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Engineering -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Engineers Club collection

Identifier: HCQ-003-050

The collection contains handwritten announcements about club meetings, the club's by-laws, and meeting minutes. There is also a program from a demonstration of mechanical and electrical apparatus.

Dates: 1929-1935

Victor Paschkis Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-119

Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.

Dates: 1946-1976

Swarthmore College Engineering Department records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J04

This small collection consists of Swarthmore College Engineering Department brochures, newsletters, photographs, clippings, and other materials. Of special interest are a selection of letters, primarily notes from alumnni with life updates (including wedding invitations), as well as a letter from US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dates: 1928 - 2008