Alexander von Humboldt papers, 1801-1859

Mss.B.H88

Date: 1793-1859 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, Ca. 250 items

Abstract

This collection contains miscellaneous letters and papers relating to explorations of South America, Cuba, and Mexico; scientific investigations; Latin American antiquities and linguistics; and publications. There are also copies of 26 letters from Humboldt to Pierre Hyacinth Azais and Jules Berger de Xivrey, from originals at the Duke University Medical Center Library.

Background note

Alexander von Humboldt was a traveler and naturalist. In 1799 he traveled to Spanish America, where he explored and collected geological, zoological, and botanical specimens for five years.

Digital objects note

This collection contains digital materials that are available in the APS Digital Library. Links to these materials are provided with context in the inventory of this finding aid. A general listing of digital objects may also be found here.

Collection Information

Restrictions

Restrictions on Use:

61 letters are photostatic copies from originals in the Maryland Historical Society and the New-York Historical Society. Their use is restricted to reference.

Provenance

Received and accessioned, 1957. See in-house shelf list for additional accession numbers and dates.

Processing information

Inventory incomplete.

General note

For articles regarding parts of this collection, see Helmut de Terra, "Alexander von Humboldt's Correspondence with Jefferson, Madison, and Gallatin," American Philosophical Society Proceedings 103 (1959): 783 and "Studies of the Documentation of Alexander von Humboldt," APS Proceedings 102 (1958): 136, 560.

Naval History Note

The Alexander von Humboldt Papers contain at least one letter which may be of interest to naval historians:

Humboldt, Alexander von. Letter to Matthew Fontaine Maury. n.d. Concerning his work on hydrography, refers to Gay-Lussac. 2 pages. (B H88.39).

Early American History Note

This collection of Humboldt's correspondence touches on his travels throughout the Americas. Of note are his letters with prominent Americans--namely Thomas Jefferson, Rembrandt Peale, and Peter Du Ponceau--about his observations. Many letters are in French. Some have translations.

There are also other documents that relate to Humboldt's activities, such as a record of his arrival at the Philadelphia customs house and various other letters to scientific luminaries of the day.

The APS also has photocopies and other reproductions of Humboldt's correspondence, including letters to Albert Gallatin.

Indexing Terms


Family Name(s)

  • Frederick William -- IV, -- King of Prussia, -- 1795-1861.
  • Schlagintweit-Sakünlunski, Hermann Rudolph Alfred von, -- 1826-1882.

Genre(s)

  • General Correspondence
  • Travel Narratives and Journals

Geographic Name(s)

  • South America -- Discovery and exploration -- 19th century.

Personal Name(s)

  • Azaïs, Pierre Hyacinthe, 1766-1845
  • Berger de Xivrey, Jules, 1801-1863
  • Buckland, William, 1784-1856
  • Coquerel, Athanase, 1795-1868
  • Correia da Serra, José Francisco, 1750-1823
  • Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
  • Gaggiotti-Richards, Emma, 1825-1912
  • Galunsky, Louis Charles
  • Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Isidore, 1805-1861
  • Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864
  • Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Jomard, M., (Edme-François), 1777-1862
  • Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875
  • Michaux, André, 1746-1802
  • Pickersgill, Henry William, 1782-1875
  • Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883
  • Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
  • Waagen, Gustav Friedrich, 1794-1868
  • Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845
  • Willdenow, Karl Ludwig, 1765-1812

Subject(s)

  • Natural history.
  • Science and technology
  • Science publishing.
  • Scientific expeditions.
  • Travel


Detailed Inventory

Papers
  
Cettzet, L.
Poem to Alexander von Humboldt
Jan. 22, 17934-1/2x7

Frankfurt, A.D.S. 1p., end. In German. Mentioned in: de Terra. Humboldt, pp.66-67, fn. Old Call Number: B H88.x1

General physical description: 4-1/2x7

Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835.
Letter to Jules François Paul Fauris de Saint-Vincens, Aix
Jan.5, 1797 

Paris, Photostat of A.L.S. 3p. and add. In French. Concerning his study of languages. Refers to his son. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.19

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Karl Ludwig Willdenow, Berlin
March 4, 18019x7-1/4

Havana, A.L.S. 2p. and.add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.23

General physical description: 9x7-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to the governor of Jaén
Jan. 18, 1803 

Guayaquil, Photostat of A.L.S. 4p. In Spanish. From original in American Museum of Natural History. ---- Translation typed by Dr. R. C. Murphy. Concerning botany and Lima, Peru. Old Call Number: B H88.19

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Baggage entry statement to the U.S. Customs
May 24, 1804  

Philadelphia, Printed D. filled in in ms. S. 1p. and end. Baggage entry statement to the U.S. Customs.

