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1880-1887

RG I-B-1: General records. Letterbooks — Bound. Volume 08

Letters and other documents received by the American Academy from Members, other learned societies and institutions, and the general public, from 1880 to 1887.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION


Historical note

The Academy has received letters, announcements, and other forms of correspondence since the founding in 1780. All such correspondence was the responsibility of the Corresponding Secretary, one of the original officers of the Academy. Beginning sometime in the late 1800s, incoming letters were pasted into bound scrapbooks, which the Academy referred to as “letterbooks.” This practice continued until 1988, when staff began saving correspondence in folders.

For the time period covered by Volume 8, the President of the Academy was Joseph Lovering (1880-1892). The Corresponding Secretary was Josiah Parsons Cooke (1873-1892).

Scope and Content

The series of letterbooks in its entirety includes letters from newly-elected Fellows, formally accepting their elections; communications with other learned societies (especially, invitations to attend meetings or send representatives to official events, and offers to exchange publications); correspondence concerning gifts of books, maps, and natural history specimens; and inquiries from members and nonmembers regarding the submission and publication of articles.

Volume 8 contains letters and other documents received by the American Academy from 1880 to 1887. Most are in the form of incoming correspondence from members acknowledging their election. Other topics include notices of member deaths, circulars from national and international scientific societies and institutions, announcements, and calls for papers.

Volume

1 volume contained within 1.5 document cases (0.75 linear feet)

Arrangement

The Academy has begun disbinding the volumes of letterbooks and conserving the individual letters, and will continue that practice until all letters are in stable condition.

The letterbooks in Series I-B-1 are arranged numerically by volume number. Within each volume, the original order of the pages has been retained. Generally the records are arranged in chronological order. Pages numbered with a “v” indicate that the document was pasted to the verso of the preceding page, and normally relates to document on the following page.

Preferred Citation

[Item title, date]. Series I-B-1: General records. Letterbooks. Bound letterbooks. Volume 8, 1880-1887. Archives, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Languages

English
Czech
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Subjects

Exchange of publications
Learned institutions and societies—America
Learned institutions and societies—Publishing
Letter books
Science—History

ITEM LIST

Page 08-1

Letter from Charles Follen Folsom to John Trowbridge, [1880] May 20.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1880 June 9.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Folsom, Charles Follen, 1842-1907; Elected 1878

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Page 08-2

Letter from Henry P. Kidder to Theodore Lyman, [1880] June 3.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kidder, Henry P. (Henry Purkitt), 1823-1886.; Elected 1880

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Page 08-3

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Josiah P. Cooke, 1880 June 7; Boston.

Resigns as President of the Academy.

Creator:  Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Elected 1857

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Page 08-4

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Josiah P. Cooke, 1880 June 15; Quincy, MA.

Describes his reasons for retiring from office of President of the Academy.

Creator:  Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Elected 1857

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Page 08-5

Circular, 1880 June 17; Bologna, Italy.

Describes the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna's medal honoring Luigi Galvani.

Creator:  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-6

Letter from Marcelin Berthelot to the President of the Academy, 1880 June 20; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1880 October 13.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Berthelot, M. (Marcellin), 1827-1907; Elected 1880, FHM

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Page 08-7

Printed invitation, 1880 June 20; Milan, Italy.

Invites recipient to the International Congress of Charity in Milan to be held in 1881.

Creator:  Congrés International de Bienfaisance de Milan
Language:  French

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Page 08-8

Circular, 1880 July 1; Rome.

The Italian Geographic Society distributes information about upcoming Geographic Congress.

Creator:  Società Geografica Italiana
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-9

Death notice, 1880 July 21; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1880 October 13.

Announces death of Louis Francois de Pourtales (1823-1880).

Creator:  Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology

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Page 08-10

Letter from Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Board of Health, Lunacy and Charity (Charles F. Folsom), 1880 July 27; Boston.

Announces appointment of Henry P. Walcott as Health Officer of the State Board of Health, Lunacy and Charity.

Creator:  Massachusetts. State Board of Health, Lunacy, and Charity

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Page 08-11

Letter from Reale Istituto veneto di scienze, lettere ed arti (Giovanni Bini, Secretary), 1880 September 1; Venice, Italy.

Concerns an anonymous manuscript received by the Royal Venician Institute of Science, Letters and Arts.

Creator:  Reale Istituto veneto di scienze, lettere ed arti (Venice, Italy)

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Page 08-12

Letter from Alfred Louis Des Cloizeaux, 1880 September 16; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1880 December 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Des Cloizeaux, A. (Alfred), 1817-1897; Elected 1880, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-13

Letter from Henry Williamson Haynes to Josiah P. Cooke, 1880 October 20; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Haynes, Henry W. (Henry Williamson), 1831-1912; Elected 1880

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Page 08-14

Letter from Arthur Julius Auwers to Josiah P. Cooke, 1880 November 7; Berlin.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1880 December 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Comments on state of astronomical research in the United States.

Creator:  Auwers, A. (Arthur), 1838-1915; Elected 1880, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 08-15

Letter from John Fiske to Josiah P. Cooke, 1880 November 17; Cambridge, MA.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Fiske, John, 1842-1901; Elected 1878

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Page 08-16

Letter from Royal Academy of Sciences of Turin (E. Ricotti), 1881 January 1; Turin, Italy.

Announces opening of competition for the third Bressa Prize.

