Thurston, Robert Henry, 1839-1903

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Birth 1839-10-25
Death 1903-10-25
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Professor of engineering and author, born R.I.; taught at U.S. Naval Academy, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Cornell; first president of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and author of many engineering articles and an autobiography of Robert Fulton.

From the description of Letters and postcard to Mr. McClure, 1889 May 11, 29 August 1890, 22 August 1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230943

Director of Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts, Cornell University.

From the description of Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64686675

From the guide to the Robert Henry Thurston papers, 1859-1902., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

Director of Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts, Cornell University. Earlier, while a professor of mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, Thurston served as president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

From the description of Robert Henry Thurston publications, 1875-1891. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64053663

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  • Mechanical engineering
  • Smithsonian Publications
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments--Engineering
  • Engineering--Study and teaching
  • Civil engineering
  • Recommendations For Positions
  • Photography
  • Scientific publications
  • Engineering instruments
  • Princeton (College Of New Jersey)
  • Engineers--Education (Higher)
  • Educational institutions
  • Mechanical engineering--Study and teaching

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