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Box 2

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Mechanical Engineering, 1859 - 2017

 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 - 2017

Railway Mechanical Engineering, 1859 - 1995

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1859 - 1995

Locomotive Testing Laboratory brochures, course related material and papers, 1892 - 1946

 Sub-Group — Box: 2
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1892 - 1946

Pamphlet, New Engineering Laboratory, opened , January 1892

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: January 1892

Brochure, Locomotive Testing at Purdue University , 1894

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1894

Brochure, The Purdue University Locomotive Testing Plant, 1895

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1895

Report, American Railway Master Mechanics’ Association, Slide Valves, 1896

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1896

Bound volume, Lectures Delivered Before the Students of Purdue University in Railway Engineering and Allied Subjects, 1897 - 1898

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: 1897 - 1898

Program, "…The Western Railway Club…, Program of Excursion, Chicago and Lafayette, Indiana, Shops of Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway, and Purdue University," Tuesday, April 19, 1898

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: April 19, 1898

Textbook, A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students of Drafting, by Thomas E. French, 1918

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents The book belonged to Alva Adams who used it when enrolled in Department of Practical Mechanics in 1923.
Dates: 1918

Bulletin of Purdue University, Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service, by L.A. Downs, President of the Illinois Central Railway, May 1928

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Purdue was one of the pioneering institutions when it came to Railway Engineering. This series contains some of the historical information pertaining to the School's establishment and the testing laboratories. There are booklet's related to the locomotive testing plants (1892 - 1895), along with a bulletin of Purdue University titled, "Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service," by L.A. Downs, from 1928. A key item within this series is the publication, Purdue University and...
Dates: May 1928

Booklet, Museum of Transport, Barretts Station Road, Saint Louis, Missouri , circa 1946

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents Three of the locomotives acquired through Professor W.F.M. Goss for Purdue were later donated to this museum and are featured in the booklet.
Dates: circa 1946