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Farmersville Church Record Book

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Identifier: SC MS 0186
Abstract Farmersville Church (currently known as St. John’s Farmersville Church, Easton, Pennsylvania) record book that contains information in several handwritings on weddings, baptisms, funerals for the year of 1877.
Dates: 1877

Mathematik Notes 1858 - 1859

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Identifier: SC MS 0257
Abstract This nineteenth century manuscript is another item from the Eckley B. Coxe Technical Library. The notebook is written in Old German and deals with the topic of mathematical calculations useful for mining engineering specifically with the use of a sextant as a mine surveying instrument. The notes are from lectures given by a Professor Dr. A. Junge at Freiberg School of Mines in the academic year 1858/59.
Dates: 1858-1859

Philip Schopp Sketchbook

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Identifier: SC MS 0157
Abstract A manuscript notebook and sketchbook attributed to Philip (Phillip) Schopp (1828-1893), a German immigrant who was a member of the 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers Regiment in the American Civil War serving first as a Captain and later promoted to Colonel before being discharged in 1862. The notebook contains many superb illustrations mostly from the Schuylkill Navigation System, the Union Canal, and a few from the Louisville-Portland Canal. The drawings and notations reflect a career as a...
Dates: 1851-1886

Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Mechanics and Civil Engineering Lectures (1849-1850)

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Identifier: SC MS 0201
Abstract This manuscript is a set of class notes presumed taken by a student (R. Nachwitz?) attending lectures by Professors Schneider and Karl Ludwig Meissner on Civil Engineering topics given at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig, Germany during 1849-50. Topics covered in technical mechanics included effect of friction, strength of materials, mechanics of gear teeth, analysis of fire hoses and nozzles, vibration in structures. The general topic of “Baukunst” (Art of Building/ Architecture) was...
Dates: 1849-1850