Booth, James Curtis, 1810-1888
||The James C. Booth papers consist of an extensive collection of Booth's personal, professional, and family papers. Included
is a large collection of incoming and outgoing correspondence with colleagues in the chemistry and geology professions; substantial
correspondence with family members, notably his mother, Ann Bolton Booth, and his wife Margaret M. "Rettie" Booth; and extensive
correspondence with and concerning professional and charitable organizations. Booth's work as a chemical consultant and assayer,
as well as his work as Chief Melter and Refiner at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, is documented in correspondence and documents.
A collection of James Booth's journals and notebooks, including his survey notes taken during the 1838 Delaware Geological
Survey, are also present.
5.1 linear feet
|Immediate Source of Acquisition:
||Processed 1988-1989 by Eric Wittkopf. Encoded by Lauren Connolly, June 2015, and Tiffany Saulter, November 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard