Meteorological observations made for the Franklin Institute, 1839-1865 1839-1865

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Meteorological observations made for the Franklin Institute, 1839-1865, 1839-1865

Meteorological observations made for the Franklin Institute, 1839-1865 1839-1865

These items contain observations made at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The entries for January 1860-September 1865 are duplicates. One series was made under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution and is on the printed forms supplied by that institution. With this are: 2 memoranda by Michael, undated; 2 broadsides, Pennsylvania College of Gettysburg. Order of exercises; April 15, 1851; and Smithsonian institution. Registry of periodical phenomena...

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Smithsonian Institution

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

Jacobs, M. (Michael), 1808-1871

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Michael Jacobs was a Pennsylvania Lutheran clergyman and educator; he taught mathematics and natural sciences at Pennsylvania (now Gettysburg) College, 1832-1866. From the guide to the Meteorological observations made for the Franklin Institute, 1839-1865, 1839-1865, (American Philosophical Society) Michael Jacobs was a Pennsylvania Lutheran clergyman and educator. He taught mathematics and natural sciences at Pennsylvania (now Gettysburg) College, 1832-1866. Fro...