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Agassiz, Alexander (1835-1910)



  • Existence: 1835 - 1910


Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz; zoologist, biologist, botanists, oceanographer, mine operator, naturalist, and philanthropist; born: December 17, 1835, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; died in his sleep returning home to America from a trip to Europe on March 27, 1910 aboard the ship Adriatic; male

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz, 1838-1920 (inclusive), 1838-1908 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A-3

Diaries, correspondence, and other papers, of Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, educator and researcher.

Papers of Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz, 1859-1879

Collection Identifier: A/A262

Letters of writer, educator, and Radcliffe College president Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz.

Letters to Alexander Agassiz, 1892

File — Box: 32, Folder: 19Identifier: Mss:798 1761-1928 File, F-7-212
Scope and Contents:

Three letters sent to Alexander Agassiz from Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company regarding insurance on Agassizs' yacht, Wild Duck.

Papers of Mary Putnam Jacobi, 1851-1974

Collection Identifier: A-26

Correspondence, writings, etc., of physician Mary Putnam Jacobi.