Creator:  Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

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Page 08-17

Letter from Theophilus Parsons to Joseph Lovering, 1881 March 4; Cambridge, MA.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882; Elected 1845

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Page 08-18

Letter from Charles Edouard Brown-Sequard to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 March 7; Nice, France.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Brown-Séquard, Charles-Edouard, 1817-1894; Elected 1867

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Page 08-19

Letter from Alfred Stillé to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 1; Philadelphia.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Stillé, Alfred, 1813-1900; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-20

Letter from Francis Blake to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 2; Auburndale, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Blake, Francis, 1850-1913; Elected 1881

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Page 08-21

Letter from Jacob Mendez DaCosta to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 2; Philadelphia.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  DaCosta, Jacob Mendez, 1833-1900; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-22

Letter from John Shaw Billings to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 3; Washington, DC.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-23

Letter from Manning Ferguson Force to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 3; Cincinnati, OH.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Creator:  Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-24

Letter from William Graham Sumner to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 3; New Haven, CT.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 12.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-25

Letter from Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association (Charles W. Slack, President) to Josiah P. Cooke, 1881 June 9; Boston.

Invites American Academy to judge a competition for a Grand Gold Medal "for that single explicit in the ensuing display most conducive to human welfare.".

Creator:  Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association.
Related documents:  Series XXI: Committees (study and special), projects and conferences. Early Records (pre-1944), 1784-1913, Grand Gold Medal Committee.

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Page 08-26

Letter from William Stubbs to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1881 June 13; Oxford, England.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1881 October 10.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Stubbs, William, 1825-1901; Elected 1881, FHM

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Page 08-27

Circular, 1881 July 1; Angers, France.

The National Society of Agriculture, Science and Arts describes the recent controversy over establishment of the Academy of Sciences and Belle Lettres of Angers.

Creator:  Société nationale d'agriculture, sciences et arts d'Angers
Language:  French

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Page 08-28

Death notice, 1881 October 21; Heidelberg, Germany.

Announces death of Johann Caspar Bluntschli (1808-1881).

Creator:  [The Children of Johann Caspar Bluntschli]
Language:  German

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Page 08-29

Letter from Luigi Palma di Cesnola to Joseph Lovering, 1881 November 14; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904; Elected 1881, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-30

Circular, 1881 December; Munich, Germany.

Announces the fiftieth anniversary celebration for Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm Bischoff (1807-1882).

Creator:  [Committee for the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration for Theodor Bischoff]
Language:  German

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Page 08-31

Printed invitation from Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou (A. Fischer de Waldheim, President, and Ch. Lindeman, Secretary), 1881 December 12/24; Moscow.

Invites recipient to celebration in honor of Charles Renard.

Creator:  Moskovskoe obshchestvo liubitelei prirody
Language:  French

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Page 08-32

Printed death notice, 1881 December 14; Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries announces the death of C. Engelhardt, and announces Sophus Muller as the new Secretary.

Creator:  Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark)
Language:  French

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Page 08-33

Circular, [1882]; Greifswald, Germany.

The Geographic Society in Griefswald announces their establishment, lists their Board of Directors and requests donations of publications for library.

Creator:  Geographische gesellschaft zu Greifswald
Language:  German

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Page 08-34

Letter from Royal Society of Canada, 1882 March 21; Ottawa, Canada.

Announces establishment of a "society for the advancement of literature and science in the Dominion of Canada;" lists officers.

Creator:  Royal Society of Canada

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Page 08-35

Letter from A. Ramsay to Josiah P. Cooke, 1882 June 26; London.

Describes purpose of The Scientific Roll and expresses hopes to establish exchange with the Academy.

Creator:  Ramsay, A. (Alexander)

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Page 08-36

Letter from Königliche Münzkabinett (Julius Friedlaender, General Director), 1882 July 20; Berlin.

The Royal Museum of Berlin offers to engage in publication exchange of ethnological publications.

Creator:  Kouml;nigliche Museen zu Berlin. Generalverwaltung
Language:  German

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Page 08-37

Circular, 1882 August 21; Paris.

The National Horticultural Society of France announces subscription to raise funds for monument in honor of Alexis LePere (1799-1882; not a member of the Academy).

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-38

Letter from Observatorio Astronómico Nacional de Chapultepec (Ángel Anguiano, Director) to the President of the Academy, 1882 September 25; Chapultepec, Mexico.

Encloses copy of the National Astronomical Observatory of Chapultepec's annual publication; hopes for exchange of publications.

Creator:  Observatorio Astronómico de Chapultepec. Presidente
Language:  Spanish

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Page 08-39

Printed death notice, 1882 September 25; Göttingen, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1882 November 8.

The Royal Society of Sciences in Göttingen announces death of Friedrich Wohler (1800-1882).

Creator:  Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
Language:  German

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Page 08-40

Letter from Silas Whitcomb Holman to Joseph Lovering, 1882 October 6; Boston.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1882 October 11.

Invitation from the Society of Arts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to a memorial service for William B. Rogers (1804-1882; elected 1845).

Creator:  Holman, Silas W. (Silas Whitcomb), 1856-1900

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Page 08-42

Letter from Charles Sedgwick Minot to Josiah P. Cooke, 1882 October 15; Roslindale, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1882 November 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Minot, Charles Sedgwick, 1852-1914; Elected 1882

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Page 08-43

Printed invitation, 1882 November; Frankfurt, Germany.

Invites recipient to third celebration of German Geography Day to be held in Frankfurt in March 1883.

Creator:  Deutscher Geographentag (3rd : 1883 : Frankfurt, Germany)
Language:  German

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Page 08-44

Letter from Julius von Sachs, 1882 November 4; Wurzburg, Germany.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sachs, Julius, 1832-1897; Elected 1882, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 08-45

Letter from Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig to Joseph Lovering, 1882 November 5; Leipzig, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1882 December 13.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ludwig, Carl, 1816-1895; Elected 1882, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 08-46

Letter from Bernhard Studer to President the Academy, 1882 November 6; Bern, Switzerland.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1882 December 13.

