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BOOK

Title:  
Mason and Dixon - English men of science
Creators:
Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington) | Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington).
Publication:
Newark, Del, 1949.
Notes:  
Reprinted from Delaware Notes, 22d ser., 1949. 2 copies.
Call #:  
974.8 C79, NO.8
Extent:
p.13-32 ; octavo.



BOOK

Title:  
More about Mason and Dixon
Creators:
Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington) | Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington).
Publication:
1949.
Notes:  
Reprinted from Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, v.23.
Call #:  
974.8 C79, NO.9
Extent:
p.[216]-217 ; octavo.



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1763-1768
Abstract:  

1 reel. Journal of the British surveyor who helped draw the final boundary line on the disputed Pennsylvania-Maryland border. Originals are in the National Archives.
Call #:  
Mss.DLAR.Film.459
Extent:
1 reel



ANALYTIC

Title:  
Charles Mason (1728-1786)
Parent:
American Philosophical Society. Memoirs, v.226
Creator:
Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks), 1914-
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa, 1997.
Notes:  
Includes bibliographical references.
Call #:  
506.73 Am4me v.226
Extent:
p. 366-373. ; 26 cm.



BOOK

Title:  
Mason and Dixon and Franklin
Creator:
Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington)
Publication:
Philadelphia], 1951.
Notes:  
Reprinted from Pennsylvania Academy of Science. Proceedings, v.25, p.167-170, 1951.
Call #:  
974.8 M38 PAM. NO.4
Extent:
p.167-170. 24 cm.



BOOK

Title:  
The Mason-Dixon and Proclamation Lines: land surveying and Native Americans in Pennsylvania's borderlands
Creator:
Strang, Cameron B.
Publication:
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.  , 2012].
Notes:  
Includes bibliographical references.
Call #:  
DLAR
Extent:
[5]-23 p.



ANALYTIC

Title:  
"A clock sent thither by the Royal Society"
Parent:
American Philosophical Society. Proceedings, v.94, no.3
Creator:
Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington)
Publication:
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1950.
Notes:  
Also printed in the Society's Library Bulletin for 1950 - same paging. Includes bibliographical references.
Call #:  
506.73 Am4p v.94, no.3
Extent:
p. 260-268 : illustrations, facsimiles, map ; 27 cm.



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1945-1957
Abstract:  

This collection contains letters and documents pertaining to Cope's research on the history of Charles Mason, Jeremiah Dixon, and the Mason-Dixon Line. Most of the letters are to English researchers, but included are some typescripts of original letters by Mason and Nevil Maskelyne. Cope published numerous articles on this topic, many printed by the American Philosophical Society.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.Am4gr
Extent:
35 item(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1750-1815
Abstract:  

Included in these papers are letters, memoranda, computations, and tables.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.424
Extent:
2 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1763-1768
Abstract:  

This journal was written during the survey of the Mason and Dixon line. Also on this reel are minutes from the Joint Commissioners of Lord Baltimore and the Penns (1760-1768), and field notes and journal of the surveys of Lord Baltimore and the Penns (1761-1763).
Call #:  
Mss.Film.302
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



BOOK

Title:  
Drawing the line: How Mason and Dixon surveyed the most famous border in America
Creator:
Danson, Edwin, 1948-
Publication:
John Wiley, New York, [c2001]
Notes:  
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221) and index.
Call #:  
974.8 D24D
Extent:
viii, 232 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports., tables ; 24 cm.



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1760-1768
Abstract:  

The first volume is minutes of the commissioners for determining the line between Pennsylvania and Maryland, which was copied by George M. Justine in 1842 from an "authenticated" copy owned by Ferdinand R. Hassler. The second volume contains receipts (62 items) for money spent by the Penn family for the survey.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.P383
Extent:
2 volume(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
Circa 1909-1964
Abstract:  

This is a collection of Cope's articles, papers, notes, lectures, notebooks, and some correspondence. There is much on his research pertaining to Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, and other topics in the history of science on which he wrote. The collection includes lecture notes and three bound notebook volumes on mechanics from his study at the University of Berlin under Max Planck from 1912 to 1913. There are 11 additional bound volumes, all relating to physics, including: Minutes of meetings of the Department of Physics, University of Pennsylvania (1910-1919), two volumes on the history of physics, and a volume of data on the radiometer as a measurer of electric current. The collection also contains notes on electric circuit theory lectures (1924-1925) by J.R. Carson, notes on lectures on relativity (1921) by Albert Einstein, lectures by W.F.G. Swann (1928), and information about the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, and on radiation (1909). There is significant correspondence from Lionel G. Dixon and Victor Englehardt.
Call #:  
Mss.B.C794
Extent:
7 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1763-1773
Abstract:  

These letters relate principally to provincial business and comment on the Indians of Pennsylvania, the French and Indian War, a survey of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary, and the Stamp Act. Correspondents include James Burd, Jeremiah Dixon, Joseph Galloway, Humphry Marshall, Charles Mason, Edward Shippen of Lancaster, and Edward Shippen, Jr.
Call #:  
Mss.B.Sh62.j
Extent:
1 volume(s)