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Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Looney, Charles Thomas George, 1906-1987  Search this
Names:
Cross, Hardy  Search this
Extent:
9.1 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuals
Pamphlets
Place:
Iowa
Maryland
North Carolina
Connecticut
Date:
1917-1971.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Charles T. G. Looney contain handbooks, lectures, manuals, pamphlets, regulations reports, and research bulletins on structural design, concrete and steel materials testing, impact and stress studies, bridges, earthquakes, and erosion, building codes, waterpower, mathematical calculations, professional associations, and related engineering topics. Also includes lecture notes for courses taught by Hardy Cross at the University of Illinois.,Archives Center.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arrangement: By subject and numeric thereunder.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles T. G. Looney (1906-1987) consulting engineer and college professor taught at the University of North Carolina, 1936-1937; University of Iowa, 1937-1943; Johns Hopkins University, 1943-1946; Yale University, 1946-1958; and the University of Maryland, 1958-1972.
Provenance:
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) in 1973.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Iron and steel bridges  Search this
Concrete bridges  Search this
Soil erosion  Search this
Building laws  Search this
Structural design  Search this
Materials -- Testing  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuals
Pamphlets
Citation:
Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1084
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1084