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Benjamin Apthorp Gould papers

Title
Benjamin Apthorp Gould papers, 1855-1867.
Author
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 10653Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859
Description
.21 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Accounts.
  • Business records.
  • Receipts.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • Material was originally received as part of the United States Sanitary Commission records and the Thomas J. Taylor collection.
Call Number
MssCol 10653
OCLC
867640753
Author
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896.
Title
Benjamin Apthorp Gould papers, 1855-1867.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Collection consist predominantly of financial records relating to the personal investments of American astronomer Benjamin Apthorp Gould, including his business with the Whitehall Gas-light Company, including receipts, promissory notes, and financial statements. Very little correspondence is present, and only one letter to William Cranch Bond dating from 1855 addresses his work in the field of astronomy.
Provenance
Material was originally received as part of the United States Sanitary Commission records and the Thomas J. Taylor collection.
Occupation
Astronomers United States 19th century.
Scientists United States 19th century.
Added Author
Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859, recipient.
Research Call Number
MssCol 10653
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