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Steel forceps belonging to Amos Eaton

Rensselaer's Archives and Special Collections Department holds several items belonging to Amos Eaton donated by members of the Eaton family.

Depicted here are a steel forceps used by Eaton in his work as a natural scientist, and a bone letter opener.

 

 

Bone letter opener used by Amos Eaton

 

 

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