Creator:  Studer, B. (Bernhard), 1794-1887; Elected 1882, FHM

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Page 08-47

Printed death notice, 1882 November 15; Catania, Italy.

The Gioenia Academy of Natural Sciences in Catania announces death of Andrea Aradas.

Creator:  Accademia gioenia di scienze naturali in Catania
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-48

Printed invitation, 1882 December 8; Philadelphia.

Invites recipient to celebration of Society's twenty-fifth anniversary event.

Creator:  Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia

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Page 08-49

Letter from Samuel Pierpont Langley to Joseph Lovering and Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 February 20; 391 Beacon Street.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906; Elected 1883, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-50

Letter from Edwin Herbert Hall to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 February 22; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hall, Edwin Herbert, 1855-1938; Elected 1883

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Page 08-51

Printed invitation, 1883; Giessen, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Invites recipient to celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Oberhessische Society of Natural History and Medicine in Giessen.

Creator:  Oberhessische Gesellschaft für Natur- und Heilkunde, Giessen
Language:  German

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Page 08-52

Letter from Seth Carlo Chandler Jr. to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 March 4; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Chandler, Seth Carlo, 1846-1913; Elected 1883

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Page 08-53

Letter from Louis Pasteur to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 March 6; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895; Elected 1883, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-54

Circular, 1883 March 8; Tacubaya, Mexico.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 May 9.

Details the construction of a new observatory at the National Astronomical Observatory in Tacubaya.

Creator:  Observatorio Astronómico Nacional de Tacubaya
Language:  Spanish

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Page 08-55

Letter from Silas Whitcomb Holman to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 March 16; Boston.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Holman, Silas W. (Silas Whitcomb), 1856-1900; Elected 1883

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Page 08-56

Letter from William Henry Pickering to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 March 16.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Pickering, William H. (William Henry), b. 1858; Elected 1883

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Page 08-57

Letter from Royal Society of Canada (John George Bourinot, Honorary Secretary), 1883 March 19; Ottawa, Canada.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Invites Academy to send delegates to the Society's second annual meeting in Ottawa in May.

Creator:  Royal Society of Canada

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Page 08-58

Circular, 1883 March 20; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 April 11.

Announces the establishment of the Society, lists Executive Council, and asks to establish publication exchange.

Creator:  Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba

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Page 08-59

Printed invitation, 1883 April 1; Copenhagen, Denmark.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 May 9.

Invites recipient to attend the Fifth International Congress of Americanists, in Copenhagen in 1883.

Creator:  International Congress of Americanists
Language:  French

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Page 08-60

“Statuts du Congrés International des Américanistes,” [1883]

Details program and provides list of committee members for the Fifth International Congress of Americanists, in Copenhagen in 1883.

Creator:  International Congress of Americanists
Language:  French

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Page 08-61

"Statuts du Congrès international des Americanistes" from Congrès International des Américanistes, [1883].

Creator:  International Congress of Americanists
Language:  French

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Page 08-62

Letter from Thomas Henry Huxley to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 April 2; London.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 May 9.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895; Elected 1883, FHM

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Page 08-63

Letter from Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, 1883 April 7; Athens, Greece.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 May 9.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Schmidt, J. F. Julius (Johann Friedrich Julius), 1825-1884; Elected 1883, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 08-64

Letter from Atticus Greene Haygood to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 June 7; Oxford, GA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1883 June 13.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Haygood, Atticus G. (Atticus Greene), 1839-1896; Elected 1883, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-65

Letter from [Royal Society of Canada] (John George Bourinot, Honorary Secretary) to Secretary of the Academy, 1883 June 8; Ottawa, Canada.

Reports on resolution thanking the Academy for appointment of Alpheus Hyatt as its representative to the Royal Society.

Creator:  [Royal Society of Canada]

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Page 08-66

Letter from John William Mallet to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 July 7; [Charlottesville, VA].

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Received notification late.

Creator:  Mallet, John William; Elected 1883, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-67

Letter from Charles Adolphe Wurtz to the President of the Academy, 1883 July 20; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Wurtz, Charles Adolphe, 1817-1884; Elected 1883, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-68

Printed death notice, 1883 September 29; Zurich, Switzerland.

Announces death of Oswald Heer (1809-1883).

Creator:  [Family and friends of Oswald Heer]
Language:  German

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Page 08-69

Printed death notice, [1883]; Prague, Bohemia.

Announces death of Joachim Barrande (1799-1883).

 

Creator:  [: [Family of Joachim Barrande]
Language:  Frencg

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Page 08-70

Letter from Ira Remsen to Josiah P. Cooke, 1883 October 19; Baltimore, MD.

Acknowledges change in status to Associate Fellow.

Creator:  Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927; Elected 1875

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Page 08-71

Letter from Charles Hermite to President of the Academy, 1883 November 6; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 January 9.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hermite, Charles, 1822-1901; Elected 1883, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-72

Death notice, 1883 December 28; Washington, DC.

Announces death of Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (1810-1883).

Creator:  United States. Adjutant General of the Army

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Page 08-73

Printed death notice, 1883 December 29; Washington, DC.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 January 13.

Announces death of Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (1810-1883).

Creator:  United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

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Page 08-74

Printed invitation, 1883 December 28; Edinburgh.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 January 13.

Invites the Academy to send delegate to the University's tercentenary events in April 1884.

Creator:  University of Edinburgh
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 84, 85

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Page 08-75

Letter from Eduard Schönfeld to Joseph Lovering, 1884 July 13; Bonn, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Creator:  Schönfeld, Eduard, 1828-1891; Elected 1884, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 08-76

Letter from Royal Society of Canada (John George Bourinot, Honorary Secretary) to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1884 February 22; Ottawa, Canada.

Invitation to the Society's third annual meeting, in May 1884 in Ottawa.

Creator:  Royal Society of Canada

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Page 08-77

Printed invitation, [1884]; Philadelphia.

Invites recipient to the International Electrical Exhibition in Philadelphia, September 1884.

Creator:  Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 97-99

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Page 08-78

Printed death notice, 1884 March 10; St. Louis.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 April 9.

Announces the death of George Engelmann (1809-1884; elected 1846, Associate Fellow).

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Page 08-79

Printed death notice, 1884 March 15; Rome.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 April 9.

The Royal Lincean Academy announces death of Quintino Sella (1827-1884).

Creator:  Reale Accademia dei Lincei
Language:  Italian

Image:  /archive/images/002215.001.jpg

Page 08-80

Printed death notice, [1884]; [Paris].
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 May 14.

Announces death of Francois Auguste Alexis Mignet (1796-1884).

Creator:  [Family of François Auguste Alexis Mignet]
Language:  French

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Page 08-81

Printed invitation, 1884 April 10; Offenbach, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 May 14.

Invites recipient to the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration of the Offenbacher Society for Natural History.

Creator:  Offenbacher Verein für Naturkunde
Language:  German

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Page 08-82

“Programma Certaminis Poetici…,” 1884 January-April; Amsterdam.

Program of poetry contest held by [the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences] in 1884.

Creator:  Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Netherlands)
Language:  Latin

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Page 08-83

Printed death notice, 1884 May 7; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

The National Horticultural Society of France announces the death of Alphonse Lavallée (1836-1884).

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-84

Letter from Baron William Thomson Kelvin, 1886 May 31; Glasgow, Scotland.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1886 October 8.

Thanks Academy for appointing him delegate to the University of Edinburgh's Tercentenary Festival.

Creator:  Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907; Elected 1872, FHM
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 74, 85

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Page 08-85

Letter from University of Edinburgh (John Englis, Chancellor, Stafford Northcote, Rector, Alexander Grant, Principal), 1884 May; Edinburgh, Scotland.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Thanks Academy for sending delegate to the University of Edinburgh's Tercentenary Festival.

Creator:  University of Edinburgh
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 74, 84

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Page 08-86

Letter from William Gray to John Trowbridge, 1884 June 17; Boston.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Resigns his membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Gray, William, 1810-1892; Elected 1866

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Page 08-87

Letter from Comite de Patronage for statue of Jean-Baptise Dumas (Louis Pasteur, to President of the Academy, 1884 June 21; Paris.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

(1800-1884)The French Institute’s Membership Committee solicits donations to erect statue of Jean-Baptise Dumas (1800-1884; elected 1849, FHM); encloses subscription form.

Creator:  Institut de France. Comite de Patronage
Language:  French

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Page 08-88

“Souscription au Buste de J.B. Dumas.from Comite Superieur de Redaction du Genie Civil”, [1884].

A committee of members composed of the organizations in the Institut de France advertises a bust of Jean- Baptiste Dumas in order to raise the funds for the erection of a statue in his honor.

Creator:  Institut de France. Comité Superieur de Redaction du Genie Civil
Language:  French

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Page 08-89

Letter from Charles Rockwell Lanman to Secretary of the Academy, 1884 July 3; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941; Elected 1881

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Page 08-90

Printed invitation, 1884 July 15; London.

Invites recipient to the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Association, Dublin, September 1884.

Creator:  Library Association

Image:  /archive/images/002226.001.jpg

Page 08-91

Circular, [1884].

Details the operations of the Library Association (officers, dues, etc.).

Creator:  Library Association

Image:  /archive/images/002227.001.jpg

Page 08-92

Printed invitation, 1884 July 15; Paris.

Invites the recipient to a meeting of the National Horticultural Society of France, to be held in Paris, 1884.

Creator:  Société nationale et centrale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-93

Circular addressed to Secretary of the Academy, 1884 August 29; London.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Encloses documents relating to the upcoming (1886; i.e. 1887) American Exhibition and encourages the recipient academic institution to participate.

Creator:  American Exhibition (1887 : London, England)

Image:  /archive/images/002229.001.jpg

Page 08-94

Regulations for Exhibitors and Application for Space, [1884].

Creator:  American Exhibition (1887 : London, England)

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Page 08-95

Letter from Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft zu Chemnitz (O.E.R. Zimmerman), 1884 August 31; Chemnitz, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Invites recipient to participate in the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration of the Scientific Society in Chemnitz, on October 1884.

Creator:  Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft zu Chemnitz.
Language:  German

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Page 08-96

Printed invitation, 1884 September 7; Bologna, Italy.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1884 October 8.

Invites recipient to fortieth anniversary celebration of election to membership of Luigi Calori (1807-1896) to the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna.

Creator:  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-97

Circular, [1884].

Advertises the International Electrical Exhibition, October 1884.

Creator:  Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, PA)
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 77, 98, 99

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Page 08-98

Code of Quantitative Tests Proposed for Steam Engines at the International Electrical Exhibition of 1884.., [1884].

Creator:  Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, PA)
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 77, 97, 99

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Page 08-99

Circular, 1884 April.

