Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
3 cu. ft.; 14 boxes
Burmister, engineer and university professor, taught civil engineering at Columbia University from 1928-1963, specializing in soil mechanics and foundation engineering. He also worked as a consulting engineer beginning in 1936.
Reports, studies, diagrams, and articles relating to consulting projects undertaken by Burmister concerning beach erosion, building and bridge foundations, airports, highways, docks, piers, bulkheads, and land development.
Donald Burmister Papers, 1927-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History