia into the American wheatbelt. Carleton collected botanical specimens in southwest Kansas, southeastern Colorado, Indian Territory (present Oklahoma), No Man’s Land (present Oklahoma Panhandle), and the Texas Panhandle in the summer of 1891. These field trips let to the publication of a descriptive bull...

Keen, William W. (William Williams), 1837-1932

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Surgeon of Philadelphia. From the description of Letter, 1864, Jan. 27 : Philadelphia, to Dr. Brinton. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847965 William Williams Keen (1837-1932) was a prominent neurological pathologist from Philadelphia, and the first brain surgeon in the United States. Keen gained national attention for his then-secret surgery performed on President Grover Cleveland in 1893. From the description of William Williams Keen's material related...

Barnes, Parker Thayer, 1874-

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Ganguli, Sanjibau

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Theodore L. De Vinne & Co.

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Thomson, Frank, 1841-1899

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Frank Thomson served as president of the Pennsylvania Railroad from 1897 to 1899. Born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1851, Mr. Thomson spent his entire career working on railroads. He served in the Union army during the Civil War, when he worked for the U.S. Military Railroads in the South and Southwest. After leaving the military in June 1864, he began working for the Pennsylvania Railroad. In 1871 and 1872, he was manager of transportation for an entourage escorting the Grand Duke Alexis o...

Drown, Thomas Messinger, 1842-1904.

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Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925

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Zoologist, ethnologist, and art historian, of Salem, Mass. From the description of Edward Sylvester Morse correspondence, ca. 1860-1900. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128459 From the description of Papers, 1858-1925. (Peabody Museum). WorldCat record id: 28416528 American zoologist and orientalist, born in Portland, Me. Prentice C. Manning, of Portland, worked for Bryon Greenough & Co. (hats, caps, and furs). From the desc...

Fairview institute and commercial college

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Dixon, Samuel Gibson, 1851-1918

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Samuel Gibson Dixon was a physician, a scientist, and served as first Commissioner of Health for the State of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1884-1953 (inclusive), 1905-1918 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489652 ...

Hambach, G. (Gustav), 1835-1922

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Nolan, Edward James, 1846-1921.

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Henry, Joseph J.

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Emmens, Stephen N.

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Macmillan & Co.

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Fullerton, George Stuart, 1859-1925

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Fullerton served as the vice-provost for the University of Pennsylvania, dean of the Philosophy department and dean of the College. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226046753 ...

Palmer, T. S. (Theodore Sherman), 1868-1955

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Naturalist, author and ornithologist. From the description of Papers of T. S. Palmer, 1877-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163135 Theodore Sherman Palmer was a naturalist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture who led the first Death Valley expedition in 1891. From the description of Papers of Theodore Sherman Palmer, 1849-1954. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122559971 Theodore Sherman Palmer (1...

Borgmann, Emil, b. 1874

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Texas Academy of Science

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University of Pennsylvania.

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In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...

Schwarz, J.H.

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Mitchell, Silas Weir

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Hallowell, Frederick F.

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Delgado, J. F. N. (Joaquim Filippe Nery), 1835-1908

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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...

Spangler, H. W. (Henry Wilson), 1858-1912

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Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company

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United States Civil Service Commission

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The United States Civil Service Commission was established by the Civil Service Act of 1883. The Commission replaced the “spoils system” and democratized the process of hiring for federal jobs; first, because it required that these positions be filled through competitive examinations which were open to all citizens; second, because it required selection of the best-qualified applicants without regard to political considerations. During World War II, the need for federal ...

Hailty, Henry

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

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Colombia. Consul-general. New York

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Cobb, John N. (John Nathan), 1868-1930

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John N. Cobb was a fisheries biologist, author and editor, federal official, and university professor and administrator who was born 1868 in Oxford, New Jersey, and died in 1930 in La Jolla, California. John Cobb is best known as a leading authority on fisheries and for initiating and directing the University of Washington fisheries program. He became a leader in his field and received commissions to investigate fisheries along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes. Most of his wor...

Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956

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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., (1869-1956) was born in Peterboro, New York, on December 6, 1869, and grew up on a large estate in central New York. In this relatively isolated setting and through the influence of his great uncle, an ornithologist, Miller developed an early interest in natural history. Following his graduation from Harvard in 1894, Miller joined the Biological Survey in the Department of Agriculture and worked under Clinton Hart Merriam. In 1898 he joined the United States National Mu...

Goodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912

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Goodwin graduated from Harvard in 1851 and taught Greek literature at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Watson Goodwin, 1853-1929 (inclusive), 1879-1911 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069361 Epithet: Professor of Greek at Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0001d2 ...

Württembergische Kommission für Landesgeschichte

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Beale, Freddie A.

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Meisel, Berthold

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Lea Brothers & Company

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Ginn and Company

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United States Express Company

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Robinson, Herman Foster, 1878-1903

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Herman Foster Robinson (d. 1903) was a lawyer of New York City. From the description of Herman Foster Robinson papers, 1891-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570949 From the guide to the Herman Foster Robinson papers, 1891-1903, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Herman Foster Robinson was born in 1878, the second son of Dr. Beverley Robinson and Anna E. Foster Robinson; he was a nephew of Henry DuPont. An 1898 graduate of Harvar...

Scott, Lewis A. (Lewis Allaire), 1819-1896

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Lewis A. Scott was a Philadelphia lawyer. From the description of Cashbooks, 1840-1847. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122645112 ...

Parsons, Eugene

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Barrett, Clarence L.

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Pennsylvania. Board of World's fair managers

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Anthropologische Gesellschaft in Wien

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Cresson, Emlen V.

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Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900

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Ethnologist with Bureau of American Ethnology, Washington, D.C., 1879-1900. Studied the Zunis. From the description of Frank Hamilton Cushing envelope to Houghton Mifflin & Co. [manuscript], [1892] Nov 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648006577 Ethnologist. From the description of Letters, 1882-1893. (Southern Methodist University). WorldCat record id: 17700570 Frank Hamilton Cushing was an ethnographer and early participant observer...

Faxon, Edwin

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Iowa State University

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Check, John M.

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Grote, Augustus Radcliffe, 1841-1903

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A. Dulau & Co.

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McGee, S. C.

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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929.

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Culin was University of Pennsylvania museum director from 1892. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226042711 Stewart Culin (1858-1929), ethnologist and museum curator, worked at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of archaeology and Anthropology from 1890 to 1903, and served as Curator of Ethnology at The Brooklyn Museum from 1903 until his death. From the descr...

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...

Morris, John G. (John Gottlieb), 1803-1895

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Pepper, Edward, 1847-1913

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Willoughby, W. W.

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Clow, James Gillespie

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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...

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...

France. Consulat. Philadelphia

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Sinnickson, Robert, 1827-

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Poet, printer, and editor. From the description of Acme : manuscript poem, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980467 ...

Flower, William Henry, 1831-1899

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Currier, Charles F. A.

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Princeton University. Sesquicentennial celebration committee

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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, (...

Kansas Academy of Science

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Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939

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American astronomer, professor at Amherst, author. From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1893 May 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55620962 Astronomer, teacher, writer, aeronautical enthusiast, inventor; B.A., Amherst, 1875; Ph. D. Washington and Jefferson College, 1888; professor of astronomy and director of the observatory at Amherst College, 1888-1917; leader of expeditions to observe solar eclipses to Japan (1887 and 1896), Western U.S. (1889), ...

Portland Society of Natural History (Me.)

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Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Cattell...

Lloyd, C.G. (Curtis Gates), 1859-1926

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Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843-1923

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Mayer Sulzberger was born in Heidelsheim, Baden, Germany on June 22, 1843. His family emigrated to the United States in 1849, and settled in Philadelphia. Sulzberger attended the Central High School of Philadelphia and Crittenden's. College, and later apprenticed in the law office of Moses Aaron Dropsie, a prominent Philadelphia attorney. Sulzberger was a member of Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia's oldest and most prestigious Jewish congregation. Sul...

Phillips, Francis C. (Francis Clifford), 1850-1920

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

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McKenna, Thomas P., 1930-

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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 ...

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...

Wall, Thomas H.

