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Henry Sanborn Noyes (1822-1872) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3/2

Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection which combines publications by and about Noyes with some of his surviving correspondence and general biographical materials. Materials date from 1842 to 1982 with most items dating from the years of Noyes's lifespan and the first decades after his death. Most of the clippings and general biographical items relate to Noyes's death and to his service to Northwestern University. A few items are genealogical in nature. The series is arranged largely according to general categories or formats: biographical materials and correspondence. Also included are a list of Noyes's books presented after death to Northwestern University and Sources of Knowledge, a published address that Noyes gave before the Ladies' Mutual Improvement Society of Newbury Seminary (1846).

Dates

  • 1842 - 1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A member of Northwestern University's original faculty, Henry Sanborn Noyes was the first professor of mathematics, with responsibilities later for astronomy as well as for Greek language and literature. This is an artificial collection which combines publications by and about Noyes with some of his surviving correspondence and general biographical materials.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Separated from the University Archives general reference collection (Accession 09-94).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; March 30, 2009
Title
Guide to the Henry Sanborn Noyes (1822-1872) Papers
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
March 30, 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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