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Brochure, Research in the Schools of Engineering, 1989

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 2
Identifier: UA 89, Series 16, Sub-Series 5, Item 15

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series: Some of the earliest material found in this sub-series is; article (photocopied) from Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures, author unknown, May 14, 1892 (about Purdue's Practical Mechanics Laboratory); Article (photocopies) from Scientific American, author unknown, May 11, 1895 (about the Purdue Engineering Laboratories); Article and Memo from Dean of Engineering, A.A. Potter, in reference to: "Essentials of a Satisfactory Student," by Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering, H. Malcom Priest, 1923; seventeen articles by Purdue Engineering and Other Faculty, circa 1930s.

Other items of note include, but are not limited to, "Struggle to Succeed," Purdue University, by L.K. Sillcox, non-resident professional lecturer in engineering, presented at Purdue University, September 27, 1950; Development of the U.S. Naval Ordnance Plant – Indianapolis 18, Indiana, Report No. 2 by W.E. Howland and G.A. Hawkins, September 1952; A Study of the Purdue University Engineering Graduate, by William K. LeBold, Associate Professor and Assistant to the Dean of Engineering; Edward C. Thomas, Professor of Engineering; George A. Hawkins, Dean of Engineering, Purdue University, January 1960; along with Annual Directory, Directory of Engineering College of Research and Graduate Study, 1968 - 1972.

Items from more recent years include, A Plan for Increasing the Pool of Junior High School Minority Students Motivated Toward Engineering, prepared by Marion W. Blalock (Project Director), Michael Patashnick, and William K. LeBold, annual report for 1980 - 1981; and various programs from the Purdue Engineering Awards of Excellence, Engineering Faculty Recognition Banquets. See detailed listing.


  • 1989

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

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