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Henry Eastin Rossell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0594

Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Henry Eastin Rossell from approximately 1931 to 1937. Materials include handwritten lecture notes, typescript chapters from Principles of Naval Architecture, and research notes including data tables and blueprints.


  • 1931 - 1937


Access note

This collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

Henry Eastin Rossell, 1889-1969, was Professor of Naval Construction from 1931 to 1946 and Professor Emeritus from 1946 until his death in 1969.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



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Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.

Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of Henry Eastin Rossell
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2021 November 24: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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