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Consulting engineers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Francis Hall papers

Identifier: MC-0151

Albert Francis Hall was the a member of the first graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1868, receiving an SB in mechanical engineering. Notes and compositions in the collection document his years as a student at MIT. Hall’s work as a mechanical engineer and inventor is documented in drawings of pumps, writings on pumps, and patents. Also included in the collection are correspondence, a diary, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1863 - 1906

Allen Hazen papers

Identifier: MC-0430
Scope and Contents The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) civil engineering graduate Allen Hazen contain records of his career as a consulting engineer, specializing in water supply and purification. The typescript by Dennis Sebian of his Hazen biography "Pioneer Engineering" in box 26 of the collection provides a detailed analysis of Hazen's importance in the discipline of water engineering in the early twentieth century. Allen Hazen advised a large number of cities and towns in...
Dates: 1883 - 1974

Ascher H. Shapiro papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0387

Charles Fayette Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0071
Abstract Charles Fayette Taylor, 1894-1996 , BS 1915, MS in mechanical engineering,1920, Yale University, was an ensign in the Naval Reserve Corps during World War I, in charge of the Navy's Aeronautical Engine Laboratory in Washington, DC. From 1920 to 1923 he managed the U.S. Army's Air Service Laboratory at McCook Airfield in Dayton, Ohio, where he supervised engine endurance tests, aircraft flight tests, and fuel anti-knock tests. He directed airplane engine design and development at the Wright...
Dates: 1912 - 1990

Edward S. Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0345
Scope and Contents note The Edward S. Taylor papers contain material documenting Taylor's professional activities, as well as some personal correspondence. Consulting records, which include correspondence, research notes, reports, and proposals, record the work he did with Bird Machine Campany, 1967-1973; Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 1940-1958; General Electric Company; and Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, 1974-1976. Correspondence, from 1953 to 1974, background material, illustrations, and book reviews relating to his...
Dates: 1921 - 1990

Irving B. Crosby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0081
Abstract The collection documents the career of Irving Ballard Crosby, 1891-1959, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and son of William Otis Crosby, a professor of geology at MIT. Irving Crosby was an engineering geologist who specialized in water supply problems. Correspondence, reports, graphs, illustrations, and photographs document his geological consulting projects, including the Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project in Maine and other projects relating to dam sites,...
Dates: 1914 - 1959

Jackson & Moreland daily journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008697499]
Identifier: MC-0344
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection of Jackson and Moreland daily journals contains the daily journals of Edward Moreland, 1914-1925, and Dugald C. Jackson, 1923-1925, and Arthur L. Nelson, 1920-1922, all of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) class of 1907. The journals include information on daily business activities and meetings, and notes.

Dates: 1914 - 1927

Jerome B. Wiesner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0420
Scope and Contents of the Collection Records about Wiesner's activities at MIT include correspondence, memoranda, and reports from the Department of Electrical Engineering, correspondence about his involvement with the Council for the Arts, and information about his fund raising efforts. A tribute from the MIT faculty upon his retirement from the MIT presidency in 1980 is included. Wiesner's consulting to government, industry, private foundations, and other groups such as the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1960-1961,...
Dates: 1949 - 1994

John C. Purves papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0161
Abstract John C. Purves received an SB in civil engineering in 1918 and an SB in mechanical engineering in 1920 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He founded the Purves Corporation to develop the flux-valve--an electrical coil which senses the direction of magnetic north. The invention was licensed to the Sperry Gyroscope Company in 1940 and became a component of accurate airplane navigational equipment widely used in World War II. The collection includes Purves's correspondence...
Dates: 1934 - 1977

John Ripley Freeman papers

Identifier: MC-0051
Abstract The collection documents the activities of John Ripley Freeman, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and later a member of the MIT Corporation. Freeman worked as a consulting engineer for almost sixty years, 1876-1932. Project files containing correspondence, photographs, drafts and published reports, maps, diaries, computation and data, clippings, reprints and transcripts of testimony record his work on over 100 projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and...
Dates: Bulk, 1876-1932 1827-1952; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1932

Malcolm J. Abzug papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0334

Martin Julian Buerger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0421
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains some biographical material about Buerger; notebooks from his student days at MIT; and lecture notes from classes he taught at MIT. There is correspondence with professional colleagues and organizations, and records of his consulting activities. Some of his research is documented in notes on lattices, space groups, symmetry, and other topics. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of his books, including drafts of chapters for an unfinished book on image...
Dates: 1910 - 1985

Myron Tribus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0207

Waldemar Lindgren papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0419
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes notes in German, circa 1880; consulting reports, 1913-1926; testimony given in lawsuits concerning mining companies; field notes from California, Australia, Bolivia, Algeria, Egypt, and Italy, 1903-1931; reprints of his articles about mining and minerals, 1890-1936, and copies of his book Mineral Deposits (1913).

Dates: 1880 - 1937

Walter H. Sears papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0257
Abstract Walter H. Sears, 1847-1911, was a member of the first graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earning an SB degree in civil engineering in 1868. He was chief engineer for the Aqueduct Commission of the City of New York while the Croton Aqueduct was constructed, and worked on a number of other major water-supply projects in the United States. Notes, reports, clippings, photographs, and drawings in the collection document several of his projects, including the Croton...
Dates: 1863 - 1962

William Otis Crosby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0068
Scope and Contents of the Collection The bulk of the collection of the papers of William O. Crosby consists of correspondence and geological research as well as reports of consulting projects on sites in Boston, New England, Long Island, Colorado, Alaska, western United States mines, and other US locations, maps of the Massachusetts area by Crosby, bibliographies, reports, reprints, and printed material. Plans and maps of the "New Technology," the new campus for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, made by...
Dates: 1873 - 1931