These papers relating to James Dwight Dana, nineteenth-century naturalist, mineralogist, and geologist, contain his correspondence and papers documenting his teaching years at Yale University and his scientific voyages, on a Mediterranean excursion, 1833-34, and as a member of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Correspondents included Louis Agassiz, Harriet Dwight Dana, James Dana, Charles Darwin, Timothy Dwight, Sr., Asa Gray, Arnold Guyot, Benjamin Silliman, Sr., and Charles Wilkes. The papers of Edward Salisburg Dana, 1849-1935, are also included.
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