Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983 Bulk, 1750-1850 1668-1983

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Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983 Bulk, 1750-1850 1668-1983

Though the Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection is composed of items that do not fall readily into any other existing collection, the two dominant intellectual areas represented in the collection are Early American History and History of Science.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

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Niels Bohr was a Danish physicist who made tremendous contributions to his field, transforming accepted notions of atomic structure, helping to develop nuclear fission, and advocating for international cooperation in crafting responsible nuclear policy. Bohr was born in Copenhagen in 1885 into a family that encouraged his academic pursuits. Christian Bohr, his father, was professor of physiology at the University of Copenhagen. Bohr credited his father for awakening hi...

Columbia University

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The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...

University of Pennsylvania

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Soderstrom, Richard

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Hamilton, Abigail Francis, 1744 or 1745-1798

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Abigail Francis Hamilton at this time was the widow of Andrew Hamilton. From the description of Domestic receipts, 1784-1798. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441040 ...

North, Simpson, Graham & Co.

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Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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Epithet: Vice-president of the American Ethnological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000a9 Author, Indian agent and ethnologist. From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398 Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer. From th...

Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862

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Edward C. Herrick: Yale University librarian, 1843-1858; treasurer of Yale College, 1852-1862; scientist active in investigating the Hessian fly; also interested in astronomy. From the description of Edward Claudius Herrick papers, 1797-1862 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168765 From the guide to the Edward Claudius Herrick papers, 1797-1862, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955

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Parker was an ethnologist, archaeologist and author. His particular area of interst was the Iroquois Indians of New York State. From the description of Papers, 1790-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122629117 Director of Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, and an authority on museum and Indian affairs; New York State Commissioner on Indian Affairs, 1919-1922. From the description of Appendix to last grand sachem of the Iroquois : typescript, 1919. (Buffalo ...

Poulson, Zachariah, 1761-1844

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France. Comité de salut public de la convention national.

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Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

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Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel prizewinning physicist, inventor of the cyclotron and the founder and first director of the University of California Radiation Laboratory, was born on August 8, 1901 in Canton, South Dakota. His parents Carl Gustavus and Gunda Jacobson Lawrence were the children of Norwegian immigrants. Ernest Lawrence attended St. Olaf College and later the University of South Dakota, where he received his A.B. degree in 1922. He had originally thought to become a medical doctor, ...

Hunter, George, 1755-1823

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George Hunter was an apothecary, physician, traveler, and explorer. From the description of Journals, 1796-1809. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440026 ...

Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772

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Mathematician, naturalist, and theosophist. From the description of Emanuel Swedenborg journal excerpt, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980564 ...

Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824

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Philadelphia bookseller and publisher. From the description of Correspondence, 1813-1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82415715 Delaplaine (1777-1824) compiled Delaplaine's Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished American Characters (1815-1818). Ezra C. Gross was a Congressman, ca. 1820; Elizabeth, New York. From the description of Joseph Delaplaine letter : Philadelphia, [P.A.], to Ezra C. Gross, 1819 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1223...

Boyer, Jean Pierre, 1776-1850

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Epithet: President of Haiti British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x00012f ...

Hutton, Charles, 1737-1823

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Charles Hutton (1737-1823) was the son of a colliery labourer. He opened a mathematical school at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1760, and became Professor of Mathematics at the Woolwich Academy from 1773 to 1807. During this period, he also acted as editor of the Ladies Diary , 1773-1818. Hutton was a Fellow of the Royal Society, 1774, became the Copley medallist in 1778, and acted as its foreign secretary in 1779. Amongst other work, Hutton calculated the mean density of the earth in 1778. Publication...

Lathrop, John, 1740-1816

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Holzmann, ...

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Hodgson, William Brown, 1800-1871

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

Davis, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 36061 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a4 Epithet: of Holborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a7 Epithet: Mayor of Rye British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a2 Epithet: of Add MS 31468 ...

Donlevy, Andrew, 1694?-1761?

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Parnell, Richard, 1810-1882.

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Richard Parnell was a physician. From the description of Notebook, ca. 1839-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465871 In 1839-1840, the ichthyologist Richard Parnell left London for a collecting expedition to Jamaica and a tour of museum collections in the United States. An authority on both fishes and grasses, Parnell published two noted works as a young man, his Prize Essay on the Natural and Economical History of the Fishes Marine, Fluviatile, and Lacust...

Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letters, 1911-1919. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635486 American historian and writer. From the description of Letter, 1905 January 7 : to Mr. Fairbairn thanking him for a book. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853745 Rhodes was an American historian. From the description of [Letter] 1893 Jun. 29, Reservoir Street, Cambridge, [Mass. to] Dr. Thwing / James Ford...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Lawyer, diplomat, and U.S senator from New York. From the description of Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 (bulk 1789-1816). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980176 American politician and diplomat; appointed minister to France 1792, replaced in 1794 by James Monroe. From the description of ALS : Villeneuve la Guyard, France, to James Monroe, 1794 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165772 Morris was a Continental Congressm...

Strickland, Arthur

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Eddy, George Simpson

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

Cattell, Abraham Gilmore & Co.

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Forbes, James David, 1809-1868

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Natural philosopher. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1815-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122505977 Epithet: Professor of Natural Philosophy at Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002ff ...

Playfair, Lyon Playfair, baron, 1818-1898

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Scottish scientist, liberal politician and Postmaster General under Prime Minister Gladstone. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608229793 Statesman, scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617649 From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1...

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

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Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Paul Wigner : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419196 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 Apr. 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63283818 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1987 May 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: ...

Stewart, Helen Darcy

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Percival, Thomas Bassnet, 1767-1798

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Baker, Joseph B.

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Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843

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Swiss-American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to William Vaughan in London, 1843 Jun. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472923 Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (1770-1843), Swiss-born, American geodesist and mathematician, was superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of F.R. Hassler correspondence, 1804-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640031 From the guide to the F.R. Hassler correspondence...

Bache, Thomas Hewson

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Mecom, Jane, 1712-1794

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Hudd, Alfred E. (Alfred Edmund), -1920

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Jones, Thomas

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x0000ec Epithet: of Southwark British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x00010c Epithet: of Chetham's Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x0003d3 Epithet: of Egerton MS 282...

Cash, Caleb

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Penn, John, 1729-1795

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Grandson of William Penn, last lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Delaware under the proprietorship. From the description of Warrant : ...

Allen, Willard M., 1904-1993

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Obstetrician and gynecologist, 1904-1993. Professor and head of department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 1940-1971. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Maryland at Baltimore Dept. of Medicine, 1971-1982. Allen was the first scientist to isolate progesterone in the ovary, for which he was awarded the Eli Lilly and Company Award in Biological Chemistry in 1935. From the description of Willard M. Allen papers, 1928-1971. 1928-1...

Galton, Francis, 1822-1911

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Eugenicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. Born in Birmingham, England, educated in Boulogne, Kenilworth and King Edward's School, Birmingham; trained in medicine at Birmingham General Hospital and Kings College London until 1840; B. A. Trinity College, Cambridge. A generous inheritance allowed him to devote his life to travel, and to the study of a succession of virtually unexplored fields: the weather; physical and mental characteristics in man and animals; the influence of heredity on them; her...

Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862

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Pennsylvania State Senator; U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter and photograph of Samuel Breck, 1834, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51298011 Samuel Breck was a Philadelphia merchant and was a member of the American Philosophical Society (elected 1838). From the description of Historical sketch of the Continental bills of credit, from the year 1775 to 1781, with specimens thereof, 1840. (American Philosophical So...

Dupuy, John

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United States. Patent and Trademark Office

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Stephens, Archibald John, 1808-1880

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William, J. E.

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Simon, F. E. (Francis Eugene), 1893-1956

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Goldschmidt, Richard, 1878-1958

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Professor of Zoology, University of California, Berkeley. From the description of Richard Benedict Goldschmidt papers, bulk 1900-1956. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 82679468 Biography Richard B. Goldschmidt was born on April 12, 1878 in Frankfurt am Main. He studied in Heidelberg and Munich, 1896-1902, under Otto Bütschli and Richard Hertwig, receiving his PhD in 1902 from Heidelberg. From 1903...

Perkins, Thomas Handasyd, 1764-1854

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Biddle, James C. (James Cornell), 1795-1838

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Duane, Margaret B

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Entomological Society of Philadelphia.

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Girard, Charles, 1822-1895

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Dollond, George, 1774-1852

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Bonaparte, Joseph, 1768-1844

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Title: count of Survilliers, king of Spain (1808-1813) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x0003be ...

Moylan, Jasper

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Whitney, J.D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896

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Born in Northampton, Mass., Nov. 23, 1819, son of Josiah Dwight and Sarah (Williston) , grad. Yale 1839, read law 1841, traveled and studied in France, Germany, Italy, 1842-45, worked survey of mineral lands of Northern Peninsula of Mich., 1847-49, Ia. State Chemist Ill. State Survey, Geologist of Cal., 1860-74, opened Harvard School of Mines, 1868, elected to Geol. Soc. of London. Author of Metal Wealth of the U.S. and other books. Married Louisa Goddard Howe in June, 1854, had 1 daughter. Died...

United States. Congress

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Pardee, D. W.

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Rafn, Carl Christian, 1795-1864

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Scholar and author. From the description of Carl Christian Rafn correspondence, [ca. 1870] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203763 Danish philologist and antiquarian. From the description of Papers, 1841, Apr. 16 and Apr. 29, Copenhagen. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359918 Epithet: of Add MS 36658 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0003c0 ...

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

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Physicist (photoelectricity, ions) and educator. On the physics faculty at the University of Chicago, 1896-1921; on the faculty at California Institute of Technology: director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics and chairman of the Executive Council, 1921-1946, emeritus professor of physics and chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1946; Nobel Prize in physics, 1923. From the description of Papers [microform], 1847-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77594601 Millikan was...

Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of, 1742-1829

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Historian, artist, scholar. From the description of Autograph note with a sketch : to Lady Anne Hamilton. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614608 From the description of Autograph letter : to "Urania" (Lady Anne Hamilton), not dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614598 From the description of Autograph memorandum to accompany Col. Erskine of Mar's letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614595 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Lad...

Rediger, William

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Castries, Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix, marquis de, 1727-1800

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Charles Eugène Gabriel, Marquis de Castries, was a commander of the cavalry in the French Army who in 1780, was named Minister of Navy to King Louis XVI and in 1783 became Maréchal of France. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1779-1785. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225717146 In 1743, when the 16 year-old Charles de Castries received a commission as Lieutenant in the Régiment du Roi, Infanterie, it would have been hard to predict just h...

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815

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Benjamin Smith was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1786-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380112 Benjamin Smith Barton was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523582 From the description of Volumes, 1791-1812 (bulk). (Americ...

Gamkrelidze, Thomas V.

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Fisher, George, 1795-1873

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Early Texas settler George Fisher (1795-1873) was born Djordje Ribar in Hungary to Serbian parents. After serving in the Slavonic Legion during the Serbian Revolution from 1813 to 1814, he immigrated to America, eventually settling in Mississippi, and adopted the name George Fisher, the English variant of Djordje Ribar. In 1825, he traveled to Mexico, becoming a citizen in 1829. That same year, he was appointed collector of customs for Galveston, Texas, and in 1830 becam...

Sergeant, John, 1747-1824

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Missionary. From the description of Letter of John Sergeant, 1803 August 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073227 Missionary and son of the missionary John Sergeant (1710-1749). Born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Sergeant was ordained as a minister of the Congregational church, and in 1775 took charge of the Indian part of the Stockbridge, Massachusetts, congregation. When they removed to New Stockbridge, Oneida County, New York, during the mid-1780s, he followed them and...

Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Stephen Girard was a merchant, banker, and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1769-1831. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 17270776 Philadelphia banker and philanthropist. From the description of LS : Philadelphia, to John Curwen, 1802 S...

Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888

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Epithet: zoologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x000181 Gosse was an itinerant painter and amateur naturalist who traveled through Alabama in 1838. He sketched and hand colored 233 panels of insects and plants for his unpublished "Entomologia Alabamensis" that is now in the British Museum in London. From the description of Papers, 1838. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 42774639 ...

Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794

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John Witherspoon became one of the most outspoken supporters of the revolutionary cause, even before the colonies and the British fired the first shots of war in 1775. His radical outlook influenced students at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton) where he was president, including James Madison and Aaron Burr. In 1776, Witherspoon was sent by the State of New Jersey as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Later that year, he signed the Declaration of Independence as one of the delegates ...

Franklin, John, 1690-1756.

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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...

Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Charleston, S.C. merchant, plantation owner, and politician. In June 1775 Laurens became president of the first Provincial Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1775. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521798 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S. C., to an unidentified recipient, 1762 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871270 Henry Laurens was a merchant; he w...

Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850

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Chemist. From the description of Opinion de M. Gay-Lussac sur le projet de loi tendant à réprimer la falsification des vins, ca. 1844. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39312011 ...

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 ...

Broussonet, Pierre-Marie-Auguste, 1761-1807

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Beck, James M. (James Montgomery), 1861-1936

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James Montgomery Beck, U.S. District Attorney of Philadelphia and Solicitor General of the United States, was also an amateur Shakespearian. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1911-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868022 James Montgomery Beck was born in Philadelphia on July 9, 1861. Raised in a Moravian home, he graduated from the Moravian College and Theological Seminary in...

Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916

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

Barnes, Joseph, & Co.

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Soemmerring, Detmar Wilhelm, 1793-1871

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Betton, Samuel, 1786-1850

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Samuel Betton, Jr. was born in 1786. He graduated from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1808 and set up his home and private practice in Germantown, Pa. He married Mary Forrest, with whom he had a son, Thomas Forrest Betton. Father and son together amassed a sizable medical library, which was donated to the College of Physicians in 1857. Betton died in Germantown on June 9, 1850. From the description of Samuel Betton's notes on Dr. Barton's lectures, 1803-1...

Wright, Patience Lovell

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Marum, M. van (Martinus), 1750-1837

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Martin Van Marum was a natural philosopher. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1777-1837]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466123 From the guide to the M. van (Martinus van) Marum papers, [ca. 1777-1837]., Circa 1777-1837, (American Philosophical Society) Secretary of the Hollandsche Maatschappij Der Wetenschappen (Dutch Academy of Sciences), Haarlem, Netherlands, from 1804-1837. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83554966...

Buisson

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Fothergill, John, 1712-1780

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John Fothergill was an English Quaker physician and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1770. From the description of Letters, 1737-1750, to Charles Alston. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165478 Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. ...

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

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Political theorist, New York. From the description of Letter, 1779 Jan. 17. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476963318 Thomas Paine, English author and revolutionary. From the guide to the Thomas Paine manuscript material : 1 item, 1788, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Revolutionary pamphleteer, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man. From the description of ALS, [1803] ...

Brongniart, Adolphe, 1801-1876

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Armstrong, John, 1717-1795

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Army officer and delegate from Pennsylvania to U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of John Armstrong report, 1754. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449872 Pennsylvania soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Carlisle, to Joseph Reed, 1780 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131503 ...

Morris, Benjamin, 1757-1808

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Dollond, Peter, 1730-1820

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Steel, W. N.

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Geike, Archibald, Sir, 1835-1924

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Royal Dublin Society

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Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus, 1686-1762

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Gronovius was a Dutch naturalist who wrote a number of books on botany. Bartram is considered the first native-born American botanist. From the description of [Letter] 1751 Jun. 16, Leyden [to] Mr. Bartram / Joh. Fred. Gronovius. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231366979 Epithet: Professor at Deventer and Leyden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x000222 Dutch botanist. ...

Pennsylvania. Commonwealth

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Meuris, Mathias. Estate.

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Brown, William, 1748-1792

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Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, Étienne, 1772-1844

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French naturalist. From the description of Birth defects : two case histories, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553012 French zoologist Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire taught at the Muséum d'histoire naturelle in Paris. From the guide to the Lectures, n.d., on the natural history of Egypt, n.d., (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the Notes, 1825-1829, on natural history, 1825-1829, (American Philosophical Society) Geoffroy Saint-Hi...

Magalhães, João Jacinto de (1722-1790).

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João Jacinto de Magalhães was born in the Portuguese town of Aveiro on November 4, 1722. He is better known to the English-speaking world by the name he published most of his works under, Jean-Hyacinthe Magalhães . He claimed to be a descendant of the Portuguese explorer, Fernão Magalhãaes (Ferdinande Magalhães, c. 1490 - 1521). At the age of eleven Magalhães went to an Augustinian monastery in Coimbra in which he spent the next twenty years living and studying, first as a novice an...

South Carolina. Democratic Society of Pinckney District.

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Spalding, James Alfred, 1846-1938

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Physician and surgeon, of Portland, Me. From the description of Maine doctors over seventy years of age around 1916, undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 235015243 Physician and author, of Portland, Me. From the description of Spalding collection, 1638-1938. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70974603 ...

Alexander, James, 1691-1756

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James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. Born in Scotland in 1691, Alexander fought in the Rebellion of 1715, which resulted in the exile of the Stuarts from England. That year, he moved to the United States and became the surveyor general of the Province of New Jersey. He served on both the Council of New York, from 1721 to 1732, and the Council of New Jersey, from 1723 to 1735. From 1723 to 1727, he also served as New Jersey's attorney general. Ale...

Riddle, Oscar, 1877-1968

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Oscar Riddle was a zoologist and physiologist. Riddle spent most of his professional career at the Station for Experimental Evolution at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, and studied birds, namely pigeons, and reproduction. From the description of Papers, 1919-1963. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488758 Oscar Riddle (1877-1968, APS 1926) was a zoologist and physiologist. He spent most of his professional career at the Station for...

Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807

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Editor, army officer, and businessman. From the description of Papers of Lewis Nicola, 1777-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452337 ...

Hindle, Brooke

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Accum, Friedrich Christian, 1769-1838

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German chemist. Author of "Practical Treastise on Gas-Light" (1815). From the guide to the F.C. Accum invitation to his lecture, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

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...

Strahan, William, 1715-1785

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Epithet: Secretary to Sir P Meadows British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000155 William Strahan was a London printer and publisher, member of Parliament, and friend of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Journals and accounts, 1751-1777. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589409 From the guide to the William Strahan journals and accounts, 1751-1777, ...

Keyser, Cassius Jackson, 1862-1947

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Mathematician. Keyser taught mathematics at Columbia University from 1897 and was Adrain Professor of Mathematics, 1904-1927. (Columbia University A.M., 1896; Ph.D., 1901; D.Sci., 1929). From the description of Cassius Jackson Keyser papers, 1884-1945. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506124278 ...

Focke, Wilhelm Olbers, 1834-1922

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Dalrymple, John, Sir, 1726-1810

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Author of "Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland". From the description of Bound manuscript documents [manuscript]. 1786. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836271 ...

Grégoire, Henri, 1750-1831

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French bishop and politician. From the description of Passport signed by him as president of the convention nationale : Paris, issued to citizen Maure, 1792 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511055 Député du clergé aux états généraux de 1789, l’abbé Grégoire (1750-1831) contribua à l’union du bas-clergé et du tiers et proposa, le 4 août, l’abolition du droit d’aînesse. Il fut le premier à prêter le serment de fidélité à la Constitution civile du clergé (novembre 179...

Fishburn, Junius M.

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Troughton, Edward

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McKell, Patrick

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Patterson, Robert, d. 1909

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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...

Berkeley, W.

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Pennsylvania. Surveyor general's office

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Binney, Amos, 1803-1847

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Evans, Peter

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Rheiner, John

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Gardiner, John, 1737-1793

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Franklin Institute Philadelphia, Pa

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Woodrow, Susannah S.

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W., J.

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Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Stiles, Ezra

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Washington, Horace Lea

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Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857

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Elisha Kent Kane was an American naval surgeon and explorer who commanded the second Grinnell Expedition to the Arctic, 1853-1855. From the description of Elisha Kent Kane letter, Philadelphia, Pa., to Bayard Taylor, 1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34242180 Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the description of Papers, 1830s-1860s. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616028 ...

Thompson, Benjamin,

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F, A.

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Sharpey, William, 1802-1880

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The album contains many letters from European scientists concerning details of business with the Royal Society. From the description of Album of eminent scientists, surgeons, etc. [1856-1872]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 431464647 Epithet: Secretary, Royal Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000065 Epithet: MD, FRS; of Add MS 37198 British Library Archive...

Columbian Society of Artists

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Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814-1897

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While living in Gunnison, Sylvester was called to fight in the Black Hawk Indian War. From the description of History of my life during the Indian Wars, 1909. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122639869 Mathematician and university professor. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1842-1936]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122318590 ...

Dolman, Charles E.

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

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

Magalhães, João Jacinto de (1722-1790).

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João Jacinto de Magalhães was born in the Portuguese town of Aveiro on November 4, 1722. He is better known to the English-speaking world by the name he published most of his works under, Jean-Hyacinthe Magalhães . He claimed to be a descendant of the Portuguese explorer, Fernão Magalhãaes (Ferdinande Magalhães, c. 1490 - 1521). At the age of eleven Magalhães went to an Augustinian monastery in Coimbra in which he spent the next twenty years living and studying, first as a novice an...

