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Record Group: 9 C
Record Sub-Group: 11
Records Title: UMC; College of Engineering; Memorabilia
Dates: 1931-1939, 1987
Volume: 1/6 cubic foot, 0.21 linear foot; 1 sleeve

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains copies of A Laboratory Manual of Elementary College Physics (1931), Engineering drawing Assignments: Prepared for Use in College Engineering (1939), news clippings regarding MU St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, and a decal sticker depicting a snarling tiger inside a stylized M.

Series Descriptions:

Former Series #1 C:9/16/1
College of Engineering; Memorabilia; General Small Collections
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This former Series contains photographs, buttons, newspaper clippings, and posters, (1907-1993).

Series 2. - C:9/16/2 (A95-150)
This Series contains College of Engineering Course materials and other items of memorabilia. Included in this Series are copies of A Laboratory Manual of Elementary College Physics (1931), Engineering drawing Assignments: Prepared for Use in College Engineering (1939), news clippings regarding MU St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, and a decal sticker depicting a snarling tiger inside a stylized M.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 3. - C:9/16/3 (A03-5)
This Series contains one cassette tape entitled "UMC Engineering Croft Lecture-1987: Dixie Lee Ray" (1987). The Croft Lecture is an annual event made possible by a gift from the late Helen and Huber O. Croft. Huber Croft was the Dean of Engineering at UMC from 1949-1962. The Croft Lecture Committee strives to identify an engineering topic of popular interest and to invite a noted proponent of that subject to deliver the lecture. Some of the lecturers besides Ray include: Dr. Max A. Faget, NASA Houston; Dr. Elton Cairns, formerly of GM Research Lab; Paul MacCready, Gossamer Albatross Designer; Dr. Edward Teller, Physicist; Col. Jack R. Lousma, Astronaut; James A. McClure, US Senator from Idaho; Dr. Margaret Maxey, Professor of Ethics, UT; Richard Richards, Astronaut; and Andrew M. Allen, former Astronaut, president of FIRST Foundation.
(1 sleeve, 121, 6)
Biographical Note: The scientist Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) was the only woman to serve as governor of Washington state and the only woman to chair the US Atomic Energy Commission. A professor of marine biology and zoology at the University of Washington in Seattle, she is credited with preserving Seattle's Pacific Science Center, which she directed for nine years. An honorary degree from UMR was conferred upon her in May 1976.
Note to Archivist: This collection is stored with collection C:9/16/2, described in Series 2 above.

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