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Hoppin, J. M. (James Mason), 1820-1906

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Bache, Richard Meade

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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...

Imperatorskoe russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo

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J. B. Lippincott Company

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Hall, James, 1811-1898

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Geologist and paleontologist who served several years as the state geologist of Iowa (1855-1858). He began his career as a geologist in New York in the 1830s and also served as the state geologist for Wisconsin (1857-1860). From the description of Geological report of Iowa, 1860. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608305948 Hall was educated at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. and studied under Amos Eaton. He worked on the New ...

Heyer, W. D.

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Hoyt, John W. (John Wesley), 1831-1912

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John W. Hoyt was born in Worthington, Ohio, on October 13, 1831. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1849 and went on to study at the Cincinnati Law School, Ohio Medical College and the Eclectic Medical Institute where he received his Doctor's degree in 1853. Hoyt was appointed Professor of Chemistry and Medical Jurisprudence at Cincinnati and later became Professor of Chemistry at Antioch College. From 1857-1867, he published and edited an agricultural journal in Wisconsin and was the...

Toppan, Robert Noxon, 1836-1901

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Citizens' League Against Vice

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Baird, Henry Carey, 1825-1912

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American publisher and writer on economics. From the guide to the Henry Carey Baird letters, 1853-1895, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American publisher, author, and economist. From the description of Letter, an autobiography, and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573273 ...

United States. Post Office, Philadelphia

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Thorn, F. M.

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Longstreth, Rebecca C.

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W. H. Lowdermilk & Co.

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Cope, Gilbert, 1840-1928

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United States. House of Representatives.

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Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899

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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...

Steiner, Bernard C. (Bernard Christian), 1867-1926

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Biographical Note: Bernard Christian Steiner was a native Baltimorean. He received his A.B. from Yale University in 1888. In 1889, he entered the graduate program at The Johns Hopkins University and was granted the Ph. D. in history, 1891. Steiner went on to become the librarian of the Enoch Pratt Free Library (1892-1896) and the dean of the Baltimore Law School, 1900-1904. He died in Baltimore in 1926. From the description of Bernard Christian Steiner notebooks, 1888-1891. (Johns Ho...

Mercer, Henry C., 1856-1930

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Archaeologist, historian, ceramist, collector, and founder of the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1863-1930. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70924616 Archaeologist, collector, and historian, of Bucks County, Pa. From the description of Index, [undated]. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70966771 Archaeologist, collector, and historian; of Bucks County, Pa. From the d...

Schwab, Isidore

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Barnard, Edith S.

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917

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Boerman, C. M.

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Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

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Senator from Penna. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Whitelaw Reid, 1878 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133624 James Donald Cameron was born in Middletown, Pennsylvania in 1833. He was president of the Northern Central Railroad from 1863 to 1874. Cameron served as Secretary of War in 1876 to 1877 and as Pennsylvania Senator from 1877 to 1897. He died in 1918. From the description of Letter to Henry J. Gensler, 1885, S...

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

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New York Hospital

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Peter, Benjamin D.

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Eyerman, John

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Alumnus, Class of 1888. From the description of [Reprints and other pamphlets]. 1889-1911. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 52337769 ...

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...

Liston, Jennie E.

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Instituto Físico-Geográfico Nacional de Costa Rica

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State Library of Iowa

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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 ...

Pickell, George S.

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Clark, Clarence H. (Clarence Howard), 1833-1906

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Buckman, Marie N.

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Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897

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Henry Hartshorne (1823-1897) was the son of Dr. Joseph and Anna (Bonsall) Hartshorne of Philadelphia. He graduated from Haverford School in 1839 and received his medical degree in 1845 from the University of Pennsylvania. He was an author of medical books and poetry. Hartshorne was editor of the Quaker periodical "Friends' Review" from 1881-1893. In 1893 he went to Japan to teach, where he died in 1897. His daughter was Anna Cope Hartshorne (1860-1957). From the description of Family...

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

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Rudolph indexer co., Chicago

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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 ...

Seiler, Carl

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Physiologische Gesellschaft zu Berlin

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University lecture association, Philadelphia

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James, Joseph Francis, 1857-1897

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Joseph G. Taite's Sons

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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...

