Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Dallas Bache (March 19-27, 1839)

ID: SIA2012-2506 and SIA2012-2507 and SIA2012-2508 and SIA2012-2509 and SIA2012-2510 and SIA2012-2511

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: March 19-27, 1839

Citation: Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 4, The Princeton Years: January 1838-December 1840 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1981), 186-192

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Summary

Letter from Joseph Henry, then a professor at Princeton University and later first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to his close friend Alexander Dallas Bache, a physicist and later Smithsonian Institution Regent, March 19-27, 1839. In the letter, Henry describes his activities in meteorology, as a collaborator with the University of the State of New York.

Subject

  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Princeton University
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • University of the State of New York

Category

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Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2012-0887, SIA2012-0888, SIA2012-0889, SIA2012-0890, SIA2012-0891, SIA2012-0892, and SIA2012-0893, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 4, pages 186-192.

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7053, Box 3, Folder: 9 - Incoming Correspondence 1821-1866 (Jan-June 1939)
  • Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 4, The Princeton Years: January 1838-December 1840 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1981), 186-192

Contact information

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

Date

March 19-27, 1839

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Letters
  • Science
  • Physicists
  • Meteorology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-2506 and SIA2012-2507 and SIA2012-2508 and SIA2012-2509 and SIA2012-2510 and SIA2012-2511

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

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