American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi 1897

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi, 1897

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi 1897

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Karpinskiĭ, A. P. Aleksandr Petrovich, 1846-1936

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Garrett, Philip C. (Philip Cresson), 1834-1905

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

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Atkinson, I. S.

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Library Bureau

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Taussig, George W.

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Washburn Observatory

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The Woodman Library Fund was established in 1883 by Cadwallader Colden Washburn. From the description of Woodman Library Fund files, 1883-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155004583 ...

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New Hampshire State Library

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A. Dulau & Co.

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Davis, Francis B.

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Mabery, Charles Frederic

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Weeks, William R.

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Cruice, Mary Z.

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Wells, Philip P. (Philip Patterson), 1868-1929

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Journal of microscopy and natural science

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De Gregorio, Antonio, marchese, 1855-1930

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Mason, William Pitt, 1853-1937

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Smith, James Perrin, 1864-1931

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James Perrin Smith was a professor of paleontology at Stanford from 1892-1931. From the description of James Perrin Smith letters to Dr. U. S. Grant, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864200 James Perrin Smith was born near Cokesburg, South Carolina on November 27, 1864. In 1890 he went to Gittingen, Germany, to study under Professor von Koenen and Professor Liebisch where he received his Ph.D. degree in 1892. After returning to the United States he accepted an invitat...

Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954.

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Liberty Hyde Bailey was instrumental in separating Horticulture from Botany and establishing it as a distinct scientific pursuit. Born on a farm in Michigan in 1858, Liberty Hyde Bailey graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College with a degree in botany. After working with the renowned botanist Asa Gray at Harvard, he returned to Michigan to teach horticulture and landscape gardening. In 1888, he came to Cornell to build a new curriculum in practical and experimental horticulture. In 1904, ...

Geological Survey of Canada

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Oliphant, R. J.

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Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.)

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

MacCalla & co.

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Hayden, Lewis S.

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

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

Fowler, James

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Epithet: merchant, at Amsterdam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x00032a Epithet: of Fortrose British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x00032b ...

Brooke, Francis M.

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

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Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949

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William Draper Lewis was born in Philadelphia in 1867. In 1891 he received both a law degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He lectured in economics at Haverford College from 1890 to 1896, while also assuming the role of instructor in legal history at the Wharton School in 1891. In 1896 Lewis joined the law department at the University of Pennsylvania as dean of the school and professor of law. Under Lewis' leadership the law school flourished as he recruited new f...

Royal geographical society of Australasia. Victorian branch, Melbourne

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Globe Company (Cincinnati, Ohio)

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A. S. Barnes & Co.

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Dawson, George Ellsworth, 1861-1936

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Alve, Clarence

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Ely, Theo. N. (Theodore Newell), 1846-1916

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Royal Scottish Society of Arts

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Malacological Society of London

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Pemberton, Henry, 1826-1911

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Royal Entomological Society of London

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Berlese, Antonio, 1863-1927

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Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

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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) U.S. ph...

Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930

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Epithet: Norwegian explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000249 Fridtjof Nansen, a Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, and statesman, was noted for his Arctic expedition of 1893-1896, travelling closer to the North Pole than anyone had reached and using his specially-built vessel "Fram" to demonstrate the revolutionary concept of pack-ice drift. Frederick Sydney Parry was the grandson of Arctic explo...

Patterson, Robert, 1819? -1909

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Bayerische Numismatische Gesellschaft

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Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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

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...

Frankenstein, Samuel I.

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Institution of engineers and shipbuilders in Scotland

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Institute of Jamaica

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Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921

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

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...

Baird, Henry Martyn, 1832-1906

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

Royal Statistical Society (Great Britain)

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

Kaiserlich-Königliche Militärgeographisches Institut in Wien

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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 ...

Ellis & Elvey

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Institution of electrical engineers

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Incorporated in 1883, and in 1921 was granted a Royal Charter which recognized it as the representative body of electrical engineers in the United Kingdom. The main purposes of the Institution are: to act as a learned society to promote the dissemination of knowledge about electrical science and engineering; to act as a qualifying body conferring membership on those whose qualifications fulfill the requirement of the Bylaws of the Institution; and to serve as a regulating body for the profession...

Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919

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Epithet: Director, Harvard Astronomical Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000b9 Pickering (Harvard, S.B., 1865) taught astronomy at Harvard and was director of the Harvard College Observatory. From the description of Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972845 ...

