John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897 1812-1897

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John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897

John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897 1812-1897

This collection contains mostly entomological material, with much information on the description and identification of particular insects, entomological collections, and the study of entomology in Europe and the United States. In addition, there are materials on medicine and hospitals during the American Civil War, on the Corps of Topographical Engineers, the United States Army, on natural history in the United States, and on the LeConte's family. Some letters are written to President Rutherford B. Hayes and concern the Commissionership of Agriculture, for which LeConte was considered, but not appointed. Letters of John Eatton LeConte and Joseph LeConte are included.

7.7 Linear feet, Ca. 1900 items

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Macomb, Alexander, 1782-1841

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Army officer. From the description of Letter of Alexander Macomb, 1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454178 Alexander Macomb was the commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841. He was the son of merchant Alexander Macomb (1748-1831) of Detroit and New York City. From the description of Alexander Macomb letters, 1813. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 713567317 American soldier. From the description of A...

Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884

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Arnold Henry Guyot was a geographer and the first to formulate laws of structure and movement of glaciers. He published geography textbooks, 1866-1875, and was professor of physical geography and geology at Princeton University, 1854-1884. From the description of Correspondence, 1857-1882. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316399 Geographer and geologist. From the description of Letter of A. Guyot, circa 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Sayre, Eliza Ann Hall

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Hammond, G.

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Tilden, W. C.

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Andrews, W. V.

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Irvin, B. J. D.

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Lyman, George H. (George Hinckley), 1819-1891

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Xántus, János (1825-1894).

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János Xántus (1825-1894) was a Hungarian exile and zoologist who collected specimens in America and Asia. He also served as the Director of the Zoological Garden of Budapest and as Curator of Ethnography at the Hungarian National Museum. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_732_pid_EACP729 ...

(Parker), Daniel, 1782-1846

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Daniel Parker (b. January 29, 1782, Shirley, MA-d. April 5, 1846, Washington, DC) was a army gnereal and chief clerk in the War Departmnet....

United States.

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Cresson, E. T. (Ezra Townsend), 1838-1926

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Brinton, John H. (John Hill), 1832-1907

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Physician and first curator of the Army Medical Museum. From the description of Brinton collection, 1851-1902. (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Association Library). WorldCat record id: 70938880 John Hill Brinton was a brigade surgeon in the Civil War. He worked in various capacities for the United States government from 1861 to 1865. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1850. He received his medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia in 1852. ...

Tolles, Robert B.

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Stout, Arthur B.

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Haynes, Peter

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Boardman, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1808-1880

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Henry A. Boardman (1808-1880); Presbyterian pastor at Tenth Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia; General Assembly Moderator (Old School) in 1854; retired 1876, but continued to serve the church as Pastor Emeritus until his death in 1880. From the description of Papers, 1833-1880. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 48269003 ...

Anderson, Edward L., 1815-1872

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Stewardson, Thomas, 1807-1878

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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...

Sallé, Aug. (Auguste), 1820-1896

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Harold, E.

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Janson, Edward W.

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Lawrence, Eugene, 1823-1894

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Author of New York City; contributed articles on a wide range of subjects to encyclopedias and periodicals and published books on historical subjects. From the description of Eugene Lawrence papers, 1872-1894. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58783073 ...

American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Fellows.

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Steiner, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1827-1892

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Lewis Steiner (1827-1892) was born in Frederick, MD. He received his M.D. degree in 1849. From 1852 to 1860 Steiner taught chemistry at George Washington University. He was chief inspector of the United States Sanitary Commission in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War and served as president of the American Academy of Medicine in 1877. From the description of Lewis H. Steiner papers, 1861-1867. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14309234 Lewis Henry...

Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903

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Epithet: Secretary of the American Philosophical Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x00032a J. Peter Lesley was a geologist and director of the second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania (1874-1896). He was also librarian (1858-1885), secretary (1859-1887), and vice president (1887-1898) of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1834-1887, with Joseph ...

Cox, E. T. (Edward Travers), 1821-1907

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Cany, H. G.

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Sonne, Charles

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Dow, J. M. (John M.)

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Tellkampf, J. L. (Johann Ludwig), 1808-1876

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Schwant, Gustaf William

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Clark, Hamlet, 1823-1867

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Hamlet Clark was an amateur entomologist and English cleric interested in natural history. Clark became an authority on beetles (Coleoptera), especially the Chrysomelidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, and Noteridae. From 1842 until 1867 he published 39 papers in which he described 71 genera and 709 species. John Van Voorst, 1804-98, was a publisher with premises in Paternoster Row, London, 1833-86, who published many works on natural history. ...

Mische, William

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

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

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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Wilkes was a career U.S. naval officer who, as captain of the San Jacinto, provoked the Trent Affair in 1861. From the description of Letter, November 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 61770003 Charles Wilkes, American naval officer and explorer, was born on April 3, 1798 in New York, NY. He surveyed Narragansett Bay in 1832-1833, which led to his appointment to a depot of charts and instruments, which later became the Naval Observatory. In 18...

Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906

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Daniel Huntington was a portrait, historical, and landscape painter. Born Oct. 14, 1816 in New York City, Huntington was a student at Hamilton College from 1832 to 1836. He studied under S.F.B. Morse and Henry Inman and then went to Europe in 1839 and again from 1842 to 1845, spending most of his time in Rome. Elected a National Academician in 1840, Huntington served twice as President of the National Academy, from 1862 to 1870 and from 1877 to 1890. He died in New York City on April 18, 1906. ...

Stevens, T. Sumner

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Burnam, Curtis F.

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Cresson, T.

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Chauvennes, W.

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Society of Natural Sciences of Buffalo.

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Woodhouse, S. W. (Samuel Washington), 1821-1904

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Samuel Washington Woodhouse (27 June 1821 - 23 October 1904) was born in Philadelphia to a commodore in the American navy. He was educated at classical and military institutions before going into farming with his brother. His interests eventually changed and he decided to study medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1847. While in school he became fascinated with the natural world; he joined the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP) and became acquain...

Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly.

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Dohrn, Anton, 1840-1909

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McPherson, D. F.

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Saunders, William, 1822-1900

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William Saunders (1822-1900) horticulturist and landscape gardener, was appointed Superintendent of the Experimental Gardens of the newly created Department of Agriculture in 1862. He established and extensive collection of trees on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and developed a system of street tree-planting used in the District of Columbia in the 1870. He wrote widely on general horticulture and his publication include some 3, 000 titles. From the description of Willian Saun...

