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Mechanical engineering

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Works relating to the application of the principles of mechanics to the design, construction, and operation of machinery.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

F. O. Anderegg papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 14, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSF 17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two copies of one article and one engineering bulletin.
Dates: 1920 - 1924

Buchanan, Dewitt W., July 21, 1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Dewitt W. Buchanan by Robert B. Eckles.
Dates: July 21, 1972

George L. Colburn papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 72
Scope and Contents Colburn, Gelorge L. (1948). The Modern Method of Producing Continuous Sheet Glass. South Baintree, Massachusetts: The Observer Press, Incorporated.
Dates: 1948

Edward Ross papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 00000er1
Scope and Contents Three lecture notebooks from Purdue Mechanical Engineering classes, 1903-1906. Mechanical Drawings (1903) Shop Lectures (1905) Steam Engines and Boilers (1906)
Dates: 1903-1906

George W. Munro papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 58
Scope and Contents The George W. Munro papers (1826-1970; 3.5 cubic feet) consist of research materials collected by George Munro on John Purdue and the history of Purdue University, as well as Munro's personal papers. The personal papers contain manuscripts and published articles; work related papers, papers and articles related to teaching techniques; and non-work related papers and articles on various literary and timely topics. The papers cover a variety of topics such as Purdue University, John Purdue,...
Dates: 1826 - 1970

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,...
Dates: 1913 - 1937

Alpha Pierce Jamison papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 25, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 194
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a textbook by Alpha Jamison.
Dates: 1903

James M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 13
Scope and Contents The James M. Johnson papers document the career of pilot James Johnson (Jimmy Johnson) and his colleagues in early flight and aviation training. Most of the collection is made up of photographs. There are also newspaper clippings and three pilot's log books. The photographs show Johnson individually, Johnson standing with colleagues, Johnson in or near airplanes, and airplanes individually. Many of the photographs were taken at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio.
Dates: 1905 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1915

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

Leilich family slide rule

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 25
Identifier: 20180904

Llewellyn V. Ludy papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 29, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 233
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four folders which contain articles and publications by Llewellyn Ludy.
Dates: 1906 - 1916

Theodore Morris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 342
Scope and Contents The Theodore Morris papers document the education and professional work of 1906 Purdue graduate Theodore Morris. The papers include his mechanical engineering assignments, engineering and metallurgy notebooks, and documentation related to his 1934 patent for an "Aggregate Treating Apparatus" for use in "drying sand, stone, and other mineral aggregate for use with asphaltic cement and other bituminous materials for paving purposes."
Dates: 1904 - 1934

Purdue University College of Engineering School of Engineering records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20180620

Purdue University Libraries records, addition 40

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190211.1

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

Lynn A. Scipio papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 210
Scope and Contents The papers contain articles by Purdue alumnus, Lynn Scipio.
Dates: 1920 - 1921

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

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.
Dates: 1947 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1999

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

Maurice J. Zucrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 428
Scope and Contents The Maurice J. Zucrow papers document aspects of Zucrow's career in the areas of gas turbines and rocket propulsion. Included among the papers are his authored or co-authored reports, papers, books, and Purdue University Engineering Experiment Station bulletins. Many of the books include his annotations or copies Zucrow designated as "master copy," with extensive marginalia. Also included are some of the textbooks Zucrow used as a student, and other reference books he used in his career. There...
Dates: 1925 - 1965; Other: Majority of material found within circa 1940s - 1969