Excerpt from John R. Buhler's Diary (June 1, 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, June 1, 1846. In the excerpt, Buhler describes attending Henry's lecture to the Junior class. He praises Henry's interesting lecture style.

Subject

Princeton University

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

1 page scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 6, page 430.

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), 430

Contact information

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

Date

June 1, 1846

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Topic

  • Diaries
  • Students
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Secretaries

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-3392

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size:6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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