American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj 1898-1988

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American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988

American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj 1898-1988

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Saville, Marshall H. (Marshall Howard), 1867-1935

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Charles Pickering Bowditch was a major benefactor to the Peabody Museum. Frederic W. Putnam served as the curator of the Peabody Museum. Alice E. Putnam was Frederic Putnam's daughter and served as a research assistant at the Peabody Museum, as well as Frederic's liason to the museum when his health began to fail. From the description of Notes, correspondence and drawings on the Indian mounds of the Ohio Valley, 1915-1935. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64064236 ...

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 ...

Cincinnati Society of Natural History

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Woodward, Anthony

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Kramer, Stephen

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Pilsbry, Henry Augustus, 1862-

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Henry A. Pilsbry (1862-1957), Dean of American Malacologists, was associated with the Academy of Natural Sciences for 70 years. At the Academy, he served as conservator, curator and head of the Department of Shells, but he was also the internationally recognized authority in the field of land mollusca. He wrote and edited many volumes of the Manual of Conchology and, from 1889 until his death, was an editor of the journal Nautilus, which he founded. A member of many scientific exped...

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Schinz, Albert, 1870-

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Schoff, Wilfred H. (Wilfred Harvey), 1874-1932

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Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States

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Howe, Robert

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Goodfellow, Julia S.

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Steiner, P.

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Maryland. Office of the Secretary of State

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Creighton, James Edwin, 1861-1924

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Bruce, James, 1730-1794

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Thacher, John Boyd, 1847-1909

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Politician, book and autograph collector, historian. From the description of Collection on the history of the French Revolution, [18--?]-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57243431 ...

Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929

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English antiquary and art connoisseur. From the description of Autograph letter signed : British Museum, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1913 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616369 ...

British Museum

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National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

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Appleton, William Hyde, 1838? -1926

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Paschall, Mary T. E.

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American Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge

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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 ...

Lesley, Susan I. (Susan Inches), 1823-1904

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Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943

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Florence Bayard Kane, member of the prominent Kane family of Pennsylvania, was a Philadelphia volunteer worker and much travelled individual who briefly worked as a librarian and as a processor of manuscripts. She was a woman of many associations and activities, but withal a woman whose life was peripatetic and unfocussed. From the description of Papers, 1886-1943. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151372098 ...

Hubbard, Henry David, 1870-1943

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Billups, A. C.

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Hispanic society of America

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The Hispanic Society of America, founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington, promotes the study of languages, literature, arts, and history of countries where Spanish or Portuguese languages are or have been spoken. Located in New York City, New York, the society holds a rare books library and a museum containing art works and artifacts from Spain, Portugal, Central and South America. The society has been an active publisher of scholarly journals and monographs, and has housed exhibits concerni...

Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, 1838-1911

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Yamamoto, Akira Y.

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Nordquest, Corrine M.

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Indiana University. Libraries

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Leonard, James Biddle, 1845? -1900

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United States. Naval Observatory

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

Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain.

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Library of Congress. Manuscript Division

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

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Hershey, Andrew H.

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Vries, Ernst de

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Edwards, Franklin S.

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Chandler, William S.

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Nickerson, W. B.

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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917

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Santa Ana-A., Otto

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De Renne, Wymberley Jones, 1853-1916

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Wymberley Jones De Renne married Laura Norris and their children included Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne (b. 1891) and Elfrida De Renne (Barrow). From the description of Wymberley Jones De Renne book lists, circa 1906. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 431417181 ...

Garrison, Lindley M. (Lindley Miller), 1864-1932

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Garrison, a lawyer, was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He became U.S. secretary of war in 1913. After the outbreak of World War I, he stressed the need for a large regular army, and after a conflict with President Wilson over this policy, he resigned in 1916. Public attention was, however, focused on the unpreparedness of the country for war and in 1916 the National Defense Act was passed. From the description of Lindley M. Garrison papers, 1911-1916. (Princeton Univer...

Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919

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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...

Diffenderffer, Frank Ried, 1833-1921

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MacCalla & co., inc.

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Hildebrand, Joel Henry, 1881-

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Professor of chemistry at University of California, Berkeley; president of the American Chemical Society; b. in Camden, N.J.; d. 1983. From the description of Papers, [19--]-[19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976019 Died 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Joel Henry Hildebrand, 1974 March 11 to 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82391791 From the description of Oral history interview with Joel Henry Hildebrand,, 1962 August 6...

Comitato monumento Meneghini

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Frajola, Richard C.

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May, Joseph

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Eddy, George Simpson

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Is preparing biography of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Letter, 1922, July 21, New York, to Librarian of Brown University. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122544442 ...

Holmes, Barbara

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Mother-in-law of Potok's daughter. From the description of Correspondence to Chaim Potok, between 1980-1989. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 702369278 ...

Marvin, Langdon, Mrs.

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Edes, Henry Herbert, 1849-1922

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

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

North Carolina. Council

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Kansas State Historical Society

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Hall, George R., 1818-

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Connecticut State Library

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Nassy, David de Isaac Cohen, 1747-1806

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Cushing, Harry Alonzo, 1870-1955

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Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Montgomery, Thomas Lynch, 1862-1929

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Thomas Lynch Montgomery was born on March 4, 1862. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1884, where he had his first experience with library work at a local Sunday school. Montgomery was hired at the Wagner as actuary in 1886, and later assumed responsibilities of librarian. Over the course of his 17-year career at the Wagner, his duties ranged from collecting rents from tenants on properties owned by the Institute and obtaining estimates for work to be done on the bu...

Himes, Martha L.

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Scott, William Berryman, 1858-1947

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Winfree, Waverly K.

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Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910

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Richardson, G. B. (George Burr), 1872-1949

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Dercum, Francis X. (Francis Xavier), 1856-1931

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Francis Xavier Dercum, a teacher, philosopher and physician, served as President of the APS, 1892. From the guide to the Physiology of the Mind, [1922], 1892, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Seaborn, Margaret Mills

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Biblioteca apostolica vaticana

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Fould, Mme Wilhelmine Joséphine Simonin, 1836-

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Perkins, Thomas Handasyd, 1764-1854

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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)....

Seeler, Edgar Viguers, 1867-1929

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United States naval observatory. Nautical almanac office

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United States. Hydrographic Office

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Rhoades, R. L.

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Boucher de Perthes, M. (Jacques), 1788-1868

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Price, Eli Kirk, -1933

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Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936

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Varnum Lansing Collins was a Princeton alum of the Class of 1893 and served as the University's Secretary from 1917 to 1936. From the description of Varnum Lansing Collins Papers, 1842-1972 (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 316951981 Author, librarian, local historian, and college teacher, of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Correspondence, 1923-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70961553 From the description of A guardsman in ...

Edsall, John T. (John Tileston), 1902-2002

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Edsall graduated from Harvard in 1923 and taught biochemical sciences at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John T. Edsall, 1931-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973021 John Tileston Edsall is a biochemist. From the description of A fifty year historical perspective of protein chemistry, 1972. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380124 From the guide to the A fifty year historical perspective of prote...

Di Figlia, Gonda

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Sherman & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Hevner, Carol E.

