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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Scientist in American life.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980
|Named Person:||Joseph Henry; Joseph Henry; Joseph Henry|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Henry; Arthur P Molella
|Description:||vii, 136 pages : portrait ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||On theory and practice (1832).--Review of the "Report of the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the memorial of Henry Hall Sherwood ..." (1838).--Geology and revelation (early 1840's).--Thoughts on architecture (ca. 1849).--Address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1850).--On the Crystal Palace Exhibition (ca. 1851).--Closing address before the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute (1853).--The philosophy of education (1854).--The philosophy of inductive science (1866).--On the importance of the cultivation of science: letter to the Committee of Arrangements of the Farewell Banquet to Professor Tyndall (1873).--Remarks at the laying of the cornerstone of the American Museum of Natural History (1874).--Remarks at the grave of Joseph Priestley (1874).--Presidential address to the National Academy of Sciences (1876).|
|Responsibility:||edited by Arthur P. Molella [and others] ; foreword by Lewis Thomas.|