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Atlas of the Philippine Islands

Title:
Atlas de Filipinas
Author:
Manila Observatory  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
Editor:
Algué, José  Search this
Physical description:
24 pages, 30 leaves of plates : color maps ; 38 cm
Type:
Maps
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1900
Topic:
Atlases  Search this
Call number:
DS654 .M27 1900
DS654 .A76
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_56123

Coast Survey letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress made therein up to the present time

Title:
Coast Survey and weight and measure documents 1832-43 DSI
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress made therein up to the present time
Author:
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph) 1770-1843  Search this
Author:
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph),) 1770-1843  Search this
United States Department of the Treasury  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Physical description:
18 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1842
Topic:
Surveying  Search this
Weights and measures  Search this
Call number:
QC89.U5 H37 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012184

Coast Survey Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of 24th June, 1841, respecting the expenditure, &c., for the survey of the coast of the United States

Title:
Coast Survey and weight and measure documents 1832-43 DSI
Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of 24th June, 1841, respecting the expenditure, &c., for the survey of the coast of the United States
Author:
United States Department of the Treasury  Search this
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph),) 1770-1843  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Physical description:
8 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1842
Topic:
Surveying  Search this
Weights and measures  Search this
Call number:
QC89.U5 H37 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012186

Coast survey

Title:
Coast Survey and weight and measure documents 1832-43 DSI
Author:
United States Congress House Committee on the Coast Survey  Search this
Ferguson, James 1797-1867  Search this
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph),) 1770-1843  Search this
Physical description:
30 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1843
Topic:
Surveying  Search this
Weights and measures  Search this
Call number:
QC89.U5 H37 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012203

Survey of the coast of the United States further rectification of facts alleged in the discussion of Congress, in December, 1842

Title:
Coast Survey and weight and measure documents 1832-43 DSI
Physical description:
7 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1843
Topic:
Standardization  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Call number:
QC89.U5 H37 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012209

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress made therein up to the present time

Title:
Coast Survey and weight and measure documents 1832-43 DSI
Author:
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph),) 1770-1843  Search this
United States Department of the Treasury  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Subject:
Hassler, F. R (Ferdinand Rudolph) 1770-1843 Coast survey. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report of F.R. Hassler  Search this
United States Coast Survey Appropriations and expenditures  Search this
Physical description:
8 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1842
Topic:
Surveying  Search this
Call number:
QC89.U5 H37 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012219

Alexander Dallas Bache Dies

Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
Place:
United States
Date:
February 17, 1867
Topic:
American science  Search this
Science  Search this
Science--Societies, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12576

Agency history, circa 1873-1882

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Topographical Data Project  Search this
Subject:
Nicholson, W. L  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
United States Post Office Department  Search this
United States Post Office Department Topographer  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1873
1873-1882
circa 1873-1882
Topic:
Cartography  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Altitudes--Measurement  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00373
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_235122

Ferrel Tide Predictor

Maker:
Fauth & Co.  Search this
Designer:
Ferrel, William  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 62.2 cm x 46.5 cm x 34.3 cm; 24 1/2 in x 18 5/16 in x 13 1/2 in
Object Name:
harmonic synthesizer
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1883
1880
Used during:
1883-1910
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
MA.315917
Catalog number:
315917
Accession number:
223203
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5385-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997047
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Photo Theodolite

Maker:
L. P. Casella  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 in x 7 11/32 in; 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm x 18.669 cm
telescope: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 13 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 7 9/16 in; 34.6075 cm x 19.05 cm x 19.20875 cm
Object Name:
Photo Theodolite
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Related Publication:
Casella, L.. Description of the Bridges-Lee New Patent Photo-Theodolite
McConnell, Anita. King of the Clinicals: The Life and Times of J. J. Hicks (1837-1916)
Engineering
C. F. Casella & Co., Ltd.. Catalogue No. 564. Surveying and Drawing Instruments and Appliances
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
PH.252972
Catalog number:
252972
Accession number:
49676
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8a89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997215
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Arnold & Dent Box Chronometer

Manufacturer:
Arnold & Dent  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
mahogany (container material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 in; 15.5575 cm x 16.51 cm x 15.24 cm
overall - from catalog card: 6 1/8 in x 6 in x 6 3/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 15.24 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
Chronometer
Box Chronometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1839
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.314612
Catalog number:
314612
Accession number:
206050
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-a1a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_855353
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watch

Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: Grand Bretagne
Date made:
1835
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285466
Catalog number:
285466
Accession number:
57657
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-b2f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856462
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1842 - 1871
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285464
Catalog number:
285464
Accession number:
57657
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-946a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851354
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
gilded (watch movement production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/16 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x .8255 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285463
Catalog number:
285463
Accession number:
57657
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-946b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851355
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
Switzerland
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285462
Catalog number:
285462
Accession number:
57657
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-946c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851356
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watch

Physical Description:
metal (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
Switzerland
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285467
Catalog number:
285467
Accession number:
57657
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6ec2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851544
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watch movement

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Watch Movement
Other Terms:
Watch Movement; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United States
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285468
Catalog number:
285468
Accession number:
57657
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9d05-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851552
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Telescopic Alidade

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Measurements:
telescope: 10 in; 25.4 cm
objective; aperture: 1 in; 2.54 cm
overall in case: 5 5/8 in x 13 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in; 14.2875 cm x 33.81375 cm x 21.11375 cm
Object Name:
alidade (telescopic)
Related Publication:
Keuffel & Esser. Catalogue of Keuffel & Esser Co., 32 Edition
ID Number:
PH.309665
Catalog number:
309665
Accession number:
106954
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-bc55-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_764357
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Zenith Telescope

Associated Name:
International Geodetic Association  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
Maker:
Troughton and Simms  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 48 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 123.19 cm x 36.83 cm x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
zenith telescope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1840s
Related Publication:
United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Report for 1893
ID Number:
PH.270200
Catalog number:
270200
Accession number:
53077
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b5c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_758698
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Repsold Universal Instrument

Maker:
A. Repsold & Sohne  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 25 1/2 in x 22 in x 22 in; 64.77 cm x 55.88 cm x 55.88 cm
Object Name:
universal instrument
Place made:
Germany: Hamburg, Hamburg
Related Publication:
American Journal of Science
Loomis, Elias. Introduction to Practical Astronomy
Repsold, J. A.. Vermehrte Nachrichten über die Familie Repsold
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.316511
Accession number:
225703
Catalog number:
316511
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b938-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_758753
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