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Cursum Perficio

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Engineers Club of Philadelphia

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American academy of arts and sciences

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Loubat, J. F. (Joseph Florimond), 1831-1927

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Wyeth, Newton

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American journal of science

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Dick, Evans R...

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Mervine, William M. (William McKinley), 1874-1914

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William McKinley Mervine was a Philadelphia genealogist and one of the Board of Managers of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1688-1788. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86165565 ...

Gardner, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 41804 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x000364 Epithet: innkeeper, of Croydon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x00035d Epithet: Curate of Barton, county Bedfordshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x00035c ...

Flexner, Bernard, 1865-1945

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Bernard Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court movement. From 1917 he lived in New York, devoting himself to various Zionist movements and organizations to aid Palestine. From the guide to the Bernard Flexner Papers, 1882-1946, 1917-1943, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court move...

American Philosophical Society. Curators

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Robbins, William Jacob, 1890-

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William Jacob Robbins was a botanist and plant physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1898-1974. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589265 William Jacob Robbins (1890-1978) was Director-in-Chief of The New York Botanical Garden from 1937-1958. He was a specialist in plant physiology and microbiology. Robbins studied Bryophyllum and Hedera helix; the nutritional requirements of filamentous fungi; as well as vitamin synthesis, growth and th...

New Hampshire State Library

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Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ nauk i khudozhestv (Russia)

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Percente, Francesco

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Frisch, Karl ˜vonœ 1886-1982

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Brown, Arthur Erwin, 1850-

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Kingsford, Alice

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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 ...

North, Edward, 1820-1903.

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Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company

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Toppan, Robert Noxon, 1836-1901

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Abbott, A. C. (Alexander Crever), 1860-1935

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Munro, Dana Carleton, 1866-1933

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Dana C. Munro was professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania and later at the University of Wisconsin in Madison at the time of writing these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1892-1912. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122638320 United States Inquiry investigator, Paris Peace Conference, 1919; research assistant, Committee on Public Information, 1917-1918. From the description of Dana Car...

Thomson, John, 1835-1916

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Smith, James Somers, 1782-1861

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Hoffman, J. W.

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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 ...

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...

American Philosophical Society Staff

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Philadelphia

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Mitchell, James T. (James Tyndale), 1834-1915

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Lemcke & Buechner

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De Lancey, Edward F. (Edward Floyd), 1821-1905

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Knortz, Karl, 1841-1918

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German-American author, literary critic and folklorist. From the guide to the Karl Knortz papers, 1870-1912, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Eisenhart, Churchill

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Mathematical statistician. From the description of Oral history interview with Chruchill Eisenhart, 1984 July 10. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63297192 From the description of Oral history interview with Chruchill Eisenhart, 1984 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82447878 ...

Williams, Edward Higginson, 1849-1933

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Vulcanite tile and mosaic co.

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Allen, Harrison, Jr

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Putnam, William Lowell, 1861-1924

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Martin, Sydney Errington, 1883-

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École française d'Athènes

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Murray, James C.

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Howard, John L

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MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917

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Trimble, Henry, 1853-1898

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Levi d'Ancona, Mirella

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Mirella Levi d'Ancona received a grant from the American Philosophical Society for this study. From the description of Florentine book-illumination of the Renaissance, 1956. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138560 ...

Hymes, Dell H.

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Dell Hathaway Hymes, an anthropologist, linguist, and educator, is best known for his studies of the language and culture of Native Americans at the Warm Springs reservation in Central Oregon. From the guide to the Introduction to Swadesh Book, The Origin and Diversification of Language, 1971, (American Philosophical Society) Dell H. Hymes is a linguist and folklorist. From the guide to the The language of the Kathlamet Chinook, 1955, 1955, (American Philosophica...

Mengarini, Guglielmo, 1856? -1927

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Janeway, J. J. (Jacob Jones), 1774-1858

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Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society

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Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802

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Philadelphia printer. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1798 Jan. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585967 From the description of ALS, 1797 July 7, Philadelphia, to John Nicholson, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625858 From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1798 May 26. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156150 From the description of ALS : to J...

Mease, James, 1771-1846

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James Mease (Aug. 11, 1771-May 14, 1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture and natural history in the United States and abroad. Mease was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy and patriotic shipping merchant family; during the Revolutionary War his father, John Mease, served in...

Hopkins, A.D. (Andrew Delmar), 1857-1948

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Weeks, Stephen B. (Stephen Beauregard), 1865-1918

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Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1865-1918) was a North Carolina educator and historian. He was superintendent of an Indian school in Arizona. From the description of Stephen Beauregard Weeks papers, 1746-1941 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24144883 From the guide to the Stephen Beauregard Weeks Papers, 1746-1941, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791

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Francis Hopkinson was a judge of the Court of Admiralty of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1786, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885969 Pennsylvania Continental congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harwood, 1781 Apr. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585977 From the...

Indiana. Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources

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Hildeburn, Charles Swift Riché, 1855-1901

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Wurts, Charles Stewart, 1830-1907

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Van Denburgh, John, 1872-1924

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Kane, Elisha Kent, 1856-1935

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Biography Arctic explorer, surgeon, naval officer, and author. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; educated at the Universities of Virginia and Pennsylvania. He received his doctor of medicine in 1843. Kane travelled abroad extensively, explored the Arctic, and was a member of the Second Grinnell Expedition to the Arctic, 1854-1855. He died in Havana 16 Feburary 1857. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane Papers, 1825-1855, (Stan...

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

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Great Britain. Treasury

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Haller, Gustav

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White, Roy W.

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John Crerar Library

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Anguiano, Angel, 1840-

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Clark University (Worcester, Mass.)

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Buti, Rudolph

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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...

Wistar, Isaac J. (Isaac Jones), 1827-1905

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Isaac Jones Wistar was born in Philadelphia and educated at the Friends' Select School and Haverford College. He ran a dry goods store in Philadelphia, but in 1849 he travelled West with Dr. William Gambel as assistant curator of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. From the description of Autobiography, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122597453 ...

Ericksen, Finn

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Newton-John, Irene

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Rose-de Viejo, Isadora

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Instituto Físico-Geográfico Nacional de Costa Rica

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Sulter, H. W.

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Century Company

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Houghton, Walter

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International news syndicate

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United States. Office of Naval Intelligence

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United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Equipment.

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Jenkins, William Dunbar, -1914

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Kearful, Frank J.

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Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921

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John Woolf Jordan, an editor of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and one of the founders of the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the Revolution, also had a long association with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. He began his life membership in 1864, was secretary of the Council from 1873 to 1879; corresponding secretary from 1874 to 1880; associate librarian from 1885 to 1903, when he became the librarian, an office he held until his death in 1921. From the...

Pettit, Henry, 1842-1921

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Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916

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Astronomer and meteorologist. From the description of Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954 (bulk 1850-1916). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130912 Meteorologist. From the description of Cleveland Abbe papers, 1892-1906. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70939748 Biographical Note: Cleveland Abbe, astronomer and meteorologist, was the first, regular, official weather forecaster of the U.S. government and was an avid su...

Henry T. Coates & Co.

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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...

Spawn, Willman

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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...

Janney, John Jay, 1812-1907

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F. A. Brockhaus (Firm)

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Witmer, Emma (Repplier)

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

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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 ...

Lowman, Jesse

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Societas Regia Scientiarum Upsaliensis

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Bush, R. E.

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Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930

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Archaeologist and head of the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology. From the description of Letter : Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, to Walter Hough, Washington, D.C. 1916 Aug 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150523 From the description of Letter : Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, to Walter Hough, Washington, D.C. 1916 Aug 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83206603 Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850-1930) was born in Newton, Massachusetts. His sc...

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

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

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 ...

Goodwin, Harold, 1850? -1935

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Ackerman, Lillian A. (Lillian Alice)

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Fogelson, Raymond

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Ord, George, 1781-1866

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George Ord was a naturalist and philologist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1817. From the description of Correspondence, 1844-1852, to Titian Ramsay Peale. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632852 From the description of Notes, [n.d.], on the use of French verbs. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380137 Ord was a naturalist and philologist. From the description of Geo...

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...

Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933

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Participated in Hayden Geological Survey. Named six Colorado mountains. From the description of Explorations in the Rocky Mountains, 1872-1887, [1932?]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 16905051 William Henry Holmes, archaeologist and artist, served as chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution from 1902-1920. From the description of Letter : Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, to My dear Mr. [E.A.] Bur...

Nebraska State Historical Society

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Doisy, Edward Adelbert, 1893-1986

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Kelly & Walsh

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Jones, William Ellis

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Born in England, converted to the LDS Church and emigrated to Nauvoo in 1842, Salt Lake in 1861 and Washington County in 1864. Lived in various towns, eventually settling in Gunlock. Was a brickmaker and teacher and practiced polygamy. From the description of Diary, 1861-1896. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122639425 ...

Society of the Cincinnati

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Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society

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Douglass, Earl, b. 1862

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Brown University

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Adams, Walter Randolph

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Drake, N. F., (Noah Fields), b. 1864

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Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965

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Luther P. (Pfahler) Eisenhart taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed in 1905 by Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson. He was born on January 13, 1876 to Charles Augustus Eisenhart and Emma Catherine Pfahler Eisenhart in York, Pennsylvania. Eisenhart received his B.A. in Mathematics from Gettysburg College in 1896 and a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1900. Eisenhart became an instructor at Princeton University in 1900; Wilson named hi...

Rigby, Ch. C.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Rolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943

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Professor Rolfe was on the faculty of the Classical Studies department at the University of Pennsylvania. He edited The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius for the Loeb classical library. From the description of Letter : to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1927. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884427 ...

Bennett, William J. (William John), 1943-

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United States secretary of education, 1985-1988. From the description of William John Bennett speeches and writings, 1985-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458490 Biographical/Historical Note United States secretary of education, 1985-1988. From the guide to the William John Bennett speeches and writings, 1985-1987, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Sampson, Alden, 1853-1925

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MacDonald, Arthur, 1856-1936

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Société de géographie (France)

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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...

Skillin, Glenn B.

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Dannery, S.

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Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937

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

Walker, Lewis Burd, 1855-1903

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Royal Institution of Great Britain.

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Salant, Henry

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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...

Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901

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Dorman, Kathleen W.

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Brooke, Francis M.

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Whitehead, John C.

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United States. Naval War Records Office

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Robinson, Charles Lummus

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United States National Museum

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The Act of Congress of August 10, 1846, establishing the Smithsonian Institution, empowered the Board of Regents to receive, either through donations or exchanges, new specimens for the museum of the Institution. In addition, the Secretary was authorized to discharge the duties of the "keeper of the museum." Beginning in 1841, the museum collections of the United States government had been stored in the Patent Office. Originally they were under the custodianship of the National Ins...

Michael, Helen Abbott, 1857-1904

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Du Bois, Patterson, 1847-1917

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True, Frederick William, 1858-1914

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Frederick William True (1858-1914) was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on July 8, 1858. His brother was Alfred Charles True, a leader in American agricultural education. True attended the University of the City of New York and received his B.S. degree in 1878. Later that year, he received a position as a clerk with the United States Fish Commission. While with the Fish Commission, he served as custodian of the agency's exhibits at the Berlin Fisheries Exposition of 1880. In 1881, he joined the ...

Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914

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Astronomer and librarian. From the description of Edward S. Holden letters to S.S. McClure [manuscript], 1886-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 703435521 American astronomer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Hamilton, California, to the Art Editor of "Harper's Magazine", 1891 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469962 ...

Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818

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Caspar Wistar taught chemistry at the College of Philadelphia from 1789 to 1792. This College, with the University of the State of Pennsylvania, would become the University of Pennsylvania in 1791. From the description of Lectures : on chemistry, 1790. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122621060 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to an unidentified correspondent, 1817 July 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

MacCalla & co.

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Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932

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John Frederick Lewis was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and collector of writing samples. He donated three collections to the Free Library of Philadelphia. In addition to his collection of autographs of engravers, he also donated a collection of cuneiform tablets and an oriental manuscript collection. The engravers in this collection range from the obscure to the relatively well-known. Presidents and members of the Society of Engravers are represented, most notably the first president Fr...

MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947

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Hindle, Brooke

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Marshall, Clarence James, 1864-1938

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Fisher, Sydney George, 1856-1927

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United States. Adjutant-General's Office

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Arizona became a U.S. Territory on February 24, 1863; the capitol was moved to Tucson in 1867, then to Phoenix in 1877. The Adjutant General is responsible for accounting for equipment and supplies. From the description of Adjutant General's Office records, 1868-1875. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 39920637 Gen. William R. Shafter, born Oct. 16, 1835, at Galesburg, Michigan, served in the 7th Michigan Infantry during the Civil Wa...

Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943

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University of Pennsylvania. Library.

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Peterson, Howard C.

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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 ...

Ames, Mary Lesley, 1854-1929

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Martin, Artemas, 1835-1918

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Melody, Michael E. (Michael Edward)

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Peirce, Cyrus Newlin, 1829-1908

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Meehan, Thomas, 1826-1901

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Lester, Levant Delos

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Maryland Historical Society

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Hart, Edward, 1854-

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True, Rodney H. (Rodney Howard), 1866-1940

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Rodney Howard True was a botanist and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1861-1939. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616135 The botanist Rodney Howard True (1866-1940) was born and raised in southern Wisconsin, the son of the transplanted New Englanders, John M. and Mary Annie (Beede) True. A farmer, occasional schoolmaster, and state legislator, John True instilled in each of his five children a strong interest in educ...

Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Musselman, William

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

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

Howse, H. D

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Seaman, P. David

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P. David Seaman was born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, on January 31, 1932, the third of eleven children. His father Albert Leroy Seaman was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Connellsville, and his grandfather Albert Redfield Seaman was a minister in the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church. At the age of five, David Seaman was placed in the first of a series of foster homes under the auspices of the Fayette county Child Welfare Program. While fin...

Valley Forge commission

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Brown, Amos P. (Amos Peaslee), 1864-1917

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

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

Shimer, Porter W. (Porter William), 1857-1938

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Porter William Shimer, a chemist and metallurgist of Easton, Pa., began his career as the first chemist for the Thomas Iron Company at Alburtis, Pa., in 1878. From the description of Papers, 1901-1921 (bulk 1901-1904). (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122547795 ...

