Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 (bulk 1879-1932).

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Hayden, Edward Everett, 1858-1932. Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 (bulk 1879-1932).

Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 (bulk 1879-1932).

Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various inventions and patents, and his scientific research in hydrography, meteorology primarily relating to hurricanes, and timekeeping.

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