The Geo. M. Greene Collection : the following letters addressed to Prof. S.S. Haldeman, sketches, illustrations of his scientific articles, pieces of manuscript, and the original plates of Thomas Say's "North American entomology" were presented by me (Prof. Haldeman's grandson) to Geo. M. Greene in
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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...
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...
Harvard librarian and entomologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to Henry David Thoreau, 1854 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499003 Harris graduated from Harvard in 1815 and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Thaddeus William Harris, 1822-1850 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972786 Physician, botanist and entomologist of Cambridge, Mass. ...
Dr. Frederick Ernest Melsheimer was born in Hanover, Pa., in 1782. He attended local schools and earned a degree in medicine from a school in Baltimore. Melsheimer received much acclaim for his research in entomology and for his lectures on the Bible. He died in Davidsburg, Pa., on Mar. 10, 1873. From the description of Frederick E. Melsheimer's belief or persuation in the Godhead and his attributes founded on the Old and New Testament and the creation, 1840. (Millersville University...
Engraver; New York, N.Y. From the description of Alexander Hay Ritchie letter to Rev. Carroll, 1891 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370545 The American engraver and painter Alexander Hay Ritchie was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and studied in Edinburgh. In 1841 he emigrated to America, settling in New York City about 1847. From the description of Letter : Edinburgh, to J.M. Greenhow, before 1841. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84155219 ...
Physician and naturalist of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1825-1851 and undated [bulk, 1825-1827]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089778 Epithet: Naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003e1 Gould, a naturalist and physician, was one of the great influences on the development of the study of conchology. He was a constant contributor to scientific jou...
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...
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 ...
American entomologist John L. LeConte was the son of distinguished entomologist John LeConte. Born in New York and educated as a physician, LeConte's inheritance meant he never had to practice medicine; instead, he continued his father's work in entomology, publishing his first paper at the age of nineteen. He travelled across the United States and later the world collecting and describing insects, especially beetles. Many of his papers were translated and republished in Europe, and the collecti...
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...
James Hamilton Couper was manager and part owner of Hopeton, Altama, and Elizafield plantations in Glynn County, Ga., and a noted scientific agriculturist. From the description of Plantation records, 1818-1854 [microform]. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 25193644 James Hamilton Couper has been described as a "pioneer in the agricultural and industrial development of Georgia and the South." His family owned Hopeton Plantation. From the description of ...
Haldeman was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and papers, ca. 1855-1879. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122490919 Samuel Stehman Haldeman was a scientist and philologist. From the description of Letters, 1859-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540802 Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1812-1880, APS, 1844) American naturalist and philologist, w...
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...