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Letter to Mrs. Hannah Nicholson Gallatin
June 6, 1804 

Washington, Photo.of A.L.S. 4p. Loving, paternal letter. Tells of his meeting with Humboldt and comments on the man's generosity and knowledge. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Diary
1804 

Voyage from Cuba to Philadelphia; Photostat of A.D. 9 leaves. From original in possession [May, 1961] of the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Berlin. Presented by Helmut de Terra,grantee; May 1961. Old Call Number: B H88.42

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
June 20, 1804 

Philadelphia, Photo. of A.L.S. 3p., end. In French. Thank you letter. Lists sailing dat and sends forwarding address for material which Gallatin has promised him. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin, Washington
June 27, 1804 

Philadelphia, Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. In French. Thanks for his memoir. Concerning the U.S. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Gotthilf Henry Ernest Mühlenberg
June 27, 1804 

Philadelphia, Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In German. (from original in Lutheran Theological Seminary, Germantown.) Printed: A.P.S. Proceeds, v.92, no.2, p.109. Old Call Number: B H88.14

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Joseph Carrington Cabell
March 1805 

Xerox of A.L. in 3rd P. 1p. and add. In French. Will accompany Cabell and Irving to the home of the Imperial Minister. Presented by of Va. Library; February 1973. Old Call Number: B H88.102

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Mes Confessions
1805 

ca. Xerox of A.D.S. 4p. In French. From original in Possession of the Bibliotheque Municipal et Universitaire at Geneva. Autobiographical memoir. Presented by the BMU, Geneva; January 24, 1973. Old Call Number: B H88.99

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
March 1, 18097-1/2x4-1/2

A.L.in 3rd.P. 1p. and add. In French. Concerning a meeting with friends at Kotschuboy [Kotzebue?]. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.1

General physical description: 7-1/2x4-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Rembrandt Peale
Sept. 15, 18105-3/4x6

Paris, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Regrets not seeing him. Wants him to forward the Indian material. Refers to C. W. Peale. Old Call Number: B H88.54

General physical description: 5-3/4x6

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
Dec. 26, 1811 

Paris, Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Introduces Correa de Serra. Asks for some things to be shipped him. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Nov. 29, 1811 

Photostat of A.L.S. 3p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.21

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
March 10, 1812 

Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. and end. In French. Concerning the publication of Pike's Misissippi travels. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
July 16, 18139x7

A.L.S. 3p. and add. In French. Praises his work on Egypt. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.2

General physical description: 9x7

Deleuze, J. P. F. (Joseph Philippe François), 1753-1835.
Letter to Jean Phillippe François, 1753-1835
April 5, 1814 

Humboldt, [Alexander, i.e., Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander, freiherr von], 1769-1859. Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88. 11 no. 5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jean Phillippe François Deleuze
April 5, 1814 

Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
May, 18157-1/4x4-1/2

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Invitation to a gathering. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.3

General physical description: 7-1/4x4-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
1815 

A.L.S. 2p. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.106

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
1815? 

Jeudi. Photo. of A.L.S. 4p.,end. In French. Concerning the War of 1812. Refers to Jefferson, Warden and Gay-Lussac. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
June 2, 1816 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Thanks him for his compliments, but suggests he quote a review of his works. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
July 19, 1816 

Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. and end. In French. Concerning his publication. Refers to Maskell. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Sept. 24, 1816 

Photo. of A.L. 1p. and end. In French. Has written Jefferson and Madison for him. Refers to Gay Lussac. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Sept. 24, 18169x7-1/2

Paris, A.L.S. 2p. In French. Concerning the purchase of publications. Old Call Number: B H88.10

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Dec. 27, 1816 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Dec. 30, 18167-1/2x4-3/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Sends him prints. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.4

General physical description: 7-1/2x4-3/4

Brown, Robert, 1773-1858.
Answers to botanical questions asked by Humboldt
1817 

Photostat of A.D. 4p. (from original in British Museum, Natural history.) Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.6

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
List of questions on botany addressed to Robert Brown
1817? 

Photostat of A.D.S. 4p. In French. (from original in British Museum, Natural history.) Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Jan. 13, 1818 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Feb. 15, 1818 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
July 19, 1818 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Aug. 24, 18185x4

A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Asks him question concerning Egypt. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.5

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Perry
Aug. 27, 1818 

Photostat of A.L.S. 3p. and add., end. In French. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.13

Thénard, Louis Jacques, baron, 1777-1857.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt, Paris
Dec. 9, 1818 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Wishes to send map to the person he recommended [Gallatin]. Enclosed originally in: Humboldt to Gallatin; [Dec. 1818]. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
Dec., 1818 

Jeudi []. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Enc. Hopes he has received the note from Thénard. For enclosure, see: Thénard to Humboldt; Dec.9, 1818. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
August, 1819 

Mercredi. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add. ,end. In French. Concerning Charles Coqueville. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
Sept., 1819 

Mardi []. Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. and end. In French. Questions on weights and measures. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
Nov., 1819 

Dimanche. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and end. Enc. In French. Gives letter of introduction for Brongniart. For enclosure, see: Humboldt to Brongniart; [Nov.1819] Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Sept. 13, 18194-1/2x3-1/2

A.L.S. 3p. In French. Concerning hieroglyphics. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.6

General physical description: 4-1/2x3-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Alexander Brongniart
Nov., 1819 

Dimanche. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Introduces Albert Gallatin. Enclosed originally in: Humboldt to Gallatin; [Nov.1819]. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Sophie Duvaucel
Nov. 27, 18204-3/4x4