Kirtland, J. P. (Jared Potter), 1793-1877

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Maclean, John, 1771-1814

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Epithet: Major 20th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000338 Epithet: recruiting officer at Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x0001fd Epithet: Paymaster, 53rd Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x0001fc Bo...

Runnel, R.

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United States Sanitary Commission. Philadelphia Agency

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Plasou

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Popenoe, Edwin A...

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Hardy, John R. (John Richard), 1935-2011

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Maclur, William L.

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Guyot, Auguste

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Zoological Society of London

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St. Louis, Mo. Academy of Science.

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Shumard, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1820-1869

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Carlier, Auguste, 1803-1890

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Meehan, Thomas, 1826-1901

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Frazer, Charlotte Cave

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Mallet, John William

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

Mills, Madison

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Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000037 ...

LeConte, John Eatton, 1784-1860.

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Bailliere, C. E.

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Stimpson, William, 1832-1872

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Naturalist and zoologist, William Stimpson (1832-1872) spent four years as a naturalist with the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1852-1856. For nine years after the completion of the expedition, Stimpson utilized the facilities of the Smithsonian Institution while preparing a report based on the collections gathered during the expedition. While at the Smithsonian, he also helped classify and name specimens which the Smithsonian had been collecting. In 1865, Stimpson was called to Chicago by ...

Le Conte, John, 1818-1891

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Atlee, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1828-1910

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Meyers, E. M.

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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...

Campbell, J. S.

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Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893

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Epithet: of the Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00004e ...

Wells, Francis

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Schaum, Clara

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LeConte family.

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Grier, W. A. M.

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McClelland, Robert, 1807-1880

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Robert McClelland was a Michigan congressmen and governor. He was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on August 1, 1807, and graduated from Dickinson College, Carlistle, Pennsylvania in 1829. He worked as a teacher before his admission to the Pennsylvania bar in 1831. McClelland moved to Monroe, Michigan two years later, becoming delegate in the state constitution convention in 1835. Robert McClelland served as Governor of Michigan, 1851-1853 and Secretary of the Interior, 1853-1857. He died in De...

Fiske, Willard, 1831-1904

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The coins were purchased by Willard Fiske from H. H. I. Lynge of Copenhagen in 1899. From the description of Runic coins, circa 1047-1076. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 489960820 Linguist, bibliophile, chess expert. First university librarian at Cornell University. Assembled impressive collections of Dante, Petrarch, Icelandia, etc. From the description of Willard Fiske letters [manuscript], 1875 and 1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Trigge, G.

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Lesquereux, Léo, 1806-1889

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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...

Kasson, John A.

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American diplomat; United States commissioner, Berlin Conference on African Affairs, 1884-1885. From the description of John Adam Kasson letters received, 1884-1886, from American citizens. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867362 Biographical/Historical Note American diplomat; United States commissioner, Berlin Conference on African Affairs, 1884-1885. From the guide to the John Adam Kasson letters received f...

Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892

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Newberry, a naturalist and physician, was secretary of the western department of the U. S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. After the war he was a noted geologist. From the description of Telegram, November 14, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 298561221 John Strong Newberry was a geologist and Professor of Chemistry and Natural Science at Columbian College (the name changed to George Washington University in 1904). Newberry was born ...

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 ...

Yardley, Thomas W., 1826-1900

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Vandeventer, C.

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Hoey, Nicholas J.

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United States War Dept.

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Harding, William White, 1830-1889

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Wilson, T. B.

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Thomson, J. (James), 1800-1883

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Epithet: poet, of Kilmarnock British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001b0 Epithet: coach-builder, of Stirling British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001aa Epithet: Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0001...

Stevenson, J. J. (John James), 1831-1908

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Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899

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

Bell, W.A. (Walter Andrew), 1889-

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Schenk, Maurice

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Sanborn, Francis G.

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Logan, Thos. M. (Thomas Muldrup), 1808-1876

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Venvill, William

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Mayfair, R. L.

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Crozer, John P. (John Price), 1793-1866

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Edwards, Amory

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Boston society of natural history

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

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St. Petersburg. Société entomologique

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Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912

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

Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903

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Born in Philadelphia, humorist Charles Godfrey Leland wrote quality material in a variety of literary forms, but is best remembered for his light comic verse, often written in a German dialect. He graduated from Princeton, and continued his education in Germany and Paris, eventually making contributions as linguist, folklorist, editor, educator, and aesthete. From the description of Charles Godfrey Leland letters and poems, 1854-1866. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldC...

Lamarche, Edward H.

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Keath, John Meredith

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Turks, Waldem

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Abbott, Asa M

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Rudder, William, b. 1820

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Youmans, William Jay, 1838-1901

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Fay, Alec Alexander

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Gould, Benjamin A. (Benjamin Apthorp), 1787-1859

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American educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Professor John Griscom, 1825 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564860 Epithet: junior, American astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003e3 ...

Poey, Felipe, 1799-1891

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Peabody, G. H.

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Carey, Hugh L.

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Governor of New York, 1975-1982. From the description of Gubernatorial papers, 1975-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155469676 The Battle of Long Island (also known as the Battle of Brooklyn) occurred on August 27, 1776 in what is now the borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. The battle was the largest of the American Revolutionary War. It resulted in a victory for the British army and the retreat of the Continental Army through Manhattan and New Jersey into Pennsylvania. ...

Sayre, Lewis A. (Lewis Albert), 1820-1900

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Physician. From the description of Correspondence, 1852-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155498388 U.S. orthopedic surgeon. From the description of Note, undated [between 1850 and 1900]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35329146 ...

Harris, Robert, 1951-

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Epithet: of Boston, New England British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x00026b Epithet: of Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x00026d Epithet: Captain RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x0000a4 Epithet: Captain; RN; ...

Lewis, J. Howard

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Walsh, B. D. (Benjamin Dann), 1808-1869

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Benjamin Dann Walsh (1808-1869) was born in Great Britain and educated at Cambridge. Prepared for the Church, he instead became a writer and, after emigrating to the United States, a farmer, lumber dealer, and entomologist. Walsh became state entomologist of Illinois in 1867 and, with Charles Valentine Riley, founded the American Entomologist in 1868, a year before his death. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_841_pid_EACP838 ...

Weyers, J.L.

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Bache, Richard Meade

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Milham, J.

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Andrews, Mrs.

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Apgar, E. A.

