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Box 5


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Historical Information - Purdue University College of Engineering, and Book Publication Information and Reviews, 1865 - 1954

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Horton B. Knoll papers document Knoll's research, working papers, notes and typescripts for his books, A record of a university in the war years, 1941-1945, published in 1947, and The Story of Purdue Engineering, published in 1963. Also included among the papers is research material, working papers, notes and information related to Purdue presidents Owen, Smart, Stone, Elliott, and Hovde. There is also information Knoll compiled for his intended biography of John Purdue, and historical...
Dates: 1865 - 1954

Purdue College of Engineering Departmental Histories, 1890 - 1961

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 1, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Sub-Series two covers the history of each of the Purdue Engineering Schools, which Knoll wrote about in his book, The Story of Purdue Engineering. Contained within the sub-series are his handwritten notes, earliest manuscripts, edited typescripts and what he deemed "accurate versions." There are also glass plate negatives of the early Purdue Engineering buildings and laboratories, brochures, articles related to Purdue Engineering history and its influence on America, publications and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1961

Aeronautical Engineering – notes, 1941 - 1961

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 49
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 49
Scope and Contents Included in the folder: pages from "Articles of Incorporation of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation;" handwritten notes; edited text "Brief Summary of Aviation at Purdue;" "The Development of the Purdue University Airport and Its Potential Activities are Major Responsibilities of the Department of Research Relations with Industry and Purdue Research Foundation," November 9, 1941; "Career in Air Transportation," by L.T. Carnino, undated; "The Purdue Glider Club, February 1954," by Bill Disser; and a...
Dates: 1941 - 1961