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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:

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.

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.

Cecil F. Warner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 498
Abstract The papers include artifacts, audiovisual materials, booklets, books, CD-ROMs, clippings, correspondence, electronic media, publications, report cards, a scrapbook (scanned), textbooks, and miscellaneous materials documenting the professional career of Cecil F. Warner, along with many items from his volunteer activities.

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)

F. O. Anderegg papers

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

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.

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,...

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,...

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.

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.

Lynn A. Scipio papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 210
Scope and Contents Articles by Lynn Scipio.

Maurice J. Zucrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 428
Abstract The papers document Maurice J. Zucrow’s writings, reference books, lecture notes from, "Principles of Jet Propulsion" course at the University of California for the “ESMWT” (Engineering, Science, and Management War Training) Program, along with correspondence (letters of appreciation) from “Docs Boys,” sent upon his retirement, and others from family and friends sent for his 75th birthday. There are also employment forms from throughout his career.

Purdue University Libraries records, addition 40

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190211.1

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Abstract Engineering drawings, articles, papers, newspaper clippings, awards, honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University, memoirs and biographical information, along with photographs, albums and scrapbooks which document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson.

Richard A. Smart papers

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

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.

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...

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."