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The Resource Maria Mitchell, astronomer, Dale Anderson

Maria Mitchell, astronomer, Dale Anderson

Label
Maria Mitchell, astronomer
Title
Maria Mitchell, astronomer
Statement of responsibility
Dale Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles a Vassar professor who was one of the most famous astronomers in the United States at the end of the nineteenth century and whose central message to her students was "never cease to wonder."
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Dale
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.M7
LC item number
A64 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women in science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitchell, Maria
  • Mitchell, Maria
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Maria Mitchell, astronomer, Dale Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102) and index
Contents
Watching the sun disappear -- A child of Nantucket: 1818-1835 -- Teaching and learning: 1835-1847 -- Earning a medal: 1847-1855 -- Expanding the horizon: 1855-1861 -- Mitchell as professor: 1862-1869 -- Carrying the torch for women: 1869-1876 -- The force of personal character
Control code
ocm50622605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
110 p.
Isbn
9780791072493
Lccn
2002013738
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 596007
  • (Sirsi) o50622605
Label
Maria Mitchell, astronomer, Dale Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102) and index
Contents
Watching the sun disappear -- A child of Nantucket: 1818-1835 -- Teaching and learning: 1835-1847 -- Earning a medal: 1847-1855 -- Expanding the horizon: 1855-1861 -- Mitchell as professor: 1862-1869 -- Carrying the torch for women: 1869-1876 -- The force of personal character
Control code
ocm50622605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
110 p.
Isbn
9780791072493
Lccn
2002013738
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 596007
  • (Sirsi) o50622605

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