Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Dallas Bache (June 25, 1847)

ID: SIA2012-6121 and SIA2012-6122 and SIA2012-6123 and SIA2012-6124 and SIA2012-6125 and SIA2012-6126

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: June 25, 1847

Citation: Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 7, The Smithsonian Years: January 1847-December 1849 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1996), 126-130

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Summary

Letter from Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to Alexander Dallas Bache, a physicist, head of the United States Coast Survey and Smithsonian Institution Regent, June 25, 1847. In the letter, Henry describes his activities at the newly founded Smithsonian Institution, including prepared publication of the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.

Subject

  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Coast Survey
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2012-6787, SIA2012-6788, SIA2012-6789, SIA2012-6790, and SIA2012-6791, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 7, pages 126-130 (Document 66).

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7053, Box 3, Folder: 21
  • Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 7, The Smithsonian Years: January 1847-December 1849 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1996), 126-130

Contact information

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

Date

June 25, 1847

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Topic

  • Publishers and publishing
  • Publications
  • Secretaries
  • Letters
  • Physicists

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-6121 and SIA2012-6122 and SIA2012-6123 and SIA2012-6124 and SIA2012-6125 and SIA2012-6126

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Number of Images: 6 ; Color: Color ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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