Albany Academy Where Joseph Henry Taught

ID: 96-4474

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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Unknown

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 12, Folder: 1

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Summary

Prior to becoming the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Henry (1797-1878) taught natural philosophy at the Albany Academy (the equivalent of high school) and the College of New Jersey (Princeton University). He was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to 1878.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Albany Academy
  • Princeton University

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 12, Folder: 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

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Topic

  • Education
  • Secretaries

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

96-4474

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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