Memorial of Joseph Henry

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Summary

This volume contains accounts of several memorial exercises for Joseph Henry and planning for a monument to him. It includes sermons, addresses, and tributes by Rev. Samuel S. Mitchell, Hannibal Hamlin, Robert E. Withers, Asa Gray, William B. Rogers, James A. Garfield, Samuel S. Cox, William T. Sherman, Rev. Samuel B. Dod, Henry C. Cameron, James C. Welling, William B. Taylor, Joseph Lovering, Simon Newcomb, and Alfred M. Mayer. The volume also contains a bibliography of Henry's work.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Taylor, William B (William Bower) 1821-1895
  • Newcomb, Simon 1835-1909
  • Lovering, Joseph
  • Mitchell, Samuel S
  • Cox, Samuel Sullivan 1824-1889
  • Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881
  • Gray, Asa 1810-1888
  • Hamlin, Hannibal 1809-1891
  • Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891
  • Welling, James C (James Clarke) 1825-1894
  • Mayer, Alfred M
  • Withers, Robert Enoch
  • Rogers, William Barton 1804-1882
  • Dod, S. Bayard (Samuel Bayard) 1839-1907
  • Cameron, Henry C (Henry Clay) -1906
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Citation information

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 21

Notes

First issued in 1880 by order of United States Congress

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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

1881

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • SI, Early History
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Biography

Place

United States

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