Nathan C. Ricker Transcripts & Textbooks, 1873-75, 1884-90, 1898-1907, 1914-21 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 12/2/21
Acquired: 8/64 and 6/65
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
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Description: Blueprint, mimeographed and printed transcripts and original texts for use as lecture materials or class texts, including a printed copy of Elementary Graphic Statics and the construction of Trussed Roofs, (New York, 1885); translations of works by Thiersch, Wagner and Buhlmann (Architectural Composition), Gaudet, Kersten, Landsberg, Lubke, Muller-Breslav, Planat, Redtenbacher, Semper, Viollet-le Duc (articles from the "Dictionnaire") and Zillich; notes in advanced graphics, architectural engineering, heating, and ventilation, stone, brick, and metal construction, texts in elements of construction, graphic statics and history of architecture. The series also includes an includes an explanation of "The Blue Process" (ca.1881-84), a translation by Dickhut of a work by Gromart; Tables of Dead Weights by E. S. Lemme (Class of '86) and revisions by Wolfe and Livesay of Ricker's Notes on Graphic Statics.