Bartram, William, 1739-1823

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William Bartram was a naturalist and made trips throughout the southern frontier, collecting seeds and specimens and making botanical drawings. From the description of Meteorological diary, 1790 January 1-1791 September 13. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540731 From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1760-1800]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624360 Naturalist William Bartram traveled through...

Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

Mint of the United States

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Horner, Inman, 1846? -1912

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American Mathematical Society

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Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968

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Major affiliations include: Joffe, Acad. A. F., Institute of Physics and Technology, (Lenin), Leningrad, USSR, 1917-1932; University of Kharokov, Kharkov, USSR, 1932-1937; and Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, Russia, USSR, 1937-1967. From the description of Golden stock: list of quantum physics articles, 1933-1941, selected by Landau, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78435311 ...

Seaton, William

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Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815

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Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the description of Observationes botanicae de plantis Americae septentrionalis, 1807-1811. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380086 From the description of Correspondence, 1779-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122644685 Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist; he wa...

Donders, F.C. (Franciscus Cornelis), 1818-1889

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Dutch ophthalmologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utrecht, to G.M. Ebers, 1872 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530663 ...

Otto, Louis-Guillaume, comte de Mosloy, 1754-1817

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French-German diplomat. From the description of Letter signed : London, to Citizen Récamier, 1801 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612490 ...

Renaudet, Dr.

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Colden, Jane, 1724-1766

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Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fedorovich, 1770-1846

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Russian explorer in the North Pacific. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1836. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225820346 ...

Philadelphia. Court

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Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822

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Pennsylvania jurist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1814 Oct. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156171 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1815 Oct. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645532 From the description of ALS : to John Donaldson, 1799 Aug. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633652 From the descrip...

Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824

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Political economist and Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of Tench Coxe correspondence, 1786-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145397535 Political economist, Continental Congressman, U.S. Treasury official. From the description of ALS : to Samuel M. Fox, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138965 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John S. Skinner, 1821 Mar. 22. (Rosenbach M...

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom, 1806-1859

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Kenny, James

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Anderson, Espy Lyon, 1810-1866

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Read, Charles, 1715-1774

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Spence, William

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Epithet: FLS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x0003e5 ...

Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805

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British politician and antiquary. From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465117 From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270559 Thomas Pownall was a British colonial politician and author. In 1776 he wrote a one volume work called A Topographical Descri...

Thompson, Zadock, 1796-1856

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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...

Stumpf, Vernon O.

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Missouri. Office of the Secretary of State (Rodman, Francis)

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Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin), 1808-1866

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Epithet: LLD, Professor at Glasgow University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x0000a0 State geologist for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. From the description of Catalogue of the specimens composing the first state geological cabinet deposited in Harrisburg. [archival material]. 1837-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122581671 Epithet: geologist British Library Arch...

Mohr, Otto Lous

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Edwards, Joseph

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Epithet: Reverend; MA; master at King's College School, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0000cc ...

McConomy, John A.

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Pinkney, William, 1764-1822

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William Pinkney was born on March 17, 1764, in Annapolis, Maryland. Originally interested in pursuing medicine, Pinkey ultimately chose law as his desired profession and passed the Maryland bar in 1986. After practicing law in Maryland, Pinkney was sent to London by George Washington to serve as an American commissioner. After spending eight years in England, Pinkney returned to the United States and became Attorney General in 1811. In 1816 he left the country again to serve as an American minis...

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

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

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Ward, Joseph, 1737-1812

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Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815

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Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the description of Observationes botanicae de plantis Americae septentrionalis, 1807-1811. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380086 From the description of Correspondence, 1779-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122644685 Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist; he wa...

Foreman, E.

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Rose, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson), 1776-1842

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Hamilton, Andrew, approximately 1676-1741

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Charlesworth, Edward P., 1813-1893.

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Wingate, Joshua, 1773-1846

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Vogler, Jesse

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Butler, Elizur, 1794-1857

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Teitelman, Edward

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Passavant, Peter Friedrich

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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) ...

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. ...

Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Revolutionary patriot, Continental Army general, and traitor. From the description of Benedict Arnold papers, 1761-1794. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 432702702 Prior to the U.S. Revolutionary War Arnold was a merchant and trader in the West Indies. He served in the Revolutionary Army, but defected to the British in 1780 and served until the War was over. He then went to Canada and eventually to England. He was married to Margaret Mansfie...

Jones, Thomas Rymer, 1810-1880

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Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x0000e0 ...

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978

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

Philadelphia. City tavern. Proprietors

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Hopkinson, Thomas, 1709-1751

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Windt, John, 1799 or 1800-1865

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Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

Stewart, Charles, 1778-1869

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American naval officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Joseph S. Carles, 1858 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575282 ...

Bryan, Guy

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Epithet: Rector of Woodham Walter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002cf ...

Russia (U. S. S. R.) Laws, statutes, etc.

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Moncrief, Alan

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Cauchy, Augustin Louis, baron, 1789-1857

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Epithet: mathematician Title: Baron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001093.0x000335 ...

Montgomery, Dorcas

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Plenge, Johann, 1874-1963

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Paris, Ferdinand John

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British solicitor and agent for Board of General Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1686-1838. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954946 Ferdinand John Paris was an influential London lawyer who was appointed by the East Jersey Proprietors to be their agent with the British government. The East Jersey Proprietors needed someone to represent their cause, the delineation of the borders between East and...

Stone, George, 1708?-1764

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Epithet: of Add MS 34428 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000193 Epithet: of Melbourne Derbysh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x000281 Epithet: trade union official British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x0003a4 ...

Académie des sciences morales et politiques (France)

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Swainson, William, 1789-1855

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Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x0001a6 Swainson, a notable naturalist, was also a skilled botanical draughtsman and a competent water color artist. From the guide to the Birds of North America, Circa 1822-1824, (American Philosophical Society) William Swainson (1789-1855) was born in Liverpool. He joined H.M. Customs in 1803 and transferred to the C...

Diemer, John.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Bond, Phineas, 1749-1815

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Poole, William, 1823-1855

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Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000120 Epithet: Commander of HMS 'Happy Return' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000130 Epithet: of Add MS 38204 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Bache, George Mifflin, 1811-1846

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Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me. From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206 James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, ...

Lippincott, J. B. (Joshua Ballinger), 1813-1886

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Joshua Lippincott was a Philadelphia publisher. From the description of Ledger, 1853-1862. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489930 ...

Babington, Charles Cardale, 1808-1895

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Epithet: FRS, Professor of Botany at Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x000257 ...

Hewson, M. S. (Mary Stevenson)

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Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886

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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) Isaac Lea, a scientist and member of the American Philosophical Society, was the father of Henry Charles Lea. From the description of Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1881. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122621761 Isaac Lea was a geologist and p...

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 ...

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Humphreys, Joshua, 1751-1838

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Joshua Humphreys was a clock maker working in Charlestown Township, Chester County, Penn. From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1750. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668257509 Merchant, of Moorestown, Burlington County, New Jersey. From the description of Daybook, 1799-1800 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86148569 ...

Posey, John F.

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Somerville, Mary, 1780-1872

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Mary Somerville was a Scottish astronomer and physicist. From the description of Letter, 1834. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007445 Mary Somerville (born Mary Fairfax) was born on December 26, 1780 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Somerville became interested in mathematics as a teenager. Somerville's first major work was a translation of the mathematician Laplace's book Mécanique Céleste. She included in the translation detailed explanations of the adv...

Ruault, Nicolas, 1742?-1828

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Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863

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North, Marianne, 1830-1890

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English flower painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wotton-under-Edge, to Dr. Jessop, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846108 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kingston, Jamaica, to Mrs. Botta, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846104 ...

Institut de France. Classe des sciences mathématiques et physiques

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Sands, Edward

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Stewart, Alexander, Jr.

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Miers, John, 1789-1879

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Conybeare, William Daniel, 1787-1857

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Epithet: geologist, Dean of Llandaff British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x00024b ...

Pennsylvania. Provincial Council

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Hilprecht, H.V. (Hermann Vollrat), 1859-1925

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Hermann Vollrat Hilprecht was born in Germany on July 28, 1859. He attended the University of Leipzig where he studied theology, law, and Semitic Languates. Hilprecht received his Ph.D. in 1883, and emigrated to the United States three years later where he became oriental editor of the SUNDAY SCHOOL TIMES in Philadelphia. That same year he was appointed a lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania, later being appointed to the Clark research professorship of Assyriolog...

Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849

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Son of the American Revolutionary hero, the marquis de Lafayette. From the description of Letter of Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014865 ...

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

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John Archibald Wheeler is a physicist and a pioneer theorist on the existence of black holes. He studied under Herzfeld at Johns Hopkins University (Ph. D., 1933) and later studied nuclear fission with Niels Bohr. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1950s-1970s]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298147 Physicist (atomic and nuclear theory, relativity theory, and cosmology). On the physics faculty at Princeton University from 1938; physicist, ...

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...

Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

Phillips, John, 1800-1874

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Bland, Thomas, 1809-1885

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Hutchinson, James, 1752-1793

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James Hutchinson was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Papers, 1771-1928. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489504 From the description of Diary, 1777 Feb. 26-March 16. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624377 James Hutchinson (1752-1793, APS 1779). Physician and a surgeon, Surgeon General of Pennsylvania, 1778-1784, born in Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Hutc...

Webster, Thomas, 1773-1844

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Thomas Webster was born in 1773 in the Orkneys. He was educated at Aberdeen, but soon moved to London, where he studied architecture and agriculture. After completing his studies, he travelled through England and France gaining practice as an architect. In 1779, he was appointed to the post of clerk of the works with the newly established Royal Institution, the building for which he designed. On deciding to follow a career in geology, he acted as curator, draughtsman and...

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...

Philadelphia Assembly.

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Rush, William, 1801-1864

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McAleer, John Joseph

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Rosse, William Parsons, Earl of, 1800-1867

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Graves, James, 1815-1886

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St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813

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French author and traveller. From the description of Souvenirs Consacrés à la Mémoire de Madame la Comtesse de Houdetot : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635346 From the description of Esquisse de ma vie depuis ma sortie de prison à New York : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635028 From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634753...

Correia da Serra, José Francisco, 1750-1823

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Portuguese statesman; scholar and botanist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to [Thomas Jefferson], 1817 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530939 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist, and diplomat. Caspar Wistar was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Note nécrologique sur le Docteur Wistar, 1818. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122539921 J...

Biot, Jean-Baptiste, 1774-1862

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Maclure, William, 1763-1840

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Parker Cleaveland worked as a mineralogist and geologist. From the guide to the Parker Cleaveland papers, [ca. 1806]-1844, Circa 1806-1844, (American Philosophical Society) Born in Scotland, Maclure became a U.S. citizen in 1803. His interests were science and education, and he set up an agricultural school at New Harmony, Ind. Maclure's will was somewhat unclear, and his brother Alexander, who was made executor, apparently disregarded it and handled the estate carelessly. T...

Jukes-Browne, A. J. (Alfred John), 1851-1914

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Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002ef ...

Winthrop, John, 1714-1779

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John Winthrop (Harvard, A.B., 1732, A. M. 1735) taught science, astronomy and mathematics at Harvard. He was the second Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy. From the description of Papers of John Winthrop, 1728-1789 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972938 John Winthrop (1738-1779), astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, served as Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy from 1738 to 1779. Winthrop was o...

McGregor, James Howard, 1872-1954.

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James Howard McGregor was a zoologist and taught zoology at Columbia University (1924-1942). He was also a member of the staff at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts (1899-1906). From the description of Notes on x-ray experiments, 1907 March 30. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523435 From the description of The osteology and myology of Cryptobranchus alleghaniensis with eleven plates, 1894. (American Philosophical Society ...

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-

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Died in 1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Clayton Urey, 1964 March 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584513 Epithet: US chemist, Nobel laureate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000b4 Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several univers...

Powell, J. V.

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Genet, Edmond-Charles, 1763-1834

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French diplomat. First minister of the French Republic to the United States (1792-1793). Later a resident of New York. From the description of Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 (bulk 1789-1793). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80812980 French minister to the United States; married to Cornelia Clinton, daughter of Governor George Clinton. From the description of Account book, 1799-1801. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58664564 ...

Harmer, Josiah, 1753-1813.

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Lingne

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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. ...

Glaisher, James, 1809-1903

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Scull, Nicholas, 1686?-1761?

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Scull was surveyor general of Pennsylvania. From the description of Field notes, 1730-1755 (inclusive), 1741-1755 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489766 Surveyor of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Nicholas Scull estate memorandum, 1762. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980879 ...

Oakes, William, 1799-1848

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Oakes (Harvard, B.A. 1820) practiced law in Ipswich, Mass. Later he described the flora of the White Mountains for a geological survey report on New Hampshire. From the description of Letters to James Watson Robbins, 1827-1847 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 40961364 William Oakes (1799-1848), botanist, of Ipswich, Mass., was born in Danvers, Mass., on 1 July 1799. He graduated from Harvard in 1820 and studied law with Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845),...

Weaver, Thomas, 1773-1855

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Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789

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In January 1789 the Connecticut General Assembly appointed Samuel Parsons, legislator and revolutionary major-general, and James Davenport, lawyer and judge, as commissioners to purchase Indian land titles held in the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to his excellency Governor [Samuel] Huntington, 1789 Apr. 6. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 39287161 Army officer. From the description of Orderly books of Samuel H...

Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865311 At 21 he began business in London as a musical instrument maker and carried out experiments on sound and optics. Professor of experimental physics at King's Colege, London 1834. F. R. S., 1836. He made many inventions and suggested the stereoscope and spectrum analysis. He collaborated with Sir William Fothergill Cooke in producing and improving electric telegraph ...

Société Montyon et Franklin

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Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Molesey, to John Murray, [probably 1834]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525115 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Molesey, Sussex, to Lord Palmerston, 1852 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531191 John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician, literary critic, and author. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Lincoln's Inn, London, becoming an Iri...

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846

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Letter regarding Waterhouse's teaching at Harvard Medical School and his membership in the Massachusetts Medical Society. From the description of Letter to Caleb Strong, 1812. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 231052789 Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) was the Hersey Professor ofthe Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1783 to 1812. He was given an honorary degree by Harvard in 1786. He earned an MD from Leyden in 1780. He also was a professor ...

Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873

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American naval officer and oceanographer. From the description of Letter to Capt. Charles Wilkes [manuscript], 1848 March 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808228 From the description of Letter to Andrew Hull Foote [manuscript], 1856 April 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817495 Epithet: Astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000219 ...

Bridgewater, Dorothy W.

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Wien, W. (Wilhelm), 1864-1928

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Major affiliations: Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1896-1899; Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany, 1899-1900; and Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany. From the description of Correspondence with Max Planck, 1900-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83086297 Major affiliations include: Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1896-1899; Universität Giessen, Tiessen, Germany, 1899-1900; and Universität Würzbu...

Hall, John, of Richmond

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Epithet: of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00022a Epithet: schoolmaster, of Cambuslang British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000233 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 6171 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000225 The John Ha...

Lowe, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1825-1900

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Epithet: botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000630.0x0002f9 ...

Medicus, Heinrich, 1918-

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Physicist and educator. From the description of International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79789898 From the description of International congress for nuclear physics, quantum electrodynamics and cosmic radiation [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78080324 From the description of International Congress for Physics [motion picture] ...

Lanhurst, Edwin A.

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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

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Rubincam, Milton, 1909-

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Pennsylvania. General Assembly

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On Apr. 10, 1862, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed an act "for the improvement and grading of the public roads leading from Eshleman's Mill to the Long Lane" in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. From the description of Roads and internal improvements acts, 1789-1862. (Millersville University Library). WorldCat record id: 49291687 ...

Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

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Marie Curie (b. November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland-d. July 4, 1934, Passy, Haute-Savoie, France), nuclear physics and chemist and research of radioactivity. She won the Nobel Prize for physics (with Pierre Curie) in 1903, and again for chemistry in 1911. She discovered polonium and radium. ...

Nicholson, John, 1757-1800

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Land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson papers, 1795 16 Feb.-10 Mar. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953089 Financier and land speculator. From the description of John Nicholson family papers, 1786-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981679 Pennsylvania state official and land promoter. From the description of ALS : to Thomas Mifflin, 1791 Nov. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat reco...

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Meteorological observations, Cambridge, Mass., March

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Watts, George B.

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Potts, Stephen, 1704/5-

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Philadelphia. Select and Common Councils

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Prezzi correnti di mercanzie.. .

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Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839

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

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Short, William, 1759-1849

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

George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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George III, King of Great Britain from 25 October 1760 until his death on 29 January 1820. From the description of George III, King of Great Britain manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 232498897 John Halkett was Captain General for Great Britain and governor of the Bahamas. From the description of British Trade with West Indies, Document, 1801 December 15. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 12261...

Burd, Edward, 1751-1833

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Edward Burd was a member of a prominent Pennsylvania family active in social, economic and political affairs of the state. Edward Shippen was a merchant in Philadelphia and was active in the political and economic affairs of both Philadelphia and Lancaster. From the description of Papers, 1766-1830. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122590613 Edward Burd was a member of a prominent Pennsylvania family active in social, economic and political affairs o...

Barnes, Joseph

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Barton, William, 1754-1817

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Massachusetts medical men

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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...

Hayley, M. G.

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Dod, Daniel, 1788-1823

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Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887

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William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887), physician, historian, and Episcopal bishop, was born in Bath, Maine. He attended the Medical College of South Carolina and studied under Dr. Edward Coppee in Savannah, Georgia. He became interested in the Episcopal ministry and studied under Bishop Stephen Elliott in Savannah. Ordained as a deacon in 1843, he was appointed missionary to Athens, Georgia, where he soon became the rector of the local Episcopal Church. He accepted a call to St. Andrews Church in Ph...

Fowler, John, 1826-1884

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Hawkins, Joseph

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Biography Joseph Hawkins received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Southern California, with a dissertation on homosexuality in Japan. He took the photographs in this collection at the 1996 Tagata Honen Festival in Kamaki, Japan. This Shinto festival, held annually on March 15, is a fertility rite and a celebration of life, and its key focus is a large phallus carved from a sacred Japanese cypress tree. From the gu...

Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891

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Philadelphia-born naturalist. Leidy studied medicine and anatomy and received the degree of M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1844. He died in 1891 recognized as the foremost American anatomist of his time. Among many interests, parasitology had been a favorite study of Leidy. From the description of Joseph Leidy journal: Researches on rhizopods, 1875-1877. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 214283687 ...

Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818

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

Oregon. Governor (1866-1870 : Woods)

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Congregational Church (Charleston, S. C.)

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Bensell, George?

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France. Bureau général des Poudres & Salpétres à Marseille

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Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

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Artist Thomas Sully was born in London, although his actor parents soon emigrated to the United States. A trip back to England to study painting expanded his horizons, and upon his return to the United States he developed a reputation as a first rate painter. He specialized in portraits, especially portraits of women, and painted full-length portraits of many public and private figures. He is perhaps most closely associated with his portrait of Queen Victoria and for his painting, Washington cro...

Ball, Robert S. (Robert Stawell), 1840-1913

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Astronomer, mathematician. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83300259 From the description of Letters, 1893-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84043018 Astronomer and mathematician. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1872-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78291613 ...

Kelvin, William Thomson, baron, 1824-1907

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617799 From the description of Papers, 1905-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830683 From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971911 British mathematician and physicist. From the description of Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25...

Jones, Walter, 1745-1815

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Walter Jones was a student at William and Mary with Thomas Jefferson. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an M.D. in 1769. Upon his return to Virginia, he practiced medicine and served in the House of Delegates during the Revolution. He was a delegate to the convention at Annapolis and served in the U.S. Congress from 1797 to 1799. From the description of Walter Jones letter to Robert Carter, III, 1776 November 9. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id:...

Penn, Thomas, 1726-1798

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Phillips, John, 1951-

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 971 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00031b Epithet: of Add MS 35580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x000319 Epithet: of Add MS 28234 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x000316 ...

Eastburn, Benjamin

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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...

Groth, Mary

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Arago, Emmanuel, et al.

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Chambrun, René de, 1906-

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French army officer and writer. A captain of infantry in World War II, in 1940 he was sent to the United States to obtain aid for France. He was also a direct descendant of General Lafayette. From the description of René de Chambrun miscellany, 1957-1986. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74899070 French lawyer and historian. From the description of René de Chambrun papers, 1914-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868810 ...

Whipple, Robert

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

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

Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957

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Research chemist and physicist, General Electric Co. from 1909. Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1932. From the description of Pathological science [sound recording] : an address to General Electric's Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory Colloquium; 1953 December 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83715356 Chemist. From the description of Papers of Irving Langmuir, 1871-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449037 Biographical Note ...

