- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
- Digital Commonwealth
- Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
- New Haven (Conn.)
A letter to Edward Hitchcock in which Benjamin Silliman, in response to a potential professorship for Hitchcock at Amherst College, describes his experience in teaching sciences and the effect it can have on one's health. Silliman also discusses his concerns for the future of The American Journal of Science.
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Correspondence
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Career in education
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864--Correspondence
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