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Michael J. Golden papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 145
The Michael J. Golden papers (1910; 0.25 cubic feet) contain lecture notes, course syllabi, an article written by Michael Golden, another article about him (author unknown), and two copies of An Elementary Course In Wood Turning by Golden.

Dates

  • 1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (The collection is housed in a half legal size manuscript box.)

Biographical

Michael J. Golden (1862-1918) earned his certification in practical mechanics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Growing up as a poor in a poor Irish family, Golden worked as a mill boy in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He paid for his tuition to MIT working as a sparring partner in the popular boxing rings of the era. M. J. Golden taught Practical Mechanics at Purdue University from 1884-1918. He was named director of practical mechanics in 1890 until he retired from the University in 1918. Golden earned a bachelor and a professional degree of mechanical engineering while teaching at Purdue University. The Michael Golden Laboratory were named in his honor in 1950.

Source: A Century and Beyond: The History of Purdue University

Arrangement

The collection is contained within three folders housed within a half legal size manuscript box.
Title
Michael J. Golden papers
Status
completed
Author
Mary A. Sego
Date
04/08/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 9/25/2017: The collection was placed in new folders. The Archives Space record was updated.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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