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Solberg, Harry L. (Harry Leland), 1898-



  • Existence: March 30, 1898 - December 3, 1995

Biographical Information

Harry L. Solberg graduated from South Dakota State College in 1920. He earned a B.S.M.E in 1921 and an M.S.M.E in 1923 from Purdue University. He was then appointed instructor of Mechanical Engineering then professor in 1939. He served as the Head of the School of Mechanical Engineering beginning in 1941. Later, he served as the Associate Dean of the Schools of Engineering.


First meeting of the 1996-1997 Purdue University Senate, UA 8, Purdue University Faculty and Senate records, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.
Dates: 1969 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972