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 ...

Carpenter, E. B. (Ethel Barbara), 1921-

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Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844

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Du Ponceau was a Philadelphia lawyer who arrived in Portsmouth, N.H., from France in 1777, achieved early prominence as an aide to von Steuben, and as secretary to Robert Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Congress in 1781. Du Ponceau was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1785 where his familiarity with both American and European law brought him an important practice. His intellectual interests included both history and linguistics and he published extensively in both fields. He ...

Paddock, Daniel

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

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

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 ...

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...

School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education

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Cope & Stewardson

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Harper & Brothers

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Fire Department of Philadelphia

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Gregory, Caspar René, 1846-1917

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Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908

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Gibbs received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1888. He served as Dean of Lawrence Scientific School and Dean of School of Mining and Practical Engineering, and taught chemistry and physics. From the description of Papers of Wolcott Gibbs, 1885-1944 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069357 Chemist (Ammonia-cobalt compounds; metals of platinum group; new methods of analysis; complex inorganic acids). A.M. Columbia College, 1841; M.D. Columbia College...

Konkle, Burton Alva, 1861-1944

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Burton Alva Konkle (1861-1944) was a history professor at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. From the guide to the Burton Alva Konkle Papers, 1925-1943, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) History professor at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. From the description of Burton Alva Konkle papers, 1925-1943 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24150826 Burton Alva Konkle was a Pres...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...

Weaver, E. A.

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Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Peale's Museum was established by Charles Willson Peale in 1784. It was public rather than private in character and was governed initially by a Society of Visitors. The museum was moved to the Hall of the American Philosophical Society in 1794 and in 1802 by act of the Pennsylvania Assembly it ws granted the free use of the State House (Independence Hall) recently vacated by the legislature. It was subsequently incorporated as the Philadelphia Museum Company under the direction of a board of tru...

Galvin, J.

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Barthelemy, Jules Jeanbernet

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Kelly, James, bookseller

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Hudson, Charles L., Mrs.

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Wagner, Samuel, 1842-

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Conradson, P. H.

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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 ...

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 ...

Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971

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Orientalist, Professor of Semitic Languages, Johns Hopkins University, 1929-1958. From the description of Papers, 1916-1972 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 181964363 William Foxwell Albright was an Orientalist, archaeologist, and linguist. He received his Ph.D. from John Hopkins in 1916 and then took a professorship there in 1927, and was the W. W. Spence Professor of Semitic Languages, 1930-1958. Albright was the ...

Stellwagen, Thomas C.

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Christ Church (Philadelphia, 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...

Magyar Tudományos Akadémia

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Jones, William, of Calcutta

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Colonial Society of Pennsylvania

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Wood, Charles, 1866-1926

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Charles Wood was a contemporary of Jane, Lady Franklin (1792-11875) From the guide to the Charles Wood collection, 1857, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Irish composer and teacher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (21), dated : Cambridge, 1911-1922, to Mr. [R.F. Martin] Akerman [of The Year Book Press], 1911 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679359 Epithet: Major British Library Archives and ...

Hockett, Charles Francis

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Alabama. History Commission

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

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Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (b. October 25, 1888, Winchester, Virginia-d. March 11, 1957, Boston, Massachusetts) was a polar explorer and naval officer. He made a flight over the North Pole in 1926 and a flight over the South Pole in 1929. He led expeditions to the Antarctic in 1928-1930, 1933-1935, 1939-1940, 1946-1947, and 1955-1956. In 1939 he became commander of the United States Antarctic Service expedition to Antarctica....

United States. Superintendent of Documents

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Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991

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Revelle (1909-1991). Research oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the description of Sound recordings, 1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82028116 From the description of Oral history interview with Roger Revelle: Observations on the Office of Naval Research and International Science, 1945-1960 1984 November. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 83494102 American oceanographer. From the description of Papers, ...

Mansfield, Ira Franklin

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Charles E. Lauriat Co.

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Chesterton, Frances, 1869-1938

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United States. Division of Forestry

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Mathieu, Charles Leopold

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Lebanon County Historical Society (Lebanon County, Pa.)

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Whelan, Ralph

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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...

Jacobs, Charles Richmond, 1909-

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Nolan, Edward James, 1846-1921.

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Converse, John H. (John Heman), 1840-1910

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International Geological Congress

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Koontz, John E.

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Essex institute

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Acton, Alfred, b. 1867

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Historische vierteljahrschrift

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Henkels, S. V. (Stanislaus Vincent), 1854-1926

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Estate appraiser and auction commission merchant. From the description of Letters : Philadelphia, to William C. Sproul, Philadelphia, 1924 May 10 and 22. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28823162 ...

Campbell, Irving E.

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F. A. Davis Company

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Duroselle, Jean-Baptiste

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LeRoy, John Jean-Baptiste, ca. 1724-1800

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Desmond, Daniel J., -1849

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Lyon, Victor

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Lyon was a civil engineer and surveyor in Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind. From the description of Papers, 1839-1897 (bulk 1881-1897) (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 37137144 ...

Merrill, S. S. (Samuel Slaughter), 1840-1915

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MacCalla and co., inc.

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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...

Meyers, William J. (William John), 1869-1928

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Case, E. C. (Ermine Cowles), 1871-

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Ermine Cowles Case (1871-1955) was a prominent American paleontologist, internationally known as one of the world's leading authorities on prehistoric life. He taught at University of Michigan from 1907-1941, and was a professor of geology and paleontology. In addition to teaching, Case was the Chairman of the Department of Paleontology and Curator of Vertebrates. He was also the Director of the Museum of Geology, and when it changed in 1928 to the Museum of Paleontology, Case becam...

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...

Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay), 1830-1903

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Henry Clay Trumbull (1830-1903) was a noted author, editor, and Sunday-school missionary. From the description of Henry Clay Trumbull correspondence, 1844-1892 (bulk 1851-1865). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 663905425 Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903) was a noted author, editor, and Sunday-school missionary. Henry Clay Trumbull was born in 1830 in Stonington, Connecticut to a prominent family. His br...

Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902

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

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...

Pemberton, Henry, 1826-1911

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Crowe, Michael J.

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Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860

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Educator and meterologist. From the description of James P. Espy letter, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009915 Washington, D.C. meteorologist. From the description of Papers, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36791109 American educator and meteorologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1857 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614574 Meteor...

Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft

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Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

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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 ...

Morton, Henry J. (Henry Jackson), 1807-1890

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Meehan, Paddy, 1927-1994

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Epithet: secretary of the Old Dublin Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x0001c4 ...

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 ...

United States. Patent Office

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

Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien

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Lucky, Julia S.

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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 ...

Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916

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Epithet: formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy, St. Andrews British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000070 Scottish author and professor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgecliffe, St. Andrews, N.B., to Mr. Tulloch, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487143 Epithet: Professor of Moral Philosophy at St Andrews University British Library Archives a...

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

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960

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Alfred L. Kroeber was an anthropologist. He taught anthropology at the University of California, 1901-1946, and was curator, 1908-1925, and director, 1925-1946, of the University's anthropological museum. From the description of Yana vocabulary and grammatical notes, 1911-1912. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165433 Anthropologist. From the description of Anthropology : mss., 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85185772 A...