Wright, Joseph, 1855-1930

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Epithet: of the Belfast Naturalists' Field Club British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001c6 Epithet: Vicar of Aghadown British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001c7 Epithet: of St Neots British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x0000c9 Ep...

Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien

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Pennsylvania Forestry Association

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The Pennsylvania Forestry Association (1886 - ), the nation's oldest grassroots state organization devoted to forest conservation, fosters stewardship of Pennsylvania's forest resources. From the description of Pennsylvania Forestry Association records, 1880-2007. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 696630909 ...

Preston, H. W.

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Stone, Frederick D. (Frederick Dawson), 1841-1897

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Librarian of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, [Pa.], to B.F. De Costa, New York, [N.Y.], 1882 Sept. 2. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40336788 ...

Hyvernat, Henri, 1858-1941

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Tucker, Henry St. George, 1853-1932

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Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x000359 Lawyer, law professor, and U.S. Congressman. Henry St. George Tucker was born in Winchester, Virginia in 1853. He was educated in Virginia, attending a private school in Richmond, preparatory school at Middleburg, and graduating from the law department of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, in 1876. In that same year...

University of Kansas.

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The University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, Douglas County was established in 1864 under constitutional provision. KU is a major comprehensive research and teaching university that serves as a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. The university is committed to offering the highest quality undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs and offers a broad array of advanced graduate study programs. It fulfills its mission through faculty, academic, and research programs of in...

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...

Naturforschende Gesellschaft des Osterlandes zu Altenburg

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West of Scotland Iron and Steel Institute

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Offenbach verein für naturkunde

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Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921

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Jastrow was professor and librarian in Semitic languages at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892-1898. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226050946 ...

United States. Division of Entomology

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American Baptist Publication Society

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Königlich Sächsische Altertumsverein

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Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia

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

G. E. Stechert & Co.

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Lewis, George Albert, 1829-1915

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Denison scientific association, Granville, Ohio

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Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902

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

Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943

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Electric engineer, inventor, and scientist. From the description of Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064785 Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and scientist, whose inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more...

Dimock, Susan Whitney

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Catholic University of America

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The Catholic University of America (CUA) is a private university located in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It is a pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States and the only institution of higher education founded by the U.S. Catholic bishops.[7] Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center following approval by Pope Leo XIII on Easter Sunday,[8] the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904. The university's campus lies within the Brookland n...

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...

Ferguson, William A.

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Cross, M. H. (Michael Hurley), 1833-1897

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Good, James I. (James Isaac), 1850-1924

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Spon & Chamberlain

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Bartholow, Roberts, 1831-1904

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Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929

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President of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1922. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 755906949 Hampton Lawrence Carson was born on February 21, 1852, in Philadelphia to Joseph Carson (1808-1876) and Mary Hollingsworth (1813-1868). He married Anna Lea Baker (1854-1933) in 1880 and with her had five children. Hampton graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1874...

Cock, George B.

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Gesellschaft für erd- und völkerkunde, Kassel

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Magie, William Francis, 1858-1943

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William Francis Magie graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1879. He was a founder of the American Physical Society, and its president from 1910 to 1912. He taught physics at Princeton University for almost half a century, and was one of the group of alumni who nurtured Princeton's development from a college to a university. At the end of his senior year, on Commencement Day, one of his professors, Cyrus Fog Brackett, offered him the job to become his assistant. ...

Methodist Episcopal Book and Publishing House

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Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

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Morley, Frank, 1860-1937

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Goodspeed, Arthur W. (Arthur Willis), 1860-

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Arthur W. Goodspeed was a physicist and radiologist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1896. From the description of Scrapbook, 1896-1943. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464815 From the guide to the Arthur W.(Arthur Willis) Goodspeed Scrapbook, 1896-1943, 1896-1943, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Mineralogische und petrographische mitteilungen

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Marks, A. J.

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London Zoo (London, England)

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Society of Arts (Great Britain)

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Horn, Philip H.

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United States., Department of the Intérior

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

Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Emden

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Mitchell, S. D.

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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...

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...

