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Joseph Henry Appointed to Light-House Board

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Date:
September 25, 1852
Topic:
Interagency Relations  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_366

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
Online Media:

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
Online Media:

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
Online Media:

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:

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
See more items in:
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
Online Media:

Joseph Henry and Lighthouse Board Activities on Staten Island

Author:
Reed, Herbert B  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages : 3; Page numbers : 3-5
Place:
New York
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1967
Topic:
Signals and signaling  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12364

Henry, Joseph

Author:
Reingold, Nathan 1927-  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Jewett, Charles C (Charles Coffin) 1816-1868  Search this
Albany Academy  Search this
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 5; Page numbers: 277-281
Place:
Albany (N.Y.)
Princeton (N.J.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
American science  Search this
Physics--Experiments  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Electromagnetism  Search this
Electromagnetic Induction  Search this
Electromagnet  Search this
Biography  Search this
Publisher:
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12365

The U.S. Light-House Board: progress through process

Author:
Sands, John O  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 19; Page numbers: 174-192
Date:
1987
Topic:
Light sources  Search this
Signals and signaling  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
United States Government Exhibit  Search this
Publisher:
Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12389

The Papers of Joseph Henry: January 1866-May 1878, The Smithsonian Years

Author:
Rothenberg, Marc 1949-  Search this
Millikan, Frank R  Search this
Jeffries, Deborah Y  Search this
Dorman, Kathleen W  Search this
Shoenfeld, Sarah  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art Early History  Search this
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Library of Congress Relations with the Smithsonian  Search this
Philosophical Society of Washington  Search this
Meteorological Project  Search this
United States Army Signal Corps  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Edition:
Volume 11
Physical description:
Number of pages: 792; Page numbers: i-lxvi; 1-726
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2007
Topic:
National Collections  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Controversies  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
United States Congress, Relations with SI  Search this
Letters  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
Publisher:
Sagamore Beach, MA: The Smithsonian Institution and Science History Publications/USA
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12395

Henry, Joseph

Author:
Rothenberg, Marc 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Albany Academy  Search this
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages : 3; Page numbers : 613-615
Place:
Albany (N.Y.)
Princeton (N.J.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1999
Topic:
American science  Search this
Biography  Search this
Publisher:
New York : Oxford University Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12463

Eulogy on the Late Joseph G. Totten

Author:
Barnard, J. G  Search this
Subject:
Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 137-172
Date:
1872
Topic:
Biography  Search this
Federal Government  Search this
Wartime Activities  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2948

Trailblazer of American Science: The Life of Joseph Henry

Author:
Riedman, Sarah Regal 1902-  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872  Search this
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790  Search this
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873  Search this
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867  Search this
Hendrie, William  Search this
Alexander, Hugh  Search this
Alexander, Stephen  Search this
Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882  Search this
Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903  Search this
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Light House Board  Search this
Place:
Albany (N.Y.)
Princeton (N.J.)
Date:
1961
Topic:
SI, Early History  Search this
Telegraph  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Biography  Search this
Publisher:
Chicago Rand McNally
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3480

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