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Bureau, Ernest A., 1886-1954



  • Existence: 1886 - 1954

Biographical Information

Ernest A. Bureau was a student in the engineering department at Purdue University in the early 20th century. He received both a Bachelors of Science and an advanced Electrical Engineering degree from Purdue (1915). In addition he received a PhB from Ottawa University of Kansas (1906) and is credited with post-graduate work at the California Institute of Technology. Bureau taught high school physics for a brief period of time in the Midwest before moving on to teach Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky, where he stayed for the remainder of his career (1918-1952), eventually becoming the head of the department. In addition to his career in engineering education, Bureau was also a member of several honorary fraternities for engineers.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Scope and Contents The Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks (1919-1932; 0.4 cubic feet) document the publications of three Purdue periodicals in the 1920s era.  Clippings are generally labeled with the year of publication but the specific publication is usually not credited.  However, covers from three periodicals are included: Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer, implying that the clippings come from these publications.  In addition, there are programs from two...
Dates: 1919 - 1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1954