Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Dallas Bache (July 11, 1853)

ID: SIA2012-2670 and SIA2012-2671 and SIA2012-2672 and SIA2012-2673 and SIA2012-2674 and SIA2012-2675 and SIA2012-2676 and SIA2012-2677 and SIA2012-2678 and SIA2012-2679

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: July 11, 1853

Citation: Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 8, The Smithsonian Years: January 1850-December 1853 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1998), 452-461

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Summary

Letter from Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to his close friend Alexander Dallas Bache, a physicist and Smithsonian Institution Regent, July 11, 1853. In the letter, Henry describes events at the Smithsonian, including appointments, meetings, and research.

Subject

  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Board of Regents
  • Smithsonian Institution

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2012-1010, SIA2012-1011, SIA2012-1012, SIA2012-1013, SIA2012-1014, SIA2012-1015, SIA2012-1016, SIA2012-1017, SIA2012-1018, and SIA2012-1019, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 8, pages 452-461 (Document 276).

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7053, Box 3, Folder: 27 - Incoming Correspondence 1821-1866 (1853)
  • Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 8, The Smithsonian Years: January 1850-December 1853 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1998), 452-461

Contact information

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

Date

July 11, 1853

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Topic

  • Meetings
  • Appointments
  • Secretaries
  • Letters
  • Physicists
  • Research

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-2670 and SIA2012-2671 and SIA2012-2672 and SIA2012-2673 and SIA2012-2674 and SIA2012-2675 and SIA2012-2676 and SIA2012-2677 and SIA2012-2678 and SIA2012-2679

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Number of Images: 10 ; Color: Color ; Size: 8 1/4w x 10 1/2h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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