Solicits donations of publications relating to electrical science, for display and permanent retention at the Franklin Institute.

Creator:  Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, PA)
Related documents:  Volume 08, pp. 77, 97, 98

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Page 08-100

Letter from Joseph Samuel Ropes to John Trowbridge, 1884 May 26; Boston.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Ropes, Joseph S. (Joseph Samuel)

Image:  /archive/images/002236.001.jpg

Page 08-101

Circular, [1884]; Bologna, Italy.

Describes the Aldini prize for research on fires given by the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna.

Creator:  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna
Language:  Italian

Image:  /archive/images/002237.001.jpg

Page 08-102

Letter from Alonzo Smith Kimball to Josiah P. Cooke, 1884 June 2; Worcester, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kimball, Alonzo Smith; elected 1884

Image:  /archive/images/002238.001.jpg

Page 08-103

Letter from Luis Cruls, 1884 August 15; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Printed announcement of his appointment as Director of the Imperial Observatory of Rio de Janeiro.

Creator:  Cruls, Luiz, 1848-1908
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002239.001.jpg

Page 08-104

Printed invitation, 1884 September 15; Prague, Bohemia.

Invites recipient to the centenary celebration of the Society for the Promotion of German Sciences, Arts and Literature in Bohemia (Prague, December 1884).

Creator:  Gesellschaft zur Förderung Deutscher Wissenschaft, Kunst und Literatur in Böhmen
Language:  German, Czech

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Page 08-105

The National Horticultural Society of France announces the election to replace A. Lavallee as Present.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002241.001.jpg

Page 08-106

Printed invitation, 1884 October 29; Bamberg, Germany.

Invites recipient to the Natrualist Society in Bamberg's fiftieth anniversary celebration.

Creator:  Naturforschende Gesellschaft zu Bamberg
Language:  German

Image:  /archive/images/002242.001.jpg

Page 08-107

Printed invitatoin, 1884 November 26; Pisa, Italy.

Invites recipient to presentation of gold medal produced to honor Giuseppe Meneghini's fiftieth anniversary as instructor at University of Pisa.

Creator:  Universita di Pisa
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-108

Letter from William Leslie Hooper to Josiah P. Cooke, 1884 November 28; College Hill.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hooper, William Leslie, 1855-1918; Elected 1884

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Page 08-109

Letter from Cleveland Abbe to Josiah P. Cooke, 1884 December 3; Washington, DC.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916; Elected 1884, Associate Fellow

Image:  /archive/images/002245.001.jpg

Page 08-110

Letter from William Elwood Byerly to Henry P. Kidder, 1884 December 6; Cambridge, MA.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Byerly, William Elwood, b. 1849.; Elected 1878

Image:  /archive/images/002246.001.jpg

Page 08-111

Letter from Jules Francois Simon to President of the Academy, 1884 December 8; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Simon, Jules, 1814-1896; Elected 1884, FHM
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002247.001.jpg

Page 08-112

Letter from Hans Peter Jorgen Julius Thomsen to American Academy, 1884 December 13; Copenhagen, Denmark.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Thomsen, Julius, 1826-1909; Elected 1884, FHM

Image:  /archive/images/002248.001.jpg

Page 08-113

Circular, 1885 January 1; Turin, Italy.

Announces the competition for the fifth Bressa Prize, given by the Royal Academy of Sciences of Turin.

Creator:  Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino

Image:  /archive/images/002249.001.jpg

Page 08-114

Letter from Louis Charles Joseph Gaston Saporta to the President of the Academy, 1885 January; Aix, France.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Saporta, Gaston, marquis de, 1823-1895; Elected 1885, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-115

Printed death notices, 1885 January; Prague, Bohemia.

The Society for the Promotion of German Sciences, Arts and Literature in Bohemia announces death of Friedrich Stein (1818-1885).

Creator:  Gesellschaft zur Förderung Deutscher Wissenschaft, Kunst und Literatur in Böhmen
Language:  Latin

Image:  /archive/images/002251.001.jpg

Page 08-116

Letter from Denman Waldo Ross to Josiah P. Cooke, 1885 January 17; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935; Elected 1885

Image:  /archive/images/002252.001.jpg

Page 08-117

Printed death notice, 1885 January 22; Harlem, Netherlands.

Announces death of Edouard Henri Von Baumhauer.

Creator:  [Family of Edouard Henri Von Baumhauer]

Language:  French

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Page 08-118

Letter from Edward Laurens Mark to Joseph Lovering, 1885 January 30; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Mark, E. L. (Edward Laurens), 1847-1946; Elected 1884

Image:  /archive/images/002254.001.jpg

Page 08-119

Letter from Royal Society of Canada (John George Bourinot), 1885 February 6; Ottawa, Canada.

Invites recipient to the the Society's Fourth Annual Meeting (Ottawa, May 1885).

Creator:  Royal Society of Canada

Image:  /archive/images/002255.001.jpg

Page 08-120

Letter from August Wilhelm Eichler to the Secretary of the Academy, 1885 February 1; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Eichler, A. W. (August Wilhelm), 1839-1887; Elected 1885, FHM

Image:  /archive/images/002256.001.jpg

Page 08-121

Circular, 1885 April 13; Paris.

The National and Central Horticultural Society of France provides information about upcoming International Horticultural Exposition (Paris, May 1885).

Creator:  Societe Nationale et Centrale d'Horticulture de France
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002257.001.jpg

Page 08-122

Printed invitation, 1885 May 12; Paris.

The National and Central Horticultural Society of France invites recipient to banquet held during International Horticultural Exposition (Paris, May 1885).