A.L.S. with initial. 4p. and add.,end. In French. "Chez M.le B[aro]n Cuvier" Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.1

General physical description: 4-3/4x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Jan. 24, 1820 

Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. In French. Thanks him for all the work he has done in publications. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Dec. 1, 1820 

Paris, Photostat of A.L.S. 3p., end. In French. Concerning a correction for his work. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.17

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Jan. 19, 18215x4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Refuses invitation. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.7

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
July 31, 1821 

Lundi []. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Sets date for visit with him, De Candolle and Arago. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to le Comte de Tul(?)
May 6, 18223-1/4x6-1/4

Paris, A.L. in 3rd. P. 1p. In French. Regrets they cannot do as he wishes. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.2

General physical description: 3-1/4x6-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
1822 

Mardi. Photo.of A.L.S. 2p. In French. Recommends a teacher. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
1822 

Mercredi. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Asks question about a publication. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to James Pound, Greenwich
April 20, 1823 

Paris, Photostat of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning Gautier. Daguerre photograph on additional page. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.11

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Albert Gallatin
May, 1823 

Mardi. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Will dine with him. Sends two volumes on the Iroquois language. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
June 4, 18237-1/2x5

Paris, A.L.S. 2p. In French. Asks if he will help two young compatriots. Old Call Number: B H88.63

General physical description: 7-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to M. Tardieu
Aug. 13, 18235x4

A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Would like to help them with their dictionary but is very busy. Old Call Number: B H88.49

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Note
1823 

Photo. of A.D. 4p. In French. Concerning South and Central America. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
1823?5x4

Samedi. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Thanks for his works. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.8

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Feb. 27, 182410x8

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Awaits plates for his publication on heiroglyphics for a friend. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.9

General physical description: 10x8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
June 23, 1824? 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Thank you note. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
18245x4

A.L.S. 3p. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.3

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Feb. 22, 1825 

Paris, Photostat of A.L. 2p., end. In French. (from original in possession of the Mass. Historical society.) Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.6

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Robert Brown?
Sept. 1, 1825 

Paris, Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. From original in British Musuem, Natural history. Introduces friends. Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Sir James Mackintosh
September 1, 1825 

Paris, A.L.S. 3p. In French. Thanks for information. Recommends Gans and Hotho. His Voyage and adverse criticism to it in England. Old Call Number: B H88.73

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Marc Antoine Jullien [de Paris]
Sept. 21, 1825 

Photostat of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning his publications. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.3

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Adriano Balbi
Oct. 10, 18255x4

Sunday []. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.6

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Christian[?] Lassen
Nov., 18255x4

Friday. A.L.S. 3p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.3

General physical description: 5x4

B H88a. Institut de France.
Distribution de la médaille du sacre
18251 volume(s); 12-3/4x8-1/2

D.S.: G. Cuvier and 28 others. 1p. (see Agassiz. Address... Humboldt, p.38.)

General physical description: 12-3/4x8-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Jan. 6, 1826 

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Responding to a dinner invitation to "not next Thursday..." Old Call Number: B H88.79

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
April 1, 1826 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
April 15, 1826 

Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. In French. Concerning old culture of Guatemala and Oaxaca, Mexico. Refers to plates of Palenque bas-relief. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
April 19, 1826 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Dec. 31, 1826 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
March 15, 1827 

Paris, A.L.S. 4p., end. In French. Concerning work on geography of Mexico and South America. Scientific news. Old Call Number: B H88.78

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
April 18, 1827? 

Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Criticizes publication for discrepancies in area of U.S. and size of Indian population. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to William Buckland
April 26, 18277x4-1/2

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Copy. Friendly letter. Concerning atmospheric pressure. Old Call Number: B H88.22

General physical description: 7x4-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Dec., 1827? 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Asks question. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
1827 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Concerning size of lake in Nicaragua. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835.
Letter to Benjamin Guy Babington
June 29, 1828 

Photo. of L. in 3rd. P. 3p. Concerning Ellis' dissertation on an Indian language. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.16

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ------
July 30, 18282 p.

In French.

Provenance: Accession: 1983 - 1444ms. Purchased from Swann Galleries, October 1983, with funds from Osterhout.

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Coronel [sic] William Duane, Philadelphia
Aug. 21, 1828 

Caracas, Photo. of copy of L. 2p. Asks for almanacs for 1829. Concerning South America. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835.
Letter to Friedrich August Rosen, Detmold
July 22, 1829 

Photostatt of A.L.S. 3p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.22

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to William Brose
April 10, 182910x8

Berlin, A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Asks for advice for a map engraver. Explains dreadful handwriting, due to rheumatism caught while sleeping on the ground in South America. Old Call Number: B H88.72

General physical description: 10x8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Nov. 8, 1831?7-1/2x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Thanks for his deeds. Refers to Ferussac. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.10

General physical description: 7-1/2x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Charles Bresson
1831 

A.L.S. 2p. and env. Asks Bresson to superintend the shipment of some physics memoirs to the Academie des Sciences. Old Call Number: B H88.105

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Concerning the telegraph
Feb. 1, 183211x8

