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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...

Class of 1915 photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 260
Scope and Contents The Class of 1915 photo album (1912-1915; 0.10 cubic feet) documents class activities and Greek events of the Class of 1915, including the Tank Scrap and Greek house parties. Photographs of campus scenery and buildings are included (Fowler Hall, Physics Building). Of particular interest may be the documentation of the 1913 flood in the Lafayette area. Some of the photographs identify class members through hand-written notes on photographs and captions. The album is believed to have been...

College of Civil Engineering, Joint Transportation Research Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents The College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program collection (1920-2007; 3.55 cubic feet and one oversize photograph) documents the history of the Joint Highway Research Project, which was formed in 1937, and later became known as the Joint Transportation Research Program. The collection also contains items from the Purdue Civil Engineering Department, prior to 1937; numerous photographs, including 301 photographs and notations about the educational background of graduate...

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...

E. A. Kingsley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 154
Scope and Contents The papers consist of one folder which contains an address by Kingsley, and publications by and about him.

William K. Hatt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 165
Scope and Contents The William K. Hatt papers contain certificates, a program from the 1903 Purdue train wreck memorial service, and bibliographic information. The majority of the collection comprises publications by Hatt on topics including civil engineering, transportation research, concrete, and highways.

Indiana Engineering Society records

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 16
Scope and Contents The Indiana Engineering Society Records (1913-1937, 0.5 cubic feet) document the correspondence, activities and conferences of the Indiana Engineering Society. Highlighting individual members and other regional engineering societies, the collection shows the Indiana Engineering Society's involvement with the community. Although the records span the years of 1913 to 1937, the majority of the records cover from 1927 to 1937. Types of materials include: correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws,...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Warren E. Howland papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 24, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSF 182
Scope and Contents The collection comprises 3 folders which contain publications by Warren Howland.