Benny, Elizabeth

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Sullivan, William, 1774-1839

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Sullivan was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1795, served on the Massachuetts General Court (1804-1830), and was a delegate to the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention (1830). From 1830, he devoted most of his career to writing about political institutions of the United States. From the description of Letters to Sarah Cutler, 1832-1836. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337895 A pencil notation on the item suggests that Sullivan was the son of Mass...

Bache, Mary

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Vaughan, John

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Epithet: of Mucking, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00015c Epithet: Lord British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x000158 Title: 2nd Viscount Lisburne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00015d Epithet: Incumbent of...

Hancock, Albany, 1806-1873

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White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Vaughan club

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Haldane, J.B.S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964

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Smith, Thomas

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Epithet: of Easton Grey, county Wiltshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00022d Epithet: Commander; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0001f5 Epithet: curate of Laracor, county Meath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0001f6 ...

Freehauff, Daniel

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Goddard, David R.

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Delambre, J. B. J. (Jean Baptiste Joseph), 1749-1822

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Delambre was a professor of astronomy in the Collège de France. He is best known for his tables of Uranus and his work on the history of astronomy. From the guide to the Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers, 1778-1821, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) French astronomer. From the description of Document signed, as perpetual secretary of the Académie Royale des Sciences : Paris, 1821 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536486 From the description...

Andrews, William Winthrop

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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Died 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80709804 Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; d...

Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906

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Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He also served as the director of the Allegheny Observatory and a professory of astronomy at the Western University of Pennsylvania (now known as the University of Pittsburgh). While at the Smithsonian he founded the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory....

Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907

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Ornithologist. From the description of Letter and list of birds obtained in St. Croix, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148291 From the description of Letter and list of birds obtained in St. Croix, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83384161 Zoologist and educator. From the description of Letter of Alfred Newton, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454709 Alfred Newton, a British ornithologist, was one of the founders o...

Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold), 1806-1895

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Ornithologist. From the description of George N. Lawrence collection of ornithological correspondence, 1865-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155485273 George Newbold Lawrence was an ornithologist and wholesale druggist. He was one of the founders of the American Ornithologists' Union and of the College of Pharmacy of the City of New York. From the description of Papers, ca. 1860s-1870s. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316346 ...

Maynard, C. J. (Charles Johnson), 1845-1929

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Reimarus, Johann Albert Heinrich, 1729-1814

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Darwin, Robert Waring, 1766-1848

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Epithet: Dr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000131.0x000315 ...

Carlile, Richard, 1790-1843

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Richard Carlile, English radical publisher and writer. Inspired by the reformist writings of Thomas Paine, he distributed various radical tracts, including those of William Hone, and wrote works of his own. For his published accounts of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre, he was charged with blasphemy and seditious libel and sentenced to six years in prison. Freed in 1825, he published Every Woman's Book, or, What is Love, a controversial book advocating birth control. From the description o...

Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794

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French philosopher, mathematician and politician. From the description of Memoire sur les differences partielles : autograph manuscript signed, 1772 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538325 From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : Basel, to the [Marquis de La Fayette), 1785 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531690 French philosopher, mathematician, and politician. From the description of Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, marquis de ...

Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854

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Philadelphia lawyer and bibliophile. From the description of ALS : to James Abercrombie, 1836 July 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617112 Jared Sparks was a clergyman, editor, historian, and president of Harvard College; he became an American Philosophical Society member in 1837. From the guide to the Jared Sparks selected papers, 1819-1863 Franklin Bache S. D. Bradford William Duane Peter S. Du Ponceau J. Francis Fisher George Gibbs ...

Whitefield, George, 1714-1770

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Epithet: Reverend; of Add MS 34068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x0000fb Epithet: Reverend; Preacher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x0000fc Methodist clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1759. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20504475 Clergyman and evangelist. ...

Richards, Horace Clark

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Wightman, W. P. D. William Persehouse Delisle

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Parker, James, 1714-1770

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Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775

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Land speculator. From the description of Papers of Thomas Penn, 1740-1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452327 From the description of Letters of Thomas Penn, 1748-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070635 The son of William Penn, Thomas Penn served as proprietor of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Penn was a proprietor of Pe...

Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823

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John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder was a Moravian missionary. From the description of Letters and manuscripts, 1741-1822. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523571 From the description of Journey with the commissioners to the Indian treaty, 1793. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122579018 From the description of Letters and papers, 1789-1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 1225...

Penn, Letitia

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Beck, John B. (John Brodhead), 1794-1851

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Jones, Samuel, 1734-1819

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Samuel Jones was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1786-90 and became New York's first comptroller in 1797. From the description of Samuel Jones autograph note signed and check endorsed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779287345 State comptroller of New York, 1797-1800. From the description of Letter from William Smith, 1799. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 79431638 Lawyer and state official, New York City. ...

Philadelphia

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Salter, Leon J.

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Lewis, R. M.

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Hall, John E. (John Elihu), 1783-1829

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Author, editor, and lawyer. From the description of Letters of John E. Hall, 1812-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455861 ...

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

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

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Pennsylvania. Charters

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Ahenakew, Edward

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Jones, Judge John

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Johannsen, W. (Wilhelm), 1857-1927

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Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

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Benjamin Smith Lyman was a geologist and mining engineer. From the description of Papers, 1850-1918. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316358 Benjamin Smith Lyman studied geology and mining engineering in France and in Germany. He worked with J. Peter Lesley in the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, and later worked on the Iowa Geological Survey. Lyman was surveyor of the coal fields of Cape Breton Island and Nova Scotia and of the gold ...

North American Land Company

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Brooks, William Keith, 1848-1908

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Brooks was professor of biology at Hopkins and the founder of the Chesapeake Zoological Laboratory. He was born in Cleveland in 1848 and received his B.A. from Williams in 1870 and received his Ph. D from Harvard in 1875. In 1876 he was received one of the first advanced fellowships at Hopkins. He remained on the faculty until his death in 1908. Brook's morphological studies of tunicates and coelenterates were his outstanding contribution to biology. He published numerou...

U. S. Collector of revenue

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Buckland, Mary Morland

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Whistler, George W. (George Washington), 1800-1849

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Engineer and army officer. Father of artist James McNeill Whistler. From the description of George W. Whistler correspondence, 1842 September 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981348 ...

Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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Clymer was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution from Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, 1779 April 2, Roxborough, to unknown. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13347530 Philadelphia merchant and Congressman. From the description of ALS : to William Rawle, 1793 Feb. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86102605 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Jacob Bowman, 18...

New York Academy of Medicine

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Folger, Reuben

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Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824

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Putnam commanded the defensive works around Boston in 1775 and later served under Gates against Burgoyne. From the description of Letter, 1781 March 13, Boston [Mass.], [to] Major General Heath, West Point. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50844673 Continental army officer. From the description of Papers of Rufus Putnam, 1781-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061883 Co-founder of Ohio University; trustee from 1804 to ...

Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930

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William Diller Matthew was a vertebrate paleontologist and geologist. Matthew joined the American Museum of Natural History in 1895 as an assistant in the Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology, eventually becoming curator in 1911. At the death of E.O. Hovey in 1924, Matthew was appointed acting curator of the Dept. of Geology. In 1927 Matthew went to the University of California as professor of paleontology and curator of the paleontological museum. From the description of Papers, 1922-19...

Greene, Catharine Ray, 1731-1794

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Oregon. Office of the Secretary of State (Samuel E. Mays)

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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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) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Sarton, George, 1884-1956

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Historian of science, George Alfred Leon Sarton was born on August 31, 1884, in Ghent, Belgium. He studied the natural sciences at the University of Ghent, and received his D.Sc. in 1911. Escaping to England before World War I, Sarton then came to the United States in 1915. After spending some time in lecturing positions, Sarton came to Harvard University in 1920, was made a full professor there in 1940 and retired in 1951 when he was made professor emeritus. He was founder of th...

Reed, Joseph, 1772-1846.

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Recorder of Philadelphia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Galmul Hasler, 1827 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616542 Joseph Reed was a Philadelphia lawyer and executor of the John D. Coxe estate. From the description of Ledgers, 1824-1830. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489194 ...

Ship St. Anne

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Murray, John, 1742-1793

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Clergyman in Boothbay, Me. From the description of Anecdote, 1774. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978572 Clergyman, of Boothbay, Me., and Newburyport, Mass. From the description of Records of Rev. John Murray, Boothbay, Maine, 1767-1778, 1931. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 82154479 ...

Churchman, John, 1753-1805

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John Churchman was a Quaker surveyor from Nottingham, Pennsylvania, eldest son of George and Hannah James Churchman. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 19298369 ...

Pennsylvania. Commissioners of Property

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Home, James

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Title: 5th Earl of Home British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x000345 Title: 3rd Earl of Home British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x000344 ...

Guenneteau

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Charleston Museum (Charleston, S. C.)

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Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813

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Army officer and explorer. From the description of Papers of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, 1805-1806. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070072 Zebulon Montgomery Pike was a soldier and explorer of the Louisiana Purchase. From the description of Journal of a voyage to the source of the Mississippi in the years 1805 and 1806, 1805 August 9-1806 April 30. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122473970 Explorer and U.S. Army officer. ...

Nares, Robert, 1753-1829

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Harris, Robert P. (Robert Patterson), 1822-1899

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Robert Patterson Harris (1822-1899), born in Chester Valley, Pennsylvania, received his A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1841, and A.M. and M.D. in 1844; and then worked at the Demilt Dispensary in New York. Following clinical study in Paris, he established himself with his father, also an M.D., in Philadelphia where he practiced for 35 years. He was particularly interested in gynecological surgery and was considered the most prominent medical statistician in the U.S. Dr. Harri...

Masonic Lodge.

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Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Navy Com. Office. MSL-4

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Walker, Sears Cook, 1805-1853

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American astronomer who taught at Harvard, was an actuary for the Pennsylvania Company for the Insurance on Lives and Granting Annuities, served as an assistant at the United States Naval Observatory, and finally headed the Longitude Department of the United States Coast Survey. During his tenure at the U.S. Coast Survey, he developed the method of determining differences of longitude by telegraph. From the description of A commonplace book upon the plan recommended and practised by ...

Bankson, Swan. Estate of.

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Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Richard Rush (1780-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a lawyer before beginning his political care...

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 ...

Young, Henry J.

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Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799

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Aargauische Kantonsbibliothek

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Brodie, Benjamin, Sir, 1783-1862

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Brodie was an English author and physician. From the description of Letter, 1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78614800 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unnamed correspondent, 1858 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133442 From the description of Benjamin Brodie papers, 1821-1862, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34848013 ...

Philadelphia. Laws

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Eliot, John, 1604-1690

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John Eliot, styled "the Indian Apostle," was born in England, emigrated to the U.S. (Boston) in 1631 and died at Roxbury, Mass. He was the translator of the first Bible into the Indian (N.A.) language; known as Eliot's Indian Bible. From the description of Autograph signature to covenant, 1624 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615429 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of John Eliot letter, 1673. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010036 ...

Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782

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English Prime-minster. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656097 English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852880 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. (Unknown). ...

Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

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Secretary of the Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. From the description of Papers of Charles Thomson, 1765-1888 (bulk 1765-1818). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060797 Charles Thomson was the secretary of the Continental Congress. From the description of Journal (notebook), 1782. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441800 Mr. Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress 1774-1789. From th...

Otey, James Hervey, 1800-1863

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James Hervey Otey (1800-1863) was an Episcopal bishop of Tennessee, 1834-1863. His father, Isaac, was a prominent citizen and state legislator from Bedford County, Va. From the guide to the James Hervey Otey Papers, 1823-1885, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Tennessee. From the description of James Hervey Otey papers, 1833-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 66269651...

Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956

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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., (1869-1956) was born in Peterboro, New York, on December 6, 1869, and grew up on a large estate in central New York. In this relatively isolated setting and through the influence of his great uncle, an ornithologist, Miller developed an early interest in natural history. Following his graduation from Harvard in 1894, Miller joined the Biological Survey in the Department of Agriculture and worked under Clinton Hart Merriam. In 1898 he joined the United States National Mu...

Sanderson, William H.

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Bethlehem (Pa.). Moravian Church

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Mueller, Ferdinand von, 1825-1896.

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Bowen, Catherine Drinker, 1897-1973

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Author and biographer. From the description of Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980 (bulk 1934-1972). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062023 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Bryn Mawr, Pa., 9 November 1961, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1961 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906443 Biographical Note 1897, Jan. 1 ...

Booth, F. E. M. (Frances E. M.)

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Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893

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Horsford (Harvard, A.B., 1847) taught chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Eben Norton Horsford, ca. 1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972793 Engineer, college professor and industrial chemist; president of Wellesley. From the description of E. N. Horsford letter to a Miss Reid [manuscript], 1884 February 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 713898870 David Zeisberger served as a Moravian minister. ...

Montgomery, William

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000169 ...

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Elbert, Samuel, 1740-1788.

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Revolutionary soldier and merchant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Herbert's 10 miles above Briar Creek - lower-Bridge", to General Lincoln, 1779 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743300 Samuel Elbert (1740-1788) was born in Prince William Parish, South Carolina. During the American Revolution he joined the Sons of Liberty. A member of the first Georgia Council of Safety (1775), he entered the Continental service as a lieutenant-colonel in 1776. ...

Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893

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Noted American historian from Massachusetts who traveled the Oregon Trail and published extensively on early America. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 233593490 Francis Parkman, historian, was born in Boston and educated at Harvard, his father's alma mater. Samuel Parkman was a Unitarian pastor who founded The Parkman Professorship of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care in The Cambridge Theological ...

Beccaria, Giambatista, 1716-1781

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Giambatista (aka. Giovanni Battista) Beccaria, a professor of experimental physics, taught at the University of Turin. From the guide to the Ex Phisicis Institutionibus, 1769, 1769, (American Philosophical Society) Croation by birth, mathematian and natural philosopher, Rudjer Josip Boskovic spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the guide to the Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, [ca. 1730-1786], Circa 1730-178...

Jordon, David Starr, 1851-1931.

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Binney, Horace, 1780-1875

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from Pennyslvania. From the description of Horace Binney correspondence, 1812-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450670 American lawyer and legal writer. From the description of Horace Binney letters, 1828-1844. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936624 Horace Binney was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, elected to Congress in 1833. From the description of Letters to Rev. William Henry Furnes...

Pennsylvania (Colony). Council

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Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856

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John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him. From the description of Berrien, John letters, 1796-1799. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 268674733 Georgia resident (Savannah) and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1820-1852. (Duke University Library). Worl...

White, Irene

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Epithet: Mrs of Chelsea British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000280 ...

Pennsylvania-Maryland commissioners

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Odell, Jonathan, 1737-1818

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American poet, loyalist. From the description of Papers of Jonathan Odell [manuscript], 1768, 1776, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813273 From the description of Collection, 1768-1776, and undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122529898 Jonathan Odell, a clergyman, was born in Newark, New Jersey, and died in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was the son of John Odell and Temperance, a daughter of ...

O'Connell, Sir Maurice Charles Philip, d. 1848

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Shippen, William, 1736?-1808

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Philadelphia physician. From the description of Papers, 1786-1791. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359206 Physician and educator of Philadelphia, Pa., and chief of the medical dept., Continental Army. From the description of William Shippen papers, 1752-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980453 Dr. William Shippen (1736-1808) was a physician in Philadelphia (from 1762) and later a founder and president (1805-1808) of the college of Physician...

Brewster, Sir David

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Hilbiber, Frederick J.

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Lewis, Mordecai, 1748-1799

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McCulley, George

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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...

Reichel, Charles Gotthold, 1751-1825

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Moravian clergyman and educator. Born in Silesia, served as bishop of both northern and southern provinces in the United States. From the description of ALS : Nazareth, Pa., to Maj. Isaac Craig, Pittsburgh, 1801 Sept. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591753 ...

Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965

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

Withering, William, 1741-1799

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William Withering, botanist and physician, is credited with the introduction of digitalis into the practice of medicine. Withering was born in Wellington, Shropshire, England in 1741. He followed in the medical footsteps of his father who was an apothecary-surgeon. Withering received his degree in 1766 from the University of Edinburgh. Withering published 19 articles during his lifetime. After fighting a long battle with tuberculosis, he died on 6 October 1799, at the age of 58. Dig...

le Bovet, Marie Anne

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Dixon, Joseph

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Epithet: RC Archbishop of Armagh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x00029c Joseph Dixon (fl 1809-1832), mercer and haberdasher, had a shop in Great Hampton Street, Birmingham by 1820. Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue (http://calm.bham.ac.uk/DServeA/). Accessed May 2002. From the guide to the Journals and note...

Graeff, Jacob

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Najlis, Elena L.

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Watson, Winslow C. (Winslow Cossoul), 1803-1884

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Planck, Max, 1858-1947

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Physicist Max Planck authored the quantum theory. From the guide to the Max Planck correspondence, 1919-1948, 1919-1948, (American Philosophical Society) German physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin-Grunewald, to Artur Neuberg, 1939 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872119 Max Planck was a physicist and the author of the quantum theory. Received Nobel prize in Physics (1918). Involvement with the Kaiser-Wilhelm Soci...

Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685

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The New River is in fact a canal which has brought water to London from outlying areas since the early 17th century. From the description of Letter to the Governor of the New River Company, 1667 Sept. 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 70187741 Bount is remembered in particular for his travels in Turkey, published as A VOYAGE INTO THE LEVANT (London, 1636). He was recognised by Charles I, being made a gentleman pensioner to the king and knighted 21 March 1...

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 ...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

Ralston, A. and G., and Co.

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Tilghman, James, 1716-1793

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James Tilghman, the son of Richard Tilghman and Anna Maria Lloyd, was born at his family's estate in Maryland on December 6, 1716. He practiced law in Annapolis, Maryland, before moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1760. He married Anne Francis, daughter of Pennsylvania Secretary of State Tench Francis, on September 30, 1743, and they had ten children: Tench (1744-1786), Richard (1746-1786), James (1748-1809), Anna Maria (1750-1817), Elizabeth (b. 1754), William (1756-1827), Ma...

Missouri. Governor (1869-1871 : McClurg)

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Adams, Donald

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Randle, Martha Champion

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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...

Perdue, Jacob

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Elliott, James B.

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Secretary, Thomas Paine Memorial Association. From the description of James Elliott papers, 1853-1912. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68796300 From the description of Papers, 1853-1912. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367206 ...

Cunningham, W. (William), 1849-1919

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Cunningham, a native of New York, was a Chicago clerk when he enlisted in Cogswell's Light Artillery in January 1864. He was mustered out August 14, 1865. Later he was a traveling salesman, living in Ottawa, Illinois. From the description of Letter, June 27, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 165199931 ...

M'Henry, James, 1785-1845

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 May 13. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 80944655 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 May 13. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55821861 ...

Bland, Theodorick

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Theodorick Bland was born 21 March 1742 in Prince George County, Virginia. He was educated at Wakefield School in Yorkshire, England, and began studying medicine at a Liverpool infirmary in 1759. In 1761, Bland entered the University of Edinburg in Scotland and graduated from there with a medical degree in 1763. Returning to Virginia in 1764, he began practicing medicine in Prince George County, until health forced him to retire in 1771. When the American Revolution began, Bland was appointed a ...

Clay, Joseph

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Freeman, Gage Earle, 1820-1903

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Collier, Charles B.

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Passavant, Johann David, 1787-1861

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The German painter and art historian John David Passavant, initially trained as a merchant, started studying painting in Paris and Rome, and produced numerous works. In 1839 he published an impressive monograph, Raphael von Urbino, which drew on extensive archival research. His travel notes from England, Belgium and Spain also earned widespread admiration. In 1840 he was appointed inspector of the Städelisches Kunstinstitut. From the description of Letter to Audin, 1842 Oct. 8. (Get...

Booth, Christopher C. (Christopher Charles), 1924-2012

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Writer Betsy Copping Corner, wife of endocrinologist George Washington Corner, covered medical history and wrote book reviews; she also edited the diary of William Shippen, Jr. and the letters of John Fothergill. From the guide to the Betsy Copping Corner papers, 1935-1974, 1935-1974, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 1750-1801

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Lutheran clergyman, politician. Born Trappe, Pa., educated at Halle, ordained 1771. First Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives. From the description of Einleitung in die dogmatis Theologie. Zweiter Theil : manuscript, 1769. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138923 Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) ...

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 ...

Hosack, David, 1769-1835

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Physician, botanist and minerologist of New York. From the description of Papers, 1801-1827, New York, New York. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092174 David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1810. From the guide to the David Hosack letters and papers, 1795-1835, 1795-1835, (American Philosophical Society) David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist, and was e...

Garden, Alexander, 1730-1791

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Charleston and Prince William Parish, S.C. physician and naturalist. From the description of Account with the estate of John Gordon, 1779. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521715 South Carolina plantation owner, physician, and naturalist, after whom Karl Linnaeus named the "Gardenia." Alexander Garden married Elizabeth Peronneau (d. 1805). Garden remained loyal to the Crown, although his son, Alexander Garden (1757-1829) supported the colonial c...