Creator:  Societe Nationale et Centrale d'Horticulture de France
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002258.001.jpg
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Page 08-123

Circular, [1885 May]; [Paris].

The National and Central Horticultural Society of France lists the general rules and proposed questions for International Horticultural Exposition (Paris, May 1885).

Creator:  Societe Nationale et Centrale d'Horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-124

Circular, 1885 May 10; Bologna, Italy.

Describes the Aldini prize for research on fires, given by the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna.

Creator:  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna
Language:  Italian

Image:  /archive/images/002260.001.jpg

Page 08-125a

Letter from John C. Ropes to Josiah P. Cooke, 1885 May 27; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ropes, John Codman, 1836-1899; Elected 1885

Image:  /archive/images/002261.001.jpg

Page 08-125b

Circular, 1885 July; Geneva, Switzerland.

The Geneva Society of Physics and Natural History announces a prize founded by Augustin-Pyramus de Candolle for the best monograph on a genus or family of plants.

Creator:  Société De Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Geneve
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002262.001.jpg

Page 08-126

Letter from Heinrich Wild to Joseph Lovering, 1885 June 12; St. Petersburg, Russia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Wild, Heinrich, 1833-1902; Elected 1885, FHM
Language:  German

Image:  /archive/images/002263.001.jpg

Page 08-127

Printed invitation, 1885 August 5; Paris.

Invites recipient to a meeting of the National Society of Horticulture of France, held August 1885.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002264.001.jpg

Page 08-128

Letter from United States Naval Institute to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1885 August 17; Annapolis, MD.

Encloses copy of paper by Davenhower on The Polar Question; will be published in Naval Institute Proceedings.

Creator:  United States Naval Institute

Image:  /archive/images/002265.001.jpg

Page 08-129

Death notice, 1885 August 20; Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries announces death of J.J.A. Worsaae.

Creator:  Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark)
Language:  French

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Page 08-130

Letter from George Washington Cullum to Josiah P. Cooke, 1885 October 17; New York City.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1885 November 11.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Cullum, George W. (George Washington), 1809-1892; Elected 1885

Image:  /archive/images/002267.001.jpg

Page 08-131

Letter from Edward Singleton Holden to Josiah P. Cooke, 1885 October 19; Madison, WI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Holden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914; Elected 1885, Associate Fellow

Image:  /archive/images/002268.001.jpg

Page 08-132

Letter from George Shattuck Morison to Josiah P. Cooke, 1885 November 9; New York, NY.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1885 November 11.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Morison, George Shattuck, 1842-1903; Elected 1885, Associate Fellow

Image:  /archive/images/002269.001.jpg

Page 08-133

"Prospectus of the Nature and Objects of the Royal Institution of Great Britain", 1885 December; London.

Creator:  Royal Institution of Great Britain

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Page 08-134

Printed invitation, 1885 December 12; Paris.

Invites recipient to a meeting of the National Society of Horticulture of France, held December 1885.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-135

“Programme of work to be pursued at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., during the year beginning January 1, 1886,” [December 1885]; Washington, DC.

Creator:  United States Naval Observatory

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Page 08-136

Letter from Pierre Joseph van Beneden to President of the Academy, [1886 January].

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Beneden, M. van (Pierre Joseph), 1809-1894; Elected 1886, FHM
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002273.001.jpg

Page 08-137

Printed invitation, 1886 January; Cassel, Germany.

Invites recipient to the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the Society of Natural Science in Kassel (April 1886).

Creator:  Verein für Naturkunde zu Kassel
Language:  German

Image:  /archive/images/002274.001.jpg

Page 08-138

Circular, 1886 January; Zurich, Switzerland.

Asks for donations to erect a monument in memory of Dr. Oswald Heer; includes list of current "subscribers". (Heer: 1809-1883; FHM 1877).

Creator:  Schroter, C.

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Page 08-139

Letter from Gaetano Lanza to Josiah P. Cooke, 1886 January 16; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lanza, Gaetano, 1848-1928; Elected 1886

Image:  /archive/images/002276.001.jpg

Page 08-140

Letter from Henry M. Hugunin, 1886 January 25; Chicago.

Suggests new method of arranging calendar.

Creator:  Henry M. Hugunin

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Page 08-141

Letter from Institut canadien-français d'Ottawa (J.R.E. Campeau, President) to President of The American Academy, 1886 January 29; Ottawa, Canada.

Printed invitation to exchange publications.

Creator:  Institut canadien-francçais d'Ottawa
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002278.001.jpg

Page 08-142

Circular, 1886 January 29; Ottawa, Canada.

Describes history and current activities of the French Canadian Institute of Ottawa; includes list of Patrons.

Creator:  Institut canadien-franc∏ais d'Ottawa
Language:  French

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Page 08-143a

Letter from Louisa Carpenter, 1886 February 14; London.

Acknowledges election to the academy as Foreign Honorary Member for late husband [William B. Carpenter].

Creator:  Carpenter, Louisa

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Page 08-143b

Letter from Augustus Lowell to William Watson, 1886 March 11; Boston.

Accepts election as Treasurer of the Academy.

Creator:  Lowell, Augustus; Elected 1885

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Page 08-144

Death notice, 1886 March; Frankfurt, Germany.

The Society of Geography and Statistics at Frankfurt am Main announces death of Georg Varrentrapp (1809-1886).

Creator:  Verein für Geographie und Statistik, Eingetragener Verein, zu Frankfurt am Main
Language:  German, French

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Page 08-145

Circular, 1886 April 15; Tokyo, Japan.

Describes history and current structure of new Imperial University of Japan.

