Source

Thomas Egleston papers

Title
Thomas Egleston papers, 1857-1901.
Description
4.5 linear ft. ( 2 document boxes & 1 flat box)
Abstract
Mineralogist, professor of Engineering, and founder of the Columbia School of Mines.
Arrangement
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
Summary
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.
Restrictions
This collection has no restrictions.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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