United States. Surgeon-General's Office

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Born in Charleston, Massachusetts, David L. Huntington, 1834-1899, studied medicine at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the army as an Assistant Surgeon in 1862. Huntington was Acting Medical Director Army of the Tennessee during Sherman's march to the sea in 1864. A career medical officer, Lt. Colonel Huntington at times served as acting Surgeon General. He also was director of the U.S. Army Medical Museum for many years before his retirement in 1898. From the desc...

Bonaparte, Roland, prince, 1858-1924

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Prince Roland Bonaparte was a grand nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. He had no royal aspirations; instead he turned to study science, geography, geology, botany, ethnology, and anthropology. He focused on the documentation of physical characteristics, in particular the shape and dimension of the skull as a way to established relations between the human races. He perceived photography as a scientific tool for preserving data from his expeditions, and used it to document the American Ind...

Fennell, C. A. M. (Charles Augustus Maude), -1916

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Murphy's, William F., sons

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Instituto Médico Nacional (Mexico)

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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) ...

Grigg, T. H.

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Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society

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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...

Kellar, John A.

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Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève

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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)....

Cossmann, M. (Maurice), 1850-1924

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Kohler, Max J. (Max James), 1871-1934

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Max James Kohler (1871-1934) Judge Irving Lehman wrote of Max Kohler: "The general public can never know the full value of Mr. Kohler's work. He never sought or desired wide recognition. He did seek the satisfaction of work well done. He did value the respect and even admiration of his friends and fellow-workers. These he received and these were the only reward he desired." 1 In this paragraph written in memoriam to Kohler, Judge Lehman summed up Kohler's life, particula...

The Electrician

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Bertin, Georges-Eugène 1868-1938

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Scientific American.

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Bement, Clarence S. (Clarence Sweet), 1843-1923

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New York Public Library

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

Hucke, Julius.

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Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft

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Geikie, Archibald, 1835-1924

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Archibald Geikie was born in Edinburgh in 1835. He was educated at Edinburgh High School and the University of Edinburgh. In 1855, he joined the Geological Survey of Scotland, becoming its director in 1867. Between 1871 and 1882, he was professor of geology and mineralogy at the University of Edinburgh, and from 1882 until his retirement in 1901, served as director general of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. Geikie did much to further the study of glacial deposits in Scotland...

Russia. Observatoire physique central

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Bonsall, Amos

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Miller, G. A. (George Abram), 1863-1951

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Bullowa, Ferdinand Ezra M

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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...

John Crerar Library

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Frazier, Benjamin W. (Benjamin West)

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

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

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

Wrifford, Charles & Son

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Kelly & Walsh

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain)

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United States. Superintendent of Documents

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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...

Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft

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The Yale Review

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Dodge, Edmund R.

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McRae, W. P.

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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 ...

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...

Princeton University

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Hogan, K. E.

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Cleemann, Richard A. (Richard Alsop), 1840-1912

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Scottish microscopical soc. Edinburgh

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Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910

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Geologist, mining engineer and educator; he worked on numerous railroad and mining surveys throughout Europe and the western United States. In 1895, he became professor of geology and mining at the University of Arizona. From 1853 to 1856, he accompanied the Pacific Railroad Expedition. From the description of Blake papers, 1847-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37905971 ...

Hastings, W. G. (William Granger), 1853-1937

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Pawson & Nicholson

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Valuckas, Andrius

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Grey, Norman

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Huggins, William, Sir, 1824-1910

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Educated at City of London School. After a few years of business he decided to devote himself to astronomy. F. R. A. S. 1854. In 1856 he built an observatory at Tulse Hill and applied to stars the methods of Kirchhofs researches into the chemical constitution of the sun. In conjunction with William Allen Miller (F. R. S. 1845) he devised the star spectroscope and showed that in structure the stars resemble the sun. F. R. S. 1865. Royal Medal 1866. Rumford Medal 1880. Copley Medal 1898. President...

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...

Morison, Ella M.

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Bastin, Edson S. (Edson Sewell), 1843-1897

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Fowler, Charles S.

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Ritter, John F

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British Museum

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Vandiver, John L.

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The Jewish exponent

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Royal society of New South Wales

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Foote, Albert E., Co.

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Stewart, Ardemus

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Verein für geographie und statistik, Frankfurt am Main

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Royal Artillery institution, Woolwich

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Geological Society of London

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Winand, Paul A. N.

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Curtis, Charles S.

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Haehnlen, Marie E.

