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Donald M. Burmister Papers, 1927-1974

Author:
Burmister, Donald 1895-
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description:
3 cu. ft.; 14 boxes
Type:
Diagrams
Collection descriptions
Reports
Articles
Date:
1927
1927-1974
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Donald Burmister Papers, 1927-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Airports
Beach erosion
Civil engineering
Civil engineers
Docks
Engineering
Foundations
Roads--Design and construction
Piers
Soil mechanics
Roads
Local number:
2007.3138 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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