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Name Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Life Dates Dates of operation, ca. 1826 - 1855
Nationality English
Geographic location(s) London, England
Occupation Publisher
Notes Educational publishing pioneer in the 1820s; published on new scientific subjects and technology. Shared many founders and supporters with the new University of London (later University College London).
Role Publisher

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.90

Map Collection - 2014.21.90

Baldwin and Cradock, under the supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge North America, Sheet V, The Northwest and Michigan Territories Hand-colored lithograph London, 1833 Map with colored elements by Baldwin and Cradock, under the supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, publishers: Lake Michigan and the surrounding region including the states of Michigan and Wisconsin, along with parts of Northern Illinois. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot, i.e. "Monroe" bottom right of map. Most borders, and some small islands, colored, some texture, some borders, r