Joseph Henry: His Life and Work

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Summary

A biography of the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, physicist Joseph Henry (1797-1878), who directed the Institution from its founding in 1846 to his death in 1878.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1950

Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • SI, Early History
  • Physics
  • Biography

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