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Henry, Melville, and the Smithsonian

This post was written by Meredith Farmer, 2014 Resident Scholar, Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology. The Dibner Resident Scholar Program is supported by the Dibner family.

I’m originally from Galveston, TX, a place I frequently describe as home of a less-than-stellar beach and lots of hurricanes. However, growing up on the water made an impression on me, as I now spend quite a bit of time reading and writing about sea narratives and storms.

A Guy Named Joe

Scrolling through the Libraries online exhibition, Scientific Identity, you will see a lot of famous Joes, including Joseph Priestley, Joseph Ferdinand Keppler, and Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande. Today we're featuring Joseph more »