Cleveland Abbe papers, 1851-1952.

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Cleveland Abbe papers, 1851-1952.

Collection consists of papers (1851-1952) of meteorologist and astronomer, Cleveland Abbe.

4.4 linear ft. (9 document boxes, 3 flat boxes)

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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...

Ferrel, William, 1817-1891

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Meteorologist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of William Ferrel papers, 1857-1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647009 ...

Woeikoff, Alexander D.

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Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony), 1826-1901

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Engineer and geologist. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Schott, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071032 ...

United States. Army. Signal Corps

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Congress passed a resolution creating a national weather service on February 9, 1870, and it was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. This new law directed the Secretary of War to take meterological observations and provide warnings of approaching storms. The Brevet Brigadier General Albert J. Myer and his Signal Service Corps were assigned this duty on February 25, 1870 by the Secretary of War. Weather observations began on November 1, 1870. In June 1872, Congress extended the weather...

Rowland, Henry Augustus, 1848-1901

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Biographical Note: First professor of physics at the Johns Hopkins University. He married Henrietta Harrison in 1890, and they had three children Harriet, Henry, and Davidge. From the description of Rowland (Henry Augustus) papers, 1793-1970. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49310918 Henry Augustus Rowland was a physicist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1896. From the description of Scrapbook, [n.d.]. (American Philosophica...

Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

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Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924

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Physicist and educator (geophysics, geodesy). On the faculty of Ohio State University in physics and mechanics, 1873-1884; and superintendent, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1889-1894. From the description of Papers, 1851-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306263 At the time of this letter, Mendenhall was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1889. (U...

Johns Hopkins University. Dept. of Geology.

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Africa, West

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Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934

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Epithet: American geographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0001d0 William Morris Davis (1850-1934) earned his Harvard S.B. in 1869. He taught geology and geography at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Morris Davis, ca. 1878-ca. 1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069254 Frank Spooner Churchill served as the resident physician on this exc...

Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1875-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81640450 Educated at Genera, Owens College, Manchester, Heidelberg. Ph. D. Heidelberg. He was professor of Physics in the University of Manchester 1888-1907. F. R. S. 1879. Secretary of Royal Society 1912-1919. Foreign Secretary of Royal Society 1920-1924. Royal Medal 1893. Rumford Medal 1926. President of British Association 1915. Copley Medallist R. S. 1931. ...

Warner Observatory (Rochester, N.Y.)

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United States. Weather Bureau

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From 1947 until 1970, the official observations of weather in Boulder were made under the direction of the Boulder fire chief, at the central fire station. The Boulder Fire Department also maintained a weather station at the South Side Fire Station starting in July 1958. Prior to 1947, observations were made from the homes of volunteering citizens of Boulder. (Cf. station history in BHS 351 b1 f6.). From the description of Voluntary oberserver's meteorological record, Boulder, Colo. ...

Alaska

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Margules, Max 1856-1920

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Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896

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Scientitist and curator. From the description of Papers of G. Brown Goode, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131780 Stephen Bowers (1832?-1907) was a geologist, archaeologist, journalist and Methodist minister, who maintained an interest in southern California, including area fossils and artifacts. His geological and archaeological work was financed by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Department of the Interior. In 1997 a California archaeologist an...

Houston, Edwin J. (Edwin James), 1847-1914

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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....

Comstock, George C. (George Cary), 1855-1934

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Astronomer. From the description of Papers, 1909-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155004528 ...

Nichols, E. L. (Edward Leamington), 1854-1937

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Physics professor; president of American Association for the Advancement of Science. From the description of Edward L. Nichols letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1892 Mar 10 (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963344 ...

Draper, Henry, 1837-1882

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Henry Draper (1837-1882), an American astronomer, was a pioneer in astronomical photography. From the description of Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, bulk (1869-1914). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122615857 From the guide to the Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, 1869-1914, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893

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Pupin, Michael, 1858-1935

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Columbia College, A.B., 1883; Columbia University, Doctor of Science, 1904; Professor of Electro-mechanics, 1901-1927. From the description of Papers, 1800-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122600557 ...