Whitney, W. N.

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Tyson, Job R. (Job Roberts), 1803-1858

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Darwin Fox, William, 1805-1880

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Philadelphia. City Tavern

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Jay, John

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Epithet: US statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x00011d Epithet: US diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00003d Epithet: violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0001d8 Epithet: Sheriff of Bristol in 14...

De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004

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Frederica de Laguna, an archaeologist and anthropologist, studied Alaskan native cultures. From the guide to the Tlingit and Yakutat songs, March-August 1954, (American Philosophical Society) Frederica De Laguna is an anthropologist. From the description of Field notes, 1949-1960, on the ethnology of the Tlingit and Copper River Atna. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632871 From the description of Atna of the Copper River ...

Goddard, William, 1740-1817

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Journalist and printer. From the description of Receipted invoice of William Goddard, 1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452946 Born in Ireland, Mathew Carey spent most of his professional career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he worked as a printer, publisher, and economist. From the guide to the Mathew Carey letterbooks, 1788-1794, 1788-1794, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Snyderman, George Simon, 1908-

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George S. Snyderman is an anthropologist whose research includes Seneca folklore, medicine, and social organization. He also worked at the Pennsylvania State Employment Service in Philadelphia and was the Associate Director of the Jewish Employment and Vocational Service. From the description of Papers, 1758-1995. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616320 George S. Snyderman was born in Philadelphia on August 23, 1908. After attendi...

Tennessee Historical Society

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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. ...

Balfour, John Hutton, 1808-1884

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Edinburgh bookseller. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to William Strahan in London, 1780 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622258 ...

Woodward, Mary F., 1923-

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Mary F. Woodward was an anthropologist and linguist. From the description of Hupa word lists and grammar, 1953. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523558 From the guide to the Hupa word lists and grammar, 1953, 1953, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Redfield, John Howard, 1815-1895

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Merchant and corresponding secretary of the Lyceum of Natural History, New York City. From the description of Letterbook, 1841 Nov. 16-1844 Oct. 16. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774607 ...

Willing, Charles, 1710-1754

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Read, John E. (John Erskine), 1888-1973

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Epithet: Collector of Customs at Cowes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000127 Epithet: of Add MS 36048 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x00012d Epithet: High Sheriff of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000128 Ep...

Garanger, Lewis

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Gardner, John

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

FitzSimons, Thomas, 1741-1811

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Clipped signature : Philadelphia, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873030 From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1795 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870800 From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874615 Philadelphia congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Henry Cly...

Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959

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Ross Granville Harrison was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on January 13, 1870. He graduated from Johns Hopkins (A.B., 1889; Ph.D., 1894) and the University of Bonn (M.D., 1899). He taught at Johns Hopkins (1896-1907) and at Yale University (1907-1959). Harrison conducted extensive scientific research in embryonic development and related fields, and produced several publications. At Yale, Harrison's administrative responsibilities included service as director of the Osborn Zoological Laborator...

Bartram family

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Butler, Samuel, 1774-1839

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Grandfather of the author. From the description of Autograph letter signed (facsimile) : Shrewsbury, to "Dear Sir, ", 1835 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131540 ...

Vries, Hugo ˜deœ 1848-1935

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Hugo de Vries was a Dutch botanist and geneticist. From the description of [Letters] 1912 [to] Dear Sir / Hugo de Vries. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844328 Hugo de Vries (1848-1935) was a Dutch geneticist and botanist. He is known for developing the theory of mutation. De Vries is also credited as independently rediscovering Gregor Mendel's laws of heredity. He published his findings in "Intracellular Pangenesis," "The Mutation Theory," and "Plant Breeding." ...

Biddle, Cadwalader

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Sinnott, Edmund W. (Edmund Ware), 1888-1958

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Botanist and historian; taught botany at University of Connecticut, Barnard, and Yale. From the description of Edmund Ware Sinnott papers, 1923-1981. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319705878 Edmund Ware Sinnott received an A.B. degree from Harvard in 1908, an A.M. in 1910, and a Ph.D. in 1913. He was on the faculty of Harvard University from 1908 to 1915. Sinnott was a professor of botany at the Connecticut Agricultural College from 1915 t...

Broglie, Louis ˜deœ 1892-1987

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Died in 1987. From the description of Oral history interview with Louis de Broglie, 1963 January 7 and 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79715925 French physicist (quantum theory, wave mechanics) and administrator. On the science faculty at Université de Paris (1926-1962); and director, Institut Henri Poincaré from 1932. He died in 1985. From the description of Papers, 1919-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82798029 ...

Hunter, William, -1761

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Williamsburg, Virginia printer and publisher of the Virginia Gazette. From the description of Printing office journal, 1750-1752. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 26924868 ...

Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811

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Maskelyne was the 5th Astronomer Royal at Greenwich and is best known for having established the "Nautical Almanac" in 1766. From the description of Papers of Nevil Maskelyne, 1771-1809. 1771-1809. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225688734 In 1749 he entered Catharine Hall, Cambridge but migrated to Trinity College. 7th Wrangler. B. A. 1754. M. A. 1757. B. D. 1768. D. D. 1777. F. R. S. 1758. He was selected by the Royal Society to go to St. Helena to observe the t...

Martin, Isabella Mary

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Schell, Jack Stewart

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Thompkins, Hamilton

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Bache, Franklin, 1869-

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Whitney, James S.

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Morgan, Charles, 1795-1878

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Meade, Robert Douthat, 1903-1974

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Robert D. Meade, WWU faculty member, 1965-1993; BA Indiana University, MA, PhD University of Pennsylvania; Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Western Washington University. From the description of Robert D. Meade collection, 1967. (Western Washington University). WorldCat record id: 55950730 ...

Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853

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French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and politician. François Arago contributed to major discoveries concerning electromagnetism, light polarisation and velocity, the meridian arc length of the earth, and the standardisation of the metric system. From 1830 he was director of the Paris Observatory. Arago also served several roles in government, including a short period as the prime minister of France. From the description of Letter of François Arago written to Louis de Freyci...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Claiborne, Richard

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Curzon, Edward

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Dudley, Paul, 1675-1751

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Paul Dudley was appointed attorney general of Massachusetts (1702); associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court (1718) and chief justice of the court (1745). Addington Davenport was clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for Suffolk county and register of deeds; in 1715 he became a judge of the Superior Court of Judicature. From the description of Writ of attachment of the goods of John Bull of Boston, innkeeper, June 1704. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 23435...

Mullin, Katharine

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Pryor, Norton

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Mitchell, John, 1690? -1768

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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...

Flower, William Henry, 1831-1899

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Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1840

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German industrialist and physiologist; originator of the Science of Physical Anthropology From the guide to the Johann Friedrich Blumenbach letter to John Sullivan, 1828, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840) was a German physician, anthropologist, and natural historian. From the guide to the Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Lecture Transcripts, 1804-1805, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George...

Tilghman, William, 1756-1827

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Pennsylvania jurist. From the description of ALS : Chester Town, Md., to Andrew Kennedy, 1789 May 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591732 From the description of ALS : Chester Town, Md., to Andrew Kennedy, 1792 July 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489387 Student at the College of Philadelphia, 1772; member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 1788-1790; state senator of Maryland, 1791-1793; Chief Justice of the...

McAdam, Annis

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Berzelius, Jöns Jakob, friherre, 1779-1848

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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Lyman Baldwin Prindle, engineer in Litchfield, Connecticut. From the description of Royal patent issued to Lyman Baldwin Prindle, 1868 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199331 Queen of Great Britain. From the description of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, papers, 1842-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981507 Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901. From the description of Papers, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 23200...

Garcia, Antonio.

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Markoe, Francis

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Sowerby, G. B. (George Brettingham), 1812-1884

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Magnus, Gustav, 1802-1870

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German chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to Wilhelm von Beetz, 1860 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270605503 ...

Wilcocks, John

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Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, Isidore, 1805-1861

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French naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified lady, 1844 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269579006 French zoologist; defined a system of "parallel" evolution and followed the Lamarckian tradition of classification. From the description of Histoire naturelle generale des regnes organiques, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122332787 Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire was a French zoologist and an...

Michell, John, 1724?-1793

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Orphan Institution (Charleston, S. C.)

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University of Pennsylvania. Philomathean Society

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Caldwell, James B., -1826

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James B. Caldwell of Alabama was 19 years old when he entered the Civil War in the 13th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He served in the regiment in Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Mississippi. From the guide to the James B. Caldwell Diary, 1861-1862, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

Olmsted, Denison, 1791-1859

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Physician and professor of Connecticut. From the description of Letter, 1838, Sept. 22 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Thomas Cushing. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35201351 Denison Olmsted taught mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy at Yale College from 1825-1859. From the description of Notes taken from Profr. Olmsted's lectures on natural philosophy, 1827-1829. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689401 Fro...

P., N.

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Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835

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Physician, lawyer, author, diplomat, merchant, and agriculturalist, of Hallowell, Me.; b. in England. From the description of Benjamin Vaughan medical remedies, ca. 1805. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213863015 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan compilation of bills of mortality for Hallowell, Maine, 1807-1834. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 213487537 From the description of Benjamin Vaughan autograph letter s...

Spragg, Isaac

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Moleschott, Jacob, 1822-1893

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Darlington, William, 1782-1863

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William Darlington was a physician and naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1777-1863. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589373 From the description of Letters, 1836-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316436 From the guide to the William Darlington papers, 1777-1863, 1777-1863, (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the William Darlington letters, 1836-1857, 1836-1857, (Am...

Johnstone, John. St. Malo

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Tait, Archibald Campbell, 1811-1882

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Williams, Samuel, 1743-1817

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Samuel Williams (1743-1817) was the son of Rev. Warham Williams (1699-1751) of Waltham, Mass. In 1761 he graduated from Harvard College and became minister of Bradford, Mass., until 1779 when he was chosen professor of philosophy at Harvard. Williams was a member of the American Philosophical Society, helped organize the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served on various state commissions. Forced to resign his post at Harvard due to a scandal involving forgery, Williams moved to Rutlan...

Littlepage, Lewis, 1762-1802

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Dorsey, R. R.

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Holland, ...

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Deslongchamps, Jacques Charles Eudes, 1794-1867?

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Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760

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Indian agent. Full name: Johann Conrad Weiser. Also known as John Conrad Weiser. From the description of Conrad Weiser correspondence, 1756-1758. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981334 Conrad Weiser was a Berks County farmer, tanner and president-judge who served as a colonial Indian agent and interpreter as well as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the First Battalion of the Pennsylvania Regiment during the French and Indian War. From the description of Paper...

Leacock, Mary

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Marquis, Louise Caterhine Josephine

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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...

Tylor, Edward B. (Edward Burnett), 1832-1917

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English anthropologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : to Prof. Knight, 1890 Oct. 15-[18]92 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573733 Sir Edward Burnett Tylor 1832-1917, was an anthropologist, and Keeper of the University Museum, Oxford. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Linden, Wellington, Somerset, to R. Morton Middleton. 1882. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223093531 Epithet: Keeper ...

Pott, William

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Watson, Elkanah, 1758-1842

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Prominent businessman, land speculator, promoter of public works, and one of the founders of the Bank of Albany. Authored a number of works on agricultural and economics topics. From the description of Elkanah Watson letter : Cherry Valley, to Judge White, Cherry Valley, 1821 June 21. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 175290533 Albany, N.Y. merchant who organized the first agricultural society in N.Y. in 1828. Born in Plymouth, Mass., Jan...

Perceval, A. M.

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Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878

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Epithet: author; of Add MS 37193 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x000125 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to the Reverend M.D. Conway, 186? Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590727 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Alexander Main, 1871 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590731 From the de...

Bunker Hill Monument Association

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Organized 1823 for the purpose of building a monument commemorating the Battle of Bunker Hill. From the description of Certificate, 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926774 Incorporated in 1823 for the purpose of purchasing the battlegrounds of June 17, 1775 and constructing on the site a suitable memorial; the association maintained the monument and grounds until 1919 when it was turned over to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; in 1976 the Bunker Hill Monument was tra...

Lining, John, 1708-1760

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Charleston, S.C., physician and physicist, who worked in partnership with Lionel Chalmers, a physician and author. Both studied medicine in Scotland and are noted for their scientific investigations and writings: A treatise on the weather and diseases of Carolina (Chalmers); Essay on fevers (Chalmers); History of yellow fever (Lining) From the description of The public dr to Lining & Chalmers : bill, 1753. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38273475 ...

France. Laws, statutes, etc

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Manion, Blanche H.

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Cheyney, Edward Potts, 1861-1947

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

Fox, Edward

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Epithet: Governor of the Leeward Isles British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x00001a Epithet: Bishop of Hereford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x0002cc ...

Savery, William, 1721 or 2-1787

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Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks letters, 1802, 1803, 1804, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scientist and explorer. President of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters and pa...

Duffield, Samuel, 1732-1814

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Samuel Duffield, Philadelphia physician and pharmacist, was born in 1732. He received an M.B. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1768. Duffield died on 27 Nov. 1814. Duffield was a druggist, a naval surgeon, physician to the poor of Philadelphia, and consulting physician to the city board of health. He was also on the medical staff of the Philadelphia Alms House. Duffield was a founder of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1787. From the descrip...

Prim, John G.

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Rainwater, Leo James

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Ross, John, Dr.

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Epithet: of Belfast British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x000189 Epithet: Bishop of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x00016e Epithet: of Philadelphia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x00018b John Ross, Book collector. ...

Larmarck, Madame

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Philadelphia (Pa.). City Council

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Abert, John James, 1788-1863

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Topographical engineer. From the description of John James Abert papers, 1840-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449638 John James Abert (1788-1863) was a topographical engineer for the United States Army. He supervised many early national engineering projects, including the planning for a wagon road from Genoa, Utah to Carson Valley, Nevada. From the description of John James Abert letter, 1861 February 7. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 1599...

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture

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Bancroft, Edward, 1744-1821

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U. S. Treasury Dept.

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Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890

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Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00008e ...

Armstrong, John

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Epithet: MD; physician and author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001108.0x00024f Epithet: RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001108.0x000257 John Armstrong lived in Orange County, N.C. From the guide to the John Armstrong Papers, ., 1764 and undated, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern ...

Merivale, Charles, 1808-1893

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Charles Merivale was an English historian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191538548 ...

Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery

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Badash, Lawrence

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Biography Lawrence Badash (1934-2010) was a UCSB Professor of History and author of several works on the history of science in the nuclear age, including Rutherford and Boltwood: Letters on Radioactivity (1969), The Rutherford Correspondence Catalog (1974), Radioactivity in America: Growth and Decayof a Science (1979), Reminiscences of Los Alamos, 1943-1945 (1980), Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin (1985), Nuclear Fission: Reaction to the ...

Lefèvre, Jean-Jacques 1779-1858

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Cohaw, J. W.

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Binns, John, 1772-1860

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Irish born American journalist; editor "Republican Argus"; Philadelphia alderman. From the description of Letter to A[sbury?] Dickens, 1824 August 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48823406 ...

Minto, Walter, 1753-1796

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Walter Minto was one of Princeton's earliest teachers of mathematics, and perhaps the first deserving the designation "mathematician." He was born in the Merse district of Scotland in a family of Spanish origin. He studied philosophy and literature at the University of Edinburgh. Minto was in Pisa Italy, on March 13, 1781, when William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus, which Minto got to see in a telescope. His publications include his treatise RESEARCHES INTO SOME PARTS OF THE THEOTY OF TH...

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919

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Important German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species and is credited with coining the word ecology. From the description of Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608105579 Ernst Haeckel was a German zoologist. In 1862 he became a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute of the Univ...

Kirby, William, 1759-1850

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English entomologist. From the description of William Kirby letters to [James?] Sowerby, 1797-1809. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 123759061 ...

Crow, William

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Hall, David, 1714-1772

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David Hall was a Philadelphia printer and bookseller. He came to America in 1743, as a journeyman in Benjamin Franklin's shop. He was Franklin's partner, 1748-1766, and carried on the business as Hall and Seller's after Franklin sold his interest in 1766. From the description of Papers, 1745-1822. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440321 Printer and publisher, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Account book, 1767. (Unknown...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Wilstach, Charles A.

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Larned, Lucy Watson

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Harper, Francis, 1886-1972

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Francis Harper, native of Massachusetts, was a zoologist and author affiliated with many universities. He was the author of Mammals of the Okefinokee Swamp Region of Georgia (1927). He retired in Chapel Hill, N.C. From the guide to the Francis Harper Papers, ., 1902-1968, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Henry Weed Fowler was an ichthyologist. From the guide to the Reminiscences on old naturalists, 1959, (Ame...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

De Saussure, Henry William, 1763-1839

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Revolutionary soldier, director of the U.S. Mint, South Carolina legislator, and judge of the Chancery Court in South Carolina, from Charleston. From the description of Papers, 1788-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19491506 Jurist; Federalist; director, U.S. Mint, 1795; member, Pennsylvania bar; S.C. state representative and senator; of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Henry William DeSaussure papers, 1795-1837. (University of South Ca...

Bernoulli, Jean, 1744-1807

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Middleton, James. Estate

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Morgan, John, 1735-1789

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Physician. From the description of Memorial of John Morgan, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451271 American physician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : Paris, Rome, London, and Philadelphia, to Sir Alexander Dick, 1763 Nov. 1-1768 Mar. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613161 John Morgan was a Philadelphia physician and teacher. From the description of Correspondence, 1763-1788. (American Philosophical Society...

Russell, Patrick, 1727-1805

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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835

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Halliday Jackson was a Pennsylvania Quaker missionary to the Indians. From the description of Journals, 1805-1806. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440339 From the description of Journal, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466066 From the description of Some account of my journey to the Seneca Nation of Indians, and residence amongst that people, 1798-1799. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380084 ...

Pierce, John, 1773-1849

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John Pierce (1773-1849) was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1793. He accepted an invitation to become the pastor of the First Church in Brookline, Massachusetts, and was ordained on March 15, 1797. In 1798, he married Abigail Lovel, who died in 1800. In 1802, he married Lucy Tappan, and he and Lucy were married for 47 years and had 10 children. Pierce was the sole pastor of the First Church in Brookline for 50 years. He was also a member of the Massachuse...

Orr, Hector, 1770-1855

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Hector Orr was born on March 24, 1770 in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard from 1789 to 1792, receiving an A.B. in 1792, an A.M. in 1801 and an M.D. (Hon.) in 1818. After completing his undergraduate degree, he studied medicine with Dr. Ephraim Wales of Randolph, Massachusetts. In 1796 Orr was commissioned by President John Adams to serve as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy; in this role he went on a long voyage to India. In 1801 he became a member of the Massachusetts Medical Socie...

Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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Scientist, New York colonial official. From the description of Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476912237 Governor of New York (Colony) and scientist. From the description of Cadwallader Colden family papers, 1686-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453882 Colonial New York philosopher and scientist, and political official. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], t...

Garigues, Samuel S.

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Roberts, Charles

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Epithet: Chairman, South Australian Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x000306 ...

Sullivan, John L. (John Langdon), 1777-1865

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Massachusetts physician. From the description of Letter to M.S. O'Donnell, 1892 July 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54077383 ...

Wharton, Samuel, 1732-1800

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Samuel Wharton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 3, 1732, the son of Joseph Wharton, a successful merchant. Wharton followed in his father's footsteps and became a prosperous merchant in his own right, and was one of the founding partners of Baynton and Wharton. In 1763, they added a partner, George Morgan, thus changing the name of the firm to Baynton, Wharton and Morgan. Amongst other financial ventures, the firm speculated in trade west of the Alleghenies, most notably with the I...

Hubley, Frederick

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Churchman, J. (Joseph), 1767-1837

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Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937.

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Historian. Amelia M. Gummere was the daughter of Richard and Susan (Thomas) Mott of Burlington, N.J. In 1882 she married Francis Barton Gummere. She was a noted writer on Quaker subjects and was editor of the Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association and president of the John Woolman Association. From the description of Papers, 1884-1937. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 25898182 ...

Muséum national d'historie naturelle (France)

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Whitaker, Arthur Preston, 1895-1979

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Bartram, Anna

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Du Bois, Patterson, 1847-1917

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Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820

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British-born American architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol and other public buildings in the United States. -- Joseph Donath was a Philadelphia merchant who is best remembered for supplying glass to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of [Letter] 1805 Sep. 19, Ironhill, Del. [to] Jos. Donath & Co. / B. Henry Latrobe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245178736 British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, most famous for designing the ...

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Account of expenses

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Falconer, Alexander Pytts

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Ch'un, P'an

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915

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Railroad expert, civic leader, historian; son of Charles Francis Adams, son of John Quincy Adams. From the description of ALS, 1864 Sept. 4, City Point, Va., to the Provost Marshal General's Dept., City Point. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690013 Adams was a General in the US Army in the Civil War. After the War he was a railroad executive and eventually president of the Union Pacific Railroad, 1884-1890. From the description of [Letter...