DaCosta, Jacob Mendes, 1833-1900

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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. ...

Field, Robert Patterson, -1931

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Prime, Frederick, 1846-1915

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Professor of Mining and Metallurgy. From the description of [Articles, book reviews, etc.]. 1870- (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 32342290 ...

Farr, Marcus S.

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Bonwill, William Gibson Arlington, 1833-1899

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Hall, Isaac H. (Isaac Hollister), 1837-1896

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Isaac Hollister Hall (December 12, 1837 - July 2, 1896), American Orientalist, was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. He graduated at Hamilton College in 1859, was a tutor there in 1859-1863, graduated at the Columbia Law School in 1865, practised law in New York City until 1875, and in 1875-1877 taught in the Syrian Protestant College at Beirut, where he discovered a valuable Syriac manuscript of the Philoxenian version of a large part of the New Testament, which he published in part in facsimile in...

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...

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

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Strong, Juila F.

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State University of New York. Regents office

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Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907

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William Jones Rhees, bibliographer, collector, and chief clerk of the Smithsonian Institution. An enthusiastic autograph collector, Rhees accumulated numerous unrelated letters and papers of prominent men as well as more coherent groups of manuscripts relating to his official position. From the description of Papers of William Jones Rhees, 1744-1907. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564870 ...

Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912

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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...

Platt, Franklin, 1844-1900

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Moore, James W., 1844-1909

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Alumnus, Class of 1864. From the description of [Articles, book reviews, etc.]. [189-?]- (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 34208921 ...

Aley, Robert J. (Robert Judson), 1863-1935

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Gentry, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1843-1905

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Craven, E. R. (Elijah Richardson), 1824-1908

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Literary press bureau

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France. Consul. Philadelphia

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Rowland, Kate Mason, -1916

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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 ...

Horn, Katherine S.

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Lindsay, James, 1852-1923

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Burk, Jesse Young, ca. 1840-1904

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Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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American Book Company.

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The American Book Company (ABC) was an educational book publisher that published textbooks at the elementary school, secondary school and collegiate levels. The company was formed in 1890 by the consolidation of four publishing houses: Van Antwerp, Bragg and Co., A.S. Barnes and Co., D. Appleton and Co., and Iveson, Blakeman and Co. It operated successfully as the American Book Company for more than seventy years with the public school system and other educational institutions as it...

Sociedad cientifica Antonio Alzate

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Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society

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Bayne, George

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State University of New York.

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Geyer, Henry F. (Henry Francis), 1839-1932

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Born in Pennsylvania; resident of Philadelphia, Pa.; served with the 196th Pennsylvania Regiment during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1928 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975370 ...

Harding, George, 1826? -1902

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Smith, T. W.

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Netherlands, Consul. New York

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Howe, C. E., Co.

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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...

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 ...

Vincent, Mitchell

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Tacoma Academy of Science (Tacoma, Wash.)

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Bakewell, B. G.

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Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899

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American naturalist. From the description of ALS, 1874 Aug. 25, Rocky Mountains, lat. 40° N [Montana], to Thomas George Gentry. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617038 William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, write a narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was published in 1814 as "History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark." From the guide to the Nicholas Biddle correspondence,...

Marshall, John, 1855-1925

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Chemist; Dean of Faculty of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania (1892-1902). From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, 1896 January 23, to Dr. English. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122384392 ...

Stokes, Alfred C. (Alfred Cheatham)

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Gregory, Emily Ray

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University of Vermont

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Union géographique du nord de la France, Douai

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Luzac & Co. (London, England)

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Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897

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J.R. Tucker (1823-1897) was a lawyer, teacher, Attorney-General and Congressman, spending most of his life in Winchester and Lexington, Virginia. M.R.H. Garnett (1821-1864) was a lawyer and politician serving in the state and national legislatures, and the Confederate Congress. From the description of Letters: to Muscoe R.H. Garnett, 1842 October 30-1853 January 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555400 ...

Douglass, Earl, b. 1862

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American Philosophical Society, Thoms Henry Huxley memorial fund

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Subscription news co.