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Gould & Lincoln

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Wright, W. W. (William Wierman), 1824-1882

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Engelmann, George, 1809-1884

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George Engelmann was a botanist and physician in St. Louis, Missouri and was chief scientific advisor to Henry Shaw on the development of the Missouri Botanical Garden. He bought the Bernhardi herbarium and the first books for the library on a trip to Europe for Henry Shaw in 1857-1858. His herbarium was given to the Garden by his son after his death. From the description of George Engelmann papers, 1831-1914. (Missouri Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 61772595 Botanis...

Kendall, E. Otis (Ezra Otis), 1818-1899

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LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883

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American entomologist John L. LeConte was the son of distinguished entomologist John LeConte. Born in New York and educated as a physician, LeConte's inheritance meant he never had to practice medicine; instead, he continued his father's work in entomology, publishing his first paper at the age of nineteen. He travelled across the United States and later the world collecting and describing insects, especially beetles. Many of his papers were translated and republished in Europe, and the collecti...

Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892

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George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became administrator for the library in 1876. As a historian he concentrated on the colonial and revolutionary periods of American history. From the guide to the George Henry Moore papers, 1851-1891, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Arc...

Strachan, W. T.

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Smith, Joseph Lee, 1776-1846.

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Guex, John A.

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Drayton, G.

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Smith, Charles E., 1836-1905

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Schuster, Maurice

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Reiff, J. C.

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Bey, H. Brugsen

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Saussure, Henri ˜deœ 1829-1905

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Epithet: Swiss naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000395 ...

Billings, B.

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Flint, Charles Louis, 1824-1889

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Secretary State Board of Agriculture, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters, 1862, February 7 and 13, Boston, to Reuben A. Guild, Librarian of Brown University. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122450323 ...

Wister, Sarah B.

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Goldsmith, W.

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Rogers, W. H

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Zoological Society of Philadelphia

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Kluge, John Peter, 1768-1849

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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Cooper, J. G. (James Graham), 1830-1902

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Born and educated in New York City, James G. Cooper (1830-1902) was a naturalist and physician with Isaac Stevens' Pacific Railroad Survey expedition of 1853. One of the first to collect specimens in the Pacific Coast regions, he became an expert on the geological, biological, and zoological aspects of that area. He published material on the natural history of California and Oregon and wrote a chapter on zoology for Natural Wealth of California, edited by T. F. Cronise. After traveling extensive...

Fellows, Arthur

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Brown, Edwin

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Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

Miller, Lewis

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Kite, Thomas

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Youmans, Edward Livingston, 1821-1887

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Forbes, Stephen Alfred, 1844-1930

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Professor and museum curator of natural history, and state entomologist of Illinois. From the description of Zoological congress correspondence, 1892-1893. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28413487 ...

Putnam, Joseph Duncan, 1855-1881

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Bache, Hartman, 1797-1872

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American engineer; son of Benjamin Franklin Bache, 1769-1798 From the guide to the Hartman Bache letters and receipts, 1836, 1847, 1848, 1856, 1857, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Sibley, W.

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Raeloft, W.

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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Mayer, Edward Rodman, 1823-1891

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Pease, William Harper, 1824-1871

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Henry, T. Charlton (Thomas Charlton), 1790-1827

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Rivers, J.J.

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Otis, George A. (George Alexander), 1830-1881

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Curator of the Army Medical Museum (later the National Museum of Health and Medicine). From the description of Otis collection, 1845-1924. (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Association Library). WorldCat record id: 70947035 ...

American Geographical and Statistical Society

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King, Francis J.

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Pennsylvania academy of the fine arts

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

Heyden, Clementine von

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Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1910-1998

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Thomas C. Mendenhall was the recognized authority on the history of American collegiate rowing. From the description of Thomas C. Mendenhall collection, 1872-1994. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 54978915 Thomas Corwin Mendenhall was born on June 14, 1910 in Chicago, IL to Charles E. Mendenhall, a physicist at the University of Wisconsin and Dorothy Reed Mendenhall, an 1895 graduate of Smith College and noted pediatrician. ...

Gilmore & Brown

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Mann, B. Pickman (Benjamin Pickman), 1848-1926

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Epithet: of Cambridge, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001128.0x0000ce ...

Thomas, W. H. B.

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Coffin, J.H.C. (John Huntington Crane), 1815-1890

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New York academy of sciences

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A. Cressy Morrison (1864-1951) was President of the Academy, 1938-1939, and established the Morrison Prize for the "most acceptable paper in the field of science," awarded annually beginning in 1922. From the description of Awards records, 1922-1976, 1922-1955 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493051 Collecting area: Materials relating to the history of the New York Academy of Sciences. The New York Academy of Sciences was established in 1817 ...

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Schaeffer, E. M.

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LeConte, Sarah

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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) American astronomer. Graduated Harvard, 1844; University of Göttingen (Germany), 1848. In 1849 he founded and became the first editor of the 'Astronomical Journal.' In 1855 he became director of the Dudley Observatory. A public controversy arose when he disagreed with the Scientific Council and Trustees of th...

Stephenson, G

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Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

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Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Virginia from 1835-1853. In the years following his departure, he founded and was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. From the description of Papers of William Barton Rogers [manuscript], 1843 December 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837261 Shields was a student from Cumberland County, Va.; afterwards a captain and surgeon, C.S.A., then physician and farmer in Union Count...

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...

Hall, James

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Epithet: Moderator, United Associate Presbytery of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000207 Epithet: American palaeontologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000205 Epithet: spinner, of Hulme, county Lancashire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark...

Raynard & Treadmill

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Glover, Townend, 1813-1883

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Runkle, John Daniel, 1822-1902

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John Daniel Runkle, 1822-1902, SB, MA, 1851, Harvard College, was the second president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1870 to 1878, having served as acting president from 1868 to 1870. He was professor of mathematics from 1865 to 1902. Earlier in 1860 he was a member of the committee that prepared the " Objects and Plan of an Institute of Technology," which led to the establishment of MIT in 1861, and he worked closely with the founder and first president of...

Hammond, E.

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Kraatz, E.

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Gibbs, George, 1815-1873

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George Gibbs, a New York lawyer, joined the Regiment of Mounted Rifles in 1849, went to Fort Vancouver, Washington, and remained in the Pacific Northwest for the next eleven years. During that time he held a number of positions, including that of an ethnologist and geologist with the Northern Pacific segment of the U.S. Army railroad survey from 1853 to 1855, and the Northwest boundary survey of the Northwest Boundary Commission from 1857 to 1860. He wrote numerous works on Indian languages and ...

Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

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Lorin Blodget was a statistician, climatologist, and publicist. From the description of Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122347494 From the guide to the Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854, 1854, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Yale University.

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Dickson, Samuel Henry, 1798-1872

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Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x0003e6 Physician and educator. Samuel Henry Dickson was born in Charleston, South Carolina and received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1819. Dickson practiced in Charleston and became dean of the Medical College of South Carolina. In 1847 he moved to New York, and in 1857 he became a professor at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelph...

Potter, Howard

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Biddle, Thomas A., 1798-1888

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Lincoln, Julia Kendall

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Say, Lucy Way Sistaire, 1801-1886.

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Brown, George W.

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Nicholson, Hunter

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University of Alabama

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Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941

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Henshaw was an entomologist and served as Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University from 1912 to 1927. From the description of Additional Letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83225093 From the guide to the Additional letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Gilbert White (1720-1793) was a pioneering British naturalist...

Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of William Harris Crawford papers, 1810-1914 (bulk 1812-1834). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77668825 William Harris Crawford was born on February 24, 1772, in Amherst County (later Nelson County), Virginia, to Fanny Harris and Joel Crawford. The family moved to the Edgefield District of South Carolina in 179 and then to Richmond County (later Columbia County), Georgia in 1783. After several years of teaching...

Krebs, W.

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Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860

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Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the naturalist and illustrator John James Audubon, served as business manager for his father, and worked to promote and sell his father's works. From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153832 From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152756 Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the illustrator and naturalist John James ...

Chapuis, F. (Félicien), 1824-1879

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Brevoort, James Carson, 1818-1887

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James Brevoort was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall (1821-1871) who led the United States Whaling and Franklin Search Expedition, 1860-1862. From the guide to the James Brevoort collection, 1875, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) The first members of the Brevoort family in America came from Holland prior to 1655 and soon thereafter settled in Bushwick, then a separate village that would eventually be annexed by t...

Blüthner, M.

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Chapin, F.

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Morrison, James

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Belfrage, G. W.

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Boucard, A.

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Murray, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1960-

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Marsted

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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 ...

Sayre, Elizabeth A. H.

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Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel), 1832-1881

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Arctic explorer; physician. From the description of Autograph of Isaac Israel Hayes, no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487305 American explorer. From the description of Papers : of I.I. Hayes, 1857-1860. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812904 Explorer and physician. From the description of Autograph of I.I. Hayes, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450829 Isaac Israel Hayes (1832-1881) ...

Hall, James, 1811-1898

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

Mulvany, Patrick

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Stevens, Ann LeConte

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Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

St. Paul, Minnesota. Citizens.

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Powel, Samuel, 1818-1885

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Lawyer, Rogersville (Hawkins Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1826-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20120790 ...

Blüthner, Moritz Schaufuss

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Ziegler, Daniel P., 1823

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Stauffer, Jacob, b. 1808

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Jacob Stauffer was a Pennsylvania naturalist. From the guide to the Classification of orders, families and genera of fish, [ca. 1866-1879], Circa 1866-1879, (American Philosophical Society) Jacob Stauffer (1808–1880) was a lawyer, naturalist, printer, lithographer, and photographer. Stauffer’s scientific investigations dealt with various subjects, including insects, snakes, mice, fossils, and mosses; however, his main interests were entomology and t...

Eustis, Henry Lawrence, 1819-1885

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Weed, John A.

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Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

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

Faure, Albert

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Caffrey, John M.

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Schwartz, Eugene Amandus, 1844-1928.

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

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Chevreul, M. E. (Michel Eugène), 1786-1889

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In 1803, Chevreul began studying with N. Vauquelin at the Musʹeum d'Histoire Naturelle, becoming professor of chemistry there in 1830. In 1807, under Vauquelin's direction, Chevreul began investigating plant dyes. He isolated several natural dyes before turning to the chemistry of natural fats. Chevreul resumed his study of dyes in 1823, and, in 1824, succeeded C. Berthollet as director of dyeing at the Manufactures Royales des Gobelins. From the description of Correspondence and not...

Sennett, George B. (George Burritt), 1840-1900

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Ornithologist. From the description of George B. Sennett autograph letter signed, 1881 Nov. 9. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 271676249 George Burritt Sennett was an ornithologist, and a naturalist. He did most of his work between ca. 1873 and 1900. From the description of George Burritt Sennett papers, 1885-1899. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072604 George Burritt Sennett was an ornithologist, and a natural...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences.

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Hewitt, A. H. S.

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Schröderfriedrich Sohn

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Quarterman, J. H.

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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 ...

Meek, F. B. (Fielding Bradford), 1817-1876

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Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876) was born December 10, 1817, in Madison, Indiana, of Irish Presbyterian ancestry. His father was an eminent local lawyer who died when Meek was only three years old. Meek's early education in Indiana, and later Kentucky, was constantly interrupted due to ill health. Health problems, including deafness and tuberculosis, continued to plague him throughout his life. Meek attended good public schools, but was largely self-educated in the natural sciences. His first practi...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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

Littell, John S. (John Stockton), 1806-1875

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Randall, A.

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Glasewald

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Harden, Jane LeConte

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Westwood, J.O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893

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British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts, and one of the pioneers in the publication of the pictures in illuminated manuscripts. From the description of Sketches and proofs for Illuminated illustrations of the Bible : copied from select manuscripts of the Middle Ages, 1846-1847. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79821976 British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts...

Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

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Henry Carey, American economist, was born in Philadelphia and initially devoted himself to the publishing business, which he inherited from his father. He was also interested in economics and in 1836 he published an article entitled, Essay on the rate of wages - subsequently expanded into a 3 vol. work: The principles of political economy, 1837-1840. Carey published numerous other books and essays and his writings were read worldwide, especially in Europe. Other works include, The slave trade......

Ringgold, Samuel, 1770-1829

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Lenses Zimmerman, C.

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Gill's, Misses, School

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Bigler, William, 1814-1880

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William Bigler was elected governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-1855. From the description of William Bigler, Clearfield, letter to Thomas Burnside, 1848 July 15. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48949341 U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of William Bigler correspondence, 1859-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450662 ...

Dejean, Pierre François Marie Auguste, comte, 1780-1845

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Binney, W. G. (William Greene), 1833-1909

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Cassin, John, 1813-1869

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Ornithologist and merchant. From the description of John Cassin correspondence, 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452831 ...

Borre, A. de

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Robins, James W.

