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Charles K. Wead Papers, circa 1893-1913

Creator:
Wead, Charles K. 1848-1925  Search this
Subject:
Wead, Charles K. 1848-1925  Search this
Newcomb, Simon 1835-1909  Search this
Kasson, John A  Search this
Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Patent Office  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1893
1893-1913
Topic:
Technology--History  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007159
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217316

Charles K. Wead Papers

Creator:
Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925  Search this
Extent:
1 folder.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1893-1913
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist of Wead correspondence concerning personal matters and Philosophical Society of Washington affairs, particularly the memorial meeting for Simon Newcomb in 1909. Also included are two letters from Simon Newcomb to John A. Kasson, one concerning a committee of Congress to investigate the possibility of establishing the metric system in the United States.
Historical Note:
Charles K. Wead (1848-1925) was an examiner for the United States Patent Office from 1892 to 1921. He also served as an officer of the Philosophical Society of Washington and filled the unexpired term of Simon Newcomb as President of that organization in 1909, after Newcomb's death.
Topic:
History of science and technology  Search this
Records of meetings, organizations, and professional societies  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925, Charles K. Wead Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7159
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7159

Box 1

Collection Creator:
Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925, Charles K. Wead Papers
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Charles K. Wead Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7159-refd1e117

Correspondence, c. 1893-1913

Collection Creator:
Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925, Charles K. Wead Papers
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Charles K. Wead Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7159-refd1e121

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