Palabras

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Macaulay, Aulay, 1758-1819

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Watt, James, 1736-1819

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Scottish inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to Robert Mylne, 1785 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660869 From the description of Autograph letter signed Boulton & Watt : Birmingham, to Messrs. Fermin De Tastet & Co., 1791 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660856 ...

Guthrie, Douglas, 1885-1975

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United States Gazette

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Dollond, John, 1706-1761

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Hauy, Rene, 1743-1822

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Taliaferro, William H. (William Hay), 1895-1973

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Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860

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President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From the description of Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81461324 Henry Dilworth Gilpin was born and raised in England, emigrated to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and proceeded to practice law, author numerous publications, and serve as editor for the Atlantic souvenir. He went on to become director of the Bank of the United States, and ultimately Attorney Gene...

Medical Society of the County of New York

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Bernard, H. Russell (Harvey Russell), 1940-

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Harris, Caleb

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Froriep, Ludwig Friedrich ˜vonœ 1779-1847

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Kirwan, Richard, 1733-1812

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Gråberg, Jacob, 1776-1847

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De Butts, Elisha, 1773-1831

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Adair, James Makittrick, 1728-1802

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Epithet: MD, Judge in Antigua British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x000056 Scottish physician. From the description of Letter, 1797. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31187630 Epithet: sec Scottish Hospital in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x0001e7 Epithet: Captain; RN ...

New York (N. Y.). Common Council

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American Philosophical Society. Historical & Literary Committee

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

Southern Insurance & Trust Company of Philadelphia

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Tatlock, John

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Meriwether, Charles

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Darwin, Leonard, 1850-1943

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Leonard Darwin was born on 15 January 1850, fourth son of the naturalist Charles Darwin. He joined the Royal Engineers as a soldier in 1871 and became a Major in 1890, teaching at the School of Military Engineering at Chatham from 1877 to 1882. Being interested in various branches of science, he had been commissioned to carry out astronomical observations on the Transit of Venus expeditions of 1874 and 1882, and also to observe solar eclipses in distant countries. Darwin went on to ...

Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829

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English physician and natural philosopher. From the description of Papers, 1817-1829. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007362 Epithet: natural philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00030a English chemist. From the description of Letter, 1810 May 22, to John MacMurray. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644626 From the description of Autograph lette...

Bache, Richard, 1737-1811

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Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin, worked as a printer and journalist. From the guide to the Benjamin Franklin Bache papers, 1779-1793, 1779-1793, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Barnitz, W. T.

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Susan (ship.)

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Baring and Company

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Pennsylvania. Council of Safety

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Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike, 1853-1926

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Major affiliations include: Technische Hogeschool te Delft, Delft, Netherlands, 1878-1882; Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands, 1882-1924. From the description of Letters to Woldemar Voigt, 1899-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617741 Major affiliations include: Technische Hogeschoolte Delft Delft, Netherlands, (1878-1882); Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands (1882-1924). From the description of Papers, 1870-1936. (Unknown). WorldC...

Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818

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Epithet: wife of President John Adams British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x000282 Wife of John Adams. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Quincy, to Thomas Jefferson, 1804 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129697 From the description of Autograph letter signed "A.A." : Philadelphia, 1800 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129709 From the description...

Herrman, A. Z.

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Diehl, John, 1950-....

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Institut de France. Académie des sciences morales et politiques.

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Bangs, Edward D. (Edward Dillingham), 1790-1838

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Bradford, Thomas, 1781-1851

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English general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to James Ogilvie, 1808 Oct. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858644 ...

Centennial exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Francis, Anne

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Allison, Joseph, 1819-1896

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Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848

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Epithet: sister of Sir W Herschel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00021f Caroline Lucretia Herschel, British astronomer. From the description of Caroline Lucretia Herschel manuscript material : 1 item, 1825 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426180349 ...

Thornton, William, 1759-1828

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William Thornton, architect, inventor, and public official, was born in the Virgin Islands on May 20, 1759, of English parents. He came to the United States in 1787 and became a citizen in 1788. On September 12, 1794 Thornton was appointed one of the commissioners of the new federal city of Washington. He championed his own design for the Capitol and the north wing had been constructed in accordance with his ideas by the time Congress removed to Washington in 1800. In 1802 Congress abolished the...

Iroquois Indians

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Bentham, George, 1800-1884

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English botanist; nephew of Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832 From the guide to the George Bentham letter to Asa Gray, ., (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000263 ...

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...

Javitz, Romana

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Romana Javitz was born in Russia in 1903. She immigrated with her parents, Elias and Malvine, to the United States in 1906. The family settled in New York City, where her mother worked as a hat milliner, and her father as an importer of fine and rare woods. While studying painting at the Art Student's League, Javitz began working part-time at the New York Public Library. She worked first in the Children's Room (1919) and later in the Picture Collection (1924). During 192...

Webb, Samuel, 1794-1869

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Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815

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Civil engineer, artist, and inventor. From the description of Letter : New York, to Edward P. Livingston, Clermont, [N.Y.], 1814 February 11. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50631960 Inventor, engineer, and artist. From the description of Papers, 1812-1815. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50799372 Inventor. From the description of Robert Fulton papers, 1809-1838. (Columbia University In the City of New York). World...

Laughlin, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1892-

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Epithet: of Houghton Mifflin Co Boston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x00038d ...

Keely, George W.

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Camper, Petrus, 1722-1789

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Dutch physician, anatomist and naturalist. From the description of Petrus Camper letter, 1786, Oct. 9, Lem Lankum, [the Netherlands], to Johann Heinrich Merck, Darmstadt, Germany. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31445022 ...

Bigsby, John J. (John Jeremiah), 1792-1881

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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...

Trent, William, 1715-1787?

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William Trent, born in Philadelphia in 1715, was appointed Captain of the Pennsylvania Militia in 1746. From 1749-1754 he was partners with George Croghan in Indian trade along the Ohio River. In 1752 as an agent for Virginia, he was in charge of an expedition transporting gifts to the Miami Indians. He attended Indian councils in 1752, 57 and 59. From 1760-1762 he was a member of Simon, Trent, Levy and Franks, traders. He bought a tract of land on the Ohio River from the Six Nations in 1768 whi...

Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950

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Frank G. Speck was an anthropologist. From the description of Naskapi scenes, [ca. 1930]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523446 From the guide to the Naskapi scenes, [ca. 1930], Circa 1930, (American Philosophical Society) Frank Gouldsmith Speck was an anthropologist. From the description of Delaware Indian material, 1928. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440271 From the descripti...

Bowdon, Temple

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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899

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Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton (13 May 1837-31 July 1899) was born in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pa., on "Homestead Farm" to Lewis and Ann (Garrison) Brinton. Brinton entered the army as a surgeon and served as Medical Director of the II Army Corps, holding the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. After the war, Brinton became well known for his work in ethnology, anthropology, and linguistics of North and South America. From the description of Dr. Daniel Garrison Brinton papers,...

Prestwich, Joseph, 1812-1896

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Humphreys, Samuel, 1778-1846

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Clarkson, Matthew, 1758-1825

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Epithet: of Add MS 41262 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000269 Epithet: of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00026a U.S. delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and mayor of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Matthew Clarkson correspondence, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Shippen, Joseph, 1732-1810

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Joseph Shippen, Jr. was a soldier, judge, and Secretary of Pennsylvania. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Letterbook, 1763-1773. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298229 From the guide to the Joseph Shippen letterbook, 1763-1773, 1763-1773, (American Philosophical Society) Merchant. From the description of Papers of Joseph Shippen, 1727-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854

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Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : [Philadelphia], to Thomas Nicholson, 1795 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874656 Timothy Matlack was a revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania state official. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Account book, 1783-1800. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165458 From the guide to the Timothy Matlack acco...

Bartram, James Howell

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Coats, Thomas

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Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1855 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851994 British author and editor. From the description of Correspondence, 1856-1893. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28416066 ...

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 ...

Philadelphia. Citizens

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Beeke, Henry, 1751-1837

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Fischer, Friedrich Ernst Ludwig, 1782-1854

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Cock, Allan Geoffry

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First Society of Unitarian Christians in the City of Philadelphia

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Nagy, Károly 1797-1868

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Mikulinskiĭ, S. R.

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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 ...

Davis, John, 1761-1847

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Benjamin Bourne, 1798 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515963 John Davis (1761-1847), a United States Court judge for the district of Massachusetts, was born on January 25, 1761 in Plymouth, Mass. He received an AB from Harvard in 1781 and an AM in 1784. Davis practiced law and served in state government before being appointed comptroller of the United States Treasury in 1796. In 1801, he ...

Grossman, Julian Aaron

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De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834

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Served as surveyor general of New York State from 1784 until his death in 1834. From the description of Letters : to Augustus Porter and Major Donald Fraser, 1828, 1832. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57182677 Surveyor; graduated from Queens College (now Rutgers University), 1776; served as Assistant Geographer of the Army, 1778-1780, and as Chief Geographer of the Army, 1780-1783; served as Surveyor General of New York, 1784-1834. From the descrip...

Paradise, Lucy

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McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...

Krebs, Hans Adolf, Sir

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Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several universities (George Washington University, 1937-1938; Cornell University, 1938-1946; Washington University, 1946-1960; Harvard Medical School, 1950-1951). In 1960 she moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where she was professor of biophysics and physical chemistry, 1961-1978; Benjamin Rush Professor of Physiological Chemistry, 1978-1...

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Inventor and educator. From the description of Check, 1918 Feb. 11. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954428 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor and educator, and members of the related Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families. From the description of Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979893 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell became a member of the American Philsophical Society in...

Dollond, Peter

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Mason, William Smith, 1866-

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William Smith Mason was born in Millburn, Illinois in December, 1866. He received his Ph.B. from Yale in 1888 and his M.A. in 1924. Mason was active in the real estate and insurance business. He was the owner of a large collection of materials relating to Benjamin Franklin and a library of Revolutionary literature. Mason died in January, 1961. From the description of William Smith Mason autograph collection, 1800-1929 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166208 Fro...

Bankson, Swen estate

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White, Cyril

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Martin-Boutin, Mme

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Rosenbach Company

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Hill, Henry, 1737-1828

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Will, Homer

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McKean, James, 1946 July 4-

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Zach, Franz Xaver, Freiherr von, 1754-1832

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Mivart, St. George Jackson, 1827-1900

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Biologist and educator. From the description of Letters of St. George Jackson Mivart, 1873-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454569 ...

Ettwein, Johannes 1721-1802

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John Ettwein (1721-1802) was a Moravian missionary in Germany, Holland, and England before coming to the American colonies in 1754 with a group of 50 Moravians. Ettwein was involved in various missions among the Native Americans in the middle colonies, including Georgia. In 1763, he was placed in charge of all Moravian work in North Carolina, and was responsible for the church's property in South Carolina and Georgia. During the Revolutionary War he was pronounced a Loyalist for his refusal to f...

Sutcliffe, Alice Crary

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Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862

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Perry, William

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Epithet: Lord-Lieutenant of county Radnorshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000310 Epithet: of Penshurst, county Kent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000331 Epithet: Consul-General Venice; Knight 1872 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet ˜deœ 1744-1829

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Chew, Benjamin, 1758-1844

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Benjamin Chew's son Benjamin Jr. (1758-1844) had become increasingly involved in his father's affairs, practicing law with him, and managing the elder Benjamin's land holdings, ultimately taking responsibility for the family's plantations and the purchase and sale of slaves. In many ways, Benjamin Chew Jr. followed firmly in his father's footsteps, studying law at the Middle Temple in London from 1784 to 1786, where he cultivated a relationship with the Penn family, before returning to practice ...

Rennell, James, 1742-1830

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Geographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1819 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527983 Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001440.0x0002ef English geographer of India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified Lord, 1813 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617216 "Father ...

Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks)

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

Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808

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David Zeisberger served as a Moravian missionary. From the guide to the On the prepositions of the Onondago language, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the A grammar of the language of the Lenni Lennape, or Delaware Indians, [1816], Circa 1816, (American Philosophical Society) Moravian missionary who worked to convert the Indians of Tuscarawas County, Ohio to Christianity. After hostile Indians forced them to leave the area, Zeisberger...

Lonsdale, W. (William), 1794-1871

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Leacock, Samuel Richards

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Fowler, Henri W., 1878-1965

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Henry Weed Fowler was an ichthyologist. From the description of Reminiscences on old naturalists, 1959. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122615925 From the guide to the Reminiscences on old naturalists, 1959, (American Philosophical Society) Henry Weed Fowler (1878-1965) was born in Holmesburg, Pennsylvania. His post-high school academic career was limited to two years, circa 1900, spent at Stanford University as a special student under ...

Cleveland, William J.

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Leacock, John

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John Leacock was a Philadelphia silversmith. From the description of Commonplace book, Observations and experiments extracted from the "Philosophical Transactions," 1768-1800. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616226 ...

Bache, Nancy Fowler

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Hutchinson, Woods, b. 1862

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Wallich, Nathaniel

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Appony, Antal, 1782-1852

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Copway, George, 1818-1863?

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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,...

Röntgen, Wilhelm Conrad, 1845-1923

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Scientist; discoverer of X-rays. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Munich, to an unidentified colleague, 1912 July 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656349 German physicist. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82798817 German scientist Roentgen discovered the existence and capabilities of x-rays during experiments in 1895. Fundamental contributions are his first articles describing x-rays. For his work, Roent...

Rumsey, James, 1743?-1792

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Engineer and inventor. From the description of Papers of James Rumsey, 1784-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015416 Inventor, of Shepherdstown, Va. (now W. Va.). From the description of Papers, 1785-1816. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159048 James Rumsey (1743-1792) invented a steam-powered boat in 1787 and developed an improved steamboiler, grist mill, and sawmill. He secured English and U.S. patents on the boiler and steamboat ...

Pettyplace & Watson

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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...

Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961

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Physicist; professor at the University of Zurich, Berlin, Oxford, Graz, Dublin, and Vienna. From the description of Collection of Irmgard Bertel. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362499 Physicist. Professor at the Universities of Zürich, Berlin, Oxford, Dublin, Graz, and Vienna. From the description of Reprints, 1930-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82908049 Erwin Schrödinger was a physicist. From the description of Correspondence, 1925...

Logan, James, 1674-1751

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Logan was a jurist and secretary to William Penn. From the description of Papers, 1681-1751. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122460113 Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., jurist, and public official of Pennsylvania (Colony) From the description of Letter of James Logan, circa 1742. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014956 James Logan was a merchant, statesman, and scholar. From the description of Selections from the correspondence of the Hon...

Price, Richard, 1723-1791

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Richard Price was an English nonconformist minister and writer on morals, politics, and economics. From the description of Papers, 1767-1790. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488751 British philologist and antiquary. From the description of Papers, 1753-1791. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36115923 The son of a harsh Calvinist Congregational minister in the Welsh heartland, Richard Price follow...

Henslow, J. S. (John Stevens), 1796-1861

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John Stevens Henslow was a British botanist and taught mineralogy (1822-1827) and botany (1827-1861) at Cambridge. It was he who recommended his pupil Charles Robert Darwin as naturalist for the Beagle expedition, 1831-1836. From the description of Papers, 1825-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466006 From the guide to the J. S. (John Stevens) Henslow papers, 1825-1867, 1825-1867, (American Philosophical Society) John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861), botanist, was...

Foster, Francis Apthorp, 1872-1966

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Francis A. Foster, 1872-1966, was the son of Francis Charles Foster, 1829-1915, and Caroline Padelford Foster, 1833-1923 (see collection Mss 27). Francis grew up in Cambridge and attended Noble and Greenough then the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard in 1891-2. From about 1900 to 1915, he was an active member of Boston patriotic and historical societies. He became interested in his own family genealogy and compiled genealogical information and paid for professionals to research his ancestors...

Princeton university. Dept. of Biology

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Kosciuszko Foundation

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Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939

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American anthropologist and linguist. From the description of Yana field notes: holographs, 1907. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 227536942 ...

Peters, Richard, 1743-1828

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This is Judge Richard Peters, of Belmont in Philadelphia. He was the nephew of the Rev. Richard Peters. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1818-1819. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190879130 Revolutionary war patriot, jurist. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to J. Maddison, 1801 June 1 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647834404 From the description of Letter : Philadelphi...

Trudeau, Jean-Baptiste, 1748-1827

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Jean Baptiste Trudeau was a schoolmaster, trader, and traveler. From the description of Description abrégée du haut Missouri, 1794-1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316318 From the guide to the Journal among the Arikara Indians, and other papers, 1794-1796, 1794-1796, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Miller, Edward, 1826-1900

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Haydock, Hannah

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Zschokke, Emil 1808-1889

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Anning, Mary Ann

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Huxley, J. U.

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Flammarion, Camille, 1842-1925

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Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865

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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) English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Walton Hall, to Neville Wood, 1835 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706601...

Yoelson, Martin I

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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 ...

Dillwyn, L.W. (Lewis Weston), 1778-1855

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Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816

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Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from and U.S. representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. From the description of Papers of Samuel Holten, 1757-1774. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069538 From the description of Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060964 Biographical Note 1738, June 9 Bor...

Christie, William 1845-1922

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Stukeley, William, 1687-1765

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English antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stanford?, to Jo. Cawdron, 1737 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575891 From the description of Autograph manuscripts (2) of different versions of a hymn, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580437 William Stukeley (1687-1765), antiquary and natural philosopher, born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, friend of Sir Isaac Newton and a fellow of the Royal Society. In 1722 Stukeley was one of ...

Cox, John Lewis ca. ca. 1777-1856

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Darwin, George Howard, sir, 1845-1912

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George Howard Darwin was an astronomer and mathematician. From the description of On meteorites and the history of stellar systems, [1889]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138587 From the description of Letters, 1834-1881. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523566 Sir George Howard Darwin (1845-1912), mathematician and astronomer, was the son of Charles Darwin. He was educated at Clapham Grammar School an...

Guild, James Wyllie

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British and Foreign Bible Society

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Scott, William

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x00011f Epithet: barrister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0000f0 Epithet: Master of the Corporation of Joiners, Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0000f7 Epithet: Baro...

Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839

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Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy. From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704 ...

Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886

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Henry Stevens was born on August, 24, 1819, in Barnet, Vermont. He attended Middlebury College for a year, but graduated from Yale College in 1843 with the degree of B.A. Upon graduating, he attended Harvard Law School for a year. In 1840, he worked as a clerk in Washington, D.C. for the the treasury department of the United States Senate. He also worked for the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress and was an early advocate for the use of photography as a means of supplementing bi...

Popp, Olaf

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Younghusband, Sir Francis Edward, 1863-1942

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Aiskell, James

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Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire

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The Philadelphia Contributionship was the first fire insurance company in America, organized on April 13, 1752. The plan adopted was one of mutual assurance, and the members were denominated contributors. John Smith was chosen as the first treasurer and the first business transacted by the company was the insurance on his two houses on King Street. The Smith family remained actives in the firm; James Somer Smith II served as secretary-treasurer from 1859 to 1864 and was succeeded by his son, Jam...

Darwin, Emma.

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Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874

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Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Signature of Henry Grinnell, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450582 Henry Grinnell was born on 13 February 1799 at New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was educated at the New Bedford Academy and, at the age of nineteen, was employed as a clerk in the commission house of H D and E B Sewell in New York City. In 1825, he joined his brothers, Joseph and Moses, and whaling captain Preserved Fish, to form th...

Hollingsworth, Levi, 1739-1824

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Levi Hollingsworth, James Wilson, Dorsey Pentecost, Michael Gratz, Bernard Gratz, and Charles Willing apparently formed a land holding company which held thousands of acres of land in Fayette County, Kentucky, during the late 18th century. From the description of Levi Hollingsworth ... [et al.] indenture, 1785 June 1. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 39653461 ...

Smith, Robert Hobart, 1792-1858

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Mason, A. Hughlett

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Tonnellier

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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...

Say, Benjamin, 1755-1813

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Destouches, Jean-Louis

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Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814

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Scientist and inventor; lived in New Hampshire; also known as Sir Benjamin Thompson Rumford. From the description of Family papers, 1747-1852. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963873 Rumford, an applied physicist and inventor, as well as a soldier of fortune, and philanthropist, was born in Massachusetts, but after siding with the British in the American Revolution, lived mostly in England, Bavaria, and France. He studied heat, gunpowder, coo...

Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Owen, Fanny

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Lam, George

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Koyle, Michael

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Philadelphia. Charters

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Fairmount Microscopical Society of Philadelphia

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Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr (b. Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, NJ–d. Sept. 14, 1836, Port Richmond, NY) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly, was appointed New York State Attorney General, was chosen as a U.S. senator from the State of New York, and serv...

Provident Trust Company of Philadelphia

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McElree, Helen

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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...

Sullivan, Thomas J.

