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Wiley, R. B. (Ralph Benjamin)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1884 - May 14, 1963

Biographical Information

Ralph Benjamin Wiley held multiple positions at Purdue University during the course of his career. He began in 1910 as an instructor in sanitary engineering, eventually rising to professor of sanityar engineering in 1919. In 1937 Wiley was named head of the School of Civil Engineering; he concurrently served as the director of the Materials Testing Laboratory (1937-1954) and Joint Highway Research Project (1939-1954).

Citation

MSF 417, Ralph B. Wiley papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Engineering Banquet in Honor of A. A. Potter Retirement, May 7, 1953

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 265, File 1
Scope and Contents File consists of three audio reel recordings from an engineering banquet honoring A. A. Potter's retirement on three unknown Scotch reels and one Scotch 190 reel. Audio reels 1 and 4 have overwritten audio recordings, which has effectively removed some parts of retirement ceremony recording. The original recording of the retirement ceremony included four audio reel recordings. Audio reel 2 was completely overwritten by a different program, so it is not included as part of this file.

Collection of Purdue University Related audio recordings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 265
Scope and Contents The Collection of Purdue University Related Audio Recordings include audio reel and audio cassette recordings of addresses given by Purdue University professors, administrators, and staff members. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, and digital materials.

Ralph B. Wiley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 41, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 417
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two folders which contain articles and reports by R. B. Wiley.