The View From the Castle: Even in the early 1830s, Joseph Henry was already expressing his lifelong concern for the way American science would develop

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley introduces the second volume of "The Papers of Joseph Henry," published this month. Ripley gives valuable insight into the character of Joseph Henry, the Smithsonian Institution's first Secretary.

Author

Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Joseph Henry Papers Project

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 6, no. 9 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

December 1975

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • SI, Early History
  • Museums
  • Science
  • Castle View
  • Museum publications

Place

United States

Physical description

p. 6

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