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1Author:  Patterson family.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Patterson-Lord papers, [ca. 1809]-1876     
 Dates:  Circa 1809-1876 
 Abstract:  Previously catalogued with the Robert Patterson Collection, The Patterson-Lord Collection contains contains a range of documents that touch on many different topics, although most have to do with science and engineering. The largest portion of the documents relate to scientific correspondence to Robert Patterson, a member of the APS. Much of this correspondence is done under the cover of official APS business. Of particular note are a series of letters relating to nautical calculations that include complex equations used to determine longitude and latitude for nautical almanacs.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.P274.2 
 Extent:  0.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Americans Abroad | Education | Science and technology 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Institutional Records 
 Subjects:  Education -- Europe -- 19th century.