Introductory Remarks for Natural Philosophy Course (May 28, 1846)

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Introductory remarks of Joseph Henry, professor at Princeton University and later first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, for his Natural Philosophy, or physics, course, May 28, 1846.


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The accompanying PDF contains SIA2012-3362, SIA2012-3363, SIA2012-3364, SIA2012-3365, and SIA2012-3366, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 6, pages 426-430.

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  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 18, Folder: 1 - Introductory Remarks and First Lecture
  • Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 6, The Princeton Years: January 1844-December 1846 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1992), 426-430

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May 28, 1846

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SIA2012-3181 and SIA2012-3182 and SIA2012-3183 and SIA2012-3184 and SIA2012-3185 and SIA2012-3186 and SIA2012-3187

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Number of Images: 7; Color: Color; Size: 5w x 8h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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