Nathan C. Ricker Transcripts & Textbooks, 1873-75, 1884-90, 1898-1907, 1914-21
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Brief Description: Blueprint, mimeographed and printed transcripts and original texts for use as lecture materials or class texts, including a printed copy of Elementary Graphic Statics and the construction of Trussed Roofs, (New York, 1885); translations of works by Thiersch, Wagner and Buhlmann (Architectural Composition), Gaudet, Kersten, Landsberg, Lubke, Muller-Breslav, Planat, Redtenbacher, Semper, Viollet-le Duc (articles from the "Dictionnaire") and Zillich; notes in advanced graphics, architectural engineering, heating, and ventilation, stone, brick, and metal construction, texts in elements of construction, graphic statics and history of architecture. The series also includes an includes an explanation of "The Blue Process" (ca.1881-84), a translation by Dickhut of a work by Gromart; Tables of Dead Weights by E. S. Lemme (Class of '86) and revisions by Wolfe and Livesay of Ricker's Notes on Graphic Statics.
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Record Series Number: 12/2/21
Created by: Ricker, Nathan Clifford (1843-1924)
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/64 and 6/65
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Arrangement: Alphabetically by title & chronologically (edition) thereunder
Subject Index
Architectural Engineering
Graphic Statics
History of Architecture
Wood Construction
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]