Polytechnic College of Philadelphia - 1868 Graduates

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[transcribed as published, any notes or obvious corrections in brackets]
[I have additional information about Richard Lewis]

From: Scientific American, August 26, 1868, Vol. 19, Issue 9, page 133 "Polytechnic College of Philadelphia"

Speakers :
Hon. John P. Vance, President of the Board of Trustees
Rev. Phillips Brooks, Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Philadelphia Gustavus Remak, Esq. Hon. Titian J. Coffey

Graduates:

LAST NAME FIRST NAME HOMETOWN DEGREE GRADUATING THESIS TOPIC
Bacon  Murray [no residence given] Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering On Lubricants
Bishop John Israel  Columbus, Burlington County, New
Jersey
Bachelor of Civil Engineering Tubular Bridging
Corson Henry H. Plymouth, [Luzerne county], Pennsylvania Master of Civil Engineering [no thesis title, indicates he is “C. E”]
Curtis Alfred Augustus Newark, New Castle County, Delaware Bachelor of Civil Engineering Underwater Foundations for Bridges
Freedley Henry, Jr. Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering Iron Girder Bridges
Howell  Benjamin P., Jr. Woodbury, Gloucester county, New Jersey Bachelor of Civil Engineering    Limes, Mortars, and Cements
Hughes  Edward H. Newbern, North Carolina  Bachelor of Mine Engineering Origin and Use of Coal
Hunt   Samuel  Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania  Bachelor of Mine Engineering Preparation of Ores
Jolliffe  William Virginia  Bachelor of Mine Engineering American Silver Amalgamation
Jones  Jonathan R. Conshohocken, [Montgomery county],
Pennsylvania 
Master of Civil Engineering   [no thesis title, indicates he is “C. E”]
Ladd   Samuel H. Woodbury, Gloucester county, New Jersey Bachelor of Civil Engineering  Ventilation of Buildings
Lewis  Richard  Trevortown [Treverton], Northumberland County, Pennsylvania  Bachelor of Mine Engineering   The Ventilation of Coal Mines
Mordecai Gratz Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Mine Engineering Preparation of Fuel
Mund   Herman H. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering Stone Masonry
Munoz  Emilio V.    Santiago, Cuba       Bachelor of Civil Engineering    Construction of Canals
Oliphant  F. H., Jr.  Spring Hill Furnace, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering Tunneling Through Rock
Salkeld     Harry B. Mauch Chunk, Carbon County, Pennsylvania  Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering The Method of Constructing Steam Boilers
Shuster Amos M.  Frenchtown, New Jersey Bachelor of Civil Engineering Construction of Roofs
Thropp Joseph E. Valley Forge, Chester County, Pennsylvania  Bachelor of Civil Engineering              Detaching Rock
VanAlen Gilbert R.  Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania    Bachelor of Mine Engineering    Metallurgy of Iron
Van Dusen B. B. Knoxville, Tioga County, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering  Permanent Way
Whitman  Rowland  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering   Suspension Bridges
Wright  A. D. Farmington Center, Tioga County, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Civil Engineering Common Roads
Wetherill  Price Mahonoy City, [Schuylkill County] Pennsylvania Master of Mine Engineering  [no thesis title; indicates he is “mining engineer”]