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S. Homer Woodbridge course notes

Identifier: MC-0061

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of formal notes (1893, 1900) prepared by Samuel Woodbridge for his courses taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in heating and ventilation (1882-1914), including the "Importance of the Study to the Architect" (1 volume) and "An Elementary Treatise on Heat" (6 volumes).


  • 1893 - 1900


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Samuel Homer Woodbridge, 1848-1926, AB 1873, Williams College, studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1876-1879. In 1884 he became an instructor in the MIT Department of Physics, later switching to the Department of Mechanical Engineering; in 1895 he was made assistant professor; and in 1900 associate professor. He was a pioneer in the application of scientific principles to the subject of ventilation.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Guide to the Course Notes of S. Homer Woodbridge
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Karen T. Lynch
Copyright 1980
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