Sower, Charles Gilbert, 1821-

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Merrick, John Vaughan, 1828? -1906

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Ware, Lewis S. (Lewis Sharpe), 1851-1918

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Smith, Murphy D.

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Murphy D. Smith was Associate Librarian at the American Philosophical Society. From the guide to the Manuscript collecting: the first 101 years, 1980, 1980, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Willis, Henry, 1852? -1933

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Shoemaker, Benjamin H., 1827-

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United States. Register of the Treasury

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Wirth, Conrad Louis, 1899-1993

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Louis Wirth : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527269 ...

Library Bureau

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Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks)

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Executive officer of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 235002328 ...

Mooney, James, 1861-1921

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James Mooney was the main speaker at the event. From the description of Address for the one hundredth anniversary of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania 1979 [manuscript] (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 314404182 ...

Bibliothèque nationale (France)

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Michaux, François-André 1770-1855

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French botanist and traveler. The son of botanist Andre Michaux (1746-1802), he made several visits to the United States. In February 1806 he embarked on a sea voyage for Charleston (S.C.) but was captured by the British en route and detained in the Bermudas. He arrived in the United States in May 1806 and spent three years in America in study and travel. Among his published writings was a study of American forest trees. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to "Monsieur...

Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918

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Surveyor and anthropologist. After his retirement as a surveyor in the early 1890s, he spent twenty years researching the anthropology and languages of the Australian Aborigines. During this time he had over 100 papers published in anthropological and scientific journals. R.H. Mathews was the father of ornithologist Gregory Mathews. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1870-1946. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829974 Surveyor turned anthropologist who ...

Harvard University. Library

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Barton, Thomas Pennant, 1803-1869

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

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Gregory, W. J.

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Gatchel & Manning Company

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Popular educator

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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, (...

United States. Navy Department

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Smith was a private citizen and donor to the "Eyes for the Navy" program. From the description of Memorandum, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036591 From the description of Memorandum, September 30, 1918. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708034981 From the description of Certificate, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036793 The United States Navy operated a radio station with call sign NUG in Calumet, Michigan...

Guelker, Francis T.

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United States. War Department

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Geological Survey of India

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Bendiner, Alfred

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B.S. and M.S., U. of Pennsylvania, (1922 and 1927); an architect, although primarily known as an artist, writer and caricaturist. From the description of Memorabilia 1919-1970. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122597473 Architect. Born 1899; died 1964. From the description of Alfred Bendiner correspondence, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456471 Bendiner was an architect, artist, and author. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1899....

Kaiserlich Deutsches Archäologisches Institut

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Sellers, Coleman, b. 1827

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

Journal des économistes

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Lingelbach, William E. (William Ezra), 1871-1962

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William E. Lingelbach was the Librarian of the American Philosophical Society when the issue arose of the ownership of the William Clark papers discovered in an attic in Minnesota. From the description of Documents concerning the William Clark Papers, 1953-1956. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489493 From the guide to the Documents concerning the William Clark Papers, 1953-1956, 1953-1956, (American Philosophical Society) William Ezr...

Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesammten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg

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Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth

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Kansas Academy of Science

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American Philosophical Society. Treasurer

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Gardner, Emma J.

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Birch, Francis, 1903-....

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Francis Birch (1903-1992) taught geophysics at Harvard from 1937 to 1974 and served as Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology from 1949 to 1974. From the description of Papers of Francis Birch, 1897-1992 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77061062 Albert Francis Birch, the Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, was a pioneer in the study of geophysics in the United States and a founder of its study at Harvard. He was born on August 22,...

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 (bulk 1836-1863). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979853 Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of Letter, 1858 November 17. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50458533 Physicist; professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, 1828-1836 ? Superintendent of U.S. Coas...

Harjes, John H.

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Snee, M. M.

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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...

Kimber, Albert W. (Albert William), 1878-

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Thompson, A. M.

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Grote, Augustus Radcliffe, 1841-1903

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Kimball, Geoffrey

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O'Kelly, Francis

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Rosellini, Ippolito, 1800-1843

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...

Rodas, Raul Garcia

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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 ...

Thompson, Heber S. (Heber Samuel), 1840-1911

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Officer in Union Army during U.S. Civil War; Captain H.S. Thompson served in the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry. From the description of Heber S. Thompson diary, 1864 Aug. 24 - Dec. 16. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 175298811 ...

Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

Fraley, Joseph Cresson, ca. 1848-1921

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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...

Kay, Cyril Max

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Allen, Harrison, 1841-1897

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

Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen

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United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers

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Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839

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Epithet: abolitionist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000283 Thomas Cooper, born in London in 1759, immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1794. Well-known for his political beliefs, Cooper eventually pursued a career as a science professor and became the second president of South Carolina College in 1821. From the guide to the Thomas Cooper Papers, ., 1819-1837, (University of North Carolina at Cha...

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

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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...

Hirschfeld brothers

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Laws, Bertha M.

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Jaikles, Enrique Fassler

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Kongelige Norske videnskabers selskab

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Hawk, Philip B. (Philip Bovier), 1874-

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Königlich Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften

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

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Wootten, W. F.

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Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871

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A physician and founder of the Medical College of South Carolina (1824), Holbrook was also considered the most important zoologist of his time, specializing in the study of American reptiles and fishes. From the description of ALS : to Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia, [1858] May 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525066 Beaufort and Charleston, S.C. zoologist and physician. Holbrook spent much of his early life in Massachusetts, graduating from B...

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 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

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...

American Philosophical Society. Committee on Extended Accommodations

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University of Pennsylvania, University Museum

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Library Company of Philadelphia

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Haight, James A.

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J. B. Lippincott Company

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Rand, McNally and Company

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Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911

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Alponse Louis Pinart (1852-1911), French linguist, traveled in America collecting vocabularies for various Indian languages for publication. From the description of Native American vocabularies, 1646-1789, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128592 ...

Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art

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Kimber, M. S.

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Green, E. L.

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Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

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Born in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Osler was received his medical from McGill University in 1872. He became Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's first professor of medicine in 1889. Author of The Principles and Practices of Medicine (1892), Osler has been celled the father of psychosomatic medicine and the "most influential physician in history." From the description of Sir William Osler press clippings, 1905-1920. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312601 ...

Short, William, 1759-1849

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William Short was born in Surry County, Virginia, in 1759, the son of William Short and Elizabeth (Skipwith) Short. He graduated in 1779 from the College of William and Mary where he had been one of the founders of Phi Beta Kappa. He acted as Thomas Jefferson's private secretary in Paris and as secretary of legation and charge d'affairs. He was minister to The Hague. He participated in negotiations of the Pinchney Treaty with Spain. Short died in 1849. From the guide to the William S...

Miller, C. William (Clarence William), 1914-2013

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Miller was born in Pennsylvania and educated at the University of Virginia. Miller taught English at the University of Virginia and later at Temple University. Between 1970 and 1974 Miller served on the local council for the Borough of Lansdowne, Pa., and in 1974 Miller published "Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Printing." From the description of Theater programs, 1920-1950. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944282 ...