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Thomas Sullivan was a Sergeant of the British Army. From the description of Journal, 1775-1778. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122347646 ...

Philadelphia. Court of common pleas.

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Nancarrow, John

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Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845

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American diplomat, author, and book-collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Noah Webster, 1829 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659525 Author, book collector, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of David Bailie Warden, 1800-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455374 David Bailie Warden was a diplomat and teacher, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809. From the descr...

Zinzendorf, Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von, 1700-1760

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Dodd, John M.

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Dillenius, Johann Jakob, 1687-1747

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German-born botanist in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to [John] Nourse, 1736 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870669 ...

MacGillivray, W.

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Wallace, Paul A.W.

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Paul A. W. Wallace was a professor of English, with interests in Pennsylvania history. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1967. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122347523 Anthropologist, historian, and folklorist Paul A.W. Wallace (1894-1967) drew national recognition in the 1940s and 1950s for his pioneering work on eighteenth century Indian-white relations. A contemporary and colleague of Alfred Irving Hallowell, Wallace br...

Connelly, Thomas, 1792-

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Thomas, William Stephen

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Mitchill, Samuel L. (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society) Physician and naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1792-1928. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35203561 Mitchill (Edinburgh, M.D. 17...

Horne, Elias

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Lynch & Stoughton

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Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1756-1759 : Denny)

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Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950

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Frank G. Speck was an anthropologist. From the description of Naskapi scenes, [ca. 1930]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523446 From the guide to the Naskapi scenes, [ca. 1930], Circa 1930, (American Philosophical Society) Frank Gouldsmith Speck was an anthropologist. From the description of Delaware Indian material, 1928. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440271 From the descripti...

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 ...

American Antiquarian Society. Library

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Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

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Physicist. Major affiliations include: Princeton University, 1930-1937; Westinghouse Co., Pittsburgh, PA, 1937-1945; National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1945-1951; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1956-1963; and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Boulder, CO from 1963. From the description of Public relations file on Condon, mostly pertaining to the attack on his loyalty by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1948-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Taylor, Thomas

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Epithet: of Add MS 33278 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x00039e Epithet: of Stowe MS 209 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x0003a7 Epithet: Master of the Grammar School, Marlborough British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x00039c ...

Kinloch, Francis, 1755-1826

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Francis Kinlock was a lawyer, planter, and member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1780-1818, with Charles Bonnet. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466078 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1780-1818, with Charles Bonnet, 1780-1818, (American Philosophical Society) Rice planter of Kensington plantation, Georgetown District, S.C.; ward of Thomas Boone, Royal Governor of South Carolina, 1761-1764; graduate, 1774, of Eton College...

Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks letters, 1802, 1803, 1804, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scientist and explorer. President of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters and pa...

Panella, Silvia

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Colle, Henry

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Combe, Cecilia, 1794-1868

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Bannitz, Charles A.

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Shull, George Harrison, 1874-1954

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George Harrison Shull (1874-1954) grew up on a farm in Clark County, Ohio. He graduated from Antioch in 1903 and went on to graduate school at the University of Chicago. He was appointed Botanical Assistant at the United States National Herbarium. He also worked at the U.S. Bureau of Plant Industry as a Botanical Expert examining the flora and fauna of the Chesapeake Bay and Currituck Sound. He used what he collected for his PhD thesis. He then became interested in the statistical analysis of va...

Crick, Francis, 1916-2004

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Francis Harry Compton Crick was born on June 8, 1916 in Weston Favell, a district of Northampton, in central England. At age 18, Crick attended University College London (UCL). In 1937, he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, second honors, in Physics with a minor in mathematics. With family financial aid, Crick began graduate study at UCL until the outbreak of World War II interrupted his studies. Crick's war work involved research on magnetic and acoustic mines for the British Admiralty. ...

Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727

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English natural philosopher and mathematician. From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606 From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631 From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422 Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician. From the description of Notes on ancient history and ...

Brooke, Richard, 1716-1783

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Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877

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American naval officer. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation," Washington, to A.D. Frye in New York, 1864 Jun. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535940 American Naval Officer. From the description of Telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation", to George W. Blunt, 1863 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539134 Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges C...

Vallancey, Charles, 1721-1812

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Charles Vallancey was a British general and Chief Engineer of Ireland. From the description of Military itinerary of the South of Ireland, 1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540718 From the guide to the Military itinerary of the South of Ireland, 1796, 1796, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Richards, John

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Epithet: Royal Marines British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000269 Epithet: FSA; of Add MS 39989 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00025f Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00025d Epithet: FSA; of Add MS 2866...

Whitemarsh, Thomas. Estate

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Few, Joseph

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Say, Thomas, 1787-1834

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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) David Ives Bushnell was born 28 April 1875 in St. Louis, Mo. He was educated in St. Louis schools and in Europe. He worked as an assistant archaeologist at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University from 1901-1904. Bushnell contributed to the Handbook of American Indians and wrote numerous books on Nat...

Milne, Colin, 1743 or 4-1815

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Biesel, Augustus

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Ewing, John, 1732-1802

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Presbyterian minister and professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. A vice-president of the American Philosophical Society, he contributed articles on astronomy to their Transactions. Ewing served on commissions with D. Rittenhouse to settle boundary disputes. The 1784 notebook contains astronomical observations made during an expedition in the summer of 1784 to settle such a dispute. Ewing's lectures on natural philosophy were published, posthumously, as "A Plain Elemen...

Aikin, John, 1747-1822

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English physician and writer. From the guide to the John Aikin letter to Mr. Stockdale., 1813, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Aikin, physician and writer, best remebered for his children's book Evenings at Home, written with his sister, poet Anna Letitia Barbauld. From the description of John Aikin manuscript material, 1803-1807. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 72842438 John Aikin, the English physic...

Cadwallader, John

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Say, Lucy Way Sistare, 1801-1886

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Abbott, Charles

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Title: 1st Baron Tenterden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000862.0x00019d ...

Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

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Wallace was a naturalist and collaborator with Darwin on the theory of evolution. From the description of Letter, 1895, January 16, Parkstone, Dorset, to Wallis Mansford, Esq. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 123275202 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00011f British naturalist. From the description of Letters to E. D. Girdlestone : ALS, 18...

Dearborn, Benjamin, 1754-1838

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Oswald, John Clyde, 1872-1938

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Hall, Josias Carvil, 1746-1814

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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...

Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943

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Electric engineer, inventor, and scientist. From the description of Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064785 Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and scientist, whose inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more...

Klein, Jacob Theodor, 1685-1759

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Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

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Professor of Greek. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1884 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864416 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1878 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to W.A. Knight, 1893 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864440 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], t...

Philadelphia Bar Association

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Franklin Statue Committee

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Morrison, Samuel G.

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Knowles, Charles Henry, Sir, 1754-1831

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Epithet: Rear-Admiral Title: 2nd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000155 ...

Blackburn, John, 1690-1786

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Bertholon, Pierre

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Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865

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Epithet: Vice-Admiral; hydrographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0001c6 Robert Fitzroy (1805-65), vice-admiral, hydrographer and meteorologist, second son of Lord Charles Fitzroy (1764-1829) and Frances Anne, ne Stewart (d. 1810), daughter of the 1st Marquess of Londonderry. Fitzroy served on several ships in the Mediterranean and South America. He was promoted in 1828 to command of H.M.S. Beagle, a...

Vigors, N. A. (Nicholas Alyward), 1785-1840

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Epithet: Secretary, Zoological Society of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x000356 ...

Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was the most prolific American inventor to date. This collection contains typescript reproductions of his laboratory notebooks recording research for a domestic source of natural rubber sponsored by his Edison Botanic Research Corp. of Fort Myers. The company was founded in Florida by Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In collaboration with John Kunkel Small (1869-1938) of the New York Botanical Garden, over 17,000 plants were ...

Robertson, Jack C.

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Kaufmann, B. P. (Berwind Peterson), 1897-1975

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Berwind Peterson Kaufmann was a biologist. From the description of Papers, 1962-1967. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298051 From the guide to the B. P. (Berwind Peterson) Kaufmann papers, 1962-1967, 1962-1967, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Dunn, L. C. (Leslie Clarence), 1893-1974

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Geneticist. From the description of Reminiscences of Leslie Clarence Dunn : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732431 Leslie C. Dunn was a geneticist. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1974. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523491 Papers of James V. Neel, pioneering human population geneticist and professor in the Department of Human Genetics, Uni...

Heilprin, Angelo, 1853-1907

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Explorer and geologist. From the description of Letters of Angelo Heilprin, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450847 ...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Gilbert, Davies, 1767-1839

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English savant. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1831 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269563316 Epithet: originally D Giddy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x000006 ...

Royal Astronomical Society

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Shippen, Edward, approximately 1703-1781

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Edward Shippen was a merchant, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Letters and papers, 1727-1781. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540100 The Shippen family was one of the most industrious and illustrious of Philadelphia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were active in government, the military, and in their various businesses: land acquisition and speculation, house...

Pengelly, William, 1812-1894

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Fries, Waldemar H., 1889-

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Waldemar Hans Fries graduated from Cornell University in 1911. From the description of Waldemar H. Fries Audubon research papers, 1805-1980. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64071757 Waldemar Fries was a member of the Cornell University Class of 1911. From the description of Waldemar H. Fries papers, 1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072950 ...

Pleadwell, F. L. (Frank Lester), 1872-1957

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U.S. naval surgeon and medical historian. From the description of Papers, 1910-1953 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35253597 ...

Clodd, Edward, 1840-1930

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Edward Clodd was an English banker, writer, anthropologist and folklorist. From the description of Concluding chapter of The story of primitive man, 189-? (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 191913987 Edward Clodd was a banker and anthropologist who wrote several popular treatises in support of Charles Darwin's theories. Born in Margate, Clodd secured work as a clerk during a visit to London, and had a long career with the London Joint Stock Bank...

Franklin & Hall

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Hill, Peter

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Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Hunt, Theodore

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Bartram, Moses, 1732-1808

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Moses Bartram, a druggist, became a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the guide to the Moses Bartram receipt book, 1786, 1801, 1808, 1786-1808, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Hall, John. Estate of

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Ames, Oakes, 1874-1950

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Born in North Easton, Massachusetts on September 26, 1874, Oakes Ames was the son of Massachusetts Governor Oliver Ames. He received a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1898, followed by a master's degree in 1900. Ames had a lengthy and distinguished career as a botanist, including serving as supervisor of the Arnold Arboretum from 1927-1937 and as the Arboretum's second director from 1937 to 1945. He was also a professor of botany at Harvard University. Ames died in Ormond, Florida on April 30,...

Combe, George, 1788-1858

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Scottish phrenologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to an unidentified recipient in Salem, 1838 Oct. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515793 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1838 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518623 Scottish lawyer and phrenologist. From the description of Papers, 1829-1838, [Edinburgh]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 3144525...

Golowkin, Wilhelmine (de Mosheim), comtesse

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Auckland, George Eden, Earl of, 1784-1849

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George Eden, earl of Auckland, politician and governor-general of India. He and his sisters Emily Eden and Fanny, who kept house with him, were esteemed members of Whig society. From the guide to the Lord Auckland manuscript material : 2 items, 1827-1846, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) George Eden, earl of Auckland, politician and governor-general of India. He and his sisters Emily Eden and Fanny, who kept house with ...

Conkwright, P. J. (P. Jefferson)

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Ramsay, David, 1749-1815

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David Ramsay was born April 2, 1749 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a friend and student of the physician Benjamin Rush. After practicing medicine in Maryland for one year, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina, where he immersed himself in local politics and society. He served as a member of the Charleston Council of Safety, member of the South Carolina legislature and Privy Council, Continental Congress, and United States Congre...

Currie, William, 1754-1828

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871

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Scottish publisher; author of 'Traditions of Edinburgh,' 'History of the rebellion of 1745-46,' 'Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen,' and 'A life of Scott,' among others; acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. From the description of Robert Chambers papers, [1827-1836?]. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44616234 Publisher and author Robert Chambers was born in a small town in Scotland; after his affluent family lost their fortune, he and his brother Wi...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Bacquerel, Edmund, 1820-1891

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Childs & Smith. Architects.

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Vigny, Alfred ˜deœ 1797-1863

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Alfred de Vigny was a French writer. From the description of Manuscripts, 1822. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624438 From the guide to the Alfred de Vigny manuscripts, 1822, 1822, (American Philosophical Society) French man of letters. From the description of Autograph letters signed (17) : various places and [n.p.], to Monsieur and Madame Bunbury ; some letters written as part of letters in another hand, [1830] Sept. 2...

Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

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Mathew C. Carey (1760-1839) was a publisher, economist, and humanitarian. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and came to America in 1784, after involvement in Irish revolutionary activity. He took up his trade as a printer, publishing the Pennsylvania Herald and the periodical, The American Museum. His book publishing ventures prospered and his firm was a leader in American printing and publishing in the period 1795-1835. He was an active proponent of the protective tariff, as well as an ardent cha...

Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799

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French composer and playwrite, 18th century. From the description of Letter to Mme de Pankouke. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398229 Pierre Beaumarchais, playwright. From the description of The barber of Seville : or, the useless precaution : typescript, 1972, 1 - 22 September. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597946 French dramatist and financier. From the description of Account of Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, ...

Kirkbride, Thomas Story, 1809-1883

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Howard, William Alanson, 1813-1880

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Republican congressman from Michigan and governor of Dakota Territory. From the description of William Alanson Howard papers, 1856-1880 and 1895. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419834 ...

Bridges, Calvin B. (Calvin Blackman), 1889-1938

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American geneticist Calvin Blackman Bridges, 1889–1938, collaborated with T. H. Morgan, A. H. Sturtevant, and H. J. Muller, the group that developed many of the concepts of modern genetics through their study of the fruit fly, Drosophila. He continued with the Morgan group as a research associate of the Carnegie Institution in Washington from 1919. His contributions to modern genetics include the proof of the chromosome theory of heredity, formulation of the theory of ge...

Wollaston, William Hyde, 1766-1828

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Epithet: MD; of Add MS 32166 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000015 Epithet: MD; of Add MS 18204 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000014 William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) was born at East Dereham, Norfolk, on 6 August 1766. He was educated at Lewisham, before entering Charterhouse in 1774. He was admitted a p...

Philadelphia (Pa.). Councils. Common Council

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Huggins, William, Sir, 1824-1910

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Educated at City of London School. After a few years of business he decided to devote himself to astronomy. F. R. A. S. 1854. In 1856 he built an observatory at Tulse Hill and applied to stars the methods of Kirchhofs researches into the chemical constitution of the sun. In conjunction with William Allen Miller (F. R. S. 1845) he devised the star spectroscope and showed that in structure the stars resemble the sun. F. R. S. 1865. Royal Medal 1866. Rumford Medal 1880. Copley Medal 1898. President...

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...

Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939

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Harvey Williams Cushing was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 8, 1869. He graduated from Yale College in 1891 and in 1895 received his M.D. and A.M. degrees from the Harvard Medical School. He served on the staff of the Johns Hopkins University Hospital from 1901 to 1912, where he devoted himself to neurological surgery. In 1912 he was appointed professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and in 1913 surgeon-in-chief of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, posts which he held until 1932. During W...

Hart and Rochester

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Harvey, E. Newton (Edmund Newton), 1887-1959

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Edmund Newton Harvey was a physiologist. His interests included bioluminescence, decompression sickness, and tissue damage caused by high velocity missiles. From the description of Papers, 1923-1959. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122608793 Edmund Newton Harvey (Nov. 25, 1887-July 21, 1959) was a physiologist. His interests included bioluminescence, decompression sickness, and tissue damage caused by high velocity missiles. From the...

Library Company of Philadelphia

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Banks, John, 1948 March 1-

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 155 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002b8 Epithet: of Add MS 36048 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002b5 Epithet: of Add MS 36050 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002b6 Epithet: Recorder of Bo...

Pennsylvania. Laws, statutes, etc.

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Humphrys, Jonathan

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Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856

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Renny, David

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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...

CRAIK, WILLIAM

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Epithet: Representative of Dumfries at the Convention of Scottish Boroughs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x000335 ...

Hosmer, James K. (James Kendall), 1834-1927

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Unitarian minister; after Civil War a librarian, historian, college professor. From the description of J. K. Hosmer letter to F. B. Sanborn [manuscript], 1865 September 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 713901241 ...

Jukes, J. Beete (Joseph Beete), 1811-1869

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In 1842 geologist Joseph Beete Jukes sailed as a naturalist on board H.M.S. Fly despatched to survey Torres Strait, New Guinea, and the east coast of Australia. Their mission was completed in 1846. From the description of Part of Great Barrier Reefs : [between Cape Upstart and Hervey's Bay / cartographer, J.B. Jukes]. [1843] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224778307 ...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Pickersgill, Henry William, 1782-1875

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English painter. From the description of Letters, ca. 1828-1869. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83101655 ...

Stephenson, Robert, 1803-1859

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Orton, James, 1830-1877

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Epithet: of Add MS 37967 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0002ed ...

Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843

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U. S. naval surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1794-1811. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007202 ...

Penn, William, 1644-1718

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English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1660-1982. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 25898071 Thomas Lloyd was Penn's appointed Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, [16]91 June 16, England to T[homas] L[loyd] / Wm. Penn. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 27471458 Francis Daniel Pastorius (1651-1719) was a German settler of Colonial Pennsylvania. As the agent for th...

Chrétien, de Troyes, active 12th century

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Chrétien de Troyes became known for his poetry of courtly love written for an aristocratic audience, of which "Conte du Groal" was one of his last. From the description of Preceval; ou, le conte du Groal: Photo reproduction, [ca. 1175]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122526052 ...

Mead, Giles W. (Giles Willis), 1928-2003

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Newhouse, Seth

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Seth Newhouse (also known as Da-yo-de-ka-ne Oshweken) was a Mohawk Indian, Six Nation Indian reserve, Grand river, Ontario, Canada. From the guide to the Cosmology of De-ka-na-wi-da's government of the Iroquois confederacy, 1885, 1885, (American Philosophical Society) Mohawk-Onondaga Indian resident of the Six Nation Indian Reserve on the Grand River in Brant Coounty, Ontario. Author of an 1885 ms. history and constitution of the Iroquois Confederacy...

Cumming, Hugh S. (Hugh Smith), 1869-1948

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Hugh S. Cumming joined the Marine Hospital Service as a physician in 1895. After serving in various U.S. Public Health Service quarantine stations, Cumming was promoted to Surgeon General of the Public Health Service in 1920. During the same year, he was appointed director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau. Cumming retired from the Public Health Service in 1936, but remained director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau until his death in 1948. From the description of Hugh S. Cummin...

Huxley, Leonard, 1860-1933

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English writer, editor, educator. From the description of Leonard Huxley letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1896 January 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 764681159 English editor and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Godalming, to W.A. Knight, 1892 July 28-1900 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269543358 Leonard Huxley was born in 1860 in London, son of the famous scientist Thomas Henry H...

Litchfield, Dorothy Hale

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Brooke, Rachel

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Mease, James, 1771-1846

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

Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of ALS : New York, to Jonathan Dayton, 1811 June 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316941 From the description of ALS : New York, to W. C. Leffingwell, 1810 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525040 Nephew of Benjamin Franklin, served as agent of Continental Congress at Nantes. From the description of ALS, 1780 September 12 : Nantes, to James Searle, ...

Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Arkansas, public official of Tennessee, jurist, and army officer. From the description of Archibald Yell papers, 1836-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981226 From the description of Archibald Yell letter, 1839 Feb. 6. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 430350370 Archibald Yell was a soldier and congressman. From the guide to the Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847., 1836-1847, (American ...

Correia da Serra, José Francisco, 1750-1823

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Portuguese statesman; scholar and botanist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to [Thomas Jefferson], 1817 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530939 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist, and diplomat. Caspar Wistar was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Note nécrologique sur le Docteur Wistar, 1818. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122539921 J...

Sommerville, Mary

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Babb, James T. (James Tinkham), 1899-1968

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Trego, Charles B... 1794-1874

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Manning, William (William H.)

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Epithet: Vicar of Marshfield, county Gloucestershire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001128.0x000177 Epithet: Vicar of St Andrew's Leytonstone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000086 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description ...

Redman, Thomas. Estate of.

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State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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Barrett, B.

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Croghan, George, 1720?-1782

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Indian agent and public official. From the description of Papers of George Croghan, 1768. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064125 According to Mr. Julian F. Boyd, Librarian of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, who viewed this document on October 1, 1938, with Mr. Carl Van Doren, this is am accurate, clerk's copy of the original minutes of the conference, corrected in the handwriting of Mr. Richard Peters, Secretary of the conference. From the description of...

Mackintosh, James, Sir, 1765-1832

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Sir James Mackintosh, Irish political writer and politician. From the description of Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 15 items, 1799-1825 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 654853220 From the guide to the Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 18 items, 1799-1826, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Desc...