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Keyes, Charles Rollin, 1864-1942

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Keyes' primary endeavor was to compile extensive information on Iowa prehistory. He served as director of the Iowa Archaeological Survey of the State Historical Society of Iowa from 1922 to 1948. From the description of Keyes field notes. Book R, 1915-1921. (Iowa Sate Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 62677429 Keyes grew up in Des Moines, graduated from the State University of Iowa and obtained his PhD from Johns Hopkins University. By 1900 he had worked as an assista...

Königlich Preussisches Geodätisches Institut

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Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle), 1827-1904

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John Campbell was a professor of physics and astronomy at Wabash College, Crawfordsville, In.. He also served as secretary of the Centennial Commission. From the description of Diary and Memoranda, 1876-1903. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122541287 ...

Potts, S. H.

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Taft, M. B.

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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) ...

University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Société royale de géographie d'Anvers

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Shmurlo, Vladimir

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St. Louis Mercantile Library Association

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Douglas, James, 1837-1918

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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 ...

Lick Observatory

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Young Men's Christian Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928

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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...

Ranck, George Washington, 1841-1900

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Biographical note: George Washington Ranck was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1841 and was raised in Shelbyville. He attended Shelby College and later Kentucky University in Harrodsburg. In 1865 he became principal of the academy at Kentucky University. He was a noted Kentucky historian who wrote HISTORY OF LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY (1872), based on oral reminiscences of settlers; THE TRAVELING CHURCH (1891), about the migration of Baptists to Kentucky; THE STORY OF BRYAN'S STATION (1896); and BOONES...

Gregory, Henry Duval, 1819-1897

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Smith, George H.

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Clarke, Thomas Curtis, 1827-1901

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Sellers, William, 1824-1905

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Dudley, Edward, b. 1849

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Eigenmann, Carl H., 1863-1927

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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...

Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941

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Epithet: orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x00009b Lanman taught Sanskrit at Harvard. From the description of Lecture before Greek D, January 23, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073834 From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 236232213 From the description of Paper...

Minot, Charles Sedgwick, 1852-1914

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Minot (Harvard, S.D. 1878) began teaching at Harvard in 1880 and was appointed James Stillman Professor of Comparative Anatomy at Harvard Medical School in 1905, a position he held until his death. Early in his career he did studies of insects and described new species; his interest expanded to comparative anatomy, morphology and growth; and his work included physiological experimentation on effects of anesthesia, reaction to tetanus, and the nature of muscular contractions. His research in huma...

Emerson, George D.

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Weatherly, Edward Christopher, 1855-1934

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Dr. Edward Christopher Weatherly (1855-1934) was one of 13 children born to an aristocratic English family on June 2, 1855, in Portishead, Somerset, England. He graduated from Oxford University as a Doctor of Medicine. In 1888, he immigrated to the United States where he abondoned the practice of medicine to become a newspaper writer and an expert on mining matters. He lived in New York and California for several years before moving to Ouray, Colorado, in 1907. He invested in mines, traded in mi...

Dolley, Charles Summer 1856-

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Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895

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U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. From the description of Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052759 Walter Quintin Gresham was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A native of Harrison County, Ind., Gresham practiced law in Corydon, served a term in the state legislature, served with the 38th and 53rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War, ran ...

Call, Richard Ellsworth, 1856-1917

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University of Pennsylvania. Library.

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Price, John Sergeant, 1831-1897

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Schäfer und Koradi

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Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

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Keefe, John C.

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Norris, Isaac, 1671-1735

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Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911

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Epithet: palaeontologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0001c4 Samuel H. Scudder was an American entomologist and paleontologist. Scudder specialized in the study of Orthoptera, which at that time was defined to include grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches and other insects. He also did extensive work on the classification of Lepidoptera and Coleoptera (beetles), and was a pion...

Friebis, George, 1847? -1912

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Lee, William

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Epithet: of the Adelphi Theatre British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002ec Epithet: of Lothbury London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0002de Epithet: RC Bishop of Clifton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0001e6 Epithet:...

Loescher & Seeber

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American Philosophical Society. Curators

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Schmidt, Nathaniel

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Du Bois, Patterson, 1847-1917

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Clapp, Cornelia M. (Cornelia Maria), 1849-1935

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Keating, William V., 1823-

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Tatham, W. P. (William P.)

