Sir James Paget correspondence, 1784-1932 1784-1932

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Sir James Paget correspondence, 1784-1932, 1784-1932

Sir James Paget correspondence, 1784-1932 1784-1932

These letters were assembled by Lady Paget as a collection of autographs. Most are addressed to Paget, and their subjects include medicine, science, and family.

0.75 Linear feet, 196 items

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John Hill Burton, Historiographist Royal for Scotland, and author of the 'The Book hunter' was born in Aberdeen in 1809 and died in Edinburgh in 1881. He was an Advocate by profession, and as a young man compiled various legal works and was associated with various movements, not only law reform but also political economy and public health. Later his aptitude led him along literary and historical lines. Edinburgh at this period was the centre of intellectual activity and Burton Hill became an int...

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Swedish-born engineer and inventor; emigrated to the United States in 1839. From the description of John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890 (bulk 1842-1886). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980081 Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson designed the first screw-driven steamship to cross the Atlantic and the first propeller-driven steam warship for the US Navy. In 1861 he contracted with the Navy to build an ironclad warship, Monitor, which successfully fought the Confederate ironclad V...

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

Treves, Frederick, 1853-1923

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Frederick Treves was a surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, also authoring studies on physical education, clothing and gastrointestinal surgery. He is known for an account of his friendship with Joseph Merrick, the 'Elephant Man', and also for having served as sergeant surgeon to King Edward VII. Treves performed an appendicectomy and drainage of an appendix abscess on the King in 1902, only two days before his intended coronation. Recovery from this surgery was uncomplicated and the following ...

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Rutherford, William G. (William Gunion), 1853-1907

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Epithet: classical scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x000351 ...

Rennie, Mrs. John

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Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871

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British geologist. From the description of Papers, 1857 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230784 English geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Folkestone, to an unnamed correspondent, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612797 Geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1847 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872039 Ro...

Snider

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Rennie, John

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Epithet: FRS; civil engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001033.0x00023c Epithet: of Add MS 35752 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001033.0x00023f Epithet: of Add MS 11815 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001033.0x00023d Epithet: engineer ...

Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865

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English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Stokes, Henry Sewell, 1808-1895

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Epithet: Cornish poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000106 ...

Dewar, James, -1788

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Locock, Charles, Sir, 1799-1875

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Epithet: of Add MS 44368 Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000129 ...

Rayleigh, John William Strutt, baron, 1842-1919

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John William Strutt, the Third Baron Rayleigh, an English physicist, was born in Terling, Essex, in 1842. He attended Cambridge University and in 1879 became professor of experimental physics there and director of its Cavendish Laboratory until 1884. He later was on the faculty at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, became chancellor of Cambridge University, and was a founder of the National Physics Laboratory in Teddington, England. Strutt, who with Lord William Ramsey, discovered the first...

Clark, James, Sir, 1788-1870

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English physician. From the description of James Clark papers, undated, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005279 John Keats's physician. From the description of Letter : London, to "My dear Sir", 1842 Apr. 5. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25206684 ...

Nordenfelt, Thorsten, 1842-1920

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Turner, Wm. (William), Sir, 1832-1916

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English anatomist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : to Prof. Knight, [1898?] Mar. 1 to 1902 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573589 ...

Watson, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1882

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English physician. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Cavendish Square, to the President and Vice Presidents of the Royal College of Surgeons, 1867 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660314 ...

Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

Gueneau du Mussy, N.

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Brewster, David, 1781-1868

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Natural philosopher and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Autograph letters, 1819-1867 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78354815 Scottish physicist. From the description of David Brewster papers, 1836-1857, [Edinburgh]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847956 Educated for the Church of Scotland at Edinburgh University, but due to a form of nervousness gave up a clerical life and in 1802 became editor of the 'Edinburgh Ma...

Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854

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Scots physician and mineralogist. From the description of Letter, undated : to Dr. Anderson, Leith, Scotland. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31674744 Scottish naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edinburgh?], to Mr. Aiken, 1830 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269524677 Robert Jameson was a British mineralogist. In 1804 he was appointed regius professor of natural history and keeper of the university museum at Edi...

Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912

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Burton Chance, a prominent Philadelphia ophthalmologist, wrote "Ophthamology" (1939) and "Early printing of medical books..." (1948). From the guide to the Burton Chance correspondence, 1930-1952, 1930-1952, (American Philosophical Society) Quaker physician and surgeon, developed antiseptic prevention of wound infections. From the description of Papers, 1900-1902 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35160658 Joseph Lister was a British sur...

