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Alexander Dallas Bache

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Who is Alexander Dallas Bache?

Alexander Dallas Bache was an American physicist, scientist and surveyor who erected coastal fortifications and conducted a detailed survey mapping of the United States coastline.

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Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (2007)

by Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard Jarrell, Jordan D. Marché, F. Jamil Ragep

Patronage, Practice, and the Culture ofAmerican Science:Alexander Dallas Bache and the US CoastSurvey. Cambridge: Cambridge ...

Google previewAmerican Reference Library: Encyclopedic dictionary of American reference, by J.F. Jameson and J.W. Buel (1900)

Since then its work has progressed constantly, under Alexander Dallas Bache and other eminent engineers and organizers. It has been a bureau of the Treasury Department. Cobb, Howell (1815—1868), of Georgia, statesman, entered ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of Weights and Measures, ancient and modern, reduced to the standards of the United States of America (1850)

by John Henry ALEXANDER (Engineer.)

ALEXANDER DALLAS BACHE, BUPERINTEÑDANTOF`WEIGHTSAND`MFASURES 0F THE UNITED BTATEl ETC.ETC.ETC. FRIENDSHIP AND RESPECT. _Ego quidem, postquam а tenellâ jam :state ...

Google previewUniversal dictionary of weights and measures, ancient and modern (1857)

reduced to the standards of the United States of America by John Henry Alexander

J 542487 то ALEXANDER DALLAS BACHE, SUPERINTENDANT OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Google previewThe Early Republic and Antebellum America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History by Christopher G. Bates

The liberal arts school«s most prominent faculty member in the antebellum era was Alexander Dallas Bache, who helped found the National Academy of Sciences. The other building on the Penn campus was home to the medical school, ...

Google previewThe American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Cynthia L. Clark

Many Americans underestimated the scientific importance of West Point, but it did produce the nation's most important promoter of science in the nineteenth century —Alexander Dallas Bache (class of 1825)—and an overwhelming majority ...

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