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George B. Haven course notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0459

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The collection consists of four volumes of course notes from lectures given by Massachuesttes Institute of Technology professor George Haven on machine design and industrial plants. Some of the notes may have belogned to student William Frymoyer.


  • Creation: 1914 - 1920


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George Bartholomew Haven, 1871 1953, S.B. 1894, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, began teaching in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT after graduation. He became an instructor in 1896, assistant professor in 1905, associate professor in 1910, and professor of machine design in 1914. He was professor of advanced machine design and head of textile research from 1929 until his retirement in 1936 as professor emeritus. He was the author of numerous articles and books on textile research and served as a consultant to textile machinery firms.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Guide to the Course Notes of George B. Haven
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Deborah A. Cozort
Copyright 1978
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