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Verrvill, William

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Osten-Sachen, Carl Robert,

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Smith, Thornley, 1813-1891

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Schott, Arthur, 1814-1875

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Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899

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

Hunt, Thomas Sterry, 1826-1892

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

Helmuth, C. A.

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Rogers, William A. (William Augustus), 1832-1898

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Cadwalader, George, 1806-1879

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George Cadwalader was a Major General of the U.S. Volunteers. Darius Couch was Major General, commander of the Department of the Susquehanna. From the description of ALS, 1863 August 29, Philadelphia, Pa. to D[arius] N. Couch / Geo. Cadwalader. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37209289 ...

Société entomologique de Belgique

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Dunker, Wilhelm, 1809-1885

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Motschulsky, Victor de

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Putzeys, Jules Antoine, 1809-1882

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Bagster, C. Birch

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Thomson, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1808-1874

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Pennsylvania Railroad official. From the description of J. Edgar Thomson correspondence, 1850 October 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981660 ...

Webb, Alexander S. (Alexander Stewart), 1835-1911

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President of City College, 1870-1903. From the description of Papers, 1855-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504204 President of the College of the City of New York. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1897 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589007 Alexander S. Webb: joined U.S. Army in 1855; served in Minnesota and Florida, and in 1857 became professor of mathematics at West Point; served in Civil War,...

Hodgman, Frank

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Young, Thomas L., et al

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Richard, Achille, 1794-1852

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D'Urban, W. S. M. (William Stewart Mitchell), b. 1836

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Grote, Augustus Radcliffe, 1841-1903

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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...

Patterson, Robert, 1819-1909

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G. P. Putnam & Co.

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Johnston Harvester Company.

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LeConte, Joseph L.

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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...

Tucker, Thomas Tudor, 1745-1828

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Epithet: Rear-Admiral; CB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x000005 Representative from South Carolina. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to C.A. Rodney, 1822 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573442 U.S. treasurer and representative from South Carolina and physician. From the description of Papers of Thomas Tudor Tucker, 1791-1824. (Un...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856

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Harvard librarian and entomologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to Henry David Thoreau, 1854 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499003 Harris graduated from Harvard in 1815 and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Thaddeus William Harris, 1822-1850 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972786 Physician, botanist and entomologist of Cambridge, Mass. ...

Peterson, Thomas, 1791-1854

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Le Conte, Caroline, 1863-1946

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Bolander, Henry Nicholas, 1831-1897.

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Henry Bolander completed field work in California in the 1860s. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_154_pid_EACP151 Bolander was educated at a Lutheran seminary in Columbus, Ohio, but never entered the ministry. He participated in the California State Geological Survey about 1864, and became a specialist on grasses. In 1870, he published A catalogue of plants growing in the vicinity of San Francisco. In later years he was Californi...

Armistead, Walker Keith, 1783-1845

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Commanding officer, United States Army Artillery Regiment, 3rd., stationed in Upperville (Loudon County), Va. From the description of Letter book, 1824-1827. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19106389 From the description of Letter book, 1824-1827. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270424 ...

Harden, Jane Le Conte

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Norwood, W.

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Giertz, Miss

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Sharswood, William, 1836-1905.

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William Sharswood was a Pennsylvania naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1865-1867. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540840 William Sharswood (1836-1905) was a chemist, naturalist and playwright. Born in Philadelphia, Sharswood was the son of William and Agnes Sharswood, and cousin of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice George Sharswood (1810-1883, APS 1851). After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 185...

Bolter, A.

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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...

Bulard, 17..-18.., révolutionnaire

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Biddle, Craig, 1823-1910

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Nichols, James H., 1961-

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Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900

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Fairman Rogers (1833-1900) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1853 and an A.M. in 1856. He served as Professor of Civil Engineering until 1864 and as a Trustee from 1871 to 1886 at the University of Pennsylvania. He was engaged in surveys of the Potomac River for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. He was well published on engineering topics, but was equally well known for riding and driving matters as he was the founder of the Philadelphia Coaching Club and t...

Grier, Isaac, 1806-1884

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Busk, George, 1807-1886

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Sloat, Leslie W.

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Garvin, Thomas E.

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Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887

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Soldier who served during the Mexican and Civil wars and surveyor of United States territory west of the Mississippi River with the Topographical Engineers. From the description of Papers of William Emory, 1861-1873. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25058262 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Stanbery, 1867 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614403 From the d...

Sommer, M. C.

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Hinckley, Isaac, 1815-1888

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Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology

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Savage, Thomas Staughton, 1804-1880,

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Bethune, Charles H.

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Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908

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Otis Tufton Mason (1838-1908) was an ethnologist. His parents were Rachel Lincoln Mason and John Mason, whose ancestors were from Massachusetts and New Hampshire. From the guide to the Otis Tufton Mason Papers, ., 1849-1910, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

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. (...

Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866

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Robert Kennicott (1835-1865?) and Henry Martyn Bannister (1844-1920) were naturalists and explorers of the Alaska Territory in the mid-1860's. Their discoveries, as publicized before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, contributed to the eventual purchase of Alaska by the United States in 1867. From the description of Robert Kennicott-Henry M. Bannister Papers, 1857-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80783346 Robert Kennicott was born November 13, 1835 in New Orleans, ...

Siewers, Charles G., 1815-1882

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Crane, Charles Henry, 1825-1883

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1823 and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1840. The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) 400 miles in 21 days. While still in college Baird met noted naturalist John James Audubon, who gave part of his own collection of birds to the young man and inspired in him a lifelong interest in ornithological studies...

Hammond, J. P.

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Carey, H. O.

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Lewis, Samuel C.

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Harrison, Joseph, 1810-1874

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Mechanical engineer and co-founder of Eastwick & Harrison, Locomotive Builders (Philadelphia, PA) who was involved in designing and building steam boiler engines, railways, and bridges in the United States and Russia. From the description of The iron worker and King Solomon : typescript, 1868 / by Joseph Harrison, Jr. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68624977 Joseph Harrison was a mechanical engineer, who worked for various firms in the Philadelphia area bui...

Bernard, P. (Pierre), 1810-1876

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Nason, William A.

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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...

Zimmerman, C.

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Marseul, S.-A. de (Silvin Augustin), 1812-1890

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Ménétries, E. (Édouard), 1802-1861

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Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931

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Girard, Charles, 1822-1895

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Sanford, H. S., 1823-1891

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Diplomat. Secretary of Legation in Paris, 1849 to 1854; Minister Resident to Belgium 1861 to 1867. Authored books on international systems of penal codes. Known as "General" because of his enrollment as a major-general in the Minnesota militia during the Civil War, in recognization of his gift of a pair of field pieces to the 1st Minnesota Volunteers. Founder of Shelton, Florida. From the description of Letters : Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium, to Samuel Sullivan Cox, 1861-1885....