Galton, Douglas Strutt, 1822-1899

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English military and sanitary engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grosvenor Pl. [London], to Dr. Baldwin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859571 ...

Spence. Kirby (Kirby, William, 1759-1850

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Wilson, Erasmus, Sir, 1809-1884

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English surgeon. From the description of Letters, 1847, to Leigh Hunt. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31822666 Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884), the surgeon and President of the Royal College of Surgeons. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Letters from Sir Erasmus Wilson, with related material, 1863-1884, (Leeds University Library) ...

Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

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Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1914; M.A. 1817. Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge University, 1828-1839. Fellow Royal Society, 1816. Worked with and tried to perfect calculating machines; devised basic principles of modern computers. From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005505 Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1...

Clark, Andrew, 1826-1893

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English physician. From the description of Andrew Clark papers, 1892 and undated, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005267 ...

Bouchard, Ch. (Charles), 1837-1915

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Clark, Andrew, 1856-1922

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Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913

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John Lubbock was an English banker, politican, scientist, antiquarian and man of letters. He became the first Baron Avebury, ca. 1900. From the description of Letter : London, England to Douglas Murray, 1911 October 27-31 / Avebury. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 701491819 English banker and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (20) : London, Beckenham, St. Andrews, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1883 July 19-1907 Nov. 13, and undated...

Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903

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Born 1820; educated at Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, 1833-1836; assistant schoolmaster at Derby, 1837; worked as a draftsman and engineer during the building of the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 1837-1841; sub-editor of the Pilot , the organ of the Complete Suffrage Movement, 1844; occupied himself anew with engineering, 1844-1846, and experimented with mechanical inventions, 1846-1847; sub-editor of The Economist in London, 1848-1853; visited house of John Chapman, the advanced publisher,...

Thompson, Henry, Sir, 1820-1904

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English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.E. Millais, [year not specified] July 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 690673469 Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0000a4 Epithet: Customs officer in I of St Thomas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0...

Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

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Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1914; M.A. 1817. Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge University, 1828-1839. Fellow Royal Society, 1816. Worked with and tried to perfect calculating machines; devised basic principles of modern computers. From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005505 Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1...

Stephenson, Robert, 1803-1859

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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...

Hawkes, Aubrey

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Ramsay, A. C. (Andrew Crombie), 1814-1891

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Nobody's Friends (Club)

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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...

Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854

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Kölliker, Albert 1817-1905

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Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885

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English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : University of London, to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1872 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134314 ...

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...

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

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

Bidder, George Parker, 1806-1878

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Epithet: barrister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x000053 George Parker Bidder (1863-1953), marine biologist, attended Trinity College, Cambridge, 1882-84. He settled in the city in 1902, and lectured in the university on sponges during the 1920s. Bidder gave financial support to marine biological research and was President of the Marine Biological Association in 1939. On the death of his father, Georg...

Crookes, William, 1832-1919

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79021310 ...

Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832

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German phrenologist. From the description of Note, undated [before 1832]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359621 George Combe was a phrenologist. From the guide to the George Combe Papers, [ca. 1822-1836], Circa 1822-1836, (American Philosophical Society) Spurzheim (Vienna, M.D. 1813) never practiced medicine but collaborated with Franz Joseph Gall between 1800 and 1813 on neuroanatomical research from which phrenology was conceived as a system ...

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...

Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865

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William Jackson Hooker was the premier English botanist of his time. His early interest in natural history was refined to botany by the fortuitous discovery of a rare moss. His education included travels through Europe, after which he became regius professor of botany at Glasgow. He published extensively, and founded and edited several journals; his main interests were ferns, mosses, and fungi, and he was a pioneer of economic botany. He was appointed first director of Kew Gardens, which became ...

Stephenson, Robert, 1772-1850

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Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...

Klein, Emil, 1865-1943

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Bessemer, Henry, Sir, 1813-1898

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Epithet: engineer and inventor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001346.0x000232 ...

Lesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894.

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French diplomatist and noted engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the Marquise Visconti, 1861 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591336 Lesseps was a French diplomat and promoter of the Suez Canal. From the description of Autograph letter signed , 1878 June, and carte-de-visite. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872482 ...

Langenbeck, Maximilian Adolf, 1818-1887

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Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

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Ernest Rutherford was a British physicist. From the description of Correspondence, 1890-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465954 From the guide to the Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1890-1937, 1890-1937, (American Philosophical Society) Ernest Rutherford was a physicist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1904. From the description of Letters, 1904-1924, to Bertram Borden Boltwood. (American Philosophical Society Library). W...

Dalton, John, 1766-1844

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1793 appointed professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at New College, Manchester. From the description of Papers, 1788-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770887 English chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to Dr. Faraday, 1834 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524314 ...

