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1Author:  Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859Requires cookie*
 Title:  Alexander von Humboldt papers, 1801-1859     
 Dates:  1793-1859 
 Abstract:  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.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.H88 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Science and technology | Travel 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Natural history. | Science publishing. | Scientific expeditions. 
2Author:  De Morgan, Augustus,1806-1871.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Augustus De Morgan letters, 1841-1866     
 Dates:  1841-1866 
 Abstract:  The contents of the Augustus De Morgan Collection are almost entirely beyond the scope of this guide. One letter dates to 1841; most date to after the Civil War. The correspondence is almost all from De Morgan to William Hepworth Dixon, the editor of the Athenaeum.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.D396 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Printing and Publishing 
 Genre:  Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Astronomy. | Publishers and publishing. | Science publishing.