Herrolet

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Wister, Charles Jones, 1822-1910

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Charles Jones Wister was the son of Charles J. Wister. Charles J. Wister was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1811, and was an amateur scientist who erected an astronomical observatory at his Germantown (Pa.) home, "Grumblethorpe." From the description of Memoir of Charles J. Wister, 1782-1865, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122417047 ...

Bell, Robert, 1942-

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Epithet: Major; of Add MS 32854 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x0003af Epithet: Captain 5th Dragoon Guards British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000305 Epithet: of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000...

Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890

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An organizer of the Republican Party in Pa. and delegate to the 1860 National Convention. Kelley served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, 1861-1890. From the description of Letter, 1863 November, 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122433968 Representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Document signed : Washington, 1888 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270494602 William Darrah Kelley was an influential...

American Public Health Association

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Parrish, E. Morgan

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Hare, R. H.

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Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912

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George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912): 1852-1853 taught chemistry at the University of Virginia and did mineralogical experiments; 1855 appointed professor of metallurgy at Yale University Sheffield Scientific School, and in 1864 this position was expanded to include mineralogy; became president of Sheffield Scientific School in 1872, and continued until 1898; served as trustee, and other positions on the Board of the school until 1912; author of books and articles. Louis Vale...

Stevens, Tillie

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MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917

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Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899

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Othniel Charles Marsh was a paleontologist and was President of the National Academy of Science. From the description of Papers, 1817-1899. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616238 From the guide to the Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899, 1817-1899, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: Professor of Palaeontology, Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055...

McKee, John Cooper

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Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914

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

Patterson, Thomas C.

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

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Friedrich August Genth was a chemist. From the description of Chemische Untersuchung des Mesopins, 1843. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439872 Friedrich August Frenth was a chemist. From the guide to the Complete catalogue of the collection of minerals of Dr. F. A. Genth, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society) Frederick August Ludwig Karl Wilhelm Genth (1820-1893) was born in Hesse, Germany, and received his doct...

Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903

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Explorer and anthropologist. From the description of Letter : to dear friend Philipps, 1868 Mar. 17. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57054222 Explorer and author. From the description of Papers of Paul Belloni du Chaillu [manuscript], 1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811989 African explorer. From the description of Paul B. Du Chaillu letters [manuscript], 1894-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record...

Sanborn, Robert H.

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Holbrook, H. P.

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Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890

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Botanist and physician. Parry was born in Admington, Gloucestershire, England on August 28, 1823. When he was nine years old, his family moved from England to Washington County, New York. Parry earned an A.B. degree from Union College in 1842, then attended Columbia College as a graduate student, falling under the influence there of the botanist John Torrey. Earning an M.D. degree from Columbia in 1846, Parry settled in Davenport, Iowa, the same year and established a medical practice. Botanical...

Herrolat, A.

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Goldsmith, Middleton, 1818-1887

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Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872

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John Fries Frazer was a Philadelphia scientist, who studied under A. D. Bache, Robert Hare, and Henry D. Rogers. He taught chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania (1844-1872) and was editor of the Franklin Institute's "Journal" (1850-1866). From the description of Papers, 1834-1871. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523586 John Fries Frazer was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Penns...

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...

Apetz, Heinrich

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Forney, J. W.

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De Kay, James E. (James Ellsworth), 1792-1851

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Gautier des Cottes, Baron

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Chaudoir, M. de (Maximilien), baron, 1817-1881

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Davenport, Samuel

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Grier, W. P.

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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 ...

Murray, Andrew, 1812-1878

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Eby, J. R.

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Hammond, Ogden

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Ibbetson, Frederick H.

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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...

Ames, Frank

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Hope, F.W. (Frederick William), 1797-1862

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Epithet: entomologist and collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00022d ...

Scott, Thomas Alexander, 1823-1881

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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...

How, G. H.

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

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Auer, C.

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Gibson, Henry C., 1830-1891

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Barnard, James M. (James Munson), 1819-1904

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Farish, John P.

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Musant, E.

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Kane Monument Association

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Couch, Darius Nash

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Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925

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

Xántus, János (1825-1894).

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János Xántus (1825-1894) was a Hungarian exile and zoologist who collected specimens in America and Asia. He also served as the Director of the Zoological Garden of Budapest and as Curator of Ethnography at the Hungarian National Museum. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_732_pid_EACP729 ...

New York State Museum of Natural History

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James Hall was State Geologist (1837-1898), State Paleontologist (1843-1898), and Director of the State Museum (formerly Curator of the State Cabinet of Natural History), 1866-1893. From the description of State Museum Director's, State Geologist's, and State Paleontologist's album of diplomas and certificates, 1832-1896. (New York State Archives). WorldCat record id: 84488891 John M. Clarke was appointed as an assistant to State Geologist and Paleontologist James Hall in 18...

Aall, Nicolai

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Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883

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Chief of U.S. army engineers, 1866-1879, from Pennsylvania. From the description of A. A. Humphreys papers, 1846-1875; 1908 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25327462 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (1810-1883) of Pennsylvania was chief of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1866-1879. He was educated at the United States Military Academy and began his military service in 1831. From the guide to the A. A. Humphreys Papers, ., 1846-1875;...

Newark, Bishop of

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Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866

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Physician and chemist of Charleston and Columbia, S. C. From the description of Papers, 1851 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35074207 Physician, author, publisher, and newspaper editor of Columbia, S.C.; native of Charleston, S.C.; son of William Hasell Gibbes, a Charleston lawyer; graduate of South Carolina College and the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, Gibbes purchased a medical practice in Columbia during 1830s; Gibbes als...

Bayley, James Roosevelt, 1814-1877

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First bishop of Newark and eighth archbishop of Baltimore. From the description of Papers, 1839-1872. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 22982481 Epithet: RC Bishop of Newark, USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x000069 ...

Carnier, Frederic

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

St. Petersburg. Société entomologique de Russie.

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Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Truqui

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Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841 Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79...

United States Military Academy

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Smith, Joseph R.

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Surgeon in the Surgeon General's Office, Brevet Brigadier General during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, Nov. 13, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55492323 Surgeon. From the description of Letter, [1866], Mar. 11 : Little Rock, Arkansas, to [Mr. Grier]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359446 ...

