Norman A. Parker Papers, 1948-1952, 1954-1961 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 11/8/20
Acquired: December 1965
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Norman A. Parker (1906- ), professor and head of Mechanical Engineering (1946-61), including correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and notes relating to professional work with the American Society for Engineering Education (1954-56) and the Engineers Council for Professional Development (1960-61); university service as chairman of the educational policy (1949-51), building program (1958-60) and campus planning (1960-61) committees; College of Engineering service on the Policy and Development Committee's Nontechnical Electives Subcommittee (1949-51), philosophy and methods committee (1952) and professional degrees committee (1949-52) and departmental teacher training material, newsletters and graduate program, curricular and special study materials. The series includes material on the selection of architects and federal support of university building projects (1956-59).