Adams, John Couch, 1819-1892

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Educated at St. John's College, Cambridge and graduated B. A. 1843 as Senior Wrangler and lst Smith's prizeman. Fellow of St. Johns. Then undertook to determine the cause of the perturbations of Uranus and left the results at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich 1845, but his discovery was anticipated by Urban J. J. Le Verrier (for. Mem. R. S. 1847) in July 1846. Le Verrier received the Copley Medal 1846 and Adams 1848. Lowndean Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge, 1858. Director of Cambridge Observat...

Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875

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Sir Charles Lyell was a distinguished English geologist. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1826-1850. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191533869 British geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kinnordy, Kirriemuir, N.B., to George Sumner, [1849 July 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590709 English geologist. From the description of Papers, 1841-1859. (Duke University). WorldC...

Fairbairn, William, Sir, 1789-1874

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Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to C. F. Hammer, at the University of Strasbourg, 1825 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537914 From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to the Chevalier Brunacci, 1813 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537948 From the description of Autograph letter signed : postmarked Paris, to M. Coquerel, 1828 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527192 Naturalist. ...

De la Rue, Warren, 1815-1889

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Chemist and astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1851-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78824419 Epithet: inventor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x00003d Educated at the Collége Sainte Barbe in Paris and then entered his father's printing firm. He studied chemistry, physics, and mechanics and was one of the first to use electrotyping. He inve...

Bramwell, F. J. (Frederick Joseph), 1818-1903

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Roux, Monsieur (Emile), 1853-1933

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French bacteriologist and director of the Pasteur Institute, Paris. From the description of Papers, 1908-1926 and undated, [Paris]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35297907 ...

Clark, Mat

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Parkes, Edmund A. (Edmund Alexander), 1819-1876

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Quételet, Adolphe (1796-1874).

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Adolphe Quetelet was an astronomer, meteorologist, statistician, and director of the Royal Observatory, Brussels. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1839. From the description of Correspondence, 1822-1872. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298244 From the description of Correspondence, 1822-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587306 Adolphe Quetelet was an astronomer, meteorologist, statistician, and director of...

Foster, Myles Birket, 1825-1899

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Myles Birket Foster was a popular Victorian-era illustrator and watercolor painter, noted for his technical proficiency and rustic scenes. First apprenticed to a wood engraver, he later worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals before successfully publishing books of his own illustrations. He was perhaps best known for his watercolor paintings, employing a singular stippled technique to great effect. From the description of Myles Birket Foster letters, announcement, and book...

Prestwick, Joseph, Sir

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Velatoy(?)

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Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1851-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185813 From the description of Correspondence with Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1911-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86144402 From the description of Correspondence with Gilbert Murray, 1904-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155003845 From the description of Laboratory notebook, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77931094 ...

Watson, Thomas,

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Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892

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Sir George Biddell Airy was educated at Cambridge and became Plumain Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Cambridge Observatory in 1828. In 1835 he accepted the post of Astronomer based at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, which he held until 1881. In 1835 Airy was invited to become a member of the University of London Senate. Although he was unable to attend Senate meetings on a regular basis, he discussed the pressing issues of the University at the time with other Senate members, in part...

Swan, Joseph Wilson, 1828-1914

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Chemist and electrical engineer. From the description of Papers, 1863-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79025366 English physicist and chemist. From the description of Letter, n.y. Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384389 ...

Gull, William Withey, Sir, 1816-1890

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British physician. From the description of Note, 1873, Jan. : to Librarian, Royal Society. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31615510 ...

Stanley, Edward, 1791-1862

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Epithet: Reverend of Cockermouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00003d Epithet: Sec to the Customs? British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0001f6 Epithet: MRCS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000245.0x00030a Epithet: of Add MS 382...

Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883

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Edward Sabine was born in 1788 and joined the Royal Artillery in 1803. While stationed on the Niagara frontier of Canada he began his studies into natural history, which were eventually to encompass ornithology, meteorology and the study of terrestrial magnetism. The latter study was his particular specialism and led to his attachment to the Arctic expeditions of John Ross (1777-1856) in the Isabella (1818) and Edward Parry (1790-1855) in the Hecla (1819-1820). During his long career he rose to ...

Coles, Cowper Phipps, 1819-1870.

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Cowper Phipps Coles, British naval officer and inventor of a gun turret. From the description of Cowper Phipps Coles manuscript material : 1 item, 1866 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123360029 From the guide to the Cowper Phipps Coles manuscript material : 1 item, 1866, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...