Gallery view

1802 July 12

Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

Observations and experiments on lightning bugs

Providence (R.I.) - Observations on the anatomy of a captive firefly and hatching of its eggs.

Moses Brown Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Sunday school exercises on religion and religious life

Northampton (Mass.) - Sunday School exercises with Rufus Ellis on religion and religious life. Manecheism and Arianism in Christianity.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Visit to Hartford

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 7, story of Lyman's journey by train to Hartford with his father, passing through Thompsonville and Windsor Locks. Lyman took a walk while his father conducted business and saw the Charter Oak. The following day his father took him to the State House to see the actual charter before they returned home.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Virgil's description of the arctic battle represented on shield of Aeneas by Vulcan

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 16, Lyman writes an extract from Virgil on the description of the battle scened on the shield of Aeneas.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Life of an acorn

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 4, life cycle of an acorn, written from the perspective of an acorn.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Extract from the first book of Virgil's Aeneid

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 10, Lyman writes an extract from Virgil's Aeneid.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Sunday school exercises on religion and religious life

Northampton (Mass.) - Sunday School exercises with Rufus Ellis on religion and religious life. Spread of Christianity and history of gnosticism.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Visit to Mount Holyoke

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 6, Lyman recounts a hike up Mount Holyoke with one of his friends.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

War

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 2, discussing the early history and nature of warfare.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Abstract of Arnold's History of Rome

Northampton (Mass.) - Abstracts from Arnold's History of Rome, including the legends of Aeneas, Ascanius, and Romulus.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers