4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880--Correspondence.

  1. A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    2,000 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.

  2. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954

    9,500 items. 31 containers plus 3 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and meteorologist. Correspondence, diaries, and other papers relating mainly to Abbe's career with the Weather Service of the Army Signal Corps, his participation in the West African Eclipse Expedition (1880s), and his career in the United States Weather Bureau.

  3. T.O. Selfridge papers, 1852-1926

    1,900 items. 8 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and explorer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to the American naval expedition to the Isthmus of Darien (Panama) headed by Selfridge. Includes other aspects of his naval career.

  4. Simon Newcomb papers, 1813-1949

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 8 oversize. 61.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. Correspondence, diaries, commonplace books, drafts of speeches, articles, reviews, and books, financial papers, genealogical papers, charts, tables, computations, photos, and printed matter reflecting Newcomb's personal and family life, his work in mathematics and astronomy, his writing of articles for encyclopedias and other publications, and his work as president of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences.