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Photometer

Maker:
Duboscq, Jules  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 34.5 cm x 18 cm; 13 3/4 in x 13 9/16 in x 7 1/16 in
overall: 13 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in x 7 3/16 in; 34.925 cm x 35.2425 cm x 18.25625 cm
Object Name:
photometer
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number:
PH.314956
Catalog number:
314956
Accession number:
212903
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4f41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1187964
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Folder 1 1878-1879. 1 page letter regarding the return of an original once it had been read, January 22, 1878; Letter to Henry from J. G. Walker, February 6, 1878; Report of Inspection of Lot No. 1 Lard Oil, May 2, 1878; Letter to Secretary of the Trea...

Collection Creator::
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878  Search this
Container:
Box 36 of 65
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Microfilm available for most of the collection.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Joseph Henry Collection
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Joseph Henry Collection
Joseph Henry Collection / Series 12: LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD RELATED LETTERS, NOTEBOOKS, AND OTHER MATERIALS, 1855-1890 AND UNDATED. / Box 36
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7001-refidd1e8190

Manual of light-house engineering : embracing plans of towers, light vessels, beacons, buoys, and other aids to navigation : designed and executed under the direction of the Light-House Board, and exhibiting the present system of lenses, lamps, implements, etc., employed in the light-house establishment of the United States

Title:
U.S.L.H. Establishment
Publisher:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Former owner:
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes (4 pages, 60, 10, 3, 4 leaves of plates (1 folded)) : illustrations, chiefly plans ; 39 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1869
Topic:
Lighthouses--Design and construction  Search this
Aids to navigation--Design and construction  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Call number:
TC375 .M29 1869
TC375.M29 1869
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402826

Annual report of the Light-House Board of the United States to the Secretary of the Treasury for the fiscal year ended ..

Title:
Report of the Light-House Board of the United States 1873
Annual report of the Light-House Board to the Secretary of the Treasury for the year ... 1875-1898
Annual report of the Light-House Board for the fiscal year ended ... 1899-1902
Annual report of the Light-House Board to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor 1903-1910
Issuing body:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Printer:
United States Government Printing Office  Search this
Subject:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
United States Lighthouse Service  Search this
Physical description:
60 volumes, leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1852
1910
Topic:
Lighthouses  Search this
Call number:
VK1023 .A2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102984

Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Bache (July 30, 1864)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Andrews, Solomon 1806-1872  Search this
Stanton, Edwin McMasters 1814-1869  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
United States. Secretary of War  Search this
Permanent Commission of the Navy  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Number of Transcript Images: 2 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
July 30, 1864
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Communications, Military  Search this
Experiments  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Science  Search this
Letters  Search this
Aerial reconnaissance, American  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-1969 and SIA2012-1970 and SIA2012-1971
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13060
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Excerpt from Joseph Henry's Desk Diary (November 14, 1873)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bostelmann, Rudolph F. J  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Statue of Freedom (Statue)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 4 ; Color: Color ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
November 14, 1873
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Acquisitions  Search this
Hot air balloons  Search this
Statues  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3177 and SIA2012-3178 and SIA2012-3179 and SIA2012-3180
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13061
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Dallas Bache (October 3, 1863)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Color ; Size: 5 1/4w x 8 1/4h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
October 3, 1863
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Science  Search this
Light sources  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Weights and measures  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2541 and SIA2012-2542 and SIA2012-2543
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13288
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Nancy Clarke Fowler Bache (February 19, 1866)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, Nancy  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Smithsonian Deposit (Library of Congress)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 6 ; Color: Color ; Size: 8 1/4w x 10 1/2h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
February 19, 1866
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Legislation  Search this
Libraries  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Interagency Transfers  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2680 and SIA2012-2681 and SIA2012-2682 and SIA2012-2683 and SIA2012-2684 and SIA2012-2685
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13292
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Dallas Bache (June 25 - July 9, 1852)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 30; Color: Color; Size: 7 3/4w x 10 1/2h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
June 25 - July 9, 1852
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Science  Search this
Light sources  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Publications  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2570 and SIA2012-2571 and SIA2012-2572 and SIA2012-2573 and SIA2012-2574 and SIA2012-2575 and SIA2012-2576 and SIA2012-2577 and SIA2012-2578 and SIA2012-2579 and SIA2012-2580 and SIA2012-2581 and SIA2012-2582 and SIA2012-2583 and SIA2012-2584 and SIA2012-2585 and SIA2012-2586 and SIA2012-2587 and SIA2012-2588 and SIA2012-2589 and SIA2012-2590 and SIA2012-2591 and SIA2012-2592 and SIA2012-2593 and SIA2012-2594 and SIA2012-2595 and SIA2012-2596 and SIA2012-2597 and SIA2012-2598 and SIA2012-2599
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13311
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Harriet Henry (September 4, 1856)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Smithsonian Year  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 8; Color: Color; Size: 5 1/2w x 8 1/2h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Bahamas
Date:
September 4, 1856
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2836 and SIA2012-2837 and SIA2012-2838 and SIA2012-2839
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13320
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Excerpt from Joseph Henry's Locked Book (January 16, 1864)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3; Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10 1/2h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
January 16, 1864
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Light sources  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Presentations  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3314 and SIA2012-3315 and SIA2012-3316
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13378
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Harriet Henry (May 18, 1864)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 8 1/2w x 11h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Virginia
United States
Date:
May 18, 1864
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Light sources  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Finances  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3540 and SIA2012-3541
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13379
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Minot's Ledge Lighthouse

