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Lloyd F. Rader Papers

Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Rader, Helen  Search this
Names:
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers.  Search this
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Madison  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lecture notes
Resumes
Photographs
Books
Certificates
Clippings
Correspondence
Awards
Date:
1925 - 1980
Summary:
Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains materials related to Lloyd F. Rader's career in civil engineering, including resumes, correspondence, photographs, lecture notes, research papers, honorary memberships in various societies, award certificates, newsletters, clippings, reprints of journal articles written by Rader, periodicals, and books on construction and paving materials.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into three series.

Series 1: Biographical, 1954-1980

Series 2: Honors and Awards, 1938-1979

Series 3: Articles and Textbooks, 1925-1979
Biographical / Historical:
Lloyd Forrest Rader was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on October 8, 1902. Rader earned his bachelor degree in 1924, his master's degree in 1925,and his Ph. D. degree in civil engineering in 1938, all from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He also attended the United States Naval Academy for three years, from 1919 to 1922. Rader worked as a civil engineer for the Pennsylvania State Highway Department and the Nebraska State Highway Department. In 1925, he began teaching as a civil engineering instructor at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. From 1928-1937, Rader served as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engeering at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and from 1937 to 1940 he served as an Associate Professor. While at the Polytechnic Institute, Rader developed a testing laboratory for highway materials and for soil mechanics and taught undergraduate and graduate coursework. In 1940, Rader joined the staff of the University of Wisconsin at Madison serving as Professor of Civil Engineering in charge of the Division of Highway Engineering and City Planning. During World War II, Rader served as an officer in the Civil Engineering Corps and Sea Bees of the the Navy on active duty for over four years, reaching the rank of Commander.

While at the University of Wisconsin, Rader served on a variety of committees including the Campus Planning Committee and the University Civil Defense Committee. He was also an active member in the Madison, Wisconsn community, serving as the chairman of the Madison Traffic Commission, the chairman of the Madison Civil Defense Commission, the president of the University West End Club and the Madison Technical Club. Rader also was involved in professional engineering societies, including the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, the American Society for Testing and Materials, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Rader retired from the University of Wisconsin in 1973. He received numerous awards and honors, including the Prevost Hubbard Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials on June 28, 1974. At the age of 77, Rader died on December 23, 1979.
Provenance:
Donated by Helen Rader to the National Museum of American History's Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in 1982.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
City planning  Search this
Pavements  Search this
Asphalt  Search this
Civil engineers  Search this
Concrete -- 1920-1960  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Civil engineering  Search this
Roads  Search this
Urban planning and environment  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lecture notes
Resumes
Photographs -- 20th century
Books -- 20th century
Books
Certificates
Clippings -- 20th century
Certificates -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Awards
Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0952
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Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0952

Biographical

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954 - 1980
Scope and Contents:
Series 1 contains news clippings, correspondence, photographs, professional profiles, and resumes that focus on the professional life of Lloyd F. Rader.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0952, Series 1
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref13

Articles and Textbooks

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1925 - 1979
Scope and Contents:
Series 3 contains articles, reports, and textbooks written or co-authored by Lloyd F. Rader. The materials focus on concrete, asphalt pavement, construction materials, and urban planning.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0952, Series 3
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref14

Honors and Awards

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938 - 1979
Scope and Contents:
Series 2 contains certificates, thank you and recognition letters, newsletters, and honorary memberships received by Lloyd F. Rader.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0952, Series 2
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref15

Who's Who in American Education

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref16

Summary of professional life

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref17

Academic career information

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref18

University of Wisconsin faculty profile

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref19

Photographs, news articles, and correspondence

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965 - 1970
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref20

Application for overseas educational service

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref21

Summary of professional life

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref22

Various summaries of career

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970 - 1979
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref23

Retirement news clippings

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973 - 1974
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref24

Memorial resolutions

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref25

Biographical data from various instutitions

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967 - 1970
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref26

Correspondence with American Society of Civil Engineers and the Smithsonian Institute

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 1: Biographical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref27

Prize of Belgium at the Eighth International Road Congress

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 2: Honors and Awards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref28

Naval recognition

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 2: Honors and Awards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref29

Certificates

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947 - 1978
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 2: Honors and Awards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref30

Letters of recognition

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  Search this
Collection Donor:
Rader, Helen  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961 - 1973
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectural property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Lloyd F. Rader Papers / Series 2: Honors and Awards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0952-ref31

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