College of Engineering History, 1868-1945 | University of Illinois Archives
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Mimeographed "History of the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois, 1868-1945" written by Ira O. Baker and Everett E. King, emeritus professor of Civil Engineering, and covering the founding and organizing of the University; regent and presidents; educational policies and methods of instruction; evolution of engineering courses and curricula; finance; engineering buildings and physical plant; administration and deans of the College of Engineering; work, laboratories and faculty of the departments of mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, mining and metallurgical engineering, physics, municipal and sanitary engineering, theoretical and applied mechanics, electrical engineering, railway engineering, chemical engineering, general engineering drawing, aeronautical engineering and ceramic engineering; University extension and the Engineering Experiment Station; graduate and summer schools; libraries; engineering training in World Wars I and II; engineering students and enrollments and engineering societies.
Prof. King (1877- ) completed Prof. Baker's (1853-1925) Semi-Centennial History (Record Series 11/0/5). The history is especially useful for data on departmental and divisional organization and faculty biographies.