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John Ericsson papers Edit

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Identifier
http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/search/collection/aug_eric

Dates

  • 1853-1879 (Creation)

Notes

  • Summary

    John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer. He is perhaps best known for designing the Civil War ship U.S.S. Monitor, an ironclad warship with a revolutionary rotating turret. The John Ericsson papers consists of two letter-size folders of letters and a carte de visite and one oversize indenture.

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