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

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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...

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

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Lambdin, M. B.

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

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Wilson, Louis N., 1857-1937

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Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899

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Canadian geologist and natural philosopher. From the description of Letter, 1853, July 24 : Pictou, Nova Scotia, to W.J. Anderson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007374 ...

Whitney, James Lyman, 1835-1910

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As Chief of Cataloging at the Boston Public Library, edited the Ticknor Catalogue; Librarian-in-Chief at B.P.L., 1899-1903. From the description of ALS : [Boston] to B.H. Beedham, 1880 May 27. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39730265 ...

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 ...

G. & B. Westermann Brothers

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Sheppard, Furman, 1823-1893

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Thomson, Elihu, 1853-1937

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Electrician, inventor with 700 patents under his name; winner of many honors, prizes, and medals. From the description of Letter to S[amuel] S[ydney] McClure, 1894 February 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55132441 Thomson joined the staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering in 1894, served as Acting President of the Institute, 1920-1922, and was a member of the MIT Corporation for many years....

Garczynski, Edward R.

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Costa Rica. Consul. Philadelphia

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Hazen, Henry Allen, 1849-1900

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Roberts, Isaac, 1829-1904

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Epithet: writing from Brooklyn New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000361 ...

Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia

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Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943

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Hedeler, Georg, d. 1907

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Pearse, John B. (John Barnard), 1842-1914

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Cassatt, A. J. (Alexander Johnston), 1839-1906

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Alexander Johnston Cassatt was a civil engineer and president of the Pennsylvania Railroad (1899-1906). He was the brother of artist Mary Cassatt. From the description of Letterbook index, 1894-1896; 1898-1903. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523418 ...

Sagebeer, Joseph

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Ballantyne, William & sons

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

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Boston society of natural history

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Crockett, C. W. (Charles Winthrop), 1862-1936

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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...

Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry

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Società africana d'Italia

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Estoclet, A.

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Storer, Horatio Robinson, 1830-1922

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Horatio R. Storer (1830-1922) was a physician and publisher of The American journal of numismatics. Lt. Col. Champe Carter McCulloch, Jr (1869- ) was a librarian at the Surgeon General's Library 1913-19. From the description of Horatio Robinson Storer medical numismatics correspondence with Col. C.C. McCulloch, 1916. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14310511 From the guide to the Horatio Robinson Storer numismatics correspondence with Col. C. C. McCulloch,...

Wayland, H. L. (Heman Lincoln), 1830-1898

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Dixon, Samuel Gibson, 1851-1918

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Samuel Gibson Dixon was a physician, a scientist, and served as first Commissioner of Health for the State of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1884-1953 (inclusive), 1905-1918 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489652 ...

Stockwell & co.

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United States. Department of Agriculture

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The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....

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

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Boston Public Library

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Koloniaal Museum te Haarlem

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Counsel, Edward

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Pierpont, A. J.

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Holmes & Nichols

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Schreiber, Paul

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Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895

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Painter, art instructor. Born Pennsylvania; active in many Philadelphia art organizations. Best known work "Battle of Gettysburg." From the description of Peter Frederick Rothermel receipt, 1862-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552815 Painter, art instructor. Born Pennsylvania; active in many Philadelphia art organizations. Best known work "Battle of Gettysburg." From the description of Peter Frederick Rothermel papers, 1844-1895. ...

Boston Athenaeum

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The Boston Athenaeum was founded in 1807. Its present building on Beacon Hill, erected from 1847 to 1849, houses a library and an art collection. From the description of Boston Athenaeum records, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557016 ...

Potts, Joseph D., 1829-1893

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Ludlow, William, 1843-1901

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Oliver, James Edward 1829-1895

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Professor of Mathematics, Cornell University. From the description of James Edward Oliver miscellany, 1894-1953. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63534740 ...

Hickcox, John H.

