Letter, 1953 August 4, Cambridge, Mass., to Sanborn C. Brown, Lexington, Mass.

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Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972. Letter, 1953 August 4, Cambridge, Mass., to Sanborn C. Brown, Lexington, Mass.

Letter, 1953 August 4, Cambridge, Mass., to Sanborn C. Brown, Lexington, Mass.

Asks Brown to read ms. of introduction to his Rumford bicentennial volume. Samuel Williams mentioned.

1 leaf. 28 cm.

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Williams, Samuel May, 1795-1858

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Brown, Sanborn C. (Sanborn Conner), 1913-1981

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Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

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Astronomer (galaxies, photometry, spectroscopy) and administrator. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1914-1921; director, Harvard Observatory, 1921-1952; on the astronomy faculty at Harvard from 1952. From the description of Papers [microform], 1910-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80523781 Harlow Shapley (1885-1972) was an astronomer. Shapley served as director of the Harvard College Observatory and was a professor at Harvard University, eventually he became the Pai...

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...