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Eckley Brinton Coxe Notebooks

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Identifier: SC MS 0059
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.

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

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Identifier: SC MS 0019
Overview Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil in Peru, from 1929-1939. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the books he...

Louis Edouard Rivot Lectures on Mining Engineering

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Identifier: SC MS 0355
Overview Handwritten lecture notes in French which became the basis for a popular mining engineers field handbook in the late Nineteenth Century. The lectures were given by Professor Louis Edouard Rivot at Ecole Imperiale des Mines in Paris and the notes taken by his student Rothwell. The manuscripts owned by Eckley B. Coxe then donated to Lehigh in 1897.

Mathematik Notes 1858 - 1859

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Identifier: SC MS 0257
Overview 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.

Memorabilia of Monroe Jackson Rathbone

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Identifier: SC MS 0088
Overview The material here includes memorabilia donated to Lehigh by Rathbone's family in 1997 and consists of a carton of ceremonial hoods given to him when he received honorary degrees from various colleges and universities, framed certificates, memorabilia and other awards given to him.

Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

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Identifier: SC MS 0230
Overview This collection of photographs records the careers of two Lehigh alumni in mining engineering and illustrate the diamond mining procedures in South Africa of the world’s most famous mining conglomerate – De Beers, from 1899 to 1905.

Turkey, an Economical Appraisal, Typescript by Max Weston Thornburg

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Identifier: SC MS 0106
Overview This is the typescript first draft of Max Weston Thornburg's later book, Turkey, an Economical Appraisal. The letter/memorandum accompanying the draft indicates that Thornburg sent this first draft from Persian Gulf to Socony Oil Company's Board Director H. F. Sheets for his review. Mr. Sheets, note on the letter, passed the draft on Charles R. Wylie who was Socony Oil Company's Turkey representative for his opinion.