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Maria Mitchell

the soul of an astronomer

by Beatrice Gormley

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich. .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889.,
    • Women astronomers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronomers.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the first female science professor at Vassar College and the first American woman astronomer.

      Edition Notes

      StatementBeatrice Gormley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB36.M7 G67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 123 p., [16] p. of plates
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL789558M
      ISBN 100802851169, 0802850995
      ISBN 109780802851161, 9780802850997
      LC Control Number95021980


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