Paris, A.D.S. 1p. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.60

General physical description: 11x8

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to "Monsieur le Directeur General"
Feb. 1, 1832 

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Comments on "la Telegraphie." Old Call Number: B H88.96

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
April 26, 183310x8

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Concerning a friend. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.11

General physical description: 10x8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Nov. 18, 18338x6-1/2

A.L.S. 2p., end. In French. Concerning his work on scientific subjects, geology, paleontology, etc. Old Call Number: B H88.44

General physical description: 8x6-1/2

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Gabriel Valentin
Jan. 30, 1835 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, President of the Royal Society of London
April 23, 1835 

Berlin, Photo. of L.S. 19 leaves. In French. From microfilm copy - Film 870.1. Original is at Royal Society of London. Proposal for earthwide study of terrestrial magnetism. Old Call Number: B H88.37

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Oct. 14, 1835 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Oct. 19, 1835 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. and add. In French. Asks location of Fort Vancouver. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Oct., 1835 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. and add. In French. Thanks him for his work. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt
Sept. 12, 1836 

New York, Photo. of A.L. 1p. and end. In French. Asked R. M. Patterson, Renwick to answer his queries on gold. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Dec. 3, 1836 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to William Clift
Aug. 10, 1837 

Berlin, Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. (From original in British Museum, natural history.) Introduces Prof. Dictenbach. Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.3

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Jan. 9, 18378-3/4x5-1/4

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Thought of him while travelling in Asia. Geology. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.12

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
May 3, 1837 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henry Wheaton
June 10, 1837 

Berlin, Photo. of L. 3p. Copy. Gold production in the U.S.and Russia. Presented by Helmut de Terra, grantee, Nov. 1960. Old Call Number: B H88.38 Film 8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Dr. Ortila
March 4, 1838 

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks him to help Koreff. Old Call Number: B H88.92

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Cuvier, Paris
May. 28, 183810-1/2x8-3/4

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Introduces Mr. Hanstein. Old Call Number: B H88.68

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard, Paris
July 20, 183810-1/2x9

A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Introduces Ehrenberg. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.13

General physical description: 10-1/2x9

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Professor Valenciennes
Oct. 27, 18388-1/4x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Pathological news. Refers to Gay-Lussac and Geoffroy St. Hilaire. Old Call Number: B H88.59 No.1

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Madame la comtesse
Oct. 21, 183810x7-1/2

A.L.S. 4p. In French. Social life and gossip in Paris. Old Call Number: B H88.9

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Powles, London
July 3, 183910-1/2x8-3/4

Potsdam, A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Forwards publication on geology by von Buch, hoping that the mining company and Degenhardt will find it useful. Old Call Number: B H88.32

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
June 2, 1840 

A.L.S. 1p. In German. Praises his work. Publication on soil formation is the best "Physical life history of the Earth." Old Call Number: B H88.93

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to "Madame"
June 3, 1840 

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Sorry they will not be visiting Berlin, and comments on the enjoyment the court received from their last visit. Old Call Number: B H88.80

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henri Milne-Edwards
1840-1850? 

Photostat of A.L.S. 5p. In French. Concerning electricity. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.9

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
May 2, 1841 

A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.89

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia
August 19, 1841 

A.L.S. 3p. In French. Report to the King about political and scientific events.

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia
Aug. 24, 184113-1/2x8-3/4

Paris, A.L.S. 2p. In French. Concerning France and French affairs. Old Call Number: B H88.34

General physical description: 13-1/2x8-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Nov. 5, 1841 
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt
Aug., 1842 

New York. Photo. of A.L. 2p. and end. In French. Presents J. L. Stephens work on Central America. Concerning the publication. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Charles Brooks
June 22, 1842?8x5

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. (see Agassiz. Address. . . Humboldt, p.4.) Concerning a publication. Old Call Number: B H88a

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Feb. 18, 1843 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
June 23, 1843 

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In German. Refers to meeting with von Bülow. Old Call Number: B H88.97

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Dec. 10, 18438-1/2x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Concerning works on Egyptology. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.14

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to August Friedrich Pott
Jan. 28, 18448-1/4x6

Potsdam, Facsimile of A.L.S. 2p. In German. Concerning Gypsy language. Old Call Number: B H88.61

General physical description: 8-1/4x6

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Richard Haight
June(?) 17, 1844 

Berlin. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Has not yet received the publication. Old Call Number: B H88.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
April 3, 18468x5-1/2

Berlin. A.L.S. 2p. In French. Recommends Waagen. Refers to Bülow. Old Call Number: B H88.46

General physical description: 8x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Herr Lescow
Aug. 24, 18479-1/2x8

Sans Souci, A.L.S. 1p. In German. Concerning his large statue and hopes he will be recognized for it. Old Call Number: B H88.62

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to John L. Stephens
Sept. 21, 1847 

Berlin, Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Does not feel worthy of having a stream ship named after him. From original in Bancroft library, University of California. (see Film 870.8) Old Call Number: B H88.25

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
May 14, 1847 

Potsdam, Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In French. Concerning the appointment for a foreign diplomat. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Dec. 17, 1847 

Paris, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Wishes to present to the king "the fine work you have published on my country" and wishes a note included for the king. Old Call Number: B H88.81