Creator:  Imperial University (Tokyo, Japan)

Image:  /archive/images/002283.001.jpg

Page 08-146

Letter from Emil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond to Joseph Lovering and Josiah P. Cooke, 1886 April 28; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Du Bois-Reymond, Emil Heinrich, 1818-1896; Elected 1886, FHM

Image:  /archive/images/002284.001.jpg

Page 08-147

Letter from Congrés International des Am&eacutericanistes (A. Fabretti, President of the Organizational Committee), 1886 May 1; Turin, Italy.

Printed circular about sixth session of the congress (Turin, 1886).

Creator:  International Congress of Americanists
Language:  French

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Page 08-148

Circular, 1886 May 2; Bologna, Italy.

Describes the Aldini prize for research on fires, given by the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna.

Creator:  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna
Language:  Italian

Image:  /archive/images/002286.001.jpg

Page 08-149

Letter from Richard Saltonstall Greenough, 1886 May 8; Rome.

Has shipped to the Academy a picture of Galileo.

Creator:  Greenough, Richard S. (Richard Saltonstall), 1819-1904; Elected 1855

Image:  /archive/images/002287.001.jpg
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Page 08-150

Letter from Société d’histoire et de géographie d’Haiti, [1886]; Portau-Prince, Haiti.

Act of Constitution for newly-formed Haitian Society of History and Geography.

Creator:  Société d'histoire et de g&eacuteographie d'Hai®ti
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002288.001.jpg

Page 08-151

Letter from Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers to the Secretary of the Academy, 1886 June 16; Paris.

Comments on Foreign Honorary Membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Lacaze-Duthiers, Henri de, 1821-1901; Elected 1886, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-152

Letter from Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers to the President of the Academy, 1886 June 16; Paris.

Formal acknowledgment of election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lacaze-Duthiers, Henri de, 1821-1901; Elected 1886, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 08-153

Circular, 1886 July 10; Angers, France.

The National Society of Agriculture, Sciences and Arts in Angers describes controversy over learned societies in Angers.

Creator:  Société nationale d'agriculture, sciences et arts d'Angers
Language:  French

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Page 08-154

Death notice, 1886 August 13; Boston.

On behalf of Mrs. Nichols, announces death of W.R. Nichols in Hamburg, Germany, on July 14, 1886.

Creator:  Hall, John W.

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Page 08-155

Letter from Congresso degli ingegneri ed architetti Italiani, 1886 September; Venice, Italy.

Invites Academy to the upcoming Congress of Italian Architects and Engineers.

Creator:  Congresso degli ingegneri ed architetti Italiani (6 : 1887 : Venice)
Language:  Italian

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Page 08-156

Letter from Christopher Columbus Langdell to Treasurer of the Academy, 1886 October 4; Cambridge, MA.

Sends check for money owed to the Academy; resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Langdell, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1826-1906; Elected 1870

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Page 08-157

Letter from James Freeman Clarke, 1886 October 4; Jamaica Plain, MA.

Reminds Academy that he resigned his membership the previous year.

Creator:  Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Elected 1879

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Page 08-158

Letter from Oliver Whipple Huntington to Josiah P. Cooke, 1886 November 10; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Huntington, Oliver Whipple, 1858-; Elected 1886

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Page 08-159

Preliminary circulars, [1886]; [Sydney, Australia].

Announces the Preliminary Meeting of the Australasian Societies for the Foundation of the Proposed Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, held at the House of the Royal Society of N.S.W., Sydney, on Wednesday, 1886 November 10.

Creator:  Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science

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Page 08-160

Circular, 1886 November 30; Sydney, Australia.

Describes medal and money prize offered for the best communication containing the results of original research or observation [on various subjects].

Creator:  Royal Society of New South Wales

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Page 08-161

Circular, 1886 December 12; Paris.

Announces next meeting of the National Horticultural Society of France; lists slate of officers for election.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-162

Circular, 1886 December 15; Paris.

The National Horticultural Society of France seeks submissions for next round of publications.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-163

Circular, [1886-1887]; Ekaterinburg, Russia.

The Amateur Ural Society of Science announces Exposition Scientific et Industrielle de la Siberie et de l'Oural, 1887; details event plan.

Creator:  [The Ural Society of Amateur Scientists]
Language:  French, Russian

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Page 08-164

Circular, 1887 March 1; Cambridge, MA.

Describes the Boyden Fund.

Creator:  Harvard College Observatory

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Page 08-165

Circular, 1887 March 1; Dijon, France.

The Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Belles Lettres of Dijon describes competition for medals.

Creator:  Académie des sciences, arts et belles lettres de Dijon (France)
Language:  French

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Page 08-166

Printed death notice, 1887 March 2; Berlin.

Announces death of August Wilhelm Eichler (1839-1887; FHM 1885).

Creator:  Eichler, Louise Brull
Language:  German

Image:  /archive/images/002304.001.jpg

Page 08-167

Letter from Thomas Messinger Drown to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 14; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Drown, Thomas M. (Thomas Messinger), 1842-1904; Elected 1887

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Page 08-168

Letter from Daniel Cady Eaton to Joseph Lovering and Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 14; New Haven, CT.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Eaton, D. Cady (Daniel Cady), 1837-1912; Elected 1887

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Page 08-169a

Letter from Mathew Carey Lea to Joseph Lovering, 1887 March 15; Ashbourne, PA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lea, M. Carey (Mathew Carey), 1823-1897; Elected 1887

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Page 08-169b

Letter from Henry Adams to Joseph Lovering, 1887 March 15; Washington, DC.

