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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1831-1872
Creator:
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was an American scientist who served as the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. One of the most highly-regarded American scientists during his lifetime, he is known for his pioneering work on electromagnetism. The collection is comprised of correspondences between Henry and his colleagues in the scientific and academic communities. Subjects range from a letter of recommendation for the appointment of a friend to the faculty of William and Mary College to administrative affairs.
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Joseph Henry collection
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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1000
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1831-1872
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Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was an American scientist who served as the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. One of the most highly-regarded American scientists during his lifetime, he is known for his pioneering work on electromagnetism. The collection is comprised of correspondences between Henry and his colleagues in the scientific and academic communities. Subjects range from a letter of recommendation for the appointment of a friend to the faculty of William and Mary College to administrative affairs.
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English
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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
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Correspondence