Collection, 1839-1916, bulk dates 1839-1886.

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887. Collection, 1839-1916, bulk dates 1839-1886.

Collection, 1839-1916, bulk dates 1839-1886.

Contains literary productions and correspondence of Spencer Fullerton Baird. The majority of the correspondence is with George Newbold Lawrence. Other correspondents include David Humphreys Storer, Charles Collins, Peter Force, Josiah Dwight Whitney, Robert Bell, and Horatio Robinson Storer. The literary productions deal primarily with Baird's activities at Dickinson College.

146 items in 1 box ; 40 x 26 x 13 cm.

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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

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 ...

Storer, David Humphreys, 1804-1891

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Storer graduated from Harvard in 1825, taught obstetrics and medical jurisprudence, and served as Dean of the Harvard Medical School. From the description of Papers of David Humphreys Storer, ca. 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972890 U.S. ichthyologist and obstetrician, 1804-1890. From the description of Letter, 1829, Oct. 15 : to Jesse Putnam. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31822022 Storer (Harvard Medical School, M.D. 1925) w...

Bell, Robert, 1841-1917

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Robert Bell was a Canadian geologist and director of the Geological Survey of Canada (1901-1906). From the description of Correspondence, 1874-1908. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689432 Canadian geologist Robert Bell directed the Geological Survey of Canada from 1901-1906. From the guide to the Robert Bell correspondence, 1874-1908, 1874-1908, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Force, Peter, 1790-1868

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American historian and mayor general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419 Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951 Archivist and historian. From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Societ...

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...

Dickinson College

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Storer, Horatio Robinson, 1830-1922

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Horatio R. Storer (1830-1922) was a physician and publisher of The American journal of numismatics. Lt. Col. Champe Carter McCulloch, Jr (1869- ) was a librarian at the Surgeon General's Library 1913-19. From the description of Horatio Robinson Storer medical numismatics correspondence with Col. C.C. McCulloch, 1916. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14310511 From the guide to the Horatio Robinson Storer numismatics correspondence with Col. C. C. McCulloch,...

Collins, Charles, 1813-1875

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Charles Collins, 1813-1875, was a native of Maine and graduate of Wesleyan University in 1837. He served as president of Emory and Henry College, 1838-1852, of Dickinson College, 1852-1860, and proprietor and president of State Female College in Memphis, Tenn., 1860-1875. From the description of Papers, 1833-1874. (Dickinson College). WorldCat record id: 21223468 ...