ERIC Number: ED121300
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
The Thayer Collection; Its History, Significance and an Account of the Restoration Project. Library Bulletin No. 13.
Military Academy, West Point, NY. Library.
Acquired for the United States Military Academy in the early nineteenth century, the Thayer collection embraces almost every discipline and comprises some 1,000 books and 500 charts and maps. A recent restoration of these manuscripts has emphasized maintaining the integrity of the originals. Among the volumes are works by Buffon, Diderot, Johnson, Lagrange, Lalande, Laplace, Legendre, and Montesquieu. (EMH)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Military Academy, West Point, NY. Library.
Identifiers - Location: New York