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F. Paul Anderson papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSF 18

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two articles written by F. Paul Anderson.


  • 1907 - 1908

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Biographical Information

F. Paul Anderson graduated from Purdue University in 1890 and worked for a few months as a designer of special machinery with the Studebaker Company in South Bend. He then spent a year working in experimental engineering at Purdue University. Anderson then accepted a position as professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of Experimental Laboratories, and Dean of the College of Engineering at the State College of Kentucky (now the University of Kentucky). In 1921, Anderson was appointed as Director of the Research Laboratory of the Committee on Research of the American Society of HEating and Ventilating Engineers. Anderson also worked for 25 years as the engineer of tests for the Southern Railway Company, and at the same time carried on a consulting engineering and architectural business. He was the first engineer in the U.S. to experiment with Roentgen rays. At the University of Kentucky he specialized in steam and locomotive engineering and materially developed the laboratory. Anderson was a member of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers, among others.
Source: "Correspondence." Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 43, No. 10. (October 1921): 695.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)


The materials have been placed in chronological order.

Processing Information

Material has been placed into acid-free folder and box.
F. Paul Anderson papers
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30 by Archives Staff.

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  • 2020-04-02: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.

Repository Details

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