Contains 3 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
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
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Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories.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