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Latronne
18479x5-1/2

A.L.S. with initials. 1p., end. In French. Concerning his publication on religious subject. Old Call Number: B H88.59 No.2

General physical description: 9x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Arago, Paris
Feb. 17, 18489-3/4x7-3/4

Berlin, A.L.S. 3p. and add. In French. Praises him for his work. Concerning illness and work. Refers to Portland, Littrow, Herschel, Brewster, Airy. Old Call Number: B H88.53

General physical description: 9-3/4x7-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Louis Charles Galuski, Paris
Sept. 19, 184810x8

Sans Souci. A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Concerning his publication, Cosmos. Old Call Number: B H88.17

General physical description: 10x8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Feb. 19, 18498-1/2x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In German. Hopes that he will shortly be appointed to the Berlin university. Old Call Number: B H88.21

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
March 18, 18497-1/2x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Mentions Heinrich Brugsch. "My health is wonderfully preserved in the midst of these sad [political] events." Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.15

General physical description: 7-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to J.G. Flügel, Leipzig
Dec. 22, 1849 

Berlin. Photostat of L. 2p. Copy. (from copy in U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.) Praises the New World and especially the work of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Old Call Number: B H88.5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Alexander Dunlop, London
April 10, 1850 

Berlin, A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning a canal at Panama and his comments on the best route for it. Old Call Number: B H88.110

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to John Charles Frémont
Oct. 7, 1850 

Sans Souci. Photostat of typed L. 2p. Advises him of the gold medal awarded him by Prussia. Is a member of the Berlin geographical society. Praises him. From original in Bancroft library, University of California. (see Film 870.8.) Old Call Number: B H88.26

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Frau Geheimräthin Ernestine von Meusebach, Potsdam
Nov. 20, 1850 

Potsdam, Photostat of A.L.S. 4p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Carl von Diebitsch
March 17, 18528-1/4x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. and add.envelope. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.1

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to François Magendie
May 17, 18518-1/4x5-1/2

Potsdam, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Introduces a young doctor, Dr. Mundt. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.43

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson
Nov. 24, 1852 

Potsdam, A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Informs him that he is now created a Knight of the Royal Order of Merit for Sciences of Prussia. Esteems his work highly. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.76

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to George Ticknor
May 6, 1853 

Berlin, Photostat of L. 2p. Copy. In French. Concerning Bendan and asks help for him. On same sheet as letter from Ticknor to Lieber; Nov. 17, 1853. Old Call Number: B H88.24

Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt
July 12, 1853 

Berlin, Xerox of A.L.S. 4p., enc. wanting. Has come to Prussia to observe its system of education. Praises Humboldt as belonging to no one country but to mankind. Mentions his inaugural address as president of the University of Michigan. Refers to Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin.

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.
Note to ----
Oct. 3, 18534x7

Cambridge, A.N.S. 1p. (see Agassiz. Address...Humboldt, p.14.) He may have the specimen. Old Call Number: B H88a

General physical description: 4x7

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Oct. 22, 18538-1/4x5-1/2

Potsdam, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.64

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/2

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871.
Letter to Francis Lieber
Nov. 17, 1853 

Berlin, Photostat of A.L.S. 2p. with enc. of 2p. Encloses letter from Humboldt to Ticknor. Friendly letter. Praises Bendan. From original in H. E. Huntington Library. Old Call Number: B H88.24

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé Francois Jomard
March 21, 18548-1/2x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 2p., end. In French. Asks for publication on Aztec language On same sheet is reply from Jomard to Humboldt; April 6, 1854. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.16

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Jomard, M., (Edmé François), 1777-1862.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt
April 6, 18548-1/2x5-1/2

A.L. 1p. In French. Forwards book on Aztec language to Buschmann. On same sheet as letter from Humboldt to Jomard; March 21, 1854. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.16

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
April 25, 18548-1/2x5-1/4

A.L.S. 2p., end. In French. Praises his works on geography. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.17

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to [Christian Rauch?]
Nov. 25, 18548x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. In German. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.30

General physical description: 8x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Bernhard Studer
January 25, 1855 

Berlin, Xerox of A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.101

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Feb. 14, 185511x8-1/4

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In German. Recommends Paul de Layarde for position as instructor. Names book written by de Layarde. Old Call Number: B H88.65

General physical description: 11x8-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jules Berger de Xivrey
Sep. 8, 1855 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Comtesse Lander(?)
1855?5x4

Saturday. A.L. in 3rd. P. 2p. In French. Concerning a publication on America. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.4

General physical description: 5x4

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to William de la Rive, St. Petersburg
1855?8-1/4x5-1/2

Charlottenbourg, A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Hopes to visit him. Presents him with a copy of his Cosmos. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.5

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Carl von Diebitsch
Jan. 22, 18568-1/2x5-1/2

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. and add. envelope. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.2

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Benecke and Wofferlein [Wesserlein?]
March 20, 1856 

A.L.S. 2p. and envelope. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.87

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Robert Brown [?]
March 23, 1856 

