Papers, 1801-1859.

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Papers, 1801-1859.

Papers, 1801-1859.

This collection contains miscellaneous letters and papers relating to his explorations in South America, Cuba, and Mexico, his scientific investigations, and his publications.

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Jomard, M. (Edme-François), 1777-1862.

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Coquerel, Athanase, 1795-1868

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This could be Athanase Laurent Charles Coquerel (1795-1868) or Athanase Josué Coquerel (1820-1875). From the description of Autographed commentary, 1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888386 Athanase Coquerel was a French cleric of the Eglise Réformée of Paris who visited the United States in the 1850s, and corresponded with a number of people active in the abolitionist movement. From the description of Athanase Laurent Charles C...

Friedrich Wilhelm IV, 1795-1861.

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Berger de Xivrey, Jules, 1801-1863

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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...

Willdenow, Karl Ludwig

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Michaux, André, 1746-1802

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André Michaux was a French botanist and traveler. From the guide to the Botanical journal in North America, 1787-1796, 1787-1796, (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the Documents on his botanizing in the United States, 1785-1807, 1785-1807, (American Philosophical Society) André Michaux, French botanist, was the first botanical explorer to travel widely in North America. André Michaux's botanical career started off amidst difficult times; his wife ...

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 ...

Azaïs, P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe), 1766-1845.

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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 ...

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 ...

Waagen, Gustav Friedrich, 1794-1868

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Epithet: writer on art British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x000398 German art critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to to S.C. Hall, 1856 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586146 Art historian, critic. From the description of Letters, 1846, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77615515 ...

Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864

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Epithet: of Add MS 38746 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000283 ...

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...

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844

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Du Ponceau was a Philadelphia lawyer who arrived in Portsmouth, N.H., from France in 1777, achieved early prominence as an aide to von Steuben, and as secretary to Robert Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Congress in 1781. Du Ponceau was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1785 where his familiarity with both American and European law brought him an important practice. His intellectual interests included both history and linguistics and he published extensively in both fields. He ...

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841

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John Vaughan was a merchant and was librarian and secretary of the American Philosophical Society. From the description of Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive). (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122584193 John Vaughan (1756–1841, APS 1784) was a wine merchant, philanthropist, and long-time treasurer and librarian of the American Philosophical Society. A native of England, Vaughan moved to Philadelphia in 1782. He soon was one of the most res...

Schlaginteweit-Sakülünski, Hermann Rudolph Alfred von.

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Buckland, William, 1784-1856

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William Buckland was an English cleric, geologist, and vertebrate paleontologist. He was the first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819). Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the description of Letters, 1817-1848. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689446 English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819...

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...

Galunsky, Louis Charles.

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Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875

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

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...

Gaggiotti-Richards, Emma, 1825-1912.

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