Excerpt from Joseph Henry's Desk Diary (October 10, 1866)

ID: SIA2009-1210 and SIA2009-1211 and SIA2009-1212 and SIA2009-1213

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: October 10, 1866

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 14, Folder: 1866

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Summary

Excerpt from the Desk Diary of Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, October 10, 1866. In the note, Henry discusses attending a meeting of Asa Gray's, a botanist, scientific club at Harvard University that was very interesting and included Gray's account of the additions to a new edition of Charles Darwin's work on evolution, On the Origin of Species.

Subject

  • Darwin, Charles 1809-1882
  • Gray, Asa 1810-1888
  • Harvard University

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

4 pages scanned Henry Desk Diary

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 14, Folder: 1866

Contact information

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

Date

October 10, 1866

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Topic

  • Diaries
  • Secretaries
  • Botany
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Botanists

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2009-1210 and SIA2009-1211 and SIA2009-1212 and SIA2009-1213

Physical description

Number of Images: 4; Color: Color; Size: 9w x 11h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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