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Stuart, George, 1831-1897

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Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Columbia A.B. 1879; A.M. 1884; L.L.B. 1884; Ph.D. 1885; L.L.D. 1904. Seligman served on the Columbia University faculty 1885-1931; the Tax Committee of New York City 1914-1916 and of New York State 1929-1931; the League of Nations committee on economics and finance 1922-1923; financial advisor to Cuba in 1931; editor of the Political Science Quarterly and the Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, among many other roles. From the guide to the Edwin Robert Anderson Seligma...

Appleton, William Hyde, 1838? -1926

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Kaiserlich-Königliche Zoologisch-Botanische Gesellschaft in Wien

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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 ...

Hilprecht, H.V. (Hermann Vollrat), 1859-1925

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Hermann Vollrat Hilprecht was born in Germany on July 28, 1859. He attended the University of Leipzig where he studied theology, law, and Semitic Languates. Hilprecht received his Ph.D. in 1883, and emigrated to the United States three years later where he became oriental editor of the SUNDAY SCHOOL TIMES in Philadelphia. That same year he was appointed a lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania, later being appointed to the Clark research professorship of Assyriolog...

Great Britain. Meteorological Office

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Canada. Dept. of Justice

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Lay, George C.

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Morison, Ella M.

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

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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 ...

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 ...

Sener, Samuel Miller, 1855-1911

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Lawyer, newspaper reporter and historian of Catholicism in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area. From the description of Clippings 1880s-1890s, 1911. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 26297448 The Sener family settled in Pennsylvania in 1749. Samuel Miller Sener (1854-1911), the son of Henry C. Sener and Frances Coggstoll, was born in Lancaster. He received his education in public school and went on to study law. He was admitted to the Lancaster Bar in 1877, but f...

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 ...

Boyè, Martin H. (Martin Hans), 1812-

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Currier, John J. (John James), 1834-1912

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McIntosh, W

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Boudinot, J.J. (Jane J.)

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California Academy of Sciences

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Kephart, Samuel A.

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Price, Eli Kirk, -1933

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St. Croix de la Roncière

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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 ...

Love, W. K.

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Baker, William Spohn, 1824-1897

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Calvert, Philip Powell, 1871-

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Editor, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1911-1933. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20649345 ...

Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art

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Rhode Island Historical Society

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United States. Division of Forestry

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Fisher, Robert J.

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Rogers, Robert William, 1864-1930

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Revelli, Paolo, 1871-1956

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

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Kimball, James P. (James Putnam), 1836-1913

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A. C. McClurg & Co.

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Boston Book Company

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Pennsylvania engraving co. Philadelphia

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Library Company of Philadelphia

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Perkins, D. W. (David Walter), b. 1851

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Osborn, H. S. (Henry Stafford), 1823-1894

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Presbyterian clergyman, author, and mapmaker from Salem (Roanoke Co.), Va. Served for a time as faculty chair and professor of natural science at Roanoke College. From the description of Letter, 1858. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38754416 ...

United States. Post Office Department

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On July 26, 1775, members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, agreed: That a postmaster general be appointed for the United Colonies, who shall hold his office at Philada, and shall be allowed a salary of 1000 dollars per an: for himself, and 340 dollars per an: for a secretary and Comptroller, with power to appoint such, and so many deputies as to him may seem proper and necessary. That a line of posts be appointed under the direction of the Postmaster general, from Fal...

The insurance advocate

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Eickhoff & Kraemer

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Grant, Thomas P.

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Vossion, Louis, 1847-1906

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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 ...

Woolman, Lewis

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American association of electrical engineers

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Canfield, George L. (George Lewis), 1866-

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George Lewis Canfield was born in Detroit in 1864, attending public schools in the city. After graduating in 1888 from University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Canfield went into law practice with his father, Frank H. Canfield, a prominent admiralty lawyer, in the firm of Moore and Canfield. He and his father were associated in the firm of F.H. and G.L. Canfield from 1892 to 1914, when the firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Perry was formed. In 1910, George Canfield was a lecturer on admiralty ...

Bush-Brown, Henry Kirke, 1857-1935

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Sculptor. From the description of Henry Kirke Bush-Brown papers, circa 1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131914 Craven, Wayne. Sculpture in America. New and revised edition . Newark: University of Delaware; New York and London: Cornwall Books, 1984, pp.144-158. “Brown, Henry Kirke.” American National Biography Online. http://www.anb.org/articles/17/17-00108.html. (accessed May 9, 2007). “Bush-Brown, Henry Kirke.” American National Biography Online. http://w...

