Complete catalogue of the collection of minerals of Dr. F. A. Genth, [n.d.]


Date: n.d. | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 196 p, typed carbon copy

Background note

Friedrich August Frenth was a chemist.


Arranged according to Edward S. Dana, Descriptive Mineralogy (6th ed., 1892).

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 196 p, typed carbon copy.


Purchase from Amram and accessioned, 03/25/1957 (1960 159ms).

Early American History Note

The bound volume contains a catalogue of Frederick Augustus Genth's library. It is over 100 pages long. Genth was a prominent scientist in Europe and the United States. Born in Germany, he fled during the tumult of 1848, arriving in Baltimore before settling in Philadelphia where he worked as a contract scientist and professor. A large portion of his papers are housed at Penn State.

General note

This is a typed carbon copy.

Indexing Terms


  • Scientific Data


  • Minerals -- Catalogs and collections.
  • Science and technology