Introduction to Meteorological Material in Smithsonian Institution Archives: Focusing on John Chappelsmith

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Summary

Information on the meteorological observations of John Chappelsmith for the Smithsonian Meteorological Project in the nineteenth century. Chappelsmith was an artist whose work included weather observations from Indiana, especially a tornado that struck near New Harmony in 1852.

Subject

  • Chappelsmith, John
  • Meteorological Project

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Contained within

The History of Science of Tokai, 11 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

2015

Topic

  • Tornadoes
  • Artists
  • Meteorology
  • Meteorologists

Place

  • Indiana
  • New Harmony (Ind.)

Physical description

Number of pages: 08; Page numbers: 87-94

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