Excerpt from Joseph Henry's Desk Diary (January 29, 1872)

ID: SIA2012-3176

Creator: Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Form/Genre: Document

Date: January 29, 1872

Citation: Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 11, The Smithsonian Years: January 1866-May 1878 (Smithsonian Institution in association with Science History Publications/USA, 2007), 382-384

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Summary

Excerpt from Joseph Henry's Desk Diary, January 29, 1872. In the note, Henry, the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, records tasks completed and to be completed, including publications, disbursement of funds, and science experiments.

Author

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Joseph Henry Papers Project

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2011-2796, SIA2011-2797, and SIA2011-2798, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 11, pages 382-384 (Document 180).

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 15, Folder: 5 - 1872
  • Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 11, The Smithsonian Years: January 1866-May 1878 (Smithsonian Institution in association with Science History Publications/USA, 2007), 382-384

Contact information

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

Date

January 29, 1872

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  • Diaries
  • Secretariats
  • Publications
  • Secretaries
  • Management
  • Experiments
  • Funds

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  • Document
  • Paper

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SIA2012-3176

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