Kroeger, Alice Bertha, -1909

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Thomson, Peter. 10-24-1796

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Scriven, Margaret

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Frapier, Meredith Martindale

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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...

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

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Jay, John C. (John Clarkson), 1808-1891

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Chalon-sur-Saône (France)

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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...

Jones, Charles Edgeworth

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Lawyer and historian, of Augusta, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1815-1929. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933030 From the description of Papers, 1881-1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41631284 Dr. Joseph Jones was born in Liberty County, Ga. the son of Rev. Charles Colcock and Mary Jones. Brother of historian C.C. Jones. Served as a chemistry professor at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. C...

Stockhausen, P. C., co.

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Noyes, James Atkins, 1857-

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James Atkins Noyes graduated from Harvard in 1883. From the description of Drawings for Fine Arts 1, 1881. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072950 Noyes graduated from Harvard in 1883 and served as editor of the Quinquennial Catalogue of Harvard University. From the description of Papers of James Atkins Noyes, 1907-1926 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973145 James Atkins Noyes (1857-1945) was born in Brook...

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

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

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

Russell, Richard Joel, 1895-

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Richard Joel Russell was a geologist and geographer. He studied the river deltas of America (chiefly the Mississippi River), Spain, France, and Turkey. He also studied the coastal morphology of the Gulf of Mexico; stream patterns; arid areas of the United States; and he worked on a climatic map of California. He came to Louisiana State University in 1928, where he created the Department of Geography, and he remained there all his academic life. From the guide to the Richard Joel Russ...

Sarrailh, Jean, 1891-1964

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Elliot, A. G., & Co.

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Chamberlain, L. T. (Leander Trowbridge), 1837-1913

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Wahl, William H. (William Henry), 1848-1909

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Favaro, Antonio, 1847-1922

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Myers, George William, 1864-

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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,...

Starr, Edward C. (Edward Comfort), 1844-1941

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Edward C. Starr (1844-1941): minister and missionary; B.A.,Yale, 1866, B.D., 1870; home missionary in the West, 1870-1871; ordained in 1871; minister in Waseca, Minn., 1871-1875: minister in Hartford, Conn., 1876-1880, Northfield, Conn., 1881-1887, and Cornwall, Conn. 1888-1915. From the description of Edward Comfort Starr papers, 1854-1916 (inclusive), 1868-1916 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166771 Edward C. Starr (1844-1941): minister and missionar...

Lacoe, Ralph Dupuy, 1824-1901

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

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Olney, Richard, 1835-1917

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. secretary of state, and lawyer. From the description of Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 (bulk 1893-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131217 Counsel for Boston & Maine Railroad; Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland (1893-1897). From the description of Richard E. Olney collection, 1895-1974. (Falmouth Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70969627 Biographical Note ...

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841

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John Vaughan was a merchant and was librarian and secretary of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive). (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122584193 John Vaughan (1756–1841, APS 1784) was a wine merchant, philanthropist, and long-time treasurer and librarian of the American Philosophical Society. A native of England, Vaughan moved to Philadelphia in 1782. He soon was one of the most res...

Buchanan, Roberdeau, 1839-1916

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Hodgson, William Brown, 1800-1871

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William Brown Hodgson (1801-1871) was born in Georgetown, D.C., and spent several years in the near East as Dragoman and Consul. He mastered thirteen languages, although he never attended college. In 1842, he married Margaret Telfair and moved to Savannah where he spent the rest of his life. Hodgson joined the Georgia Historical Society and was named a curator in 1845. He was also a member of the American Oriental Society. He published several studies on North African languages, Georgia fossils ...

Cutbush, James, 1788-1823

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Sturtevant, Edgar H. (Edgar Howard), 1875-1952

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Educator; B.A., U. of Indiana, 1898; Ph.D., U. of Chicago, 1891; joined the Yale faculty in 1923 as an assistant professor of Greek and Latin, became an associate professor in 1926 and a full professor in 1927, retired in 1943; one of the foremost authorities on the ancient Hittite language. From the description of Edgar Howard Sturtevant papers, 1895-1936 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166553 From the guide to the Edgar Howard Sturtevant papers, 1895-1936, (...

Jayne, Horace, 1859-1913

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Horace Jayne was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1894 he married Caroline Augusta Furness, daughter of Horace Howard Furness. He published Anatomy of the Cat in 1898. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1896. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884691 ...

University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Library

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

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

Independence Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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During the Revolutionary era, Philadelphia's Independence Hall was commonly known as the State House of the Province of Pennsylvania. It was constructed between 1732 and 1756. The Second Continental Congress held their meetings in the State House during the Revolution, and in 1787, delegates gathered in the Assembly Room to write the United States Constitution. From the guide to the Independence Hall Receipts, 1778-1779., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Found...

Delaware Historical Society

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Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910

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Historian and journalist, of Doylestown, Pa. From the description of Fries Rebellion manuscript, [ca. 1898]. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70927308 Journalist and historian, of Doylestown, Pa. From the description of Notes for History of Bucks County, 1898-1900. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70927309 Journalist and army officer. From the description of Exercises, 1847. (Bucks County Historical...

Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948

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Harrison Smith Morris was born in Philadelphia on October 4, 1856, the son of George Washington and Catharine (Harris) Morris. He had two younger sisters, Matilda Harris Morris and Jane Walters Morris, who never married. At the age of sixteen he went to work for the Reading Coal & Iron Company to help support his parents, who were in ill health. In 1893 he became the managing director of the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts, a position which he held until 1905. Morris also ...

Foulke, E.

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State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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Cadwalader, Thomas, 1707 or 1708-1779

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Wagner Free Institute of Science

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Wilder, Hans M.

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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...

Adams, Robert, 1849-1906

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Wiechert, Emil, b. 1861

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Reade manufacturing company

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Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)

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American Council of Learned Societies

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Winslow, Arthur, 1860-1938

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Dickson, Samuel, 1837-1915

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Epithet: attorney, of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x0003e7 ...

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 ...

R. R. Bowker Company

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Barnes, William A.

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Field, Robert Patterson, -1931

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Emery, F. W. R.

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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 ...

Liggett, Barbara

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Archaeologist; b. 1926. From the description of Historical archaeological resources of the Pinelands for the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, 1980 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979209 Barbara Liggett is an archaeologist. From the description of Final report on the excavations of the north salient, Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, 1978. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489507 From the description of Report on the stu...

Trumbull, Annie Eliot, 1857-1949

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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....

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...

Museo Nacional de México

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Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Davidson, George, 1825-1911

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Biography George Davidson - geodesist, astronomer, geographer and engineer - was born in Nottingham, England, on May 9, 1825. In 1832 he came to the United States with his parents, who settled in Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Central High School, Philadelphia, he was appointed magnetic observer at Girard College Observatory. In 1845 he began his career with the United States Coast Survey as clerk to Superintendent Alexander D...

Holstein, Mark G. (Mark Gabriel), 1873-1952

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Keeler, James Edward, 1857=1900

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain)

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Spottiswoode, W. Hugh

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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961

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U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Will Orton Tewson, 1925 July 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63109874 U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1906-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886430 George Wharton Pepper - distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania - was born in Philadelphia on March 1...

