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William K. Eldridge papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 104

Scope and Contents

Eldridge, W. K. (1914). Comparative Tests of Concrete Columns and Some Deductions Therefrom. Proceedings of the Indiana Engineering Society, 34th Annual Report. pp. 239-252. [2 copies]

"William Eldridge, First Graduate of Engineers' School at Purdue, Dies," 1928, no publication information available.


  • 1914 - 1928


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection are in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical / Historical

William K. Eldridge was born in Lafayette, the son of Richard and Ann Eldridge. Mr. Eldridge attended Purdue University and was the first graduate of its engineering school. He moved to Indianapolis in 1900 and had been engaged in the building industry. For fifteen years he was supervising architect for the E. G. Spink Company. At the time of his death, he was a member of the firm, Eldridge and Fox, building contractors. He was a member of the Indianapolis Athletic Club, Indiana Engineering Society and a director and treasurer of the Indianapolis Engineering Society.


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William K. Eldridge papers
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Second edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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