C. Frank Allen papers
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The papers of C. Frank Allen, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 1872, include Allen's correspondence, mostly on sheep farming and conditions in Las Vegas, Nevada), while an engineer for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. This collection contains Allen's report cards while a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a graduation dinner program, and mailings for the Technology Club.
- Creation: 1869 - 1948
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Calvin Francis (C. Frank) Allen, 1851-1948, S.B. in civil engineering, 1872, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, joined the MIT faculty in 1887 as assistant professor of railroad engineering, became associate professor in 1889, and held the rank of professor from 1896 until he retired in 1916. He was administrative officer in the Department of Civil and Sanitary Engineering, 1909-1911. Before coming to MIT he worked as an engineer and practiced law in New Mexico and in Massachusetts.
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