Scientific Research Accomplishments, 1957 | University of Illinois Archives
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Scientific Research Accomplishments File, compiled by Josef F. Wright from publicity releases on scientific and technological research at the University (1922-57). Copies of press releases, attached newspaper articles and correspondence relate to sound motion pictures (1922), medical research (1929- ), betatron (1941, 1951), amino acids (1943), synthetic rubber (1956), soybeans (1956) and other areas of agricultural and engineering research.
The 1932 file includes letters from the dean and department head in the College of Engineering reporting on the annual dollar value of research work carried out under their direction. The series includes Mr. Wright's February 22, 1957 transmittal letter explaining the projects, listing outstanding research accomplishments, evaluating publicity work and discussing methods of operation.