Thomas Egleston (1832-1900)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SA-508]

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image No. SA-508

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Summary

Thomas Egleston (1832-1900) was the founder of and professor at Columbia School of Mines, a metallurgist, a mineralogist, a mining engineer, and a Smithsonian curator. He was also the author of Metallurgy of Silver, Gold and Mercury in the United States. Egleston was born in New York, New York.

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  • Egleston, Thomas 1832-1900
  • Columbia School of Mines
  • United States National Museum

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image No. SA-508

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Mining
  • Mineralogy
  • Mineralogists
  • Metal-work
  • Metallurgists
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining engineering

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Photographs

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SIA RU000095 [SA-508]

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Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

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