Mather, Bryant

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Civil engineer. Mather, a native of Baltimore, Md., was born in 1916. He graduated with an A.B. (1936) from Johns Hopkins. He was employed as an assistant curator of minerals (1939-1941) at the Chicago Museum of Natural History; a geologist (1941-1942) and concrete research engineer (1942-1946) at the U.S. War Dept. Concrete Laboratory; and then he and his wife, Katharine Kniskern Mather, went to work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Mississippi.

His positions there included Chief of the Special Investigative Branch of the Concrete Division (1946-1965); Assistant Chief and Chief (1965-1992) of the Structural Laboratory; and he is currently the Director of the Structural Laboratory. His research interests are structural geology; composition and properties of concrete and concrete aggregates; methods of testing (particularly of dams); and butterflies and moths of Mississippi.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1997. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 38186611

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creatorOf Mather, Bryant. Oral history interview, 1997. Iowa State University, Parks Library
referencedIn Mather, Katharine. Papers, 1942-1997. Iowa State University, Parks Library
creatorOf Mather, Bryant. Cement specifications / by Bryant Mather. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES); Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory (CRREL); Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)
referencedIn Archives of Women in Science and Engineering (Iowa State University). Oral history interviews, 1997-[ongoing] Iowa State University, Parks Library
creatorOf Mather, Bryant. Preventing deterioration of concrete sidewalls [i.e. sidewalks] and curbs / Bryant Mather. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES); Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory (CRREL); Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)
referencedIn Klots, Alexander B. (Alexander Barrett), 1903-1989. Correspondence, 1932-1971, 1950-1971 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Mather, Katharine. Papers, 1942-1966. Iowa State University, Parks Library
referencedIn Rindge, Frederick H., 1921-1996. Papers, 1944-1974 (bulk 1949-1970) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Zanish-Belcher, Tanya. person
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Dual-career families
Concrete--Deterioration
Curbs--Deterioration
Geologists--Biography
Women in engineering
Sidewalks--Deterioration
Pavements--Deterioration
Industrial engineering
Concrete--Chemistry
Cement--Specifications
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