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Lloyd F. Rader Papers

Creator:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979  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
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Donor:
Rader, Helen  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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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep849712ff5-0f1e-4c57-ae4e-b9a57d483501
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0952

ONE DC -Organizing Neighborhood Equity Records

Creator:
ONE DC (Organizing Neighborhood Equity)  Search this
Extent:
23.35 Linear feet (45 boxes, 21.1 GB)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Digital images
Electronic records (digital records)
Brochures
Annual reports
Administrative records
Financial records
Minutes
Petitions
Place:
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Date:
1987-2014
Summary:
This collection, which dates from 1987-2014, documents the work and activities of the non-profit organization ONE DC (an acronym that stands for Organizing Neighborhood Equity), as well as the records when it operated under the name Manna CDC (1997-2006). The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, annual reports, tenant petitions, brochures, Articles of Incorporation, and community mapping initatives.
Historical note:
ONE DC was founded in 1997 as Manna CDC, a community development corporation and subsidiary of Manna Inc. (a non-profit affordable housing developer) in the midst of neighborhood change in the Shaw area of Washington, DC. In 2006, Manna CDC separated from its parent company, Manna, Inc., to become an independent organization know as ONE DC. Over the past two decades, ONE DC has done extensive work supporting tenants' rights, cultivating neighborhood leadership, and pushing for equitable development across the District of Columbia.
Provenance:
Donated by One DC on February 01, 2017.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials require an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Nonprofit organizations  Search this
Housing  Search this
Urban planning and environment  Search this
Community development  Search this
Community activists  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Digital images
Electronic records (digital records)
Brochures -- 20th century
Annual reports -- 20th century
Administrative records
Financial records
Minutes -- 20th century
Petitions
Citation:
ONE DC Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of ONE DC.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-090
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7416ef8e7-45a3-482a-8cdb-7984ec7ac7eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-090

Akbar : the great emperor of India / edited by Gian Carlo Calza

Author:
Calza, Gian Carlo  Search this
Fondazione Roma Museo  Search this
Subject:
Akbar Emperor of Hindustan 1542-1605  Search this
Physical description:
286 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
India
Mogul Empire
Date:
2012
Topic:
Art, Mogul  Search this
Court and courtiers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1018859

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