Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875.


Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875.

Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875.

Letters from William Alvord, Newton Booth, Eugene Casserly, Cornelius Cole, George Davidson, Henry Edwards, Stephen J. Field, H.H. Haight, Martin Kellogg, Clarence King, W.I. Kip, John LeConte, Joseph LeConte, Charles Nordhoff, F.L. Olmstead, Daniel Rogers, B.F. Sands, A.A. Sargent, Leland Stanford, Horatio Stebbins, Frederick Watts, J.F. Weir, J.D. Whitney, R.C. Winthrop, and others, relating mainly to the geological survey of California and to the University of California.

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Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901

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Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Kellogg, Martin, 1828-1903

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Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889

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Sands, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1811-1883

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B.F. Sands served as a navy lieutenant in the Mexican War, participating in operations on the Grijalva River under Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry. He later served in the Civil War and as director of the Naval Observatory, 1867-1874. Sands was made rear admiral in 1871, and he retired in 1874. He died in Washington, D.C., in 1883. From the description of Sketch of the river Tabasco from Devil's Bend to the city : taken from the masthead of the Washington, shewing the march of the f...

Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908

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Sargent, A. A. (Aaron Augustus), 1827-1887

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Biography George Davidson - geodesist, astronomer, geographer and engineer - was born in Nottingham, England, on May 9, 1825. In 1832 he came to the United States with his parents, who settled in Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Central High School, Philadelphia, he was appointed magnetic observer at Girard College Observatory. In 1845 he began his career with the United States Coast Survey as clerk to Superintendent Alexander D...

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