Seichi Konzo Papers, 1958-1993 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 11/8/21
Acquired: 1/18/68; 4/30/71; 11/15/72; 1/30/1998
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Seichi ("Bud") Konzo (1908-97), professor of mechanical engineering (1927- 1971), including reports, minutes, articles, agendas, cost estimates, blueprints, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, award certificates, diplomas, resumes, records of activities, by-laws of the Athletic Association and a survey of men's sports clubs of selected colleges and universities in the United States, relating to his teaching career