Frederick W. Panhorst Papers, 1914-23, 1930-36, 1946, 1953, 1960-70
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Brief Description: Papers of Frederick W. Panhorst, B.S. '15 and C.E. '36 (1893-1974), including correspondence concerning job applications and membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers (1915-23); student records including Triangle Fraternity membership certificate (1914), Bachelor of Science diploma, Final Honors certificate and academic transcript (1915) and Civil Engineer diploma (1936); American Society of Civil Engineers membership diploma (1933) and certificate of election as Director (1946-48); California Civil Engineer registration certificate (1930); California State Assembly Resolution of Commendation and California Highway Commission Resolution of Acknowledgement and Appreciation (1960); photographs of California highway bridges (ca. 1953), Masonic and Shrine membership documents (1919, 1923, 1965), and a typescript entitled "No Substitute for Experience" including reminiscence of childhood, grade school, high school and college (1970).  The collection contains a commemorative scrapbook honoring Panhorst for his service as an engineer with the Bridge Department of the California Division of Highways (1927-1960) and including photographs and renderings of California bridges, signatures of those attending the retirement dinner and testimonial letters received from friends and associates.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/34
Created by: Panhorst, Frederick W.
Volume: 0.8 cubic feet
Acquired: 12/6/74
Arrangement: Chronological and by type of material
Subject Index
American Society of Civil Engineers
Highway Construction
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]