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Record Group: 9 C
Record Sub-Group: 2
Records Title: UMC; College of Engineering; Printed and Duplicated Materials
Dates: 1850-Present
Volume: 12 cubic feet, 15 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group holds printed and duplicated materials produced by the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Engineering, as well as materials generated by the College's departmental precursors. Included in this Sub-Group are historical works, chronicling the study of engineering at MU, catalogs and bulletins, Executive Committee and Council meeting minutes, annual reports, photographic slides, faculty publications, newsletters, and alumni directories.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:9/00/1 (A80-28; A83-113)
This Series contains a published history of the UMC College of Engineering. This 1941 publication, Engineering at the University of Missouri, 1850-1940, is by Professor of Electrical Engineering Mendell P. Weinbach. Also included in this Series is a copy of Professor Weinbach's original, typed manuscript, "Ninety Years of Engineering at the University of Missouri, 1849-1939," as well as handwritten notes relating to this initial work.
(1 env., B3A, C1, 4)
Note to Researcher:
A ditigal copy of Weinbach's Engineering at the University of Missouri, 1850-1940 is available via this link.

Series 2. - C:9/11/2 (A76-23; A78-18)
This Series holds galley proofs of a manuscript entitled, "A Brief History of the College of Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1940-1966," by Professor of Aerospace Engineering Huber O. Croft and a typed copy of Professor Croft's addition to his work which details the study of Engineering at MU from 1966 through 1970. Also included are related correspondence, photographs of Professor Croft and other faculty of the College of Engineering, and certificates awarded Croft by professional organizations.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher:
A ditigal copy of Croft's A Brief History of the College of Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1940-1966 is available via this link.

Series 3. - C:9/00/2 (A76-70)
This Series holds six issues of The Engineers' Monthly (1931-1933). This bulletin was a monthly publication and the issues included in this Series are only a sampling.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 4)

Series 4. - C:9/00/3 (A78-19; A78-64)
This Series contains minutes of meetings of the UMC College of Engineering Executive Committee and Council (1969-1978). Included in this Series are discussions regarding committee meetings and retreats, budget requests, equipment requests, and a Performance Report of the College.
(6 1/6 c.f., 140, 3-5)

Series 5. - C:9/00/4 (A78-14; A78-58; A79-28; A80-40; A81-75; A90-99; Pamphlet Collection)
In this Series can be found annual reports of the UMC College of Engineering for the years 1944-1946, 1965-1968, 1970-1994, 1996-1997, and 2000. Also included in the Series are some annual reports for departments and programs within the College of Engineering for the years 1970-1982.
(1 1/3 c.f.: 1 c.f., UMLD1; 1/3 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 6. - C:9/00/5 (A80-40; A82-94)
This Series holds photographic slides relating to the Graphic Communications Engineering Program, the UMC College of Engineering Legislative Budget Request for 1975-1976, and a "Role and Scope" parody which gives UMC Engineering's perspective on the proposed consolidation of UMC-UMR Engineering Schools. Also included in this Series are 16 slides from the 1976 NSF-ECCM Summer Awards banquet.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 7. - C:9/00/6
This Series contains booklets and reports authored by members of the faculty of the UMC College of Engineering during the period from 1880 through 1924. Included in the Series are "The Reports of Professors Lowry, Blair, Ficklin, and Schweitzer" from the "Report of 1879-1880," and the "Reports of the Senior Electrical Engineering Students On the 1898 Trip to St Louis." Also included are booklets entitled, The Heating Values and Proximate Analyses of Missouri Coal (1901) and The Water Power of Missouri, January 1901, an address delivered by J. A. L. Waddell to the "Engineering Students of the Missouri State University" on April 2, 1903, and an address by I. R. Kelso, entitled "Relations of the Public Service Commission to Public Utilities and the Public" (1924).
(1 env., B3A, C1, 4)

Series 8. - C:9/00/7 (A86-54)
In this Series are contained issues of The Engineering Quarterly (1908, 1911), the College of Engineering Newsletter (1964, 1968-1976, 1982), and the latter publication's successor, News, (1982-1983, 1985-1986).
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 4)

Series 9. - C:9/00/8 (A90-15)
This Series contains a Knight of St. Patrick membership certificate awarded to Joe Plovanich (1932). The certificate explains that Plovanich has ". . . been a l'yal and active mimber of the Guard of St. Patrick and a faithful b'y in Ingineering."
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 4)
Note to Researcher: For Luther M. Defoe's "Knight of St. Patrick" membership certificate, 1908, see University Archives
Record Group 0, Sub-Group 13, Series 1.

Series 10. - C:9/00/9 (A92-30)
This Series holds two College of Engineering alumni Directories, published in 1986 and 1990. Alumni publications are arranged by year of degree (1907-1985 or 1907-1989), by name (many also include a brief biography), and by place of residence.
(1/3 c.f., 703)
Note to Researcher: See Series 11 of this Sub-Group (catalogs and bulletins) for examples of earlier listings of College of Engineering alumni.

Series 11. - C:9/14/1 (A04-55)
In this Series are contained catalogs and bulletins produced by the UMC College of Engineering and its departmental precursors from 1879 to the present.
(2 c.f.: 1 c.f., 723, 2, 1; 1 c.f., 723, 1, 6)
Note to Researcher: This Series does not contain every catalog and bulletin published by the College of Engineering; there are several missing items in both categories.

Series 12. - C:9/00/10
This series contains copies of the Engineering Student Council newsletter The Shamrock.
(1/6 c.f., B23, B4, 4; Electronic Records)

Series 13. - EMPTY

Series 14. - C:9/00/11
This Series contains miscellaneous printed and duplicated materials produced by the College of Engineering. Among the formats, topics, and titles in this Series are the following: Ingenuity Magazine; ISO Update; College and academic program brochures and pamphlets; newsletters, including Engineering Alumni, E=mc2, and Mizzou Engineer; College events; Missouri Honor Awards; Society of Women Engineer Employer Guides; Engineering Extension and Continuing Education; Center for Waste Management; the Engineering Transfer Program, Colleague Connections faculty-staff newsletter, College of Engineering E-Newsletter, and College of Engineering Research Directory.
(1 c.f., 725, 1, 5; Electronic Records)

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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