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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Arden L. Bement, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 530
Content Description The manuscript, "Memoirs of an Insatiable Technologist", is a detailed description of Arden L. Bement Jr.’s personal and professional life. It covers his genealogy, starting in the 17th century and his life history starting at his birth in 1932 through 2013. The manuscript contains 14 chapters, and 171 pages. Chapter 10 and 13 are related to his tenure at Purdue University. His first appointment at Purdue was from 1992-2001 with the School of Materials Engineering, and his last appointment was...

Alten F. Grandt, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 528
Overview The Alten F. Grandt, Jr. papers contain documents gathered and research files created by Grandt during his work on the book, One Small Step: the history of Aerospace Engineering at Purdue, as well as some of Grandt's teaching and administrative papers.Included are research files on the history of aerospace engineering (AAE) at Purdue University, photographs, annual reports, annual research reports, curricula, student lists, pamphlets, news clippings. Also included are some of...

Collected articles on Deng Jiaxian

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 8, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 23
Scope and Contents The collected articles on Deng Jiaxian document some of the press releases after Deng Jiaxian’s death. One is an article by Jack Alkire, writer for the Journal and Courier, which details Jiaxian’s connection to Purdue and the link to China. The other article is from the Beijing Review, a "Chinese Weekly of News and Views," the content of which details why Jiaxian is considered China's "Father of the Atomic Bomb." The collection also contains the publication: Xu, Luxi, (2003). Deng Jiaxian tu...