Berlin, Photostat of A.L.S. 2p. In French. (from original in British Museum, Natural history.) Friendly, complimentary letter. Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.1

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
April 12, 18568-3/4x5-1/2

Potsdam, A.L.S. 3p. In French. Concerning his Kosmos and Asie centrale Political news. Old Call Number: B H88.27

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Mme Emme Gaggiotti-Richards
June (?)18, 18568 1/4" x 5 1/2"

A.L.S. 4p. In French. Mentions portrait painted by Mme Emma. [This portrait now hangs in the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. - 1957] Old Call Number: B H88.2

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to "Madame"
Sept. 21, 18568-1/2x5

Berlin, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.69

General physical description: 8-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Johann Karl Eduard Buschmann
Aug. 3, 18578-1/2x5-1/2

Potsdam, A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.5

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Sept., 18577x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Concerning translation and coloring by Galuski. Old Call Number: B H88.70

General physical description: 7x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Lorin Blodget, Washington
Sept. 7, 1856 

Berlin, Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. with 1p. of translation, printed. Praises him on his publication on meterology. Old Call Number: B H88.1

A.L.S. removed from 920 Pam v. 28 #15. Added to von Humboldt papers. Photocopy of A.L.S. removed from file.

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Baron Feuillet de Conches, Paris
Dec. 15, 185711x8-1/2

Potsdam, A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Thanks for Legion of Honor conferred on him. Refers to famous French scientists, such as Arago and Laplace. Old Call Number: B H88.59 no.4

General physical description: 11x8-1/2

K ,A.
Letter to Alexander von Humboldt
April 14, 18576-3/4x4-1/4

A.L.S. with initials. 1p. In German. Have elected him a member of the Berlinische Gesellschaft für Deutsche Sprache and wish to present to him his diploma. Old Call Number: B H88.59 No.3

General physical description: 6-3/4x4-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Leonard Wollheim
1858-1859? 

Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.10

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Charles R. Hale
March 12, 18598-1/2x5-3/4

Berlin, Facsimile of A.L.S. 1p. In German with 1p.of English translation. Concerning publication of UP Philomathean society on Rosetta stone by C.R. Hale. Old Call Number: B H88.29

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-3/4

The Times(?).
Obituary notice for Alexander von Humboldt
1859 

Photostat of D. 2p. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.18

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Letter to Robert C. Waterston
Sept. 28, 1869?7-1/2x5

Concord, A.L.S. 3p. (see Agassiz. Address...Humboldt, p.72.) Friendly letter. Refers to Humboldt. Printed: American Literature, vol.XLII, no.4, Jan. 1971, 546-8. Old Call Number: B H88a

General physical description: 7-1/2x5

u n d a t e d
  
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.
Address delivered on the centennial anniversary of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt
Undated24 cm

under the auspices of the Boston Society of Natural History, by Louis Agassiz. Boston : Boston society of natural history, 1869. 107 p.: ill.; includes ms. items and engravings. I. Title. Old Call Number: B H88a

General physical description: 24 cm

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Concerning difficulties with American publishers of his works
Undated9-1/4x7-1/4

D.S. 2p. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.33

General physical description: 9-1/4x7-1/4

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Invitation to Dr. Wilson Fose
Undated  

A.D. 1p. Old Call Number: B H88.113

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8x5-1/4

Monday. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Asks if he has received Navier's publication. Old Call Number: B H88.67

General physical description: 8x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8x5

Monday. A.L.S. 2p. In French. Introduces the chemist, Dr. Reich. Old Call Number: B H88.66

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8x5

Monday. A.L.S. 1p. In German. Hopes he has returned from Paris well and happy. Wants enclosed material and atlas sent to Bernard von Cotta. Old Call Number: B H88.58

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8x5

Tuesday. A.L.S. with initials. 2p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.7

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8-1/4x5-1/2

Wednesday evening. A.L.S. 2p. In French. Concerning Pickersgill's portraits of himself, Cuvier and Lafayette being shown in Paris. Old Call Number: B H88.56

General physical description: 8-1/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8x5

Thursday. A.L.S. 3p In French. Will visit Arago. Proposed changes in a "Essai Politique" after experiments with Gay Lussac. Old Call Number: B H88.71

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8-1/2x5-1/2

Potsdam, Jeudi [Thursday]. A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Invitation to dinner. Old Call Number: B H88.12

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 

Thursday. Photostat of A.L.S. 3p. and end. In French. Concerning volcanoes. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.7

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 

Friday. Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In French. Refers to Lafayette and Tracy. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.12

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8-1/2x5

Saturday. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Hopes to visit with them shortly. Old Call Number: B H88.48

General physical description: 8-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated3-3/4x5

A.L. in 3rd. P. 1p. In French. Asks that a reply be made at 5:30. Old Call Number: B H88.55

General physical description: 3-3/4x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 

Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In French Incomplete. Refers to Mlle Williams and Delambre. Old Call Number: B H88.35

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8-1/2x5

A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.13

General physical description: 8-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 

Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In French. States his whereabouts for a few days. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.6

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Lundi. A.L.S. 1p. Remarks on engravings; Tardieu doing a good job; will soon give to Poisson his work on the Orinoco river. Old Call Number: B H88.112

