Papers, 1948-1994.


Papers, 1948-1994.

This collection contains artifacts, biographical information, committee records, conferences, course work material, notes, papers, professional engineering society materials, and slides. Also included some records of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The civil engineering coursework materials comprise the majority of the collection.

9.03 linear ft. (17 document boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7564314

Iowa State University, Parks Library

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American Public Works Association (corporateBody)

Speer, Ralph E., 1931-1994. (person)

Ralph E. Speer (1931-1994) received a B.S. (1954) in Civil Engineering from Iowa State and also completed some graduate work at the University of Michigan and Iowa State. Speer worked as a civil engineer for the cities of Iowa City, Iowa; Rockford, Illinois; Newport News, Virginia and was the Director of Public Works for West Des Moines, Iowa (1990-1994). Speer was a Korean veteran and was also active in numerous engineering organizations. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. ...

Iowa State University (corporateBody)

On March 22, 1948, Iowa State College (University) sponsored a 90th anniversary celebration in honor of the founding of the college, which occurred on the same date in 1858 when the charter act establishing a state agricultural college became law. The celebration included a symposium, luncheon, departmental open houses, and a dinner. From the description of 90th anniversary collection, 1947-1948. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 54799482 In 1958, Iowa State Colle...