Edwin Wright Morgan, USMA 1837
- First professor of mathematics, mechanics, and engineering at Lehigh
University from the fall of 1866 to his death in 1869 [Zitarelli2007, p. 274].
Succeeded by Hiero Benjamin Herr.
Nothing in Lehigh Library catalog by or about him.
No AR obit.
- Zitarelli, David E., "Straddling
centuries: The struggles of a mathematician and his university to enter the
ranks of research mathematics, 1870 - 1950," Historia Mathematica,
vol. 34, no. 3, August 2007, pp. 271-288.
- Virtual American
Biography of Morgan.
The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania (1905) has information about
the early history of Lehigh University.
Updated 15 August 2007.