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Thomas Egleston papers, 1857-1901. 

Creator: 
Egleston, Thomas, 1832-1900.
Phys. Desc: 
4.5 linear ft. ( 2 document boxes & 1 flat box)
Call Number: 
MS#0385
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Mineralogist, professor of Engineering, and founder of the Columbia School of Mines.

Scope and Contents

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.