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Ramsay, Alexander, 1822-1909



  • Existence: 1822-05-22 - 1909-04-01

Found in 2 Records:

Letter to Alexander Ramsay

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P689
Overview At the time of this letter, Mark W. Harrington (1848-1926) was director of the Detroit (Michigan) Observatory where he worked on meteorology and astronomical research. He responded to a request of Alexander Ramsay (1822-1909), an editor, that he was agreeable to an exchange of issues of his own newly founded The American Meteorological Journal for meteorological and geographical issues of Ramsay's The Scientific Roll and Magazine of...
Dates: March 11, 1884

Letter to Professor A. Ramsay

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P653
Overview Swiss-born Alexander Agassiz (1835-1910) immigrated to the United States, where he attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts to study engineering, chemistry, and marine ichthyology. Agassiz developed an interest in mining, and later donated $500,000 of his mining fortune to Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology in the early 1870s.The letter in this collection, sent to Alexander Ramsay (1822-1909) and written on Museum of Comparative Zoology of Harvard College letterhead,...
Dates: July 28, 1882