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Pierce, Benjamin.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Early Work of the HCO under the Bond Adminstrations, 1848-1877, bulk: 1848-1866

Series Identifier: KG11365-6
Scope and Contents: This series contains astronomical observations and data calculations spanning the early history of the Harvard College Observatory from 1848 until 1877, though most materials date to the subsequent directorships of H.C.O. founder William Cranch Bond and then his son George Phillips Bond prior to his death 1866. Astronomers whose work is represented in this series include: William Cranch Bond, George Phillips Bond, Richard F. Bond, Benjamin Pierce, Charles W. Tuttle, Horace P....

Solutions of Algebraic Problems. Benjamin Pierce April 14, 1801. Digital

Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (86)
Scope Note: At the time of their creation, the purpose of these documents was to demonstrate a student's mastery of one or more mathematical concepts by applying math to a problem in the real world. However, the enduring value of many of the theses lies in the fact that they are works of art.As a group, the theses demonstrate a change, in society at large, from the concerns of the late 18th century to those of the industrial revolution....