Smithsonian Publishes Coffin's "Winds of the Northern Hemisphere"

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Date: 1854

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 5, Folder: 1

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Summary

The Smithsonian publishes Professor James Henry Coffin's "Winds of the Northern Hemisphere," a compilation and analysis of meteorological data collected by the Smithsonian. The 213-page manuscript comprises Article 6 of Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 6.

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  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Coffin, J. H. C
  • Meteorological Project
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Image is copy of circular on meteorology that Joseph Henry sent to James Henry Coffin. Smithsonian Institution Archives, negative number SIA2012-2724.
  • Coffin's manuscript can be found at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32536698. It is briefly described in the Smithsonian Annual Report for 1853 (see http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7968999).
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1853. Washington, D.C.: 1854, pp. 13-14.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 5, Folder: 1

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

Date

1854

Topic

Meteorology

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