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Wiley, R. B. (Ralph Benjamin)



  • 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).


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

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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.
Dates: May 7, 1953 - May 12, 1994; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1973