About: History & Archives
John Peter Lesley
1819 - 1903
Professor of geology, University of Pennsylvania. Secretary and Librarian, National Academy of Sciences, 1858-1885.
AAAS Presidential Address: "Address by Professor J. P. Lesley," AAAS Proceedings (1885) 34:1-21.
AAAS offices held:
- President, 1884
- American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)