Wood, James A.

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New York Academy of Medicine

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Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921

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In the early years of the Museum, until its administrative reorganization by G.B. Gordon in 1910, the Egyptian/Maditerranean Section was a semi-autonomous unit on the same level as the other two Sections (Babylonian, African/Other), each run by one curator who answered directly to the Museum Board of Managers. The curators often had other roles, and Board Members performed minor curatorial duties. This Archives collection begins with the first curator of the Mediterranea...

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 ...

Rhoads, Samuel N. (Samuel Nicholson), né 1862

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Columbia University. Library

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Suomen Maantieteellinen Seura

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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...

Hays, Joseph A.

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Hiersemann, Karl W.

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James S. Earle & Sons

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Nova Scotian Institute of Science

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University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society

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American Historical Association

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Arner, Calvin E., 1869-

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Green, William W.

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

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Prudden, T. Mitchell (Theophil Mitchell), 1849-1924

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Pathologist and bacteriologist; from 1880-1886, lecturer at Yale Medical School; first professor of pathology at Columbia University, 1892; had an important role in planning the Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research. From the description of Theophil Mitchell Prudden papers, 1872-1925 (inclusive), 1896-1925 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166912 From the description of Theophil Mitchell Prudden papers, 1872-1925 (inclusive), 1896-1925 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat ...

LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

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Joseph LeConte, born in 1823, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1841. He enrolled in the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1844 and received an M.D. in 1845. He married Elizabeth Caroline Nisbet in 1847 and established a medical practice in Macon. Because his first love was geology, however, he enrolled in the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard College in 1850 to study with the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz. Upon completing his studies in 1851 he returned to Georgia and became...

Cornell University

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

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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 ...

Kansas State Historical Society

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McVey, John Joseph

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Parry, Francis

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 197 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x000386 Epithet: Excise Commissioner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x000384 Epithet: Envoy to Portugal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000...

Bullowa, Ferdinand Ezra M

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Bayle & Miller

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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...

Barnes, Horace F.

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Canada. Dept. of Agriculture

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Vaz Dias, Jacob? M.

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Levytype Co.

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Pollok, Anthony

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Poole, Murray Edward, 1857-

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University of Wyoming.

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Geological society of America

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Dorr, Dalton

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Dalton Dorr (1846-1901) was elected secretary of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, now known as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in 1880. In 1887, the title of curator was added to his duties that later culminated in the directorship of the museum in 1892. He administered these three tasks until 1899. Dorr enjoyed traveling. The “Notes of travel made from memoranda in old diaries” (B D735) is a hand-written account of recollections of his excursions. Written in the winter of 1...

Haupt, Alex. J. D. (Alexander James Derbyshire), 1859-1934

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Suess, Eduard, 1831-1914.

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Snyder, Monroe Benjamin, 1848-1932.

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Allison, Joseph, 1819-1896

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Simmons, C. A.

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Tyson, James, 1841-1919

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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 ...

Harvey, Oscar Jewell

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Clark, Arthur H., 1841-1922

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Georgia Historical Society

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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,...

Austria. consul. Philadelphia

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Green, F. M. (Francis Mathews), b. 1835

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Pennsylvania. Governor (1891-1895 : Pattison)

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Libbey, William, 1855-1927

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A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1877), Libbey was appointed assistant professor of physical geography and director of the Museum of Geology and Archaeology at Princeton in 1880, and in 1883 he became a full professor. He was correspondence secretary of the American Geographical Society, a fellow of various geographical societies, and a leader and member of several scientific expeditions, including Robert E. Peary's arctic expeditions of 1894 and 1899. From the description of Willia...

Wagner, Samuel, 1842-

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Newton, H. A. (Hubert Anson), 1830-1896

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Goodwin, Harold, 1850? -1935

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Partridge, D. Anson

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Smyth, Albert H., 1863-1907

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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...

E. Steiger & Co.

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