Nott, Josiah Clark, 1804-1873

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Physician and ethnologist of South Carolina. From the description of Note, undated, [between 1820 and 1873?] : [South Carolina]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35201318 ...

Le Conte, John Eatton, 1784-1860

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Le Conte was an engineer and naturalist who lived in New York City in 1831 to 1853 and in Philadelphia from 1852 to 1860. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1851. From the description of Extracts from portfolio of original figures of entomological and other subjects. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122503613 John Eatton LeConte was an engineer and a naturalist. He was in the Corps of Topographical Engineers of the U.S. Army, 1818-1831. He studi...

Rogers, William King, 1828-1893

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Library of Congress, Manuscripts Collections. From the description of William King Rogers papers, 1856-1891 [microform] (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 69082886 ...

Philippi, Rodolfo Amando, 1808-1904

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Schaum, Herm. Rud. (Hermann Rudolf), 1819-1865

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Kansas Academy of Science. Popenoe, Edwin A

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Tellkampf, Theodor

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Cooper, William, 1798?-1864

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Bonaparte, Charles Lucien, Prince of Canino (1803-1857, APS, 1824). Charles Lucien Bonaparte, French naturalist and ornithologist, was a nephew of the Emperor Napoleon, the son of the Emperor’s younger brother Lucien. Charles Lucien Bonaparte, was raised in Italy and shared...

Ulke, Henry, 1821-1910

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Provancher, L. (Léon), 1820-1892

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Hubbard, H. G. (Henry Guernsey), 1850-1899

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Henry Guernsey Hubbard (1850-1899), horticulturist, botanist, and entomologist, graduated from Harvard University in 1873. His interest in entomology was influenced by Hermann Hagen, Baron von Osten-Sacken, and Eugene Amandus Schwarz, who became his closest professional colleague. Hubbard and Schwarz conducted several expeditions to Michigan, collecting specimens in the Lake Superior region in 1874, 1876, 1877, and 1878. In 1877 he traveled to Jamaica to study and collect termites. He accepted a...

Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880

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Haldeman was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and papers, ca. 1855-1879. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122490919 Samuel Stehman Haldeman was a scientist and philologist. From the description of Letters, 1859-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540802 Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1812-1880, APS, 1844) American naturalist and philologist, w...

Ramy, A. Constantine

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Melsheimer, Friedrich Ernst, 1782-1873

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Dr. Frederick Ernest Melsheimer was born in Hanover, Pa., in 1782. He attended local schools and earned a degree in medicine from a school in Baltimore. Melsheimer received much acclaim for his research in entomology and for his lectures on the Bible. He died in Davidsburg, Pa., on Mar. 10, 1873. From the description of Frederick E. Melsheimer's belief or persuation in the Godhead and his attributes founded on the Old and New Testament and the creation, 1840. (Millersville University...

Gruner, E. Chre L.

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Hewitt, W. W. (William W.)

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Clarke, Thomas Curtis, 1827-1901

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Pascoe, Francis P. (Francis Polkinghorne), 1813-1893

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

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Nichols, S. H.

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Wittmann, N.

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Christern, Frederick W.

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Academy of Sciences of St. Louis.

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Winsor, F.

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Brendel, Emil

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Linter, Joseph Albert, 1822-1898

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Read, M. C. (Matthew Canfield), 1825-1902

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Billings, E. (Elkanah), 1820-1876

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Lawrence, Frederick, 1821-1867

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Philadelphia. Citizens

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Blaney, George, 1775 or 6-1835

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de Bouvauloir, H.

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Caulfield, F. B.

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Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) John Torrey was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1835. From the description of Papers, 1819-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298249 From the guide to the John Torrey papers, 1819-1864, 1819-1864, (American Philosophica...

Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833.

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Entomologist. From the description of Letter of P. A. Latreille, 1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014883 ...

Leipzig. K. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften.

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Crawford, John Martin, 1845-1916

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Hubbard, Bela, 1890-

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Grant, F. W. (Frederick William), 1834-1902

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King, Valentine Overton, 1833-1917

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Barnard, Frederick A. P.

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Lamarche, E. & H.

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Philadelphia. Centennial exhibition, 1876

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Winchell, Alexander, 1824-1891

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

Watts, J. Howe

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Potter, Joseph G.

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Austin, E.P.

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Waterhouse, Charles Owen, 1843-1917

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Epithet: of the British Museum (Natural History) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x00001e ...

Camac, William

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

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Behrens, James

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Greet, Ferdinand

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Albertin, E. R.

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Le Duc, William Gates, 1823-1917

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William Gates LeDuc (1823-1917) was born in Wilksevill, Gallia County, Ohio. In 1848, he graduated from Kenyon College and was admitted to the bar in 1849. In the early 1850s, he was engaged in the book trade, an occupation that took him to Kentucky, Tennessee, and Minnesota where he decided to settle. He lived first in St. Paul and in 1856 moved to Hastings, Minn. LeDuc promoted immigration to Minnesota, prepared and obtained the first charter for a railroad in the territory, organized the Waba...

Foulke, William Parker

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Retsima, C.

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Tournier, Henri

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Uhler, Henry

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Gray, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1860-1939

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Blandy, Alfred A.

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Maklin, F. W.

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Kirkpatrick, John

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Epithet: of Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000289 Epithet: of Add MS 36052 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x00008e ...

Palmer, William G.

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Rathvon, S. S. (Simon Snyder), 1812-1891

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Littell, Eliakim, 1797-1870

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Eliakim Littell was an editor and publisher of literary and scientific magazines. From the description of E. Littell letter to Horatio King, 1863 September 23. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 747105367 American editor and publisher. From the description of Letter to S.W. Pennock [manuscript], 1861 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826927 Editor and publisher. From the description of Pape...

Wetherby, A. G.

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Edwards, Henry, 1830-1891

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Actor, entomologist. From the description of Henry Edwards collection of entomological correspondence, 1854-1891, 1862-1891 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155485143 Henry Edwards was an actor and amateur entomologist who amassed a collection of over 250,000 specimens of Lepidoptera, one of the finest in the United States. His total collection, including other insects, numbered close to 300,000 specimens, and was acquired by the American Museum of Natural ...

Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884

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American journalist and politician. He was governor of Rhode Island, 1849-50, and U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1858-1884. From the guide to the Henry B. Anthony letters, 1850-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1859-1884. Anthony was Governor of R.I. from 1849-1850 and editor of the Providence Journal newspaper from 1838-1858. He graduated from Brown University in 1833. ...

