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Physical Description
  • 9 microfilm reels.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Dana family papers, 1805-1961
Physical Description
  • 9 microfilm reels.
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Summary
  • 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.
Biography
  • Dana family of New Haven, Conn.
Notes
  • Microfilm of originals in the Yale University Library. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Photographic Services, 1983.
  • Yale University Library New Haven, CT
  • Purchase 1986.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
Language
  • English
Standard Number
  • MSS61955
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