Excerpt from John R. Buhler's Diary (February 21, 1846)

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Summary

Excerpt from the diary of John R. Buhler, a student of Joseph Henry, then a professor at Princeton University and later first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, February 21, 1846. In the excerpt, Buhler discusses a lecture given by Henry concerning electromagnetism, including a demonstration involving one of Henrys large magnets.

Subject

Princeton University

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

3 pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 6, pages 376-377.

Contained within

Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 6, The Princeton Years: January 1844-December 1846 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1992), 376-377

Contact information

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

Date

February 21, 1846

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Topic

  • Diaries
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Students
  • Secretaries
  • Demonstrations
  • Electromagnets
  • Magnets
  • Electromagnetism

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-3386 and SIA2012-3387

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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