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Box 1

 Container

Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Mechanical Engineering, 1859 - 2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1
Scope and Contents With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus.
Dates: 1859 - 2005

Historical Information and Related Material, 1882 - 1999

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: 1882 - 1999

Course in Mechanics Announcement, signed by J.H. Smart, President-elect of Faculty, July 28, 1883

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: July 28, 1883

Booklet, Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress, 1982

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: 1982

Plans proposed for new shops, circa 1895

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 3

Booklet, Statement of the Work of the Department of Practical Mechanics for the School Year , 1904 - 1905

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: 1904 - 1905

Pamphlet, "Announcement of Special Courses - Intensive Shop Practice at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, June 14th to August 15, 1928, Administered under the direction of The Department of Practical Mechanics of the School of Engineering, Purdue University" , 1928

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: 1928

Program, Dedication of the Mechanical Engineering Building, and booklet of addresses delivered at the dedication, May 5 - May 6, 1933

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: May 5 - May 6, 1933

Booklet, A History of Engineering Mechanics at Purdue, presented at the Engineering Mechanics Seminar, by C.S. Cutshall, Professor of Engineering Mechanics , November 24, 1953

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: November 24, 1953

Exams, ME 103, Professors Clark and Munro, 1941 - 1942

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: 1941 - 1942

U.S. Army Ordinance Experiment Station - A Review of the Ordinance Research Work at Purdue University During the Period, February 1942 to December 1946 , May 1947

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents Per the Mechanical Engineering History, 1882-1982, Purdue's Mechanical Engineering School played a key role in developing and upgrading 50 calibre machine guns for the Air Corp during World War II. Purdue was awarded with the Ordnance Distinguished Service Award, the first awarded to any university.
Dates: May 1947

Brochure, Jet Propulsion Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, includes various dedication materials and press releases, , April 5, 1966

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: April 5, 1966

Brochure listing Mechanical Engineering faculty, circa 1990s

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 12
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: With Mechanical Engineering being the first School to be established within the College of Engineering, this series contains some of the oldest historical information, including the history behind some of the earliest laboratories established on campus, going back to 1883. Included is a booklet titled, "Mechanical Engineering at Purdue 1882-1982: 100 Years of Progress." This covers much of the history of the School of Mechanical Engineering. See the item listing for further historical...
Dates: circa 1990s

Purdue University College of Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...
Dates: 1859 - 2013