Mineralogist, professor of Engineering, and founder of the Columbia School of Mines.
Metrial is arranged into three series: Series I: Correspondence, 1868-1901; Series II: Research and Documents, undated and 1868; Series III: Metric System Materials, 1893-1895
Professional correspondence of Egleston, consisting of incoming letters and technical reports relating to mining engineering and metallurgy; and carbon copies of correspondence between Egleston and Seth Low for the years 1890 to 1900.
1996 Addition: Large drawings and engravings from his student days at the Ecole Impériale des Mines in Paris (both engineering and architecture). Large maps of coal and iron land in Virginia and West Virginia.
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