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Benjamin Silliman and his circle

studies on the influence of Benjamin Silliman on science in America : prepared in honor of Elizabeth H. Thomson

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Published by Science History Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Scientists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Science -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Leonard G. Wilson.
      ContributionsThomson, Elizabeth Harriet, 1907-, Wilson, Leonard G. 1928-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ143.S54 B46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4552103M
      ISBN 100882021745
      LC Control Number77021564

        Correspondence from Benjamin Silliman to John Torrey, dated , primarily discussing issues related to the production of Silliman's American Journal of Science and Arts. Through the years Silliman's letters also frequently touch on chemistry and mineralogy, and the activities of mutual friends and acquaintances. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Benjamin Silliman (Silliman, Benjamin, ) Books from the extended shelves: Silliman, Benjamin, Address delivered before the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists: at their meeting held in Boston, April , / (New York, Wiley & Putnam, ), also by Association of American Geologists and Naturalists (page images.

      Benjamin Silliman was a chemistry professor at Yale College and was considered The Father of Science in America and the founder of The American Journal of Science. He married (1) Harriet Trumbull, daughter of Jonathan & Eunice (Backus) Tumbull, on Septem in Lebanon, Conn., and (2) Sarah Isabella McClellan Memorial ID: View Source. An oration delivered at Hartford on the 6th of July, A.D. before the Society of the Cincinnati for the state of Connecticut, assembled to celebrate the anniversary of American independence / by Benjamin Silliman Silliman, Benjamin, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions).

      Silliman College. Benjamin Silliman's mother, Mary, was the largest slave owner in Fairfield county (85). When it came time for Benjamin and his brother to attend Yale College, she sold off two of their slaves to help finance their education, in (86). Prof. Silliman is an excellent professor. The homework he gives is extremely helpful and prepares you for his tests, but you must take your time and do it. He goes through most of the homework in class before you submit it. He also gives quizzes that count as extra credit, which is very helpful. Silliman is the best accounting professor!


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Benjamin Silliman (August 8, – Novem ) was an early American chemist and science educator. He was one of the first American professors of science, at Yale College, the first person to distill petroleum in America, and a founder of the American Journal of Science, the oldest continuously published scientific journal in the United : National Academy of Sciences.

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Thomson. [Elizabeth Harriet Thomson; Leonard G Wilson;] -- Benjamin Silliman played a unique role in American science before the Civil War. In his various roles as a professor at Yale, as editor of the American Journal of Science.

Benjamin Silliman, (born Aug. 8,North Stratford, Conn., U.S.—died Nov. 24,New Haven, Conn.), geologist and chemist who founded the American Journal of Science and wielded a powerful influence in the development of science in the United States.

Silliman was appointed professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale, from which he had graduated in Benjamin Silliman and his circle: studies on the influence of Benjamin Silliman on science in America: prepared in honor of Elizabeth H.

Thomson, New York: Science History Publications, Brown, Chandos Michael, Benjamin Silliman: a life in the young republic, Princeton, N.J.:. Benjamin Silliman Jr.

(December 4, – Janu ) was a professor of chemistry at Yale University and instrumental in developing the oil industry. His father Benjamin Silliman Sr., also a famous Yale chemist, developed the process of fractional distillation that enabled the economical production ofSilliman Jr.

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Benjamin Silliman‘s (b.d. ) influence on the development of science — not only at Yale University, but in the United States as a whole — was gh Silliman died 2 years before the Yale Peabody Museum was even founded, and 12 years before its first building was completed, the Museum would not have come into existence without his work in building up Yale‘s.

Poet, essayist, chemist, geologist, educator, entrepreneur, publisher--Benjamin Silliman () was one of the virtuosi of the Early Republic and a founder of the American scientific community.

This absorbing biography is not only a study of the youth and early career of a complex and remarkable man but also a window on his by: Benjamin's grandfather, Ebenezer Silliman, graduated from Yale College inas did his son, Benjamin's father, Gold Selleck Silliman, in Both followed the law as a profession.

The former was a member of the Governor's Council and a judge of the superior court; the latter was a general in the Continental Army in charge of the defense.

Four generations of Sillimans, surrounding the central figure of Benjamin Silliman (), are represented in the Silliman Family Papers.

According to a number of sources, Silliman's ancestors were Italian Protestants named Sillimandi, who moved to Geneva. Benjamin Silliman was born on month dayat birth place, Connecticut, to Benjamin Silliman and Harriet Silliman.

Benjamin had 3 sisters: Henrietta Frances Dana and 2 other siblings. Benjamin married Susan, Huldah Forbes on month dayat age 23 at marriage place, Connecticut. The son of the noted geologist and chemist Benjamin Silliman (–), he assisted his father in setting up a chemical laboratory inout of which grew the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University.

He taught medical chemistry and toxicology at the University of Louisville, Ky., from to He then succeeded his father in the chair of chemistry at Yale. Benjamin Silliman,pathfinder in American science by John F Fulton (Book) A professor, a president, and a meteor: the birth of American science by Cathryn J Prince (Book.

Benjamin Silliman Sr. Sources. Scientist and educator. Yale. Benjamin Silliman Sr. was born in Connecticut inin the midst of the American the time of his birth the British were holding his father, Gold Selleck Silliman, prisoner of war.

Benjamin Silliman, Jr.: biography December 4, – Janu Benjamin Silliman, Jr. His father Benjamin Silliman Sr., also a famous Yale chemist, developed the process of fractional distillation that enabled the economical production of kerosene.

InSilliman Jr. wrote a report for $ on Pennsylvania rock oil and its usefulness as [ ]. Benjamin Silliman: A Life in the Young Republic Book Description: Poet, essayist, chemist, geologist, educator, entrepreneur, publisher--Benjamin Silliman () was one of the virtuosi of the Early Republic and a founder of the American scientific community.

Silliman, Professor of Accountancy in the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, earned an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from New York University, Steinhardt School of Education in In addition, he holds a and an from the University of Mississippi, Patterson School of Accountancy, a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver, an M.A.

in Higher Education. Prof. Benjamin Silliman Sr. was born 18 August in Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States to Gold Selleck Silliman () and Mary Fish () and died 24 November inNew Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes.

He married Harriet Trumbull () 17 September in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United Father: Gold Selleck Silliman (). Benjamin Silliman Jr. was a chemist and geologist who in was hired to write a report on the possibility of using petroleum as a fuel for illumination.

Though originally skeptical, Silliman used fractional distillation (a technique developed by his father Benjamin Silliman Sr.) to create refined oil from Pennsylvania rock oil and showed. Warren Benjamin Silliman, MD, a life long Windsor resident and practicing physician, died Sunday, (May 5, ), at Hartford Hospital.

Born in Hartford, August 8. Benjamin Silliman was born on the 8th of August, 1*1*12, in the town of Stratford (now Trnmbull), in the State of Con-necticut. He was. the son of General Gold Selleck Silliman.

The Silliman family is supposed to be of Swiss origin. Prom the early settlement of the country they had been residents of .