The Lazzaroni: Science and Scientists in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America

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The volumes listed under General contain information and biographical material about one or more of the characters in our cast and the institutions they were associated with. Those titles listed under Individual frequently contain materials dealing with the other men discussed herein, but focus specifically on the life and achievements of an individual scientist.


General

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Proceedings for the Period from January, 1934, to January, 1940. Washington, 1940.

Bates, Ralph S. Scientific Societies in the United States. New York, 1945.

Crowther, J. G. Famous American Men of Science. New York, 1937.

Daniels, George H. American Science in the Age of Jackson. New York, 1968.

Dupree, A. Hunter. Science in the Federal Government, A History of Policies and Activities to 1940. Cambridge, 1957.

A History of the First Half-Century of the National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1913. Edited by F. W. True. Washington, 1913.

Jaffe, Bernard. Men of Science in America. New York, 1958.

Leading American Men of Science. Edited by David Starr Jordan. New York, 1910.

Miller, Howard S. Dollars for Research, Science and Its Patrons in Nineteenth-Century America. Seattle, 1970.

National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs. Vols. 1-10. Washington, 1877.

Osborn, Henry F. Impressions of Great Naturalists. New York, 1928.

Pioneers of Science in America. Edited and Revised by William J. Youmans, M.D. New York, 1896.

Science in Nineteenth-Century America, A Documentary History. Edited by Nathan Reingold . New York, 1964.

Smith, David Eugene, and Jekuthiel Ginsburg. A History of Mathematics in America Before 1900. Chicago, 1934.

Smith, E. F. Chemistry in America. New York, 1914.

True, Webster Prentiss. The Smithsonian, Institution. Vol. 1. Smithsonian Scientific Series, 1929.

White, Edward A. Science and Religion in American Thought, The Impact of Naturalism. Stanford, 1952.

Benjamin, Marcus. "The Early Presidents of the American Association." Address delivered to American Association for the Advancement of Science, 48th Annual Meeting. Easton, Pennsylvania, 1899.

Fairchild, Herman. "A History of the American Association for the Advancement of Science." Science, n.s., Vol. 59 ( 1924).

Loewenberg, Bert James. "The Reaction of American Scientists to Darwinism." The American Historical Review, Vol. 38, no. 4 ( July 1933).

Reingold, Nathan. "National Aspirations and Local Purposes." Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Vol. 71, no. 3 ( 1968).

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  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents v
  • Foreword ix
  • Lenders to the Exhibition xi
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Alexander Dallas Bache 1806-1867 13
  • Benjamin Peirce 1809-1880 18
  • Louis Agassiz 1807-1873 24
  • Joseph Henry (1797-1878) 31
  • Oliver Wolcott Gibbs (1822-1908) 39
  • Charles Henry Davis (1807-1877) 43
  • Benjamin Apthorp Gould 1824-1896 49
  • John Fries Frazer 1812-1872 56
  • James Dwight Dana 1813-1895 59
  • Cornelius C. Felton 1807-1862 66
  • James Hall 1811-1898 70
  • Henry Wilson 1812-1875 74
  • Asa Gray 1810-1888 78
  • William Barton Rogers 1804-1882 85
  • Charles William Eliot 1834-1926 91
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury 1806-1872 97
  • Joseph Leidy 1823-1891 104
  • John William Draper 1811-1882 109
  • Spencer Fullerton Baird 1823-1887 114
  • Bibliography 120
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