Author:
Waud, Alfred R  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Alexander, B. S (Barton Stone) 1819-1878  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Harper's Weekly  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
July 10, 1869
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3531
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13382

Joseph Henry's Letter to Alexander Agassiz (February 6, 1874)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Von Martius, C. F. P  Search this
Agassiz, Alexander  Search this
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 4; Color: Color; Size: 10.00w x 7.77h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Brazil
Germany
Switzerland
Date:
February 6, 1874
Topic:
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Expeditions  Search this
Reports  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Naturalists  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Letters  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-6804 and SIA2012-6805 and SIA2012-6806 and SIA2012-6807
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13402
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Joseph Henry's Letter to Louis Agassiz (November 12, 1872)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Color ; Size: 7.97w x 10.00h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Cambridge, MA
Switzerland
Date:
November 12, 1872
Topic:
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Political science  Search this
Science  Search this
Meetings  Search this
Appropriations hearings  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Letters  Search this
Physical sciences  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-7631 and SIA2012-7632
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13416
Online Media:

Annual report of the Light-House Board to the Secretary of the Treasury for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1886

Author:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Physical description:
172 p., [27] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1886
Topic:
Lighthouses  Search this
Call number:
VK1023 .A2 1886
VK1023.A2 1886
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401686

Specifications for building the screw-steamer Albatross / U.S. Light-House Establishment

Title:
Proposals for building the twin-screw steamer Albatross
Author:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Subject:
Albatross (Steamer) Specifications  Search this
Physical description:
51 p., [4] folded leaves of plates : plans ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1881
Topic:
Steamboats--Specifications  Search this
Call number:
VM296.U6 A5 1881
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485900

Memoir upon the illumination and beaconage of the coasts of France / by M. Léonce Reynaud ; Tr., for the use of the Light-house board of the United States, by Peter C. Hains

Author:
Reynaud, Léonce 1803-1880  Search this
Hains, Peter C (Peter Conover) 1840-1921  Search this
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Physical description:
226 p., 39 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. : 36 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1876
Topic:
Lighthouses  Search this
Beacons  Search this
Call number:
TC375.R44X 1876
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382021

Instructions to light-keepers, July, 1881

Author:
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Physical description:
99 p. 4to
Type:
Books
Date:
1881
Call number:
656U58
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_247797

The modern light-house service. By Arnold Burges Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Arnold Burges 1834-1915  Search this
United States Light-House Board  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 137 p. illus., plates (part fold.) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1890
Topic:
Lighthouses  Search this
Call number:
VK1010.J62X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_255479

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