Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864, APS 1805) was a scientist and educator. As a professor of chemistry at Yale University from 1802 to 1853, and pioneering teacher of chemistry, mineralogy and geology, Silliman was largely responsible for the conversion of Yale College to Yale University, with strong medical and scientific departments.
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Blowpipe. | Brongniart, Alexandre-Theodore, 1739-1813 | Bronn, H. G. (Heinrich Georg), 1800-1862 | Chemistry | Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858 | Education | Educational Material | Geological Society of America. | Geology. | Green, Ashbel, 1762-1848 | Lowell Institute. | Mather, W. W., (William Williams), 1804-1859 | Natural history. | Orr, Andrew | Richards, John S. | Science and technology | Scientific Correspondence | Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 | Vaughan, John, 1756-1841