Record ID:
35468293 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
LC number:
  • n 79060711
Used for:
  • Rumford, Benj (Benjamin), 1753-1814
  • Rumford, Benjam (Benjamin), 1753-1814
  • Rumford, Graf von, 1753-1814
  • Thompson, Benjamin, Sir, 1753-1814
  • Thompson, Benjamin, 1753-1814
  • Thompson, Major, 1753-1814
  • Rumford, Count, 1753-1814
  • Rumford, 1753-1814
  • Benjamin, Count of Rumford, 1753-1814
  • Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count, 1753-1814
  • French, A. General Gage's informers ... 1932.
  • His Essays political, economical, and philosophical, 1798 t.p. (Benjamin Count of Rumford)
  • OCLC, Apr. 20, 2011 (usages: Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford; Benj. von Rumford; Benjamin Thompson; Benjamin Thompson von Rumford; Rumford; Count Rumford; Benj. Grafen von Rumford; Benjamin Count of Rumford; Grafen von Rumford; Benjam. von Rumford)
  • American national biography, 1999 (under Thompson: Thompson, Benjamin; known as Count Rumford; b. Mar. 26, 1753 in Woburn, Mass.; d. Aug. 21, 1814; knighted by King George III; in 1790 was elevated to the rank of count of the Holy Roman Empire with the Order of the White Eagle by the elector of Bavaria; physicist and social reformer)
  • MWA/NAIP files, Apr. 20, 2011 (hdg.: Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814; variant: Major Thompson; note: b. Benjamin Thompson at Woburn, Mass., 1753; physicist; inventor; particularly known for his research on the subject of heat; major, Second Provincial Regiment of N.H.; abandoned his wife and family in Mass., 1775; colonel in Loyalist forces during the American Revolution; became a junior minister in the British government after the war; knighted by King George III, 1784; moved to Bavaria, 1785, where he was made Count Rumford, 1791; wrote about improvements in fireplace design, 1796 and 1798, resulting in the introduction of the "Rumford fireplace," which was widely used until about 1850; also invented a cast iron stove; d. Paris, 1814)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)235333
  • 000000470921
  • abv00396827
Cataloguing source:
Authentication code:
  • kin