Jefferis, William W., 1820-1906

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

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

Fothergill, A. (Anthony), 1732?-1813.

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Anthony Fothergill was an English physician. In 1803 he retired from practice and moved to Philadelphia and then returned to England with the prospect of war in 1812. From the guide to the A.(Anthony) Fothergill letterbook, 1789-1813 (bulk), 1789-1813, (American Philosophical Society) Anthony Fothergill was an English physician. In 1803 he retired from practice and moved to Philadelphia. He returned to England with the prospect of war in 1812. From the descriptio...

McPike, Eugene Fairfield, 1870-1946

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McPike worked for the Illinois Central Railroad Company form 1894 to 1938, was an author in the history of 17th century astronomy and family history and was an elected member of the Royal Society of London. In 1938 McPike retired and moved from Chicago, Illinois, to San Diego, California. From the description of Papers, 1898-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367646669 McPike worked for the Illinois Central Railroad Company form 1894 to 1938, was an author in ...

Société des antiquaires de la Morinie

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See, T. J. J. (Thomas Jefferson Jackson), 1866-

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Astronomer (gravitation, cosmology). On the faculty of University of Chicago, 1893-1896; professor of mathematics, U.S. Navy, 1899-1930. From the description of Printed material and maps, 1907-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81330501 Astronomer and geometer. Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4, 1961-1968, gives a lengthy biographical description beginning with his birth in 1866 near Montgomery, Mo. He received his B.A., L.B and S.B. from the University of Missouri and his M....

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...

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...

Robins, James W.

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United States. Interstate Commerce Commission

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Clyde Bruce Aitchison (1875-1962) was an attorney and Interstate Commerce Commissioner. He was born in Iowa, educated at Hastings College, Neb., University of Oregon, and American University. He began the practice of law at Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1896, and moved to Portland, Ore., in 1903. He was Commissioner of the Oregon Railroad Commission and its successor the Public Service Commission, 1907-1916, and solicitor for the National Association of Railroad Commissioners, 1916-1917. From 1917 to ...

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...

Armstrong, W. G. (William George), Baron, 1810-1900

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Medical student at the University of Michigan, graduate of the class of 1893. From the description of William C. Armstrong papers, ca. 1890-ca. 1893. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420787 ...

Cochran, Mary Pepper Norris

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Haney, John Louis, 1877-1960

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John Louis Haney was a professor of English and president of Central High School, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1929. From the description of Papers, 1887-1959. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440507 From the guide to the John Louis Haney papers, 1887-1959, 1887-1959, (American Philosophical Society) John Louis Haney taught English at Central High School in Philadelphia. From the description of ...

Cheyney, Edward Potts, 1861-1947

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Historian, educator and author; B.A., B.F.(finance) and M.A., U. of Pennsylvania, (1883, 1884 and 1886), LL.D., U. of Pennsylvania, (1911-hon.); faculty, Dept. of History, U. of Pennsylvania (1884-1934); curator, Henry Charles Lea Library of Medieval History (1933-1940); recognized as a leading American historian of sixteenth-century England of his generation; notable for his contributions to the development of professional organizations such as the American Historical Association. F...

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 ...

Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab

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United States. War Records Office

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By an act of Congress approved June 23, 1874, $15,000 was appropriated "to enable the Secretary of War to begin the publication of the official records of the war of the rebellion, both of the Union and Confederate armies," and the work was assigned to clerks detailed from the Offices of the Secretary of War and The Adjutant General. In December 1877, Capt. (later Lt. Col.) Robert N. Scott was placed in charge, and he served in this capacity until his death in 1887. His office was a...

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. (...

Sharma, Bagish Datta

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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...

Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) John Kintzing Kane was a Philadelphia lawyer and Pennsylvania politician. He was Judge of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, 1846-1854. His son, Robert Patterson Kane, was also a lawyer. From the description of Legal papers, 1824-1919. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589123 Judge...

DaCosta, Jacob Mendes, 1833-1900

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Pennsylvania State Library

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Conklin, Edwin Grant, 1863-1952

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Edwin Grant Conklin was an American biologist. In addition to his work in embryology, he also wrote on the subject of evolution, of which he was a strong proponent. He was a professor of zoology at University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908) and of biology at Princeton (1908-1933). From the description of Reminiscences, 1952 Nov. 19. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523431 Historian Edward Potts Cheyney taught at the University of Pennsylvania. ...

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...

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de

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Klein, Randolph Shipley

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Randolph Shipley Klein is a historian in colonial and revolutionary America. From the description of The American Philosophical Society and the American Revolution, 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465783 Randolph Shipley Klein is a historian in colonial and revolutionary American history. From the guide to the The American Philosophical Society and the American Revolution, 1965, 1965, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Trübner, Karl J.

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Morrison, Jessie C.

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Werner & Winter

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Smyth, Henry D.

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United States. Bureau of the Mint

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Franklin Peale was a chief coiner of the United States Mint. From the description of Register of medals, 1841-1849 / compiled by Franklin Peale. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122609455 ...

Fries Genootschap van Geschied-, Oudheid- en Taalkunde te Leeuwarden

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Dana, Charles Edmund, 1843-1914

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Landauer, Walter

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Comstock, E. K.

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Cruice, Mary Z.

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United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Library

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Bache, Franklin, 1869-

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Howe, H. J.

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Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

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W.H. Dall, born August 21, 1845, was a naturalist. He was part of the Western Union International Telegraph Expedition in Alaska from 1865-1868. He was on the staff of the Smithsonian, published "Alaska and its Resources," and worked with the Coast and Geodetic Survey. He served as paleontologist for the U.S. Geological Survey, was honorary curator of the U.S. National Museum, and was part of the Harriman Alaska Expedition in 1899. Dall died March 27, 1927. From the description of [M...

Geological Survey of Alabama

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De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934

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Charles De Garmo became the fourth President of Swarthmore College in 1891. He believed in the Herbartian method of teaching and taught in Illinois many years before arriving at Swarthmore as Professor of Modern Languages and Reading. While President, he developed two fellowships and established a Department of Economics and Social Science. Following conflict with the Board of Managers, he returned to his teaching position in 1898, retiring in 1914. From the description of Papers, 18...

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 ...

K. zoõlogisch-botanisch genootschap te 's Gravenhage

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Kungl. Vetenskaps- och vitterhets-samhället i Göteborg

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American Philosophical Society. Historical & Literary Committee

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The indigenous languages of the Americas first became a significant interest at the American Philosophical Society under the Society's third President, Thomas Jefferson. In his Notes on the State of Virginia (1783), Jefferson had laid the conceptual foundation for reconstructing a history of Indian peoples based upon a systematic analysis of their languages, and while he collected some vocabularies himself to that end, he was remarkably effective at spurring others. Most famously, i...

Phillips, Ellen

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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...

Wolfer, A

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Tower, Charlemagne, 1848-1923

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Willcox, Joseph, 1829? -1918

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Drexel Institute of Technology. Graduate School of Library Science

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Bryn Mawr College. Library

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Redfield, William Cox, 1858-1932

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U.S. secretary of commerce and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of William Cox Redfield family papers, 1821-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163550 ...

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)...

Naturforschende verein in Brünn

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Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.)

