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This collection includes books (including serial installments of novels), manuscript letters, artwork, illustrations and realia by and related to Charles Dickens, as well as materials by and about Robert D. Fellman.
This collection contains several diaries and other items related to noted mechanical engineer, Theophilius (Theo) Brown. A graduate of WPI, Brown was awarded many patents for his work on agricultural machines while employed by John Deere. Brown's diaries also contain information related to world events, his work, and personal life.
This collection is comprised of drawings and articles by Rockwell Kent, illustrations for various publications, articles about him, reviews of his work, exhibit and booksellers' catalogs, lists of his work by his biographer, and two photographs. These materials cover the time period from 1919 to 1982. Also included are six volumes of The Kent Collector.
Howard Emmons, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at Harvard University for forty years, was a leader in fire research and fire safety science in the second half of the 20th Century. This collection includes his papers and reports, including reports of the Home Fire Project, and papers and reports by others in the fire safety science field.
This collection contains company records and products made by Woodbury and Company of Worcester, Massachusetts, which produced fine letterhead stationery from the early 20th century to the early 21st Century. Woodbury focused particularly on "bird's eye views" of factories, and the collection includes over 100 engravure prints and 60 original detailed drawings.
The Worcester Engineering Society Collection covers the time period from 1927, when the WES began, to 1989, when it ended. A substantial part of the collection is information on candidates for the Admiral Ralph Earle Award. Much of the rest of the collection is comprised of financial records. There are alsonmany WES Bulletins (newsletters), as well as meeting minutes, news clippings, and other materials related to the history and operation of the WES.
Collection contains biographical material, published items, and experiments related to Robert H. Goddard and Esther Goddard. Included are items from Robert's time as a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The collection consists of .25 linear feet of game design documents, dating from 2002 to 2005. The material outlines various game themes, characters, strategies, and art design developed by Stainless Steel Studios.
A collection from the mid 1800s to the 1960s that pertains to the following loom companies and their owners: Crompton Loom Works, Knowles Loom Works, Crompton and Knowles Loom Works, George Crompton, L.J. Knowles.
All of the materials in this collection appear to be drafts and finished writing for his unpublished book The History of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Materials are not dated, but the history he describes generally ends by the late 1920s.
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Boston Society of Civil Engineers
Series 3: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1941-1946
Series 4: Consulting/Tests
Series 5: Miscellaneous
Almost the entire collection is comprised of class notes and a manuscript of Harold Osterberg, for courses Dr. Osterberg taught at American Optical Company in the 1950s. There are also a few pages of notes made by Alan Carlan. At the end of the collection are a copy of a letter from Audrey Carlan to the 2007 reunion chair, Mike Stephens, and photocopies of articles about the Carlans.
This collection is comprised of materials of Francis Roys, WPI Class of 1909 and WPI professor, dean and acting President of WPI; and his son, Alden Roys, WPI Class of 1940 and laboratory instructor at WPI. It includes Francis Roys' unpublished history of WPI.
This collection is comprised of 63 sculptures created by Bernard Brenner, plus Mr. Brenner's paper archives. These include photographs of many of Mr. Brenner's sculptures besides those given to WPI, sketchbooks, drawings and paintings, computer-generated art, and news articles and publications about Mr. Brenner's work.
Dwight Goddard graduated from WPI in 1881 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was a successful inventor and manager of a manufacturing company. He became a Buddhist and compiled an anthology of translations, A Buddhist Bible.
Collection contains Howard Freeman's unpublished memoirs and objects he invented.
The David Lucht Collection documents the history and development of Fire Protection Engineering in the United States. The collection provides insight in the development of a formal fire protection engineering curriculum beginning with student notes from the Illinois Institute of Technology and continues through Lucht's decades of work and research in fire safety.
The James Forrest Howe papers consist of engineering reports from the American Steel and Wire Company, notebooks and papers from his undergraduate days at WPI and articles written by Howe about wire rope.
- WPI Manuscript Collections 39
- WPI University Archives 17
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Alumni and alumnae 7
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- History -- 20th Century 4
- Technical education -- United States 3
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- Buildings 3
- Educational change -- Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century 2
- Electrical engineering 2
- Illustrations 2
- Illustrators 2
- Machinery industry 2
- Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States 2
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Faculty 2
- Artists 1
- British literature 1
- Children's Films 1
- Christmas 1
- College campuses -- Massachusetts 1
- Crompton & Knowles Loom Works 1
- Crompton Loom Works 1
- Diaries 1
- Holiday Films 1 + ∧ less
- French 2
- German 2
- Chinese 1
- Italian 1
- Japanese 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1831-1911 2
- Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company 2
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2
- Boynton, John, 1791-1867 1
- Crompton, George, 1829-1886 1
- Duff, A. Wilmer (Alexander Wilmer), 1864-1955 1
- Goddard, Dwight, 1861-1939 1
- Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945 1
- Goodman, Rick 1
- Higgins, Aldus Chapin, 1872-1948 1
- Higgins, Milton P. (Milton Prince), -1997 1
- Higgins, Milton Prince, 1842-1912 1
- Morgan Construction Company 1
- Salisbury, Stephen, 1798-1884 1
- WPI Business Women's Club 1 + ∧ less