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Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864, pathfinder in American science

Author: John F Fulton; Elizabeth Harriet Thomson
Publisher: New York : Schuman, [©1947]
Series: Publication (Yale Medical Library. Historical Library), no. 16.; Life of science library.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960.
Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864, pathfinder in American science.
New York, Schuman [©1947]
(OCoLC)610026610
Named Person: Benjamin Silliman; Benjamin Silliman; Benjamin Silliman; Benjamin Silliman; Benjamin Silliman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Fulton; Elizabeth Harriet Thomson
OCLC Number: 1109913
Description: ix, 294 pages : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Connecticut boyhood, 1779-1801 --
The Young professor of chemistry, 1802-1805 --
A year abroad, 1805-1806 --
Meteors and minerals, 1806-1812 --
Founding a medical school, 1810-1813 --
War years and family problems, 1812-1818 --
Launching a journal of science, 1818 --
Geology and Genesis --
Widening sphere of influence, 1819-1833 --
The first college gallery of art, 1830-1832 --
Presenting science to the public, 1834-1857 --
The mining consultant --
The Sheffield scientific school, 1846-1853 --
Europe revisited, 1851 --
His successors, 1853 --
Professor emeritus, 1853-1864 --
Silliman's legacy to science and education.
Series Title: Publication (Yale Medical Library. Historical Library), no. 16.; Life of science library.
Responsibility: by John F. Fulton and Elizabeth H. Thomson.

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