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Letters to Elias Loomis

Call Number: GEN MSS 2110
Scope and Contents

Circa 800 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Elias Loomis, 1828-1889. Letters pertain chiefly to Loomis's teaching and research in astronomy and meteorology. Correspondents are primarily scientists and other scholars.

Language of Materials

Chiefly in English. Some materials in French and German.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Letters to Elias Loomis is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Related Materials

Associated material: Elias Loomis Family Papers (MS 331), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

circa 1828-1889
2.09 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Related Names
Loomis, Elias, 1811-1889
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