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Collection of Robert Dale Owen notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 324
Scope and Contents The Collection of Robert Dale Owen notebooks contains three notebooks kept by Owen as a young man. Owen organized his notes by topic, with volumes related to science, engineering, Galileo, and a daily journal of his activities in spring 1824.
Dates: 1824 - 1835

George M. Palmer papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSF 482
Overview Student course assignment results for AE 420, titled "Extrapolation 59," completed by K.E. Beyer, R. B. Chaffee, W. B. Fouts, and W. D. Harvey, May 23, 1957.
Dates: 1957

C. W. Piper papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 34, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 310
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one publication by C. W. Piper.
Dates: 1919

Paul E. Pontius Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 550
Content Description Materials created, written and collected by Paul Edward Pontius about research and innovative engineering practices and policies when he was a graduate student at Purdue and when he was a Director of Optical Physics at the US Department of Standards.
Dates: 1924 - 1982

A. A. Potter Engineering Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 150
Scope and Contents The A. A. Potter Engineering Center records contain a floorplan, building illustrations, and an information booklet about the engineering disciplines that are taught and researched in the building.
Dates: 1964 - 1977

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

Doris Hurt Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 2
Scope and Contents The Doris Hurt Powers papers (1942 – 2008; 2 cubic feet) documents the student, aviation, and business activities of Doris Hurt Powers. Powers’ experience as a woman breaking into the male-dominated fields of engineering and aeronautics is well documented through autobiographical speeches and her memoir Nothing but Blue Skies. One strength of the collection are the speeches delivered by Powers that address the particular challenges and opportunities encountered...
Dates: 1945-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009

Purdue Engineering Report Card collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 168
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 1939 freshman year report card in Engineering. The report card was issued to Vern C. Vanderbilt, native of Indianapolis, who graduated from Purdue with a Bacelor in Mechanical Engineering in 1942.
Dates: 1939

Purdue Society of Construction Engineers pin

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 63, Placement: 01
Identifier: UA 157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one gold, metal pin from the Purdue Society of Construction Engineers from 1986.
Dates: 1986

John Rennie manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 21
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of eleven original manuscripts on the History of Civil Engineering by John Rennie. Volume IV is missing from the collection. The manuscripts document the history of the civil engineering profession from its commencement in Great Britain up to the middle of the 19th century.
Dates: 1839 - 1850

Charles M. Romanowitz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1911

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Elias M. Sabbagh papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 35, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSF 329
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains a bulletin by E. M. Sabbagh.
Dates: 1929

Lynn A. Scipio papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 210
Scope and Contents The papers contain articles by Purdue alumnus, Lynn Scipio.
Dates: 1920 - 1921

John R. Simmons student papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 313
Scope and Contents The John R. Simmons student papers document some of the coursework Simmons completed while an Aeronautical Engineering student at Purdue from 1950-1954. Included are "AE-90 Class Div. A" assignments/tests, and various English essays. Also included among the papers is a report titled, "Aircraft Powerplant Testing," by the instructional staff of the Powerplant Division of the School of Aeronautics, Purdue University, September 1951, and several type-written sheets of Civil Air regulations. Types...
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Richard A. Smart papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 36, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSF 346
Scope and Contents The papers consists of two folders which contain publications written by Richard A. Smart.
Dates: 1898 - 1900

Allan C. Soderberg papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 247
Scope and Contents The Allan C. Soderberg papers (1976; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the research and planning Allan C. Soderberg conducted when working for Arthur G. McKee and Company in Warsaw, Poland to build an antibiotics plant. Materials include descriptive material, an equipment list, and project drawings. The descriptive materials include the following information: project scope, process descriptions, utilities and services, cost estimate, and engineering schedule. Each book is bound together.
Dates: 1976

Alfred J. Steffen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 524
Scope and Contents The Alfred J. Steffen papers contain a reprint of Steffen's article "Waste Disposal in the Meat Industry (A Comprehensive Review of Practice in the United States)" as published in the Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry. They also contain a typed course handout for his civil engineering class entitled Man and the Environment and his outline text for the Environmental Engineering I course.
Dates: 1972 - 1975

Ernest S. Stoops papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 295
Abstract Collection contains photographs, personal papers, and technical papers documenting the academic and professional career of Ernest S. Stoops, Purdue Class of 1949.
Dates: 1947 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/2016

Arnold Sweet collection on James Barany

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 558
Content Description Includes one binder of the unpublished manuscript of the history of Purdue's Industrial Engineering Department, a disk of correspondence and working files. Collection also includes a biography/ c.v. of Barany & a document written by Dr. Sweet nominating Dr. Barany for an award. Collection is related to the history of the Industrial Engineering Department at Purdue. Dr. Arnold Sweet was on the committee that was writing a history of Industrial Engineering at Purdue, and Dr. James Barany was...
Dates: 1955 - 2013

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Scope and Contents The Robert C. Thompson papers (1949-1951; 0.8 cubic feet) documents campus life during Robert Thompson’s time at Purdue University.  They feature material related to Thompson’s study of mechanical engineering, including artifacts he created in a machine shop course.  Student life is also represented in dormitory photographs, student rule handbooks and student publications.  Types of materials include: photographs, negatives, artifacts, and booklets.
Dates: 1947 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1999

Joseph L. Waling papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 40, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSF 404
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains a bulletin by J. L. Waling.
Dates: 1953

Cecil F. Warner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 498
Scope and Contents The Cecil F. Warner papers document his teaching and research career dedicated to the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, gas turbines, rocket propulsion and air pollution. The papers also reflect Warner's involvement within the community and countless volunteer hours committed to Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity, Kiwanis, First United Methodist Church and Home Hospital.Types of materials include: artifacts, audiovisual materials, booklets, books, CD-ROMs,...
Dates: 1921 - 2007; Other: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2010

Morris T. Whitmore papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 387
Scope and Contents Morris Whitmore papers document his time working as a buildings appraisor in Chicago, and the daily logs of his time as Constructing Quartermaster Camp Polk and Camp Stewart, 1941, daily personal journal of Major M.T. Whitmore, Constructing Quartermaser, Camp Savannah, Georgia. Includes Apprasial Unit Tables for various Chicago apartment buildings, modern office spaces, and skyscrapers, 1931. This was used by the Board of Assessors, Cook County, IL. Includes information on...
Dates: 1920 - 1941

Ralph B. Wiley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 41, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 417
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two folders which contain articles and reports by R. B. Wiley.
Dates: 1905 - 1955

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