Cuyler, John M.

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Lyman, Theodore, 1833-1897

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Lyman (1833-1897) earned his Harvard AB 1855. His positions at Harvard included: Treasurer of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) (1865-1872; 1874-1876), Overseer (1868-1880; 1881-1888), Assistant at the MCZ (1863-1877), member of the faculty at the MCZ (1874-1887). From the description of Papers of Theodore Lyman, 1897-ca. 1909. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972826 ...

Reiche.

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Smith, Emily A. (Emily Anna), 1840-

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Vésey, Louis de

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Stillé, Charles J. (Charles Janeway), 1819-1899

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Educator, historian, and professor of English literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Stillé was also the tenth provost of the University. From the description of Commonplace book, 1835. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122691562 Charles J. Stillé was a historian and Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Reminiscences of a Provost, 1866-1880. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86167266 ...

Whitaker, Benjamin

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Hare, R. Emett

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LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883

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American entomologist John L. LeConte was the son of distinguished entomologist John LeConte. Born in New York and educated as a physician, LeConte's inheritance meant he never had to practice medicine; instead, he continued his father's work in entomology, publishing his first paper at the age of nineteen. He travelled across the United States and later the world collecting and describing insects, especially beetles. Many of his papers were translated and republished in Europe, and the collecti...

Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884

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Eli Kirk Price, Esq. was assignee of Joseph Reed, Esq., and trustee of the George J. Ewing estate. From the description of Papers, 1829-1841. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122689789 Eli K. Price was a Philadelphia lawyer and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1854. From the description of Papers, 1820-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632853 Eli Kirk Price was a Philadelph...

Halberstadt, A. H.

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Carter, E. James

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Spring, J. H.

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Stevens, Matilda Jane Harden

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Morrell, D. J.

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Campbell, R. R. (Robert Ronald)

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Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889

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Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division

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Belt, Thomas, 1832-1878

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Smith, Robert Henry Soden, 1822-1890

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Darrach, James, 1806-1889

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Brooklyn Entomological Society

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Howgate, Henry W.

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) ...

University of Virginia

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

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...

Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927

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

Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893

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Epithet: of the Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00004e ...

Perry, John D., 1815-1895

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Jones, W. L.

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Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892

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1848-1849 studied wildlife along the Amazon and Tocantins rivers with Alfred Russel Wallace; 1849-1859 continued to study and collect species along the Amazon river; 1862 published 'Contributions to the insect fauna of the Amazon valley: Lepidoptera Heliconidae', in Transactions of the Linnean Society, which described the phenomenon of mimicry; 1864-1892 assistant secretary of the Royal Geographical Society; 1868-1869 and 1878 president of the Entomological Society; 1881 fellow of t...

Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898

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Clergyman. From the description of Robert Pearsall Smith note, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980492 ...

Crotch, G. K.

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Tyndall, John, 1820-1893

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British physicist. From the description of John Tyndall letters, 1869-1880. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122454707 Natural philosopher. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80044015 English natural philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Jun. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573...

Taylor, William J. R. (William James Romeyn), 1823-1891

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Auburn, NY. Citizens.

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McChesney, J. B.

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Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865

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Joseph Gardner Swift (1783-1865) was a civil engineer and officer in the U.S. Army. He was one of two students of the first graduating class in 1802 of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. By the age of twenty-eight he was a colonel and Chief Engineer of the Army. His projects included the completion of Fort Clinton (New York City) and during the War of 1812 the fortifications of western Long Island harbors and New York City. He resigned his commission in 1818 and served as Surveyor of the P...

Fuller, Andrew S. (Andrew Samuel), 1828-1896

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LeBaron, William, 1883-1958

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Collis, Charles H. T. (Charles Henry Tucky), 1838-1902

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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 ...

Crotch, George Robert

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George Robert Crotch (1842-1874) was a zoologist who collected insects on the west coast of North American. From the guide to the George Robert Crotch: Letters to Emily Coulden, 1872-1875, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) George Robert Crotch (1842-1874) worked in the University Library, Cambridge until 1871. He went to America in 1872 on an expedition to collect specimens of natural history, where he died. His collections cam...

Eichaltz, L. H.

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Parry, F. J.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Conover, Ralph

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Retsema, C.

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Ashmead, William H. (William Harris), 1855-1908

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Smith, B. H. (Bruce Henderson)

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McGill, Alexander T. (Alexander Taggart), 1807-1889

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Alexander Taggart McGill was born at Canonsburg, PA on February 24, 1807. He graduated from Jefferson College at Canonsburg and then entered the Associate Presbyterian Seminary. He had to suspend his studies because of his health. He then taught at the Baldwin Academy in Milledgeville, GA and enter the bar in that state in 1830. He also was appointed as Surveyor of the Cherokee Land Reservation by the state legislature. He returned to Canonsburg in 1831 and was ordained in the ministry in 1835 b...

Melly, André, 1802-1851,

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Prime, Temple, 1832-1903

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Felder, Cajetan, 1814-1894

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Harden, M.

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Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915

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Frederic Ward Putnam (1839-1915) was one of the earliest anthropologists in the United States. He founded institutions for anthropological research at Harvard University and at the University of California, Berkeley, and worked to establish museum collections in anthropology. He taught anthropology, archaeology and ethnology at Harvard University. He directed some of the first field expeditions in the Americas. From the description of Papers of Frederic Ward Putnam, 1851-1916. (Harva...

Candèze, E. C. (Ernest Charles), 1827-1898

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Whiteaves, Joseph Frederick, 1835-1909

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

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

Hilgard, Eugene W. (Eugene Woldemar), 1833-1916

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Eugene Woldemar Hilgard was born in Bavaria in 1833. He was raised in America and educated in the U.S., Switzerland, and Germany. Hilgard spent his professional life in the South and later in Calif. In his work and publications, he made contributions of great significance by furthering the application of scientific knowledge to the field of agriculture. As director of the Mississippi geological survey, and in his work elsewhere, he established himself as one of the first to recognize the relatio...

Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

Gabb, William More, 1839-1878

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William More Gabb (1839-1878) was born on January 16, 1839, in Philadelphia. He was a paleontologist who studied at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1867, Gabb participated in a survey of Baja California. In 1873, he went to Costa Rica to perform a survey of the geology, geography, and resources in the Talamanca region. It was a three-year survey, and during that time he gathered ethnological and natural history collections for the United States National Museum. During his expedition work he cont...

Detroit, Michigan. Citizens.

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Blanchard, Frederick

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Hennt, Robert W.

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