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Meeting the Herschels - Maria Mitchell | Women's History with Jone Johnson Lewis
Source: Maria Mitchell, The Century vol. 38, 1889. About this text: Maria Mitchell reflects on an 1857 visit to Sir John Herschel, British astronomer, and his family. Mitchell, an astronomer who later taught at Vassar, reflects in this 1889 article on the work of William Herschel, John’s father, and of Caroline Herschel, William’s co-worker and …