Joseph Henry Letter to Theodore Dwight Woolsey (March 15, 1862)

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Summary

Letter from Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to Theodore Dwight Woolsey, President of Yale University, March 15, 1862. In the letter, Henry informs Woolsey that he has been nominated as a member of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Woolsey served on the Board of Regents from April 12, 1862, to January 18, 1873, as a citizen regent.

Subject

  • Woolsey, Theodore Dwight 1801-1889
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Board of Regents
  • Yale University
  • Citizen Regent

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

1 page scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 10, page 242 (Document 132).

Contained within

Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 10, The Smithsonian Years: January 1858-December 1865 (Smithsonian Institution in association with Science History Publications/USA, 2004), 242

Contact information

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

Date

March 15, 1862

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Letters

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-0015

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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