Acknowledges change of status to Associate Fellow.
Note: Elected as Fellow in 1875 but changed to Associate Fellow in 1887; reinstated as a Fellow in 1911.

Creator:  Adams, Henry, 1838-1918; Elected 1875

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Page 08-170

Letter from Joseph Henry Thayer to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 16; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Thayer, Joseph Henry, 1828-1901; Elected 1887

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Page 08-171

Letter from Horatio Charles Wood to Joseph Lovering, 1887 March 16; Philadelphia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Wood, H. C. (Horatio C.), 1841-1920; Elected 1887

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Page 08-172

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lowell, Edward Jackson, 1845-1894; Elected 1887

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Page 08-173

Letter from John Newton to Joseph Lovering, 1887 March 19; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  John Newton; elected 1887, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-174

"Reduction de Moitie sur les Prix des Places de Chemins de Fer", 1887 March 20; Paris.

Printed circular from the National Horticultural Society of France includes with blank forms for submitting names.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-175

Letter from William Edward Story to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 22; Baltimore, MD.

Acknowledges election to the Academy as an Associate Fellow.

Creator:  Story, William Edward, 1850-1930; Elected 1876

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Page 08-176

Letter from George Davidson to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 24; San Francisco, CA.

Acknowleges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Davidson, George, 1825-1911; Elected 1887, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-177

Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes [Jr.], 1887 March 28; Boston.

Resigns membership in the American Academy.

Creator:   Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935; elected 1877

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Page 08-178

Letter from John Strong Newberry to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 March 30; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892; Elected 1887, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-179

"Programma Certaminis Poetici", 1887 April; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Creator:  Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Netherlands)
Language:  Latin

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Page 08-180

Letter from David Gordon Lyon to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 April 4; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lyon, David Gordon, 1852-1935; Elected 1887

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Page 08-181

Letter from John Wesley Powell to Joseph Lovering and Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 April 9; Washington, DC.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902; Elected 1887, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-182a

Letter from Martin Brimmer to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 April 26; [Boston].

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Brimmer, Martin, 1829-1896; Elected 1887

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Page 08-182b

Letter from Benjamin Apthorp Gould Jr. to William Watson, 1887 April 11; Cambridge, MA.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896; Elected 1847

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Page 08-183

Letter from William Robert Ware to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 April 30; [New York City].

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ware, William R. (William Robert), 1832-1915; Elected 1866

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Page 08-184

Letter from Walter Faxon to William Watson, 1887 May 1; Lexington, MA.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Faxon, Walter, 1848-1920; Elected 1883

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Page 08-185

Death notice, 1887 May 2; Berne, Switzerland

Announces death of Bernhard Studer (1794-1887; FHM 1882).

Creator:  [Family of Bernhard Studer]
Language:  French

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Page 08-186

Circular, 1887 May 15; Paris.

The National Horticultural Society of France announces date and details for next meeting.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/002326.001.jpg

Page 08-187

Letter from Jesse Walter Fewkes to Josiah P. Cooke, 1887 May 17; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930; Elected 1887

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Page 08-188

Letter from Frederic Walker Lincoln, 1887 May 23; Boston.

Resigns membership in the Academy.

Creator:  Lincoln, Frederic Walker, 1817-1898; Elected 1881

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Page 08-189

Letter from Charles Rockwell Lanman to Joseph Lovering, 1887 May 24; Cambridge, MA.

On behalf of athe American Oriental Society, thanks Academy for use of its room.

Creator:  Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941; Elected 1881

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Page 08-190

Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to William Watson, [1887 June 15]; [Boston].

Cannot attend Academy's annual meeting; does not wish to run for office [of ?].

Creator:  Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935

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Page 08-191

Printed death notice, 1887 August 22; Washington, DC.

Announces death of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887).

Creator:  Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906; Elected 1883, Associate Fellow

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Page 08-192

Circular, 1887 September; Utrecht, Netherlands.

Committee solicits contributions for a "Donders memorial fund"; includes blank subscription form.

Creator:  Committee to honor 70th birthday of F.C. Donders

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Page 08-193

Program, 1887 July; Wiesbaden, Germany.

Creator:  Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte. Versammlung (60th : 1887 : Wiesbaden, Germany)
Language:  German

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Page 08-194

Printed death notice, 1887 October 17; Berlin.

Announces death of Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887).

Language:  German

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Page 08-195

Death notice, 1887 November 5; Albany, NY.

Announces death of Henry Augustus Homes (1812-1887).

Creator:  New York State Library

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Page 08-196

Circular, 1887 November 7; New York City.

Solicits donations for Audubon.

Creator:  New York Academy of Sciences
Related documents:  Volume 10, p. 01

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Page 08-197

Circular, 1887 November 15; Paris.

The National Horticultural Society of France announces their next meeting.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-198

Circular, 1887 November 15; Paris.

The National Horticultural Society of France provides information on the Congres Horticole de 1888.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-199

Circular, 1887 November 18; Washington, DC.

Announces appointment of Samuel Pierpont Langley as Secretary.

Creator:  Smithsonian Institution

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Page 08-200

Letter from Universit‡ di Bologna (Johannes Capellini), 1887 December; Bologna, Italy.

Printed invitation to send delegate to 800th anniversary events.

Creator:  Università di Bologna
Language:  Latin

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Page 08-201

Circular, 1887 December 12; Paris.

Announces next meeting of the National Horticultural Society of France; lists slate of officers for election.

Creator:  Société nationale d'horticulture de France
Language:  French

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Page 08-[202]

Typed alphabetical index; first of two pages.

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Page 08-[203]

Typed alphabetical index; second of two pages.

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