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The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Mines, Arts, and Manufactures in Context:
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“An Act To accept the grant of Public Lands, by the United States, to the several states, for the Endowment of Agricultural Colleges,” no. 227. General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (April 1863).


“Alfred Pancoast Boller.” The Engineering Record. Dec. 5, 1903, 706.


Archives General Collection (UPA 3), University of Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Bartholomew, Craig L. and Lance E. Metz. The Anthracite Iron Industry of the Lehigh Valley. Easton, PA: Center for Canal History and Technology, 1988.


Browne, Peter A., to Thomas P. Jones, August 22, 1825. Letterbook, Corresponding Secretary, 1824-1826, Franklin Institute Archives.  Quoted in Bruce Sinclair. Philadelphia’s Philosopher Mechanics: A History of the Franklin Institute, 1824-1865, p. 57. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974.


Calhoun, David Hovey. The American Civil Engineer: Origins and Conflict. Cambridge, MA: The Technology Press, 1960.


Dublin, Thomas and Walter Licht. The Face of Decline: The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region in the Twentieth Century. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005.


Durfee, Calvin. A History of Williams College. Boston: A. Williams and Company, 1860.


Jones, Christopher. “Energy Landscapes: Coal Canals, Oil Pipelines, Electricity Transmission Wires in the Mid-Atlantic, 1820-1930.” Ph.D diss., University of Pennsylvania, 2009.


Mann, Charles Riborg. “A Study of Engineering Education”  Bulletin of the Carnegie Foundation for  the Advancement of Teaching 11 (1918). Quoted in Palmer C. Ricketts, History of Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1824-1934, p. 29. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1934.


Morrill Act of 1863. 7 U.S.C. § 301 (1863).


Rennselaer, Stephen van, to Rev. Samuel Blatchford, November 5, 1824. Quoted in Palmer C. Ricketts, History of Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1824-1934, p. 9. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1934.


Resolution of the American Iron Association communicated to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, March 20, 1855. Minutes of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Vol. 10, 1852-1869,.University of Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Rogers, Fairman. Papers. University of Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center, Philadelphia, PA.


Sinclair, Bruce. Philadelphia’s Philosopher Mechanics: A History of the Franklin Institute, 1824-1865. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974.


Slotten, Hugh R. Patronage, Practice, and the Culture of American Science: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U.S. Coast Survey. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1994.


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Warren, Charles H. “The Sheffield Scientific School from 1847 to 1947.” In The Centennial of the Sheffield Scientific School, edited by George Alfred Baitsell, 156-67. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1950.

 

This exhibit was created in 2011 by Will Kearney, University Archives Summer Research Fellow and an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania