About: History & Archives
1809 - 1880
Perkins Chair of Mathematics and Astronomy at Harvard College and Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey from 1867 to 1874.
AAAS Presidential Address: "Address of Professor Benjamin Peirce," AAAS Proceedings (1854) 8:1-17.
AAAS offices held:
- President, 1852
- Harvard University Library, University Archives