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  Evolution to the Signal Service Years (1600 - 1891)
  Professor Cleveland Abbe
  Isaac M. Cline
  H. B. Boyer
  D. G. Benson
  Henry Calver
  Ford A. Carpenter
  Norman B. Conger
  Henry J. Cox
  John P. Finley
  H. C. Frankenfield 
  Glynn Gardner
  John S. Hazen
  C. F. von Herrmann
  J. W. Smith
  Richard H. Sullivan
  Wilford M. Wilson

Signal service years


Abbe, C., 1893: The Meteorological Work of the U. S. Signal Service, 1870 to 1891. Report of the Chicago Meteorological Congress. 53 pp.

Blodget, L., 1857: Climatology of the United States. J. B. Lippincott and Co. Philadelphia. 536 pp.

Cline, I.M., 1945: Storms, Floods and Sunshine. Pelican Publishing Co. New Orleans, 352 pp.

Hughes, P., 1970: A Century of Weather Service. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Inc., New York. 212 pp.

U. S. Army, 1986: A History of Fort Myer, Department of Defense Informal Report. Fort Myer. 11 pp.

U. S. Signal Service, 1871: The Practical Use of Meteorological Reports and Weather Maps. Government Printing Office. Washington, D.C., 76 pp.

__________, 1882: Signal Service Notes. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 850 pp.

__________, 1883: Regulations for the Signal Office. Government Printing Office. Washington, D.C., 87 pp.

War Dept., 1871: Report of the Secretary of War. Government Printing Office. Washington, D.C., 454 pp.

__________, 1880: Report of the Chief Signal Officer. Government Printing Office. Washington, D.C., 570 pp.

Weber, G.A., 1922: The Weather Bureau. D. Appleton and Company, New York. 87 pp.

Weightman, R.H., 1952: Establishment of a national weather service--Who was responsible for it? Unpublished Report. U. S. Weather Bureau. 25 pp.

Whitnah, D.R., 1965: A History of the United States Weather Bureau. University of Illinois Press. Urbana. 267 pp.

(Typed for Web posting by Julie R. Bishop, Administrative Assistant, NWSO-Melbourne, FL)

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