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Bowditch, Charles P. (Charles Pickering), 1842-1921

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Charles Pickering Bowditch (born September 30, 1842; died June 1, 1921), was an early initiator and supporter of Meso and Central American research at the Peabody Museum. His interest in Maya studies was sparked by a pleasure trip to the Yucatan in 1888. Bowditch received both his A.B. (1863) and his M.A. (1866) from Harvard University. He was a leading member of the Museum's Committee for Central American Researchers from 1891 until his death. Bowditch joined the Department of Anth...

Bonwill, William Gibson Arlington, 1833-1899

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Western News Company

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Foggo, Edward Abraham, 1834? -1898

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Stürcke, Louis

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Michigan. Geological Survey

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Wishard, G. W.

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Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952

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Winship graduated from Harvard in 1893 and taught history of printing and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Parker Winship, 1899-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973222 Winship (A.B. 1893) was the first Librarian of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection. From the description of Bibliographical notes, compositions, and other papers, [19--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868810 ...

Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909

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Wister, Owen, 1860-1938)

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Born in Pennsylvania, raised in South Carolina, and educated at Harvard, Owen Wister travelled in the Western U.S. as a young man. Although he returned to the East and Harvard law school, he acted upon a friend's suggestion and began writing thrilling Western stories for Harper's. His well-researched stories, particularly The Virginian, helped establish the Western stereotypes that have become inculcated in the American psyche. From the description of Owen Wister letter to Charles W....

Institut égyptien

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Smith, McNutt & Hannon

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Western Reserve Historical Society

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Michigan. Dept. of Public Instruction

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Dainton, John James

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Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

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History professor and journalist. From the description of Wellington [manuscript], post 1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647922784 Goldwin Smith was a British-Canadian educator, historian and journalist. From the description of Goldwin Smith Papers [manuscript]. 1875-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564891 British-Canadian historian and journalist. From the description of Berlin and Afghanistan : autograph manuscript...

Day, David T. (David Talbot), 1859-1925

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American Institute of Mining Engineers.

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The Analyst

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Royal Asiatic society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Pennsylvania. Governor (1895-1899 : Hastings)

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Phillips, Andrew W. (Andrew Wheeler), 1844-1915

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Vaughan, Alfred Jefferson, 1800-1871

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Alfred Jefferson Vaughan (1800-1871), Indian agent for the Iowas, Sacs, and Foxes, 1848-49, for the Upper Missouri, 1853-57, for the Blackfoot Indians at Sun River 1857-61. From the description of Annual report, 1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128472 ...

Brown, Ernest W. (Ernest William), 1866-1938

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Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)

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Vaux, George

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The George Vaux Papers center on the family and business concerns of the surgeon, George Vaux V (1721-1803), and his lineal descedants, George Vaux VII, and George Vaux VIII (1832-1915). Many of the Vauxes, Quakers, were involved in charitable and reform activities, including anti-slavery, poor relief, and Indian missions. Other, related families represented in the collection are the Warders, Sansoms, Heads, Graffs, Morrises, Cressons, and Mayberrys. From the guide to the George Vaux...

Harvey, Oscar Jewell

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Canadian Institute, 1849-1914

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Nelson, William, 1847-1914

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Lawyer, historian, archivist, and bibliographer, of Paterson, N.J., who served as corresponding secretary, New Jersey Historical Society. From the description of Papers, 1690-1875. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954882 Nelson was a New Jersey Historical Society member and amateur ethnologist. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1886-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 22605...

Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.

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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...

Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919

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U.S. Senator from Vermont. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to F.T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State, 1883 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743114 Vermont lawyer; state representative, 1854-1859; state senator, 1861-1862; U.S. senator, 1866-1891. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to Charles Devens, 1878 May 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888341 U.S. senator of Vermont and...

Geological survey (U.S.)

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

Melville, George Wallace, 1841-1912

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George Wallace Melville (b. 10 January 1841, New York City-d. 17 March 1912, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an engineer, Arctic explorer and author. As chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering, he headed a time of great expansion, technological progress and change, often in defiance of the conservative element of the Navy hierarchy. He superintended the design of 120 ships and introduced the water-tube boiler, the triple-screw propulsion system, vertical engines, the floating repair ship, and t...

New York State Library

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Nova Scotian Institute of Science

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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, (...

