James Smithson's Scientific Notes

ID: 96-1640

Creator: Smithson, James 1765-1829

Form/Genre: Paper

Date: c. 1820s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000, Box 2, Folder 2, and Box 11

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Summary

Handwritten scientific notes by James Smithson (1765-1829), chemist, mineralogist, and founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution, concerning his mineral collection of some 10,000 specimens.

Subject

Smithson, James 1765-1829

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000, Box 2, Folder 2, and Box 11

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1820s

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Topic

  • Chemistry
  • Benefactors
  • Mineralogy
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections

Form/Genre

  • Paper
  • Document

ID Number

96-1640

Physical description

Size: 2.5w x 3.75h to 6.5w x 7.75h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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