Finding Aid

Towne Scientific School Records

UPD 2.1

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Summary Information

Prepared by
J.M. Duffin
Preparation date
September 2008
Date [inclusive]
1912-1950
Extent
7.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This collection has not been fully processed. The following preliminary inventory is available.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Faculty Minutes 

 

 

 1912-1915 

1A

1

 1916-1920 

1A

2

 1920-1929 

1A

3

 1930-1941 

1A

4

 1942-1950 

1A

5

(see also UPD 2.1, Box 8 for pre-1912 minutes) 

 

 

Record of Professional Life of Graduates in Dynamical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania. 1876-1908 and 1908-1915. 

 1

 

Record of Professional Life of Graduates in Mechanical and Chemical Engineering. 1916-1926. 

 1

 

Record of Professional Life of Graduates in Mechanical and Fuel Engineering. 1927-1940. 

 1

 

Register of Graduates, Department of Civil Engineering, Towne Scientific School. 1873-1888. 

 1

 

Towne Scientific School: List of students released early to enter government service. 1917 and 1918. 

 2

 

Professor Robert H. Fernald: correspondence re. S.A.T.C., engineering education. 

 2

 

Committee on Policy 1931-1934. 

 2

 

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, confidential proof. 1933. 

 2

 

Agreement for Cooperative Research (1939) 

 2

 

“The Protection by Patents of Scientific Discoveries,” Jan. 1934. 

 2

 

Minutes of the Meetings of the Engineering Students Council, Dec. 6. 1924 to March 8, 1932. 

 2

 

Diary of John Frazer, 1912-1928. 

 2

 

Correspondence book, 1880-1882, Towne Scientific School. 

 2

 

NDRC project #1611 (OEMsr 267) 

 3

 

OSRD report No. 3144 

 3

 

ASTP 

 3

 

Engineering Science, and Management War Training, 1943-1944. 

 3

 

Graduate Courses 1930-1938. 

 3

 

Correspondence re Diplomas, 1919-1936. 

 3

 

Ledgers 1908-1910; 1910-1912; and 1912-1915 

 4

 

Ledgers: 1920-1926, 1922-1923, 1930-1931; Mechanical Engineering 19401941; Towne Scientific School 1941-1943, 1943-1944, 1944-1945 (inc. NDRC 1944-45). 

 4

 

National Intelligence Committee 1918. 

 4

 

Miller J. Sullivan and Carl S. Carlson–six notebooks, 1942-1944. 

 4

 

Ledgers 1924-1925, 1926-1927, 1928-1929, 1929-1930, 1931-1932, 1932-1933, 1933-1934. (several dates are illegible) 

 5

 

Ledgers 1936-1937, 1937-1938. 

 5

 

Ledger General Expense, 1938, 1939-1940. 

 5

 

Mechanical Engineering: 1934-1935, 1935-1936, 1941-1942, 1942-1943. 

 5

 

Towne Scientific School General Ledger: 1931-1932, 1932, 1934-1935, 1935-1936, 1936-1937, 1937-1938, 1938-1939, 1939-1940, 1940-1941. (Comprise a total of five books.) 

 5

 

Civil Engineering Student Aid Fund, correspondence, deposit books, and 2 record books 1928-1942 

 5

 

Towne Scientific School– Faculty Minutes 1885 

 6

 

Towne Scientific School Executive Committee Minutes: Sept. 10, 1913-April 8, 1925; April 29, 1925 to June 6, 1936; 1936-1949. One volume contains 1913 to 1916. 

 6

 

Faculty Minutes 1872-1885, with 2 entries 1887; 1912-1922. 

 6

 

Budget Correspondence and Faculty and Personnel Appointments 

 7

 

Budget Miscellaneous 1931-1954 

 7

 

Chemistry, Budget Correspondence 1951-1953 

 7

 

Chemistry, Faculty & Personnel Appointments 1952-1954 

 7

 

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Budget Correspondence, #1, 1938-1944 

 7

 

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Budget Correspondence #2, 1945-1951 

 7

 

Chemical Engineering, Faculty and Personnel Appointments 1951-1953 

 7

 

Civil Engineering, Budget Correspondence 1933-1954 

 7

 

Civil Engineering, Faculty and Personnel Appointments 1932-1953 

 7

 

Mechanical Engineering, Budget Correspondence 1939-1953 

 7

 

Mechanical Engineering, Faculty and Personnel Appointments 1940-1955 

 7

 

Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Graduate Courses and Budget material 1938-1954 

 7

 

Metallurgical Engineering, Budget Correspondence 1942-1954 

 7

 

Metallurgical Engineering, Faculty and Personnel Appointments 1945-1953 

 7

 

Towne Scientific School Library 1952-1954 

 7