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The Resource The stranger and the statesman : James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian, Nina Burleigh, (text large print)

The stranger and the statesman : James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian, Nina Burleigh, (text large print)

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The stranger and the statesman : James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian
Title
The stranger and the statesman
Title remainder
James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian
Statement of responsibility
Nina Burleigh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
P@N
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burleigh, Nina
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smithson, James
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Large type books
  • HISTORY / United States / General
Label
The stranger and the statesman : James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian, Nina Burleigh, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Large print edition
  • "Unabridged"--Title page verso
  • Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-431)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Choosing science
  • 5.
  • Discoveries and revolutions
  • 6.
  • The gift
  • 7.
  • 105 sacks of gold
  • 8. "A
  • rattlesnake's fang"
  • 9.
  • Acknowledgments
  • For the increase and diffusion of knowledge
  • 10.
  • The Smithson mystery
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • 1.
  • The body snatchers
  • 2.
  • The duke and the widow
  • 3.
  • Nobody's child
  • 4.
Control code
ocm54102290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
431 pages [large print]
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781402576492
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) o54102290
Label
The stranger and the statesman : James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the making of America's greatest museum, the Smithsonian, Nina Burleigh, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Large print edition
  • "Unabridged"--Title page verso
  • Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-431)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Choosing science
  • 5.
  • Discoveries and revolutions
  • 6.
  • The gift
  • 7.
  • 105 sacks of gold
  • 8. "A
  • rattlesnake's fang"
  • 9.
  • Acknowledgments
  • For the increase and diffusion of knowledge
  • 10.
  • The Smithson mystery
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • 1.
  • The body snatchers
  • 2.
  • The duke and the widow
  • 3.
  • Nobody's child
  • 4.
Control code
ocm54102290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
431 pages [large print]
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781402576492
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) o54102290

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