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Annual Report of Research, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1988

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 10
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 10

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series: Sub-Series four contains numerous annual reports from the earliest years of the School of Mechanical Engineering, including one written by Professor W.F.M. Goss, "Technical Schools of America." whicha appeared in Cassier's Magazine, 248-260, August 1892. There is another key article which was a cover story on Scientific American on May 11, 1895.

Also found here are key scientific and technical papers by several Professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, March 1904; Traction Engine Plowing Breaks All World's Records: Purdue University and Indiana Agricultural College Make Official Test that Sets New Pace for Farming, October 14, 1911; and Analysis of Non-Deformable and Deformable Systems, Pt. 1 - Non-Deformable Bodies, Graduate Engineering Program, U.S. Naval Ordnance Plant, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 1953.

There are also annual reports from the School from the 1980s and 1990s, along with newsletters from the 1990s and 2000s. See the full listing for details.


  • 1988

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Sub-Series: 0.727 Cubic Feet (Two letter-size full-width manuscript boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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