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Letters : and papers from scientists and scientific organizations, 1793-1857.

Author: Robert HareJames P EspyA D BacheFranklin BacheJöns Jacob Berzelius, friherreAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Letters to Hare about publishing Hare's papers, about his scientific instruments, meeting scientists in England and in America. Correspondents include A.D. Bache, J.J. Berzelius, J.F. Frazer, W. Gibbs, B. Silliman, W. Herapath, and A. Ure. One note from R. Hare, 1793 (Robert's father?).

Documents from University of Pennsylvania are about Hare's resignation from the Medical School.

2 papers from J.P. Espy, on Balfour's barometric research and on Laplace's system, 1820-1821, were referred by the Am. Philosophical Society to "Mr. Vaux, Dr. Patterson, and Dr. Hare."

Also includes a second series of folders of correspondence, notes, and reviews concerning Edgar Fahs Smith's biography of Hare, The Life of Robert Hare, an American Chemist (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917). Smith's research materials include copies of Robert Hare's correspondence with Franklin Bache and copies of Hare's 1845 United States Patent for improvements to his hydro-oxygen blowpipes.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Letters
Biography
Named Person: Edgar Fahs Smith; Robert Hare
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hare; James P Espy; A D Bache; Franklin Bache; Jöns Jacob Berzelius, friherre; John Fries Frazer; Wolcott Gibbs; William Herapath; Benjamin Silliman; Edgar F Smith; Andrew Ure
OCLC Number: 83872890
Notes: Forms part of: Edgar F. Smith Memorial Collection.
Description: 123 items (179 leaves)
Other Titles: Biographical research collection,

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Letters to Hare about publishing Hare's papers, about his scientific instruments, meeting scientists in England and in America. Correspondents include A.D. Bache, J.J. Berzelius, J.F. Frazer, W. Gibbs, B. Silliman, W. Herapath, and A. Ure. One note from R. Hare, 1793 (Robert's father?).

Documents from University of Pennsylvania are about Hare's resignation from the Medical School.

2 papers from J.P. Espy, on Balfour's barometric research and on Laplace's system, 1820-1821, were referred by the Am. Philosophical Society to "Mr. Vaux, Dr. Patterson, and Dr. Hare."

Also includes a second series of folders of correspondence, notes, and reviews concerning Edgar Fahs Smith's biography of Hare, The Life of Robert Hare, an American Chemist (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917). Smith's research materials include copies of Robert Hare's correspondence with Franklin Bache and copies of Hare's 1845 United States Patent for improvements to his hydro-oxygen blowpipes.

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