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Fisher, Thomas

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1801 - 1856

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Richard T. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-954
Overview

Letters of English and American Friends written at the end of the 18th century on topics relating to travel in the ministry in England and the northeastern United States, Friends, and health. Almost all the letters are directed to Quaker minister, James Thornton.

Dates: 1780 - 1878

Thomas Fisher letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-007
Overview

The majority of correspondence included is business correspondence related to Fisher's mathematics and his book, "Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature," on Fisher's theory of the effect of "the angles of incidence of the meridian sunlight." There are also a small number of letters of personal correspondence, generally letters of introduction for friends or family traveling to Philadelphia or New York.

Dates: 1823-1859

Thomas Fisher manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-119
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Thomas Fisher. Poems included in the volume are largely related to related to American history.

Dates: Undated.

Thomas Fisher signature album

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-003
Overview Thomas Fisher (1801-1856) was a Quaker poet, a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the author of books on science and mathematics. This collection is comprised of his single volume signature album. The note on the inside cover reads: "The undersigned have examined Mr. Thomas Fisher's Diagrams for Generalizing and Simplifying Mathematical Principles; and believing them to be Novel and useful, subscribe in order to promote their publication." At the back of the volume there is a...
Dates: Undated.

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Subject
Mathematics 2
Quakers 2
American poetry 1
Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends 1
Health 1