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The Resource The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War, edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown

The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War, edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown

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The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War
Title
The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic
Title remainder
American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
061/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
AS25
LC item number
.P87
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
AS 25
NLM item number
P986 1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1913-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oleson, Alexandra
  • Brown, Sanborn C.
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • Academies and Institutes
  • Societies, Scientific
  • United States
  • United States
  • Geleerde genootschappen
Label
The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War, edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers from a five-day workshop held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in Cape Newagen, Me., June 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The national pattern of American learned societies, 1769-1863
  • A. Hunter Dupree
  • Definitions and speculations: the professionalization of science in America in the nineteenth century
  • Nathan Reingold
  • The Royal Society in America
  • George F. Frick
  • The underside of the learned society in New York, 1754-1854
  • Brooke Hindle
  • Shaping a provincial learned society: the early history of the Albany Institute
  • James M. Hobbins
  • Foreword:
  • Early learned societies in Boston and vicinity
  • Walter Muir Whitehill
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1812-1850
  • Patsy A. Gerstner
  • Science, technology, and the Franklin Institute
  • Bruce Sinclair
  • The growth of learned and scientific societies in the southeastern United States to 1860
  • Joseph Ewan
  • The Western Academy of Natural Science of Cincinnati and the structure of science in the Ohio Valley, 1810-1850
  • Henry D. Shapiro
  • The learned society in American intellectual life
  • The nature of humanistic societies in early America
  • Marcus A. McCorison
  • Medicine and the learned societies in the United States, 1660-1850
  • James H. Cassedy
  • The organization of agricultural improvement in the United States, 1785-1865
  • Margaret W. Rossiter
  • Savants and professionals: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1848-1860
  • Sally gregory Kohlstedt
  • The early development of scientific societies in Canada
  • Peter J. Bowler
  • John Voss
  • Commentary: an historian of education looks at the Newagen Study
  • Richard J. Storr
  • Early American learned societies as informants on our past: some conclusions and suggestions for further research
  • Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz
  • Introduction:
  • To build a new intellectual order
  • Alexandra Oleson
  • Science, learning, and utility: patterns of organization in the early American republic
  • John C. Greene
Control code
1958213
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 372 pages
Isbn
9780801816796
Lccn
75036941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)224398
Label
The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War, edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown
Publication
Note
Papers from a five-day workshop held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in Cape Newagen, Me., June 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The national pattern of American learned societies, 1769-1863
  • A. Hunter Dupree
  • Definitions and speculations: the professionalization of science in America in the nineteenth century
  • Nathan Reingold
  • The Royal Society in America
  • George F. Frick
  • The underside of the learned society in New York, 1754-1854
  • Brooke Hindle
  • Shaping a provincial learned society: the early history of the Albany Institute
  • James M. Hobbins
  • Foreword:
  • Early learned societies in Boston and vicinity
  • Walter Muir Whitehill
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1812-1850
  • Patsy A. Gerstner
  • Science, technology, and the Franklin Institute
  • Bruce Sinclair
  • The growth of learned and scientific societies in the southeastern United States to 1860
  • Joseph Ewan
  • The Western Academy of Natural Science of Cincinnati and the structure of science in the Ohio Valley, 1810-1850
  • Henry D. Shapiro
  • The learned society in American intellectual life
  • The nature of humanistic societies in early America
  • Marcus A. McCorison
  • Medicine and the learned societies in the United States, 1660-1850
  • James H. Cassedy
  • The organization of agricultural improvement in the United States, 1785-1865
  • Margaret W. Rossiter
  • Savants and professionals: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1848-1860
  • Sally gregory Kohlstedt
  • The early development of scientific societies in Canada
  • Peter J. Bowler
  • John Voss
  • Commentary: an historian of education looks at the Newagen Study
  • Richard J. Storr
  • Early American learned societies as informants on our past: some conclusions and suggestions for further research
  • Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz
  • Introduction:
  • To build a new intellectual order
  • Alexandra Oleson
  • Science, learning, and utility: patterns of organization in the early American republic
  • John C. Greene
Control code
1958213
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 372 pages
Isbn
9780801816796
Lccn
75036941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)224398

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