Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
- Existence: 1769 - 1859
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: GEN MSS 549
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, official reports, subject files, printed materials, and personal papers documenting the life and political career of La Revellière-Lépeaux, particularly during the period of the First Republic (1792-1804). The papers span the years 1789-1872, encompassing early publications by La Revellière-Lépeaux through correspondence of La Revellière-Lépeaux's family after his death.Series I, Correspondence, contains letters from other French...
Dates: 1789-1872, bulk 1789-1815