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Call Number: GEN MSS 1473
Abstract: The Alexander Metcalf Fisher papers consist of correspondence, scientific and personal writings, school notes, eulogies, and other material by or about the Yale College student (Class of 1813) and Yale professor. Drafts and calculations for articles on mathematics, physics, astronomy, and other subjects published between 1817 and 1822, as well as scripts for forty lectures in natural philosophy, illustrate Fisher’s academic career in the context of contemporary scientific learning....
Dates: 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822, 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822