Eisenhart, Churchill

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

Abrahamson, Joseph

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Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817

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Polish patriot and army officer. From the description of Commission and letter of Tadeusz Kościuszko, 1776-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014909 Polish patriot and American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Thomas Jefferson, 1814 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596972 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia?], to Thomas Jefferson, [n.d., 1798 Apr.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Morgan, Joseph, 1671-approximately 1749

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During the Texas Revolution, Joseph I. Morgan enlisted in a cavalry unit of the Texas Army on April 30, 1836. From the description of Morgan, Joseph I., Letter, 1836 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 755812036 ...

Spence, William, 1783-1860

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Collins, Isaac, 1746-1817

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Bartram, Archibald, 1774?-1808

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Evans, Cadwallader, 1762-1841

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MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947

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Mantell, Gideon Algernon, 1790-1852

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Dickinson, John, 1732-1808

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Pennsylvania lawyer, Continental Congressman. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson, 1779 Sept. 18. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442835 Dickinson asks Booth to help him replace omissions in his set of The Delaware law prior to the revolution. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to James Booth, 1784 July 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525016 Pennsylvania ...

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.) ...

Harper, Francis P. (Francis Perego), 1856?-1932

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Francis Perego Harper and Lathrop Colgate Harper were publishers and antiquarian booksellers in New York City. From the description of Francis P. Harper collection, 1870-1929 (1877-1896). (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711609277 ...

United States. Continental Congress. Marine Committee

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Lynch, Dominick, 1754-1825

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Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951

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Physicist (mathematical physics, atomic physics, theoretical physics, wave mechanics, quantum mechanics). On the mineralogy faculty at Georg-August Universität zu Göttingen (1893-1897); on the mathematics faculty at Technische Universität Clausthal (1897-1900); on the mechanics faculty at the Technische Hochschule zu Aachen (1900-1906); and on the physics faculty at Universität München from 1906. From the description of Papers, ("New" Sommerfeld Nachlass), ca. 1890-ca. 1950. (Un...

Knox, William, 1789-1825

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Epithet: of Add MS 36171 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x0001a3 Epithet: Under-Secretary for the Colonies; of Add MS 38216 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x0001a7 Epithet: of Add MS 38242 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x0001a...

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 ...

Toussaint-Louverture, 1743?-1803

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Reformer, Haitian army officer, and public official. Full name: Pierre Dominique Toussaint Louverture. From the description of Toussaint Louverture papers, 1797-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981003 Haitian general and liberator. From the description of Passport, An 6 [i.e. 1798] Germinal 22, Gonaïves, Haiti, issued to Richard Codman. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14444822 ...

Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Lawyer; member of Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1777-1784, president 1782-1784; member of first three federal congresses; director U.S. Mint, 1795-1805. From the description of ALS (draft), 1797 Aug. 27-Sept. 5, Philadelphia, to Samuel Bayard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617033 Pres. of the Continental Congress. 1st Pres. of the American Bible Society. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, to Jonathan S...

Safford, A. R K.

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Scull, John, minister of the word

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Shippen, Edward, 1729-1806

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Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to William Parsons, 1750 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663645 Edward Shippen was Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Docket of cases, 1764-1765. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616293 From the description of Receipts, 1754-1789. (Ameri...

Levdig, Franz von, 1821-1908

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Luc, J. A. de (Jean André), 1727-1817

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Walker, Samuel D.

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Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, Baron, 1744-1792

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Johnston, J. C. (John Clark), 1892-

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Martin, Sydney Errington, 1883-

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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...

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...

Snellen, H. (Herman), 1834-1908

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Vaughan, Charles-Richard, 1774-1849

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Epithet: of Add MS 37888 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000356 Epithet: GCH, Envoy to the USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000203 British diplomat. From the description of Charles Richard Vaughan correspondence, 1826-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981264 From the description o...

Dobson, Jessie.

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Winthrop, James, 1752-1821

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Christian Mentzel was a German physician, naturalist, and philologist. From the guide to the Chinese lexicon, 1806, 1806, (American Philosophical Society) Judge, librarian. James Winthrop was a jurist and a librarian of Harvard University. From the description of Letter, 1876-1884. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50693791 James Winthrop (1752-1821), son of Harvard Professor John Winthrop, served as Bu...

Elmslie, John

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Pennsylvania. Commissioners of Indian purchase

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Mason, Charles, 1728-1786

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Charles Mason was an astronomer and surveyor. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Journal during the survey of the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, 1763-1768. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316422 From the description of Papers, 1750-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380135 From the guide to the Charles Mason papers, 1750-1815, 1750-1815, (American Phi...

Waugh, William L.

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Ingenhousz, Jan, 1730-1799

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Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) Jan Ingenhousz was a plant physiologist and scientist. From the description of Letterbook, 1774-1793. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122474070 From the description of Correspondence, 1766-1797. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Dowling, James, and Sons

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Institut de France. Academie des inscriptions et belle-lettres

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Hildebrand, Joel Henry, 1881-

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

Franck, Maximilien

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Hollister, G. H. (Gideon Hiram), 1817-1881

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Lawyer, historian and author; served as U.S. minister to Haiti, 1868-1869. Perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut published in 1855; also published several books of fiction and poetry. From the description of Gideon Hollister papers, 1850-1892. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 771916821 ...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Bache, Richard Meade

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Maugridge, William

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Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885

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Titian Ramsay Peale was a naturalist, explorer, and artist. From the description of Sketches, 1817-1875, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624313 From the description of Correspondence, 1820-1868. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523569 From the guide to the Titian Ramsay Peale correspondence, 1820-1868, 1820-1868, (American Philosophical Society) Painter and naturalist. From...

Kenrick, Francis Patrick, 1796-1863

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Francis Patrick Kenrick was born in Dublin, Ireland on December 3, 1796. He was the eldest son of Thomas Kenrick and Jane Eustace Kenrick. His theological studies were made in Rome at the Urban College of Propaganda where he was ordained on April 7, 1821. He later arrived in America, appointed to the faculties of both St. Thomas Seminary and St. Joseph's College in Bardstown, Kentucky. He attended the First Provincial Council of Baltimore in 1829, and the following year he was consecrated to the...

Spawn, Willman

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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946

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Art historian, writer and lithographer; Philadelphia, PA. From the description of Joseph Jackson papers, 1913-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454161 Epithet: formerly fag to Sir R Peel at Harrow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000135 Epithet: Chaplain of Kesington Palace British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811

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At this time, Samuel Chase was a justice in the district of Baltimore. William Smallwood was the governor of Maryland. From the description of Letter to William Smallwood, 1788 September 6. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866539 Jurist. From the description of Samuel Chase papers, 1776-1805. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144571402 Delegate from Maryland to the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, ...

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

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

Josiah, James

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South African Literary and Scientific Institution. Meteorological Committee

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Gray, John Edward, 1800-1875

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John Edward Gray was an English naturalist and was the Keeper of the Zoological Department at the British Museum of Natural History for many years. From the description of Papers, 1783-1884. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523596 John Edward Gray (1800-1875) was an English naturalist and the Keeper of the Zoological Department at the British Museum of Natural History from 1840 until 1874. He endeavored to make the British Museum’...

Schweinitz, Lewis David ˜vonœ 1780-1834

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Lewis David von Schweinitz (1780-1834) was called "the first American mycologist" by William Farlow. He is also known by the names de Schweinitz and Schweinitz. His Synopsis fungorum Carolinae Superioris and Synopsis fungorum in America Borealis are milestones in the history of mycology. Born in Bethlehem, Pa., he was educated by the Moravian Brethren in Germany. Von Schweinitz's career as a secular official of the Moravian Church in the United States provided opportunities for travel and collec...

Watson, John F. (John Fanning), 1779-1860

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John F. Watson was an antiquarian, publisher and financier. He was born in New Jersey but later settled in Germantown, Pa. From the description of Bible thoughts, 1823-1859(inclusive), 1926-1827(bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122524436 American publisher, financier and antiquarian. From the description of Letters of John Fanning Watson [manuscript], 1831 and 1852. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647840601 J...

Smith, Robert, (carpenter)

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Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish, Lord, 1774-1839

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Governor-General in India; English M.P. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and letter signed (1) : Palermo and London, to various correspondents, 1812 June 23, 1837 July 1 and "Friday morning" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858564 Governor-general of India. From the description of Papers, 1808-1848; (bulk 1814-1833). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19211083 Epithet: 2nd son of the 3rd Duke of Portland ...

Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871

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Engineer and Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to Sir W. R. Hamilton, 1833-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514949 Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123372 From the description of Papers, 1816-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362531 John F. W. Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, che...

Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798

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Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975

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English biologist. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Mr. Heineman, 1928 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555836 British biologist, philosopher, and popularizer of science; b. Julian Sorell Huxley. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 86118827 From the description of Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28418189 Jul...

Clark, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 40230 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f1 Epithet: of Sloane MS 2532 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f3 Epithet: Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f4 Epi...

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778?-1860

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Rembrandt and Harriet Peale (née Cany) were painters; Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81263030 From the description of Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80271418 Peale, from a family of artists, was a portrait, miniature and historical painter. From the description of Notes of the Painting Room. (Winte...

Antill, Edward, 1742-1789

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Ziegler, Carl A.

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Cuvier, Frédéric, 1773-1838

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Bartram, John, 1699-1777

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John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting. From the description of Papers, 1738-1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364926 From the description of Correspondence, 1735-1775. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464663 From the guide to the John Bartram papers, 1738-1796, 1738-1796, (American Philo...

Butler, D. A. (Des A.)

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Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David), 1805-1884

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877, 1810-1877, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Ansted, D. T. (David Thomas), 1814-1880

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Professor of Geology. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Athenaeum Club [London], to Charles Augustus Howell, 1865 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870215 ...

United States. Declaration of independence

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Pepper, William, 1843-1898

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William Pepper was provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1880 to 1890. The University commissioned Muybridge to complete his animal locomotion studies under their auspices. The results were published in 1887. From the description of William Pepper papers on Eadweard Muybridge, 1883-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566066 Physician and professor of medicine of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1872-1886, Philadelphia. (Duke University)....

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...

American Antiquarian Society

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White, Adam, 1817-1879

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Epithet: of the Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000376 ...

Barton, William P.C. (William Paul Crillon), 1786-1856

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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) William Paul Crillon Barton, navy surgeon and botanist, was born in Philadelphia on 17 Nov. 1786 to William and Elizabeth (Rhea) Barton. He married Esther Sargeant in Sept. 1814. On 27 Feb. 1856 Barton died in Philadelphia. Barton received his A.B. from the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1805 and studied m...

Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de, 1683-1757

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Réaumur was a French physicist and naturalist. From the guide to the Manuscripts and illustrations for Descriptions des arts et métiers, 1721-1787., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Réaumur was a French physicist and naturalist. Duhamel du Monceau was a French botanist, agriculturist and physicist. Fougeroux, the nephew of Duhamel, was a French physiologist and archaeologist. From the description of Manuscripts and illustrations fo...

Wickenden, William E. (William Elgin), 1882-1947

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Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

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...

Beitel, Christian

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Phelp, William

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Burd, James, ca. 1710-1783

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Alexander, William, 1726-1783

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American Revolutionary soldier; Lord Stirling. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1772 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132554 Revolutionary soldier; better known as Lord Stirling. During the French and Indian War, he was aide and secretary to Governor Shirley, and defended Shirley before the House of Commons in 1756. From the description of Letter : on board the sloop Massachusetts, to Governor Robert Hunter Morris, 1755 July 6. (Buffalo...

Lightfoot, John, 1735-1788

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Muirhead, James Patrick, 1813-1898

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Author. From the description of Letters of James Patrick Muirhead, 1875-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453872 ...

Natural history society of Edinburgh

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B. A.

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Watt, James, 1769-1848

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Society of Friends. Philadelphia meeting

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International Rescue Committee

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Private international organization for aid to refugees. From the description of International Rescue Committee records, 1933-2009. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871906 ...

Leacock, Martha Ogilby

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Moreau, Jean Victor Marie, 1763-1813

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Epithet: Marshal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00007f French general. From the description of Letter signed : Augsburg, to Ludwig, Landgrave of Hesse, 1800 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639284 Epithet: General commanding the Army of the Rhine British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00007e ...

Schouw, William Frederick, 1807-1873

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Society for the Study of Speciation

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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...

Shepard, Charles Upham, 1804-1886

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Charles Upham Shepard was born on June 29, 1804, and died on May 1, 1886. He spent one year at Brown University before entering Amherst in 1821. After graduation in 1824 he spent almost a year studying under Professor L. Nuttall and, after giving private lessons in Botany and Mineralogy for a few months in Boston, entered the laboratory of Professor Benjamin Silliman at Yale College where he remained for another two years. From 1830 to 1847 he was Lecturer on Natural History at Yale. While at Ya...

Manning, James

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Anderson, J. M. (James McMurry), 1926-

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Epithet: of Strathbogie, Officer to Lord Huntley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003c9 James Anderson was born on 15 January 1812 in Calcutta, India. In 1831, he left Britain to join the Hudson's Bay Company as an apprentice, later serving as a chief factor in charge of the Mackenzie River District between 1851 and 1855. In 1855, he was invited to lead the British Franklin Search Expedition [Hudson's ...

Beddome, Elizabeth

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MacDonald, John

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Epithet: alias Kinneir; Knight 1829; traveller and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000db Epithet: Colonel, Dep.-Adj.-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000de Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798....

Bank of the United States.

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Dreher, Eugen, 1841-1900

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Gaither, Henry, 1751-1811.

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Henry Gaither, military officer, was born in Montgomery County, Md. in 1751. Gaither served as a captain during the Revolutionary War and was commissioned a major in 1791. He commanded various frontier posts in the 1790's. Gaither was honorably discharged from the army in 1802 and returned to Maryland where he died in 1811. From the description of Letter : Fort Fidius, State of Georgia, to Sir, 1793 June 14. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37730110 ...

Born, Max, 1882-1970

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Physicist (solid state physics, quantum mechanics, lattice dynamics, wave functions, molecules). On the physics faculty at Universität Göttingen (1908-1914, 1921-1933); Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin (1914-1919); and University of Edinburgh (1936-1956). From the description of Lecture notebooks, 1905-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79287462 From the description of Papers, ca. 1945-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77749891 From the description of P...

Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983

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Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812

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Poet, author, statesman, army chaplain, merchant, publisher, and lawyer. From the description of Joel Barlow collection, 1787-1887. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953035 Barlow was an American poet and statesman. He served as American consul in Algiers and as Minister to France (1811-1812). From the description of Papers, 1775-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419312 From the description of Papers, 1775-193...

Salvin, Francis Henry

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Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Seeley, H. G. (Harry Govier), 1839-1909

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Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000370 Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0002cf ...

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. ...

Gray, Edward Whitaker, 1748-1806

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Kalm, Pehr, 1716-1779

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Pehr Kalm (b. March 6, 1716 –d. November 16, 1779) was a Finnish explorer, botanist, naturalist, and agricultural economist. In 1747 he was commissioned by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to travel to the North American colonies and to bring back seeds and plants that might be useful to agriculture. Among his many scientific accomplishments, Kalm can be credited with the description of Niagara Falls written by a trained scientist; he described this phenomenon along the border of New Yo...

Lindley, John, 1799-1865

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Cornell University. Agassiz club

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Weingast, Marvin

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Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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American statesman. From the description of Copy of a letter : Paris, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Talleyrand], 1798 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595261 From the description of Letter, 1790 June 18, New York, to John Hancock, [Boston]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174967 Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter to [James Warren] and portrait, 1776 June 15. (University of Virgi...

Ledyard, John, 1751-1789

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Boyle, Courtenay

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x00019a ...

Berzelius, Jöns Jakob, friherre, 1779-1848

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Booth, Walther

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Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896

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William Henry Furness, Unitarian minister, was born 20 Apr. 1802 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1825 Furness was ordained minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. He became pastor emeritus of the congregation in 1875 and continued to preach occasionally until his death 30 Jan. 1896 in Philadelphia. Furness published numerous books on the New Testament, translated German poetry, and wrote original hymns. In the years before the Civil War, Furness tried to comprehend a Christian's dut...

Fridenberg, Robert

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Art dealer in New York City. From the description of Robert Fridenberg and Harry MacNeill Bland checklist of New York views, [ca. 1935-1945] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155486529 Robert Fridenberg was a New York City dealer in prints and engravings and a member of the Grolier Club of New York. From the description of Catalogue of the engraved portraits of Franklin : manuscript, [ca. 1922]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79458503 ...

Broom, Robert, 1866-1951

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Bache, Franklin, 1792-1864

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Nephew of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Francis Markoe Jun. Esq., 1841 Feb. 20 and 1848 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134379 U.S. physician and chemist. From the description of Franklin Bache letter, 1823, Nov. 29, [Philadelphia], to Dr. Reni La Roche. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34835424 Franklin Bache was a Philadelphia physician, professor of chemistry, and author. From...

Wood, J.G. (John George), 1827-1889

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English clergyman and popular writer and lecturer on natural history. He wrote the books My feathered friends (1856), Man and beast (1874), and others. From the description of Sketches from the uncivilized races of men, 1876. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 67228772 ...

Fitch, John, 1956-

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Epithet: attorney British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0001e2 ...

Deane, Silas, 1737-1789

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Continental Congressman from Connecticut. First American agent appointed to deal with European governments, authorized by Congress to purchase arms and supplies and begin negotiations for alliance with France, 1776-1778. From the description of ALS, 1776 Dec. 1, Paris, to Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316894 Continental Congressman from Connecticut. First American agent appointed to deal with European government...

Law, John, 1671-1729

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Dorlodot, Albert de

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United States. Continental Congress.

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Blair, John (John W.)

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Epithet: LLD, Rector of Burton Coggles British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x000117 Epithet: of Add MS 32696 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x00011a Epithet: Reverend; LLD, FRS; chronologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x00011c ...

Bache & Shee

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Delay, I. B.

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Lux, George, 1754-1797

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Hurst, C. C. (Charles Chamberlain), 1870-1947

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Epithet: Dr biologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000085 Charles Chamberlain Hurst was an English geneticist. From the description of Papers, 1971-1977. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122584087 From the guide to the C. C. (Charles Chamberlain) Hurst papers, 1971-1977, 1971-1977, (American Philosophical Society) Charles Chambe...

Heath, Jeffrey G.

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Philadelphia Orphans' Court

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National Institute for the Promotion of Science

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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,...

Barnsley, Thomas, -1771

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Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences .

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Young, H. R.

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Epithet: Parliamentary Sec the Postal and Telegraph Clerks Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0001b7 ...

Dunbar, William, 1749-1810

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William Dunbar was a planter at Baton Rouge and Natchez and a friend of Alexander Ross, Scottish merchant and planter on the southwestern frontier during the American Revolution. From the description of William Dunbar account book, 1776-1793; 1845-1847 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23153421 Scientist and planter. From the description of William Dunbar letterbook extracts and a list of manuscripts, 1775-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859

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1800-1819 Served the Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra, and Banka; 1836-1859 Keeper of the India Museum. Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002ad ...

Tredgold, Thomas, 1788-1829

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Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790

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British colonial governor of Maryland. From the description of Horatio Sharpe papers, 1758-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980438 Colonial Governor of Maryland. From the description of Letter signed : Annapolis, to the Commissioners of the Paper Currency Office, 1761 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664850 ...

Royal College of Chemistry (Great Britain)

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The college was established by private subscription in 1845, and was merged into the Royal School of Mines, London, in 1853. It is the first constituent college of Imperial College, London. From the description of Records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81327912 ...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Pennsylvania. Governor (1790-1799 : Mifflin)

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Dixon, John Edward, 1943-

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Epithet: of Add MS 34456 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x000294 Epithet: of Astle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x000295 Epithet: of Carlisle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000079 Epithet: of Sleaford B...

Beattie, James, 1735-1803

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James Beattie was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland. From the description of Notes on James Beattie's lectures, 1766-1767. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58659044 Scottish poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Aberdeen, to Dr. Lettsom, 1779 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621921 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Reverend Mr. Calde...

Berry, W. J. A.

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Montour, Andrew

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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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) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Collin, Nicholas, 1746-1831

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Manasseh Cutler was a clergyman and botanist. From the guide to the Manasseh Cutler papers, 1787-1806, 1787-1806, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Barry, Amelia Evans

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Barnsley, Edward R. (Edward Roberts), 1906-

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Family legal documents, correspondence, receipts, photographs, and family records (1773-1932); legal writs, citations, a petition, bills, a release signed by John Penn; an appraiser's report (1745) from rent on Roger Hartley's land; resurvey of Southampton, Pa.; Newtown Township deeds (1790-1807); Caspar Fettar estate papers (1779-1797); Isaac Hicks's legal and business papers including Joseph Harvey's deeds and mortgages (1763-1845); personal correspondence of Richard Price to Edward Hicks (184...

Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian), 1792-1831

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Olcott, James S.

