University of Pennsylvania in the Civil War
Scientific Topics

Prepared by Joseph-James Ahern
November 2010

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

Fairman Rogers Papers, UPT 50 R725

Box 1, FF 7, Rogers Diary, 1862 April 9 - 1862 June 29
Journal of the Potomac River Survey in 1862 as requested by the Navy Department.


Frazer Family Papers, UPT 50 F848

Box 3, FF 5, John Fries Frazer Correspondence with Alexander Dallas Bache, 1862-1867
Correspondence to Frazer from Bache for the most part is personal. Some materials from 1863 relate to the creation of the National Academy of Science, and to Frazer’s service on a NAS committee to examine the hydrometer of Joseph Saxton.