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Charles K. Wead Papers

Creator::
Wead, Charles K., 1848-1925  Search this
Extent:
1 folder.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
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:
Technology -- History  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Charles K. Wead Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7159
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Correspondence, c. 1893-1913

Collection Creator::
Wead, Charles K., 1848-1925  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Charles K. Wead Papers
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Charles K. Wead Papers
Charles K. Wead Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7159-refidd1e193

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Wead, Charles K., 1848-1925  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7159, Charles K. Wead Papers
See more items in:
Charles K. Wead Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7159-refidd1e186

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