Benjamin Pierce

Benjamin Pierce was a graduate of Harvard University and a member of the faculty there for forty-nine years. Pierce was named head of the Mathematics Department in 1833. He was named University Professor of Mathematics in 1836. He was also a founder of the Harvard Observatory and the National Academy of Sciences. Pierce was recognized in his time as one of America's leading mathematicians.

Date:
1860 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES19853
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
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1254px
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748px
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