Hunt, C. Warren (Charles Warren), 1924-

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C. Warren Hunt, a geologist, was a principal in Polar Resources Company and Swiss Oils of Canada who developed the Gold Strike Mine, part of the Carlin Trend, located near Carlin, Nev. From the description of Gold Strike Mine (Nev.) records, 1966-1975. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat record id: 43506416 ...

Fraley, Joseph Cresson, ca. 1848-1921

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Sajous, Charles E. de M. (Charles Eucharist de Medicis), 1852-1929

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Dr. Charles Sajous (1852-1929) was a physician, teacher, author, and editor based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for most of his professional life. Dr. Sajous was a prominent figure in the late nineteenth century medical community and published various texts on medicine and science. From the description of Dr. Charles Sajous papers, 1870-1932. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 666410040 Dr. Charles Sajous (1852–1929) was a phy...

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...

Peckham, Stephen Farnum, 1839-1918

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Stephen Peckham was a professor of chemistry and physics at the University of Minnesota from 1874-1880. From the description of Stephen Peckham papers, 1874-1880. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63301089 Stephen Farnum Peckham, a chemist, was interested in the oil refining process, and particularly the occurrence of petroleum in Southern California. From the description of Stephen Farnum Peckham papers, 1865-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Davenport, Samuel, Sir, 1818-

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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. ...

Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba

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Free library of Philadelphia

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This is a collection of manuscripts obtained by the Free Library of Philadelphia from various donations. The majority of the collection was donated by Philadelphia book collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Gimbel and William McIntire Elkins. The collection has an even mix of American and European authors. Although the majority of the authors are represented with only a few pieces of work, eight authors are better represented. These include: American authors James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), Ezra P...

McBratney, William C.

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Renick, E. F.

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Tower, Charlemagne, 1848-1923

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Price, Eli Kirk, -1933

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Clayton, Joseph Culbertson.

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White, James T.

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Sachse, Julius Friedrich, 1842-1919

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Julius Friedrich Sachse, a second generation German-American, was an accomplished late 19th century historian of the Germans in Pennsylvania and an important photographer. His particular interest in the Ephrata Community, whose cloister he helped save from the wrecker's ball, bore fruit in several publications, including The German pietists of provincial Pennsylvania... 1694-1708 (Philadelphia, 1895), The German sectarians of Pennsylvania... (Philadelphia, 1899-1900), and The music ...

Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain.

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Königlich Preussische Geologische Landesanstalt

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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...

Walker, Lewis Burd, 1855-1903

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Bache, Richard Meade

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Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Lemcke & Buechner

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

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Ganse, Anton

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Virginia Historical Society

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Reuleaux, F. (Franz), 1829-1905

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Mallet, John William

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

Ketcham's, B., Sons

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Tobias, J. J. (John Jacob)

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University of Pennsylvania. Biology dept.

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Smith, Elder, and Co.

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Craig & Evans

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E. Steiger & Co.

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Watson, Archibald R.

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Randall, Frederick H.

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Ashley, Frederick William, 1863-1942

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Librarian. From the description of Frederick William Ashley papers, 1822-1941 (bulk 1913-1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78530132 ...

Pettit, Henry, 1842-1921

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Van Denburgh, John, 1872-1924

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

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

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,...

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...

Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain)

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London Mathematical Society

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British Astronomical Association

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Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)

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Maine Historical Society

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University of Pennsylvania. Library.

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Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904

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The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...

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...

New South Wales. Dept. of Mines and Agriculture

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Ashley, Geo. H. (George Hall), 1866-

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Rosengarten & Sons

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Michael, Helen Abbott, 1857-1904

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Faculté des sciences de Marseille

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Grote, Augustus Radcliffe, 1841-1903

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Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

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

Zentralblatt für anthropologie

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Boston Book Company

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Hewett, Waterman Thomas, 1846-1921

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Professor of German language and literature. From the description of Waterman Thomas Hewett papers, 1857-1920, 1870-1905 (bulk). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64075180 From the guide to the Waterman Thomas Hewett papers, 1857-1920, 1870-1905 (bulk), (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Editor and educator. From the description of Report of Waterman Thomas Hewett, 1914-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Beebe, William Sully, 1841-1898

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William Sully Beebe was born on February 14, 1841, in Ithica, N. Y. He attended West Point Academy, graduating in 1863. He immediately entered the army, with an appointment of Second Lieutenant of Ordnance. During the Civil War, he received honors on multiple occasions. He remained in the army until 1874, when he resigned his commission. After his resignation, he spent his time creating a theory that argued, in part, for a connection between the Biblical book of Genesis and the ancient peoples o...

