The papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 1

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Smithsonian Institution Press, distributed by Braziller, New York, Dec 17, 1972 - Biography & Autobiography - 496 pages
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This fifteen-volume series collects the personal papers of Joseph Henry, who was the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, a founder of the American scientific community, and a pioneer experimental physicist in electricity in magnetism. The first five volumes were published under the editorship of Nathan Reingold.

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Nathan Reingold is editor of the Joseph Henry Papers at the Smithsonian Institution. Among his books is "Science in America: A Documentary History, 1900-1939," also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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