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Wednesday. A.L.S. 4p. In French. Concerning winds. Old Call Number: B H88.94

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Wednesday. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Makes arrangements to meet with colleagues. Mentions de Werther and Arago; refers to the Institut. Old Call Number: B H88.107

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Potsdam, Friday. A.L.S. 1p. In German. Invitation to visit, with a friend. Old Call Number: B H88.82

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Friday. A.L.S. 2p. In French. Asks for help on descriptions and identification of birds from Chile and elsewhere. Old Call Number: B H88.84

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.88

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

Saturday. A.L.S. 4p. In French. Concerning Klaproth. Chinese and Japanese knowledge of Straits of Magellan. Old Call Number: B H88.95

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

A.L.S. with initials. 3p. In French. Concerning a publication on the Mexican Indians. Old Call Number: B H88.86

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated  

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Fragment. Asks for funds for orphans. Old Call Number: B H88.75

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated8-3/4x5-1/2

A.L.S. 3p. In French. Writes over 2,000 letters each year and is, therefore remiss in correspondence. Busy with publications of Kosmos, etc. Politics. Old Call Number: B H88.52. March 19

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to ----
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to [M. l'Aine?]
Undated  

Monday. A.L.S. 2p. In French. Wishes to keep instruments to show Berthollet and La Place. Desires his return date from Lyons. Old Call Number: B H88.91

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to P. H. (Pierre Hyacinthe) Azais
Undated 
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henry Washington Benham, Rome
Undated 

A.L.S. ep., env., enc. wanting. In French. Old Call Number: B H88.108. January 14

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Robert Brown, Soho Square
Undated 

Dimanche [Sunday]. Photostat of A.L. in 3rd. P. 1p. and add., end. In French. Add: at Sir Joseph Banks. (from original in British Museum, natural history). Concerning some lines which Humboldt showed him. Old Call Number: B H88.16 no.2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jacques Alexandre César Charles
Undated  

Friday. A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks him to befriend Houriet du Locke(?). Old Call Number: B H88.85

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Jacques Alexandre César Charles
Undated  

Old Call Number: B H88.85

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Athanase Laurent Charles Coqueral
Undated7-1/4x4-1/2

Saturday. A.L.S. 1p.and add. In French. Names a person to whom the report should be made. Old Call Number: B H88.18

General physical description: 7-1/4x4-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Desnos
Undated7-3/4x4-3/4

Monday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning volcanoes and Werner's theories. Old Call Number: B H88.51

General physical description: 7-3/4x4-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Carl von Diebitsch
Undated8-1/2x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. envelope. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.4 [Jan. 21]

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Carl von Diebitsch
Undated8-3/4x5-1/2

A.L.S. 1p. and add. envelope. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.20 no.3. [Feb.10]

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Sir William [?] Drummond
Undated5-1/2x6

Tuesday. A.L.in 3rd. P. 1p. In French. Complimentary letter. Refers to Gay-Lussac. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.6

General physical description: 5-1/2x6

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Professor Dubois
Undated8-1/2x5-1/2

Saturday. A.L.S. 1p.and add. In French. Concerning the shipment of art objects to Berlin. Old Call Number: B H88.59 no.5

General physical description: 8-1/2x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to M. Ducloseaux
Undated4-1/4x4

Friday. A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks that a compatriot be allowed to see his "tombeau." Old Call Number: B H88.31

General physical description: 4-1/4x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Mr. Theodore Sedgwick Fay
Undated8-3/4x5-1/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Will greet the three people and talk with them (one is a photographer). Presented by Whitfield Jenks Bell, Jr.; Sept. 1962. Old Call Number: B H88.45

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/4

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Leonard Gay de Vernon (?)
Undated5x4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Gives directions. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.7

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated8-1/2x6-3/4

A.L.S. 1p. In French. Asks him to see kotschouboi and present him a copy of his work on Egypt. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.27. Feb. 24

General physical description: 8-1/2x6-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated6-1/2x4-3/4

Sunday, A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Asks him to Speak on Egypt. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.24

General physical description: 6-1/2x4-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated8x5

Sunday. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Concerning his research. Old Call Number:B H88.4 no.18

General physical description: 8x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated5x4

Tuesday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Invites him to meet Weddington. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.19

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated7-1/4x4-1/2

Wednesday. A.L.S. 1p., end. and add. In French. Concerning his publication. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.26

General physical description: 7-1/4x4-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated4-3/4x3-3/4

Thursday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Returns volume. Friendly letter. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.23

General physical description: 4-3/4x3-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated7-1/2x5

Friday. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Orders his work on Egypt. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.25

General physical description: 7-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated7x4-3/4

Friday. A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks if his work has yet arrived. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.22

General physical description: 7x4-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated4-1/4x4

Friday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Inquires of a work of his on Egypt. Refers to Arago. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.21

General physical description: 4-1/4x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Edmé François Jomard
Undated5x3-3/4

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Praises his work. Old Call Number: B H88.4 no.20

General physical description: 5x3-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to N. B. Judd
Undated9x5-1/2

