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Correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Dana family of New Haven, Conn. Includes papers of James Dwight Dana relating to his service with the Wilkes Expedition, his work and writings on geology and mineralogy, and his career at Yale University, 1849-1890; and papers of Dana's son, Edward Salisbury Dana, who taught mathematics, physics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Louis Agassiz; A D Bache; Jacob Whitman Bailey; Amos Binney; Edward Salisbury Dana; Harriet Dwight Dana; Henrietta Frances Silliman Dana; James Dana; James Dwight Dana; John White Dana; Maria Trumbull Dana; Charles Darwin; Timothy Dwight; W E Gladstone; Asa Gray; A Guyot; Edward Claudius Herrick; Thomas Henry Huxley; Harriet Dwight Dana Jones; Karl August Möbius; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; François Joseph Jérôme Nicklès; John Pitkin Norton; Edwards Amasa Park; Edwards Pierrepont; Adolphe Quetelet; William H Seward; Benjamin Silliman; William Graham Sumner; Joseph P Thompson; J D Whitney; Dana family.; Louis Agassiz; A D Bache; Jacob Whitman Bailey; Amos Binney; Edward Salisbury Dana; Dana family.; James Dwight Dana; Charles Darwin; Timothy Dwight; W E Gladstone; Asa Gray; A Guyot; Edward Claudius Herrick; Thomas Henry Huxley; Karl August Möbius; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; John Pitkin Norton; Edwards Amasa Park; Edwards Pierrepont; Adolphe Quetelet; William Henry Seward; Benjamin Silliman; William Graham Sumner; Joseph P Thompson; J D Whitney
Document Type: Archival Material
OCLC Number: 71071828
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm of originals in the Yale University Library. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Photographic Services, 1983.
Description: 9 microfilm reels.

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Correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Dana family of New Haven, Conn. Includes papers of James Dwight Dana relating to his service with the Wilkes Expedition, his work and writings on geology and mineralogy, and his career at Yale University, 1849-1890; and papers of Dana's son, Edward Salisbury Dana, who taught mathematics, physics, chemistry, and natural philosophy at Yale University, 1874-1917, and also served as curator of mineralogy at the Peabody Museum, 1874-1922. Other family members represented prominently include James Dana (1780-1860) and Maria Trumbull Dana. Correspondents include Louis Agassiz, Alexander D. Bache, Jacob W. Bailey, Amos Binney, Harriet Dwight Dana, Henrietta Frances Silliman Dana, John White Dana, Charles Darwin, Timothy Dwight, W.E. Gladstone, Asa Gray, Arnold H. Guyot, Edward C. Herrick, Thomas H. Huxley, Harriet Dwight Dana Jones, Karl August Möbius, Samuel F.B. Morse, François Nicklès, John Pitkin Norton, Edwards Amasa Park, Edwards Pierrepont, Lambert Quetelet, William Henry Seward, Benjamin Silliman, William G. Sumner, Joseph P. Thompson, and Josiah Dwight Whitney.

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