Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: The broad class of drawings that are intended for constructional, mechanical, or mapping purposes and that follow precise conventions of scale and projection, including cross-sections, details, diagrams, elevations, perspectives, plans, etc., made for use in a technical context.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
John H. Ehresman papers
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 302
Content Description This collection contains materials that belonged to John Ehresman, a student who attended the Purdue Preparatory School in 1893-94 and attended Purdue University during the 1894-1896 academic years. Items include class notes, personal essays, commonplace book, engineering drawings and lab notes. This collection will be helpful to researchers interested in Purdue's early mechanical engineering education curriculum and farming practices of the late 1800s.
Dates: circa 1894-1896
Engineering Tools artwork
Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 24
Gilbert family papers, addition 01
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Dates: circa 1910 - 1950
Ralph S. Johnson papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Scope and Contents The Ralph S. Johnson papers document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson. Included among the papers are aeronautical engineering drawings done by Johnson, along with articles and papers authored by him. The newspaper clippings, awards, and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University focus on the latter part of his career, as he was being recognized as an aviation pioneer. The biographical information was often collected and written by the authors, as a...
Dates: 1924 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1947
W. N. Wilson engineering notebook
Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 17, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 380
Scope and Contents Includes one Civil Engineering notebook on the topic of stresses from 1914. The notebook includes drawings, graphs, and calculations.