Monday night. A.L.S. 1p. In German. Date is unknown for the presentation of religious object to members of the royal family. Old Call Number: B H88.57

General physical description: 9x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Leo
Undated  

Saturday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning the translations of Madame de D[uchesse?] into English and German. Old Call Number: B H88.77

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Monsieur Leo
Undated  

Saturday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning the translations of Madame de D[uchesse?] into English and German. Old Call Number: B H88.77

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Matthew Fontaine Maury
Undated 

Photo. of L. 2p. In German. Copy. Concerning his work on hydrography. Refers to Gay-Lussac. Presented by Helmut de Terra, grantee, Nov. 1960. Old Call Number: B H88.39

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Frau Geheimräthin Ernestine von Meusebach
Undated 

Friday night. Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Joseph Barclay Pentland
Undated  

Samedi. A.L.S. 1p. In French. Concerning Lyell's geology. Old Call Number: B H88.111

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henry William Pickersgill
Undated8x5-1/2

Saturday. A.L. in 3rd. P. 1p. In French. Wishes he could see him. Refers to Tracy and Lafayette. Old Call Number: B H88.47

General physical description: 8x5-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to François-Just-Marie Raynouard, Passy
Undated9x5-1/4

Saturday. A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Wishes to visit him. Refers to Arago. Old Call Number: B H88.59 no. 6

General physical description: 9x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Antoine Augustin Renouard
Undated 

Friday. Photostat of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Concerning a publication. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.14

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to [M. Souverain?]
Undated5x3-3/4

Dimanche [Sunday]. A.L.S. 4p. In French. Concerning his publication. Old Call Number: B H88.8

General physical description: 5x3-3/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Baron de Stael
Undated5x4

Paris, Monday. A.L.S. 3p. In French. Invitation to meet Mr. Wedington and others. Old Call Number: B H88.59 no.7

General physical description: 5x4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to John Hurford Stone
Undated 

Monday. Photostat of A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Concerning a publication. Old Call Number: B H88.11 no.20

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henry Philip Tappan, Berlin
Undated 

Potsdam, Xerox of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Wishes to talk with him. Considers the U.S. "comme une seconde Patrie," and mentions Jefferson, Madison, and Gallatin. Old Call Number: B H88.97. July 6

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Henry Philip Tappan, Berlin
Undated  

Potsdam, Xerox of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Wishes to talk with him. Considers the U.S. "comme une seconde Patrie," and mentions Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin. Old Call Number: B H88.97

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Gustav Friedrich Waagen
Undated8-1/2x5

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.15 no.8

General physical description: 8-1/2x5

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
[Feb. 7?] 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Concerning locations on the Spanish main. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36. [Feb. 7?]

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks for comparison of American with French and English items. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36 Feb. 8

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo.of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks for publication on Cuba. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36. [June 24]

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Dimanche [Sunday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Recommends the son of a friend. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Dimanche [Sunday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. and add. In French. Statistics for the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Dimanche [Sunday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. In French. Asks questions about geology of the U.S FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Lundi [Monday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. In French. Asks question. For REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mardi [Tuesday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Asks question about the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mardi [Tuesday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p. In French. Thanks him for communication. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mardi [Tuesday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Question about the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mercridi [Wednesday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. and add., end. In French. Glad he has shown Banks up. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mercridi [Wednesday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 3p. and add., end. In French. Concerning the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Mercridi [Wednesday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Met Ticknor. Wishes to visit. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number:B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. In French. Concerning a possible visit by Scott. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Business. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Thanks for his communication. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Sends him a new letter and comments on what he has done. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Jeudi [Thursday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Works on travel. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Vendridi [Friday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Asks about the Embargo. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Vendridi [Friday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Received a letter for him from the president of the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Vendridi [Friday]. Photo.of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Refuses invitation. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Samedi [Saturday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 2p., end. In French. Friendly letter. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Samedi [Saturday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Asks question concerning Kingston. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Samedi [Saturday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Asks information about an American. FOR REFERRENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. In French. Thanks for his letter. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Thanks for his help. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 3p. In French. Questions Concerning U.S.commerce. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. In French. Concerning the author of two volumes. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Photo. of A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Asks for aid in procuring a copy of a map of the U.S. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to David Bailie Warden
Undated 

Samedi [Satruday]. Photo. of A.L.S. 1p. and add.,end. In French. Accepts inivtation. FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Old Call Number: B H88.36

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Hermann Weiss
Undated  

A.L.S. 1p. and add. In German. Old Call Number: B H88.90. Aug. 18

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Letter to Johann Carl Zeune
Undated8-3/4x5-1/4See oversize.

Thursday. A.L.S. 2p. and add. In German. Cannot help him on Arabic facts. His work on geography of Asia and Europe. Old Call Number: B H88.50

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/4

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Memorandum of names of plants
Undated3-1/4x6-1/2

A.D. 1p. In French. See letter from H. W. Rickett to de Terra, Feb. 6, 1958, in regular correspondence file. Old Call Number: B H88.28

General physical description: 3-1/4x6-1/2

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Note on geological material
Undated  

A.D. 1p., end. Old Call Number: B H88.83