Montgomery, Thomas H. (Thomas Harrison), 1873-1912

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Missouri. Bureau of Geology and Mines

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Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

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A. C. McClurg & Co.

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Snowden, Archibald Loudon, 1837-1912

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Kennelly, Arthur E. (Arthur Edwin), 1861-1939

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Kennelly received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1906 and taught electrical engineering at Harvard. The memoir on Kennelly was a joint project of Harvard and MIT from 1941 to 1942. From the description of Papers of Arthur Edwin Kennelly, 1911-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972802 ...

Brown, George Stuart

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Watson, William W. (William Weldon), 1899-

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William W. Watson was born on September 14, 1899 in Eveleth, Minnesota. He received his B.S. degree in 1920; his M.S. degree in 1922; and his Ph.D. degree in 1924, all from the University of Chicago. He was on the Chicago faculty from 1922 to 1928, when he was appointed Assistant Professor of Physics at Yale. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1931 and to full Professor and Chairman of the department in 1940. Under Professor Watson's direction, the Physics Department at Yale underwent con...

Shabad, Henry M.

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Weigle, Gilbert G.

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Naturhistorische Gesellschaft Nürnberg

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Uppsala Universitetsbibliotek

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Pettegrew, D. L.

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Brooke, Arthur S.

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W. H. Lowdermilk & Co.

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Renevier, Eugène, 1831-1906.

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Adams, Edwin G. (Edwin Goodhue), 1821-1877

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S. S. McClure Company (New York, N. Y.)

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Königlich Preussisches Geodätisches Institut

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Dougherty, William R.

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American antiquarian and oriental journal

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Field, Robert Patterson, -1931

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Stuart, Otis K.

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L' Anthropologie

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Temple publishing co.

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Royal Astronomical Society

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Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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Glazebrook, Richard, 1854-1935

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1907-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81730024 From the description of Papers, 1924-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81866753 Eldest son of Nicholas Smith Glazebrook, M. R. C. S. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, 5th Wrangler, 1876. Fellow of Trinity, 1877. University lecturer on mathematics. Assistant Director of the Cavendish Laboratory. Principal of University College, L...

Indiana Engineering Society

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Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901

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Epithet: Rector of Settrington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000213 English philologist, son of Isaac Taylor (1787-1865). Taylor studied at Trinity College and Cambridge. The publication of his Words and Places (1864) made him known, but his publication of The Alphabet (1883), brought him a wide reputation. He published The Origin of the Aryans in 1890 and Names and their Histories in 1896. ...

China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.

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Baur, Georg, 1859-1898

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Morgan, C. T.

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Columbian University

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Consaul, Charles H.

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Ebers, Georg, 1837-1898

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German Egyptologist and novelist. From the description of Autograph note signed : Leipzig, to an unidentified recipient, 1882 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870715 German author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Leipzig and Lugano, to unidentified recipients, 1881 Nov. 30 and 1892 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742925 German Egyptologist and novelist. He was born in Berlin, March 1, 1837 and died in Tutzing, ...

Königlich Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften

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Leonard, Charles Lester, 1861-1913

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Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899

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Platt, Franklin, 1844-1900

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Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903

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Theoretical physicist and chemist who spent his career at Yale. From the description of Josiah W. Gibbs papers, 1873-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702151867 ...

Castell, F. de P.

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Campbell, Irvin E.

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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 ...

Howe addressing company

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Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1803-1901

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Schäffer, Charles, 1838-1903

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Patterson, Christopher Stuart, 1842-1924

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Butt, Festus O.

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Slocum, Alfred M., co.

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Marks, William Dennis, 1849-1914

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William Dennis Marks, engineer and educator. From the description of Papers, 1882-1896. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122647595 ...

Price, John Sergeant, 1831-1897

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Smithsonian Institution

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

Van Antwerp, William

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Neumann bros.

