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Witham, Raymond Lee


Born in Lisbon, Maine in the late-19th century, Witham was educated at Bates College and Worchester Polytechnic Institute. He was on Purdue's electrical engineering faculty from 1908 to 1911 before joining the Sperry Gyroscope Co. of New York from 1918 to 1947, becoming head of its electrical engineering department. He died at the age of 91 in Boonton, New Jersey.

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Raymond Lee Witham photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 18, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 381
Content Description Includes one black, handmade photo album with gold ink titled "'Back to Old Purdue,'" featuring photographs of Purdue's academic buildings of the time as well as photographs of "The Tank," Mechanics Burning, and Happy Hollow.
Dates: 1910