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Niles, Alfred S. (Alfred Salem), 1894-1975



  • Existence: 1984 October 11 - 1975 May 4

Biographical Note

Alfred S. Niles, Jr. was a member of the Department of Civil Engineering instructing staff and of the MIT Class of 1917. He received the SB, 1917, in civil engineering, and later was an assistant in civil engineering 1917 to 1918. Niles was professor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University from 1927 to 1959.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph S. Newell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0053
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence concerning the third edition (1943) of Airplane Structures, and working drafts of the fourth edition (1945), as well as correspondence with Alfred Niles about book revisions. Also included is correspondence with the book's publisher; reports written by Newell for the United States War Department Air Service, Engineering Division in Dayton, Ohio; reports written at MIT; reprints of Newell's articles; notes written in...
Dates: 1922 - 1951