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Redpath Lyceum Bureau

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Phelps, Edward John, 1822-1900

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Lawyer, politician, diplomat, and educator, of Burlington, Vt., and New York, N.Y.; born in Middlebury, Vt.; attended Yale Law School (1841-1842) and admitted to the bar in 1843; second comptroller of the U.S. Treasury (1851-1853), U.S. minister to Great Britain (1885-1889), and senior counsel (1893) for the U.S. in the arbitration of the Bering Sea Fur-Seal Controversy with Great Britain; founder and president (1880) of American Bar Association; taught law at Yale after 1881; died in New Haven,...

Baer & co., Joseph

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Darwin, George Howard, sir, 1845-1912

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George Howard Darwin was an astronomer and mathematician. From the description of On meteorites and the history of stellar systems, [1889]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138587 From the description of Letters, 1834-1881. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523566 Sir George Howard Darwin (1845-1912), mathematician and astronomer, was the son of Charles Darwin. He was educated at Clapham Grammar School an...

Sanderson, John H., & bro.

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Pennsylvania. Commission to collect and print the Statutes at Large

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Eldridge, D. A.

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McCook, Henry C. (Henry Christopher), 1837-1911

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Epithet: Reverend American naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x000146 ...

Blasius, Oscar

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Pohli, Emil

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

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Ortmann, A. E. (Arnold Edward), 1863-1927

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Gray, James McIlvaine, 1872-1942

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Dreer, Ferdinand J. (Ferdinand Julius), 1812-1902

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Ferdinand Julius Dreer, a Philadelphia jewelry manufacturer, philanthropist, and autograph collector. From the description of Papers of Ferdinand J. Dreer, 1719-1936 (bulk 1840-1890). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510338 ...

Pennsylvania State Library

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Oberhessische Gesellschaft für Natur- und Heilkunde

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Wilson Brothers & Co.

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Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society

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Merrick, John Vaughan, 1828? -1906

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

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

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

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Elliott, A. Marshall

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Natural history society of Glasgow

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

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Emmens, Stephen N.

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Moore, Clarence B. (Clarence Bloomfield), 1852-1936

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American amateur archaeologist who worked in the Southeastern United States. From the description of Field notes, 1891-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155480793 Clarence B. Moore was a wealthy amateur archaeologist from Philadelphia who crisscrossed the rivers of the southeast each year in his steam-powered paddleboat, the Gopher, excavating sites near the shores in states ranging from Alabama to Tennessee. During his twenty years of investigations, Moore explored an as...

Oberlausitzische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften

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

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Nuttall, Zelia, 1858-1933

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Zelia Maria Magdalena Nuttall was born to an Irish father, Dr. Robert Kennedy Nuttall, and a Mexican-American mother, Magdalena Parrott Nuttall, in San Francisco on September 6, 1857. Raised in Europe, Nuttall acquired her education in France, Germany, Italy, and England, where she studied at Bedford College, London. In 1876 when Zelia was nineteen, the Nuttall family returned to San Francisco. Four years later, she married French anthropologist Alphonse Louis Pinart, whom she lived...

Scott, William Berryman, 1858-1947

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Wundt, Wilhelm Max, 1832-1920

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Rost was a scholar who wrote on various topics including contemporary religion, politics, and economics. From the guide to the Hans Rost course notes, 1898-1899, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Carey, Francis King, 1858-1944

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Physikalisch-Ökonomische Gesellschaft zu Königsberg

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Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte

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Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914

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

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 ...

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool

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Beeber, Dimner, 1854-1930

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Hildeburn, Charles Swift Riché, 1855-1901

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Ballou, William Hosea, 1857-1937

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William B. Ballou was born in Winter Hill, Vermont. He arrived traveled to Alaska from San Francisco by schooner, disembarking at Rampart City to search in 1907. Ballou was apparently a part time accountant and he wrote "Jack - a true story of adventure in Alaska." He married and had a son. From the description of William B. Ballou papers, 1898-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42065380 ...

Furness, William Henry, 1866-1920

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Between 1895 and 1901, William Furness, III., Alfred C. Harrison, Jr., and Hiram M. Hiller made a series of extended trips to Oceania, South and Southeast Asia, and East Asia. Furness, Harrison, and Hiller all received degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and donated or sold to the University Museum substantial collections of ethnographic, archaeological, and skeletal material acquired on the voyages. The Furness, Harrison, and Hiller collections, particularly those from Ocea...

C. J. Clay and Sons

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