Whitney C. Huntington Papers, 1926-1954
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Brief Description:

Papers of Whitney Clark Huntington (1887-1965), professor of Civil Engineering and head of department (1926-1956), including Note on Building Construction (1923-26), Building Construction (1929), Research in Civil Engineering (1931), Report of the Federal Civil Works Administration for Illinois (1934) and photographs, Reconnaissance Report on Proposed Reservoir Sites in the Basin of the Big Muddy River...for the Illinois Emergency Relief Commission (1935), Reports on Expansion Joints for Concrete Pavements (1937-38), The Development of the Civil Engineering Department...1934 to 1942 (1942), Water and Land Resources of the Crab Orchard Lake Basin (1954) and The Distribution of Concentrated Loads By Laminated Timber Slabs (1954).

Prof. Huntington was chairman of the C. W. A. Engineering Advisory Committee (1933-34) and prepared the 1935 report which resulted in Crab Orchard Lake in southern Illinois. For his files as chairman of the Building Program Committee see Record Series 4/6/6.

The series includes typed drafts of talks (1927-54) given to Civil Engineering freshmen, engineering and mathematical societies and drafts of encyclopedia articles concerning civil engineering and civil engineers, building construction, structural engineering, universities and the railroads, dams, caissons, tunnels, tall buildings and bridges.

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University of Illinois Archives
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Record Series Number: 11/5/22
Created by: Huntington, Whitney Clark (1887-1965)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/6/1965
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Big Muddy River
Building Construction
Building Program Committee
Crab Orchard Lake
Faculty Papers
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]