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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Inclusive Dates:
1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877, 
Abstract:
Papers of the American physicist, first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Five outgoing items of correspondence, most of which is in response to requests for the Smithsonian Institution's publications (James A. Dix, Washington Townsend). There are three letters to botanist Charles E. Bessey, one of which defines the Smithsonian's system of exchange of scientific information with regard to natural history specimens.
Type of Material:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Physicists.
Scientists.
Science and medicine
Physicists, United States.
Scientists, Correspondence.