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Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1785 - 1872

Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 – September 7, 1872) also known as "the Father of West Point" was an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point and an early advocate of engineering education in the United States. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1807.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Jonathan Williams letter

Mss 810419.1
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Identifier: Mss 810419.1
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Joseph King Fenno Mansfield letter

Mss 818352
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Identifier: Mss 818352
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Richard Fletcher letter

Mss 842273
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 842273
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Richard Fletcher letter

Mss 838353
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 838353
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Sylvannus Thayer letter

Mss 820420
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Identifier: Mss 820420
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Sylvanus Thayer letter

Mss 826151
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Identifier: Mss 826151
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Sylvanus Thayer letter

Mss 810462
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 810462
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Sylvanus Thayer letter

Mss 807275
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 807275
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Sylvanus Thayer letters

Mss 821329
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 821329
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