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A scientist in American life : essays and lectures of Joseph Henry

Author: Joseph Henry; Arthur P Molella; et al
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980.
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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Scientist in American life.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980
(OCoLC)609868421
Named Person: Joseph Henry; Joseph Henry; Joseph Henry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Henry; Arthur P Molella; et al
ISBN: 0874746418 9780874746419
OCLC Number: 6555021
Description: vii, 136 p. : port. ; 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 ... [et al.] ; foreword by Lewis Thomas.

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