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Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

South, James, Sir

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Lockyer, J. Norman

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Epithet: KCB, astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00021d (Joseph) Norman Lockyer was born in May 1836 in Rugby. On completing his education, he became a clerk in the War Office at the age of twenty-one. Developing a keen interest in science, in particular astronomy, he presented his first scientific paper to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1863. During the 1860s, Lockyer turned hi...

Bache, William, 1773-1818

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Pennsylvania. Tax collector

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Stark, Johannes, 1874-1957

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Phillips, Henry, 1838-1895

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Biographical note: Henry Phillips was an author, philologist, and numismatist. He was born in Philadelphia in 1838 and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1859. Although he was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1859, Phillips devoted most of his life to researches and writings in the fields of philology, numismatics, and folklore. His contributions to the field of Numismatics were "History of American Colonial Paper Currency" (1865) and "History of America...

Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836

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Roberts Vaux was treasurer of PMMWD in 1831. From the description of ALS, 1831 October 18 : Philadelphia, Pa. to the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 51617833 Quaker Roberts Vaux was an American juror, philanthropist and abolitionist; he became a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1819. From the guide to the Address on the impolicy of slavery, 1824, 1824, (American P...

Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1704-1709 : Evans)

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MacNider, William de Berniere, 1881-1951

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North Carolina physician and professor of pharmacology. From the description of Papers, 1939-1940, North Carolina. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35161607 Professor of pharmacology; dean of the Medical School, University of North Carolina, 1937-40. From the description of Chronic nephritis, literature for Harvey lecture on Dec. 13th, 1928. 1928. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). WorldCat record id: 18288962 From the description of Le...

Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857

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American botanist, chemist and geologist. From the guide to the Jacob Whitman Bailey letter to Professor R.W. Gibbes, 1846, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) William Barwell Turner was a botanist and expert on the Desmidieae. He became President of the Leeds Naturalists' Club in 1881 From the guide to the On some new species of American Desmidiaceae, from the Catskill Mountains, by J. W. Bailey, written in the hand of William Barwe...

United States. Treasurer of Loans

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Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864

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John Redman Coxe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Daniel and Sarah Redman Coxe, and the grandson of Philadelphia physician John Redman. Coxe received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794 and after additional study in Europe, established his practice in Philadelphia. He also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote on medical topics, and edited medical journals and books. He was married to Sarah Cox; they had ten children. Winterthur Museum has an etchi...

Ward, Townsend, 1817?-1885

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Jackson, Richard, 1722-1787

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Public official, Great Britain. From the description of Letters of Richard Jackson, 1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451234 ...

Hughes, Edward, Sir, approximately 1720-1794

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British admiral. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madras, to Sir Philip Francis, 1780 July 03. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530135 1735 entered the Royal Navy; 1735-1741 based in the Caribbean, fought in the War of Jenkins' Ear; 1744-1746 based in the Western Mediterranean; fought in the War of the Austrian Succession; 1757-1760 based in North America; 1773-1777 commander-in-chief in the East Indies; 1778 rear-admiral of the blue; 1778-1785...

Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...

Sadiga, Sally

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Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819

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Lawyer, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Letter book, 1811-1812. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70957784 Philadelphia lawyer. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to William Logan Fisher, 1812 Mar. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591704 Pennsylvania lawyer, legislator, and banker. From the description of ALS : to George Churchman, 1811 Jan. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Lib...

Jardine, William, 1800-1874

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Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

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Naval hero of the United States Revolutionary War and founder of the United States Navy. From the description of Typescript, [19--]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758919 John Paul Jones, American naval officer. He was commissioned a lieutenant in the U. S. Navy in 1775, and captain in 1776. In 1778 he began rading the English coast; a year later he commanded the Bon Homme Richard in its victory over the Serapis. After the Revolution, he went t...

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...

Senebier, Jean, 1742-1809

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Ramsden, Josslyn

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Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853

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Physician. He developed Transylvania University's medical school into one of the nation's strongest and was co-founder of the Louisville Medical Institute. From the description of Letter, 1820 Dec. 9. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763925 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to James Ewell, 1816 Aug. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490275 Surgeon and professor of medicine. ...

Playfair, John, 1748-1819

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Académie des sciences (France)

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Fitton, William Henry, 1780-1861

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Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869

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Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) was a colonial official and great landholder (300,000 acres). His sons were Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778) of "Sabine Hall." Grandsons of Robert Carter included Robert "Councillor" Carter (1728-1804) of "Nomini" and Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1797). From the guide to the Carter Family Papers, 1667-1862., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Professor and dean of the Jefferson M...

Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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Philadelphia painter and naturalist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165786 Charles Willson Peale was an artist and naturalist. From the description of Sketchbook, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465905 From the description of Portrait list, [ca. 1772]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439811 From the descrip...

Des Moulin, Charles.

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Franck, James, 1882-1964

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German physicist; graduate of University of Berlin, 1906. Professor at University of Gottingen, 1920-1933; University of Chicago, 1938-1947. From the description of Reminiscences [sound recording] : an address at the American Physical Society, Southeastern Section, 1962 April 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82023313 Physicist. Born, Hamburg, Germany, 1882. Professor of Experimental Physics and Director of the Second Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Göttin...

Pose, H.

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Adams, Arthur S. (Arthur Stanton), 1896-1980

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Scientist and educator. From the description of Papers of Arthur S. Adams, 1937-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131895 Fund raising director, investor, philanthropist. Born in 1895. Studied economics at Sorbonne in Paris and at University College in London. Became the director of Southwest Campaign Bureau in Dallas in 1925. Actively invested in stock, real estate, and oil. Involved in fund-raising and membership drives for various charitable Jewish organizations and s...

Rankine, William John Macquorn, 1820-1872

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Civil engineer and physicist. Born in Edinburgh and studied at the university there. He then worked as an engineer on various railway projects in Scotland and Ireland, and from 1844 to 1848 was employed by the Caledonian Railway Co. About 1848 he commenced the researches on molecular physics which constitute his claim to fame in the scientific domain. His work on thermodynamics mirrored similar ideas being put forward by his contemporaries, William Thompson (Lord Kelvin) and Clausius. He was app...

Kramsch, Samuel, 1756-1824

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Spence, E.

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Harris, John, 1726-1791

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Trader. From the description of Papers of John Harris and Moses Harris, 1767. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450777 ...

Davis, John Edward 1816-1877

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Biography Little is known about John Edward Davis (1816-1877). His bookplate states "Master Royal Navy". The manuscript suggests that from 1831-1834, H.M.S. Samarang was engaged in surveying in Central and South America. From 1843-1846, Sir Edward Belcher (1799-1877) captained H.M.S. Samarang during his travels along the Pacific Coast of North America and throughout Oceania and Southeast Asia. As with his other voyages, these expeditions made...

Williamson, Robert

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Epithet: merchant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0000eb Epithet: floruit 1814 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000225 ...

Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929

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President of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1922. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 755906949 Hampton Lawrence Carson was born on February 21, 1852, in Philadelphia to Joseph Carson (1808-1876) and Mary Hollingsworth (1813-1868). He married Anna Lea Baker (1854-1933) in 1880 and with her had five children. Hampton graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1874...

Bacourt, Adolphe Fourier de, 1800-1865

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Cadwalader, John, 1805-1879

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John Cadwalader was a noted Philadelphia jurist and congressman and a member of a prominent Philadelphia family. From the description of Account book, 1826-1840. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122465311 ...

Gilchrist, Ann

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Tressan, comte de (Louis Elisabeth), 1705-1782

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Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington)

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Physicist Thomas D. Cope, also a historian of science, collected the Transit of Venus material. From the guide to the Material on the transit of Venus in 1760, [1760-1761], 1760-1761, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Darlington Cope was a physicist and a historian of science. From the guide to the Thomas Darlington Cope papers, 1945-1957, 1945-1957, (American Philosophical Society) Physicist and historian of science Thomas Darlington Cope received...

Johnston, Lewis

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Plumptre, Charles, 1818-1887

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Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884

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James Watson Webb was born in Claverack, New York on February 8, 1802. Webb's military career included service in Illinois during the 1820s. In 1827 his journalistic career began with the acquisition of the New York Morning Courier. In 1829 he acquired and merged the New York Enquirer with the Courier. In 1861 he sold his newspaper interest to the New York World. Webb was a nationally prominent journalist and editor whose writings sometimes resulted in libel suits and duels. During the Civil War...

Pearson, James

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x000136 ...

Aldridge, Alfred Owen, 1915-2005

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Browne, Peter A. (Peter Arrell), 1782-1860

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Walker, Willard

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Professor Willard Walker taught at Wesleyan University in the Anthropology Department. From the guide to the Willard Walker Collection, 1934-1987., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) ...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Wilson, John Ward

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), 1826-1880

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Francis T. Buckland, an English naturalist and the son of geographer William Buckland, worked mainly as an ichthyologist but also published articles on paleontology and the history of geology. From the guide to the Francis Trevelyan Buckland letters, 1863-1872, 1863-1872, (American Philosophical Society) Francis T. Buckland was an English naturalist and son of William Buckland, the geographer. His main work was in ichthyology, but he also publishedarticles on paleontology an...

Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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First chancellor of New York State; agriculturalist and ambassador to France. From the description of Robert R. Livingston papers, 1707-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779437 Continental Congressman, diplomat, member of the New York Provincial Covention, the Continental Congress and served as U.S. Minister to France. From the description of Letter, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407295 Robert R. Livingston ser...

Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842

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Parker Cleaveland worked as a mineralogist and geologist. From the guide to the Parker Cleaveland papers, [ca. 1806]-1844, Circa 1806-1844, (American Philosophical Society) Born in Chatham, New York, Amos Eaton graduated from Williams College in 1799 and then studied law in New York City. He was admitted to the state bar in 1802. After imprisonment from 1811 to 1815, Eaton refocused his attention on science and botany. His pragmatic concern was the "application of science to...

Drabier, Jacques

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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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Mifflin was a Continental Congressman, Major General, and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of LS, 1784 May 6 : Annapolis, to Governor Clinton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13782989 Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) was a Philadelphia merchant, military officer during the Revolutionary War, and U.S. Congressman. He served as the first governor of Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1799. From the description of Thomas Mifflin papers, 1791-1...

Morgan, Lilian V.

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Greene, Ray

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Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929

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Edwin Ray Lankester was a British zoologist and author. He taught at Exeter College (1872-1874), University College (1874-1882), Edinburgh University (1882-1891), and Oxford (1891-1927). From the description of Letters, 1892-[ca. 1903]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465793 From the guide to the Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester letters, 1892-[ca. 1903], 1892-1903, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Whewell, William, 1794-1866

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Lewis, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 11249 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x0001c1 Epithet: Minister of Margate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x0001c0 Epithet: of Stowe MS 1085 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x0001cb Epithet: of Add MS...

Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803

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Joseph Galloway (1731-1803), an American British loyalist. In 1753, he married Grace Growden, daughter of Lawrence Growden, Jr. (1694-1770), one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in colonial Pennsylvania. As a member of the Pennsyvalvania Assembly, Galloway was part of Benjamin Franklin's anti-proprietary faction. He was the Pennsylvania delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and signed the non-importation agreement, but refused to sign the Declaration of Independence. In 1776, he jo...

Royal Irish academy

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Blumberg, Benjamin

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Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

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 ...

Grace, Robert

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Volney, C. -F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820

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Franklin, John, 1786-1847

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British explorer, credited with discovery of Northwest Passage; died on his third arctic expedition, 1847. From the description of ALS, 1827 Nov. 29, London, to Catherine Franklin, Nottingham. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489346 Sir John Franklin, British naval officer and Arctic explorer. From the description of Sir John Franklin manuscript material : 2 items, 1819-1823 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 226044023 ...

Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853

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French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and politician. François Arago contributed to major discoveries concerning electromagnetism, light polarisation and velocity, the meridian arc length of the earth, and the standardisation of the metric system. From 1830 he was director of the Paris Observatory. Arago also served several roles in government, including a short period as the prime minister of France. From the description of Letter of François Arago written to Louis de Freyci...

Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820

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Andrew Ellicott was a surveyor and mathematician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the guide to the Astronomical journal, 1797-1801, 1797-1801, (American Philosophical Society) Ellicott (1754-1820) was a surveyor and matematician. He explored the Mississippi River Valley and the southern boundaries of the United States. The Clarke Historical Library has two books by Ellicott and microfilm of his papers which are housed in other institutions....

Graham, Robert, 1786-1845

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Anstead, D. T.

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Dick, Elisha Cullen, 1762-1825

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Dr. Dick received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania; he was a physician, a colonel in a Virginia cavalry regiment, and mayor of Alexandria, Va. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, after 1799. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190789789 Mayor of Alexandria, Va., and physician. From the description of Elisha Cullen Dick newspaper clipping and signatures, 1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423849 ...

Broderip, William John, 1789-1859

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English lawyer and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mr. Smedley, 1824 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133440 ...

Bache, Richard Meade

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Roney, Grady

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Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919

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Important German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species and is credited with coining the word ecology. From the description of Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608105579 Ernst Haeckel was a German zoologist. In 1862 he became a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute of the Univ...

Scull, William, active 1765

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William and James Scull were Philadelphia land surveyors and cartographers in the mid-eighteenth century. Land surveyors determine the three dimensional space position of points and the angles and distances between them. William Scull was the son of the notable cartographer Nicholas Scull. William Scull was also responsible for creating a map of Pennsylvania known as the "Revolutionary War Map" based on his land surveys. From the description of Survey ledgers of William and James Scu...

Hamilton, Harry D.

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Witthoft, John

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John Witthoft taught in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1959-1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191213574 Born October 4, 1921 in Oneonta, New York, John Witthoft had an unusual childhood. Suffering from scarlet fever at age 6, the disease left him with permanent eye damage and life-long tremors. His family saw these physical afflictions as retribution for his di...

Vaurin

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Bache, Richard, 1784-1848

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Loundes, W.

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Pennsylvania. Supreme Court

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Haxel, Otto.

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Fitch, John, 1743-1798

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Inventor. From the description of John Fitch papers, 1783-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981153 Inventor and steamboat developer. From the description of John Fitch papers, 1764-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454382 Nelson County, Kentucky inventor. From the description of John Fitch : miscellaneous papers, 1782-1814. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49222091 ...

Tompkins, C.

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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...

C. M. M.

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Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch.

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Gertrude Prokosch Kurath (1903-1992) was educated at Bryn Mawr College (MA, 1928, History of Art) and at the Yale University School of Drama (1929-1930). She received extensive training in music practice and theory, and in several systems of art dance as well as folk dancing, in Germany and the United States. From 1923-1946, she was an active teacher of modern dance, as a concert performer with the stage name Tula, and as a producer of pageants and dance dramas. In the mid-1940s, she turned her ...

Kidder, Homer H. (Homer Huntington), 1874-1950

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Homer Huntington Kidder worked as a mining engineer. From the guide to the Ojibwa myths and halfbreed tales, 1893-1895, 1893-1895, (American Philosophical Society) Homer Huntington Kidder was a mining engineer. From the description of Ojibwa myths and halfbreed tales, 1893-1895. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380085 ...

Franklin, James, 1697-1735

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Ericsson, John, 1803-1889

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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...

Stewart, John (John D.)

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x00036c Epithet: Curate of Syder stone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000363 Title: 4th Earl of Atholl British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000380 Title: 7th Earl of Galloway ...

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

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

Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923

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Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....

Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914

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Luther Samuel Livingston was the first curator of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection in the Harvard College Library. In 1912 Livingston published a set of "Verses" by Robert Louis Stevenson, said to have never been published in the 1885 issue of "A Child's Garden of Verses." From the description of Letters sent to Luther Samuel Livingston, 1900-1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612840031 American bookseller and bibliographer. From the description o...

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853

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Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 - October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice appointed Secretary of the Navy - under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren. From the description of Document, May 26, 1837. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168849 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 17...

McCahan, John, 1780-1857

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Merrick, S. V. (Samuel Vaughan), 1801-1870

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Troup, Robert, 1757-1832

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Soldier, jurist, and land agent. From the description of Robert Troup letter, 1822 Sept. 28. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130654 From the description of Robert Troup correspondence, 1780-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981043 Epithet: Sergeant; 78th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x000393 Revolutionary officer, lawyer in Albany a...

Smith, James Edward, 1759-1828

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José Francisco Correia da Serra (1750–1823, APS 1812) was an abbot, diplomat, scholar and botanist. In his work as a botanist he was particularly concerned with the systematic classification of vegetable species. Thomas Jefferson described him as “profoundly learned in several branches of science he was so above all others in that of Botany; in which he preferred an amalgamation of the methods of Linnaeus [1707-1778, APS 1769] and of Jussieu [1686-1758] to either of them exclusively...

Long, John Harper, 1856-1918

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Lankester, Edwin, 1814-1874

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Author, scientist, and physician. From the description of Letter of Edwin Lankester, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014879 ...

Leach, William Elford, 1790-1836

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Euclides, B. C. 2nd Century

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Binckley, David

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Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839

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Deborah Norris Logan was born 19 October 1761 and died 2 February 1839. She was well-educated, married Doctor George Logan and had three sons. She wrote A Memoir of Dr. George Stenton of Stenton. She transcribed family papers at "Stenton" into eleven manuscript volumes, some of which were subsequently published. From the description of Deborah Logan Papers, 1829-1885, 1829-1837. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22869977 ...

Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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U.S. congressman 1830-1840 and senator 1845-1850; Ohio governor 1840-1842; U.S. sec. of the Treasury, 1850-1853. From the description of Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41240210 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530944 Corwin's career included terms as Governor of Ohio (1840-184...

Miller, Samuel

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Roddy, John D.

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Rush, A. R.

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Herschel, A. S. (Alexander Stewart), 1836-1907

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Sir George Biddell Airy (1801–1892) was a British astronomer. Airy became Lucasian Professor of mathematics at Cambridge in 1826 and Plumian Professor of astronomy and director of the new Cambridge Observatory in 1828. From 1835 to 1881, he served as Astronomer Royal, a senior post in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. Airy was born in Northumberland, England, to William Airy and Ann Biddell. His father was a tax collector, but he lost his positi...

Vaughan, Samuel, Jr., 1762-1827.

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Ingham, Samuel D. (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860

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Ingham served as Secretary of the Treasury, 1829-1831, under Pres. Andrew Jackson; staunch supporter of the Second Bank of the United States; helped develop inland canal navigation, railroad transportation, anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania; died, 1860, in Trenton, N.J. From the description of Substance of a conversation with Samuel D. Ingham, 1831 Mar. 22. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30713434 Samuel D. Ingham was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvan...

Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, approximately 1736-1784

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Artist. From the description of Papers, 1770-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156975997 Artist and antiquarian. From the description of Papers of Pierre Eugène Du Simitière, 1774-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064130 Portrait painter, curator and naturalist; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born in Geneva, Switzerland. Came to America in 1765 after spending several years in the West Indies collecting natural history spec...

Howard, P. (Paul D.)

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Rusby, Henry Hurd, 1855-1940

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Henry Hurd Rusby (1855-1940) was a physician and botanical explorer who was influential in the promotion of the the study of economic botany. He was one of the incorporators of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) and served as Honorary Curator of the Economic Botany Museum and on the Board of Managers from 1898 to 1933. He attended New York University Medical College, graduating in 1884. As Professor of Botany and Materia Medica at the College of Pharmacy at Columbia College, he was instrumenta...

Gibson, John Pattison

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Farquharson, John

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Epithet: of Egerton MS 2000 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0x000249 Epithet: of Add MS 35523 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0x000198 ...

Hall, Basil

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The Revd. Professor (George Yule) Basil Hall (1915-1994), church historian and priest, was born in Ryton-on-Tyne, Northumberland, and studied English at Durham University. He then went on to study theology at Westminster College, Cambridge, and was ordained as a minister of the Presbyterian Church of England, working at Brighton Avenue Presbyterian Church, Gateshead, and also at Blundellslands (near Liverpool). He then taught church history at the College of the Welsh Presbyterian C...

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

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Physicist Arthur Holly Compton worked as a research engineer at Westinghouse Lamp Co. (1917-1919) and studied with Rutherford at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, England (1919). He taught physics at Washington University (1920-1923) and at University of Chicago (1923-1945) and served as Chancellor of Washington University from 1945-1953. From the guide to the Arthur Holly Compton notebooks, 1919-1941, 1919-1941, (American Philosophical Society) In 1920, Arthur Holly Co...

Thomas, Daniel (Astrophysicist)

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

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

Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

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William Yarrell, an eminent British naturalist, was for many years a vice-president of the Zoological Society. He was also a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and between 1825 and 1856 he contributed 81 papers to scientific societies and journals. He was the author of A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES and A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. At his death, his collection of British fishes and other specimens were purchased by the Trustees of the British Museum. From the description of William Yarrell ...

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 ...

Royal Society (Great Britain)

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Levy, H. (Hyman), 1889-

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Nebraska - Governor (Butler, David, 1867-1871

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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) ...

Virginia

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