Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence (2 vols.)

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

A biography of the noted 19th century naturalist, Louis Agassiz. A close friend of the first Smithsonian Secretary, Joseph Henry, Agassiz was influential in the founding and early history of the Smithsonian.

editor

Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary

Subject

  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Biography was written by Louis Agassiz's widow.

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1885

Topic

  • Natural history museums
  • Natural History
  • Science
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Government policy
  • Biography
  • Management--Museums
  • Natural history
  • Science and state

Full Record

View Full Record