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Augustus William Smith papers

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Title:Augustus William Smith papers
Date range:1816-1918, (bulk 1820-1860)
Creator:Smith, Augustus William, 1802-1866
Extent:3.5 Linear feet
Abstract:Augustus William Smith was a school teacher, university professor (astronomy and mathematics), president of Wesleyan University and professor of Natural Philosophy at the United States Naval Academy. Smith's papers contain extensive correspondence with contemporary astronomers, mathematicians and meteorologists, along with several manuscripts. There is also correspondence between Smith and others concerning affairs of the Methodist-Episcopal Church.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number:Ms.Smith