Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1808-1859 1808-1859

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Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1808-1859, 1808-1859

Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1808-1859 1808-1859

Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864, APS 1805) was a scientist and educator. As a professor of chemistry at Yale University from 1802 to 1853, and pioneering teacher of chemistry, mineralogy and geology, Silliman was largely responsible for the conversion of Yale College to Yale University, with strong medical and scientific departments.

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