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Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900

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

Galloway, M. J.

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Barton, Richard Peters, -1821

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Hall, Lyman B. (Lyman Bronson), 1852-1918

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Lyman Bronson Hall was born in Richmond, Vermont in 1852. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1872 and received the B.D. degree from Harvard University in 1877 and a second B.D. with the A.M. degree from Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1878. He also studied at Union Theological Seminary in the 1870s and at the University of Berlin, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago, and Harvard University. He taught in Oberlin College's Preparatory Department (1872-1873); was Tutor in Latin an...

Prince, John Dyneley, 1868-1945

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Campbell, James Stuart

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New South Wales. Dept. of Mines and Agriculture

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Gardiner, H. Norman (Harry Norman), 1855-1927

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Gardiner was born in Norwich, England and immigrated to the United states to attend Amherst College (A.B., 1878; M.A., 1885). He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1881 and with a travel grant studied in Germany at Gottingen, Heidelberg and Leipiz. He joined the Smith College Philosophy Dept. in 1884 and remained there until his retirement in 1924. Gardiner was a founder of the American Philosophical Society and its president in 1907 and was a member of the Board of Trustees of Andover...

Pease, Thomas H.

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Société de statistique de Paris

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Sturcke, Louis

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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 ...

American Philosophical Society, Henry M. Phillips Prize Essay Committee

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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...

Pepper, William Platt

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Rogers, Albert T.

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Laurie, Robert

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Epithet: Major-General; General 1803 Title: 5th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0000bf Epithet: Dean of Edinburgh, afterwards Bishop of Brechin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0000b8 Epithet: of Leith British Library Archives and Manuscrip...

L., A. F.

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United States. Department of the Treasury

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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

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

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Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn (Firm)

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Evans, Oliver, 1755-1819

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Born near Newport, Del., Evans received little formal education but taught himself mechanics and mathematics, devoting his life to inventing machines. In 1787 he received a patent from Delaware for a system that automated flour milling; published The Young Mill-Wright & Miller's Guide in 1795; and devoted many years to developing the steam engine, including a steam boat launched in 1805. Evans and his family moved to Philadelphia in 1793 where he remained. From the description of...

Wistar Association

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Duane, Russell, 1866-

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Léon, Nicolás (1859-1929).

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Scott, Dunbar D.

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Schuyler, Peter, 1657-1724

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Rosengarten, George D.

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Marrocco, William Thomas

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Smith, Benjamin Biggs

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Brubaker, Albert P. (Albert Philson), 1852-1943

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A.P. Brubaker was born in Somerset, Pa. in 1852. He studied medine at Jefferson Medical College and graduated in 1874. He remained at Jefferson Medical College and taught Physiology until he resigned in 1927. He died at the age of ninety in 1943. From the description of Albert Philson Brubaker papers 1912-1944. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45420707 ...

The associated news

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Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940

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President of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, 1924-1940; resident of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Cyrus Adler letters, 1939-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609596710 American Jewish communal leader, Semitics scholar, and President of Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Papers, 1879-[ca. 1977], 1885-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81498048 Prominent American Jewish academic; founde...

Krogh, August, 1874-1949

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Patterson, Robert, 1819? -1909

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Philbrick, Francis S. (Francis Samuel), 1876-1970

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Educator and lawyer. From the description of Papers of Francis S. Philbrick, 1927-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455004 ...

Houghton, Mifflin and Company

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Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society

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Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978

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Foundation executive, mathematician. From the description of Reminiscences of Warren Weaver : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735455 Max Bergmann (February 12, 1886-November 7, 1944) was a biochemist, whose research proved key for the study of biochemical processes. His work on peptide synthesis and protein splitting provided a starting point for modern protein chemistry and the study of enzyme-substrate ...

Los Angeles Public Library

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Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854

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Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...

Hoyt, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1830-1892

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American lawyer, politician, and author. From the description of Letter signed : Harrisburg, Penna., to Hon. Wayne MacVeagh, 1881 05 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269552023 Henry Martyn Hoyt was a lieutenant colonel of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was captured at Fort Johnson, S.C., but a prisoner exchange allowed him to return to the 52nd until the end of the Civil War, when he was brevetted brigadier general. He became the governor of Pennsylvania and served i...

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...

Carll, John F. (John Franklin), 1828-1904

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Hershey, H. E.

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De Benneville, James S. (James Seguin)

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

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Oakford, I. S. (Joshua L. ?)

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Lloyd, Malcolm, 1837-1911

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Malcolm Lloyd owned the Gibson Point Refinery which was located on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia. Lloyd, a pioneer in the oil refining field, was appointed Vice President of the Atlantic Refining Company following its purchase of the Gibson Point Refinery in 1888. From the description of Papers, 1855-1911. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122589830 ...

Weston, Lori Orser

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Princeton University. E. M. Museum of geology and archaeology

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Biesel, Augustus

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Lumholtz, Carl, 1851-1922

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Keighley, Fred C.

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Rawle, William Brooke, 1843-1915

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Sadtler, Samuel P. (Samuel Philip), 1847-1923

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

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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...

Berman, Howard

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Howard Berman is a linguist. From the guide to the Miwok myths, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society) Howard Berman is a linguist. From the guide to the Two Chukchansi Coyote stories, 1970., 1970, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Shield, James

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Robinson, John

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Epithet: carrier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0001ab John Robinson served as Secretary for Royal Society of Edinburgh. He wrote to John Brown regarding the Antarctic explorer James Weddell whom they both knew. From the guide to the John Robinson collection, 1839, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manusc...

Hodge, Hugh, ca. 1755-1798

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Beiträge zur Geschichte der Nationalökonomie

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Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth

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Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981

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George Washington Corner worked as a medical historian in addition to anatomist and endocrinologist. From the guide to the Great Leaders in American Medicine; Dr. George Washington Corner, 1974., 1974, (American Philosophical Society) George Washington Corner was an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the description of Papers, 1903-1982. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440080 From the description of G...

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. ...

Johnson, Emory R. (Emory Richard), 1864-1950

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Educator and author of works on transportation and economics; Ph.D. and Sc.D. (hon.) U. of Pennsylvania, (1893, 1913); faculty, U. of Pennsylvania, (1896-1941); Dean, Wharton School, (1919-1933). From the description of Scrapbook, 1905-1934. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122584920 ...

Merrick, J. Hartley (James Hartley), 1869-1946

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Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935

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Allen, Francis Olcott, 1840-1909

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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

Hannon, J. E.

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Cajöri, Florian 1859-1930

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Professor of history of mathematics at UCB. From the description of Florian Cajori papers, 1908-1928. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214995721 ...

Paris. École d'anthropologie

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Hockley, Thomas, 1839-1892

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Braham, Harold

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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...

Douglas, W.

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Epithet: Dep Adj. General at Madras British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x000317 Epithet: of R Bentley and Son, publishers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x000315 ...

Snyder, Monroe Benjamin, 1848-1932.

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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909

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Lea was an American historian and political activist. He also had a long association with his father's publishing business. From the description of [Letter] 1865 Mar. 4, 105 S 4th St. [Philadelphia, Pa., to] S. Snyder Ludy / Henry C. Lea. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 251486101 American historian and civic reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 12....