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Thomas Egleston papers, 1857-1901

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Series I: Correspondence

The Correspondence series consists of professional correspondence. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence, but the series does include one letterbook of Egleston's outgoing correspondence, and carbons of some of his correspondence with Seth Low, President of Columbia University during the latter part of Egleston's tenure at the school.



Box 1 Austin, T.S., 1890


Box 1 Baclè, L., 1899


Box 1 Blei-und Silberwerk bei Bad-Ems, 1872


Box 1 Blood, Aretas, 1885


Box 1 Boehler Frères & Cie., 1896


Box 1 Bullman, Charles, 1892


Box 1 Casartelli, Joseph, 1893


Box 1 Chalmers, William James, 1888


Box 1 Church, John Adams, 1868-1869


Box 1 Clements, J.B., 1896


Box 1 Constable, C., 1878


Box 1 Crawford, Benjamin, 1886


Box 1 Davenport, R.W., 1885


Box 1 Dresler, H., 1874


Box 1 Dwight, A.S., 1891


Egleston, Thomas


Box 1 Letterbook


Box 1 Letters relating to his bequest to Columbia University, 1897-1901


Box 1 Elder, Cyrus, 1885


Box 1 Engelhardt, E.N., 1887


Box 1 Garnkirk Fire Clay Co., 1885


Box 1 Gersdorf, Theodor, 1885-1892


Box 1 H., 1873-1893


Box 1 Henning, Gus C., 1886


Box 1 Holley, Alexander, 1871


Box 1 Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1879


Box 1 Hutton, William R., 1879


Box 1 Iles, Malvern W., 1884


Box 1 Innerberger Hauptgewerkschaft, 1876


Box 1 Jones, William R., 1879


Box 1 Knapp, John. A., 1876


Box 1 Koga, Yoshimasa, 1891


Box 1 Kunz. George Frederick, 1892


Box 1 Lounsbery, R.P., 1892


Box 1 Low, Seth, 1890-1900

(contains Low's letters to Egleston, as well as carbon copies of Egleston's letters to Low)


Box 1 Mackintosh, James Buckton, 1886-1887


Box 1 Macleod, John, 1886


Box 1 MacMartin, Arch., 1869


Box 1 Morgan Crucible Co. Ltd., 1895


Box 1 Morris, J.L., 1885


Box 1 Orsat, H., 1875


Box 1 Page, Walter T., 1888


Box 1 Pearce, Richard, 1874


Box 1 Pennsylvania Rail Road Co., 1885


Box 1 Perry, R.S., 1895


Box 1 Potter, William Bleeker, 1889-1893


Box 1 Prosser, Thomas, 1876


Box 1 Ricketts, Palmer Chamberlaine, 1885


Box 1 Roberts-Austen, Sir William Chandler, 1887


Box 1 Russell, Edward H., 1894


Box 1 Schermerhorn, Frederick Augustus, 1875


Box 1 Schmidz, A., 1871


Box 1 Sewell, G.W., 1886


Box 1 Slade, Frederick J., 1871


Box 1 Sturtevant, B.F., 1888


Box 1 Terhune, R.H., 1887-1888


Box 1 Towne, Henry Robinson, 1886


Box 1 Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1893


Box 1 Vultè, Hermann Theodore, 1888


Box 1 Waldo, Leonard, 1874


Box 1 Winslow, Griswold & Holley, 1866


Box 1 Witherbee, T.F., 1872


Box 1 Young, Bennett Henderson, 1886


Box 1 Young, Edward S., 1887

Series II: Research and Documents, undated and 1868

The Research and Documents series is comprised of printed material related to metallurgy that Egleston collected, as well as Egleston's professional work such as metallurgical analyses and some of his student work from his time at the Ecole Imperiale des Mines, Paris.



Box 1 Cornwall, Henry Bedinger-- Catalogue and Description of the Freiberg Metallurgical Collection,, 1868


Egleston, Thomas



Box Oversize Architectural Drawings and Engravings


Box Oversize Technical Drawings

(created by Egleston while a student at the Ecole Imperiale des Mines, Paris)


Box Oversize Maps and Prospectuses of Iron and Coal Land in Virginia and West Virginia



Box 1 Metallurgical Analyses


Box 1 Printed Ephemera, (2 Folders)

Series III: Metric System Materials

This series consists of material arguing in favor of the United States moving to the metric system. The series includes correspondence between Egleston and other metric advocates, as well as published pamphlets, speeches, and reports relating to the metric system and its uses and advantages.



Box 2 Correspondence, 1893-1895


Documents and Pamphlets Related to the Metric System


Box 2 Report of Charles W. Stone on Metric System


Box 2 Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Regarding the Adoption of the Metric System


Box 2 House Bill for Exclusive Use of Metric System in Customs Service


Box 2 Pamphlet-- Lord Kelvin on the Metric System


Box 2 List of Bodies Which Have Approved the Metric System in the US


Box 2 American Standards of Length Report on Methods and Results of the Metric System


Box 2 Pamphlet-- "The Metric System" by T.C. Mendenhall


Box 2 Speech of Charles Sumner on the Metric System


Box 2 "Metric Coinage"-- Report to the U.S. House of Representatives


Box 2 Proceedings of the American Metrological Society, 1873


Box 2 International Meridian Conference, Message of President, 1888


Box 2 Blueprints of Proposed Wire Gauge


Box 2 Proposed U.S. Standard Gauges, (3 Folders)


Box 2 Relation of Proposed Metric and Mechanical Engineers, (2 Folders)


Box 2 Gradations for the New Decimal Gauge


Ephemera Related to Metric System