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Eckley Brinton Coxe Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0059
This collection contains five handwritten, bound notebooks with notes, drawings, computations, etc. on scientific matters (one partly in German). Undated, but most likely from his study in Germany.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1863

Creator

Extent

.4 Linear Feet

Overview

The material included here consists of five handwritten, bound notebooks, with notes, drawings, computations, etc. on scientific matters. One is partly in German. These notebooks apparently date from his period of study in Germany.

Biographical / Historical

Eckley Brinton Coxe, 1839-1895, was a wealthy mining engineer from Drifton, Pennsylvania. He founded the Cross Creek Coal Company to manage and mine coal from property inherited by his family. He was a trustee of Lehigh University, and his wife donated his large library of technical books to Lehigh after his death. He studies mining engineering at the University of Freiburg from 1860-1863.
Title
Eckley Brinton Coxe Notebooks
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1991-05-03

Revision Statements

  • 2012-03-15: Finding aid information revised March 15, 2012- revised by Arielle Willett

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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