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Box 8


Contains 3 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

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Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories.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 - 2023

Thermophysical and Electronic Properties Information Analysis Center, and CINDAS, 1955 - 1977

 Sub-Series — Box: 8
Identifier: UA 89, Series 1, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Included within the last Mechanical Engineering sub-series is one of the first master's thesis issued from the Thermophysical Properties Research Center, edited by Charles H. Stevens, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1955 - 1956. Also found here is an early account of Thermophysical Properties Research Center, "Prospectus on the Thermophysical Properties Research Center: Its Aims, Functions, and Operation," School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, February...
Dates: 1955 - 1977