Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882
- Existence: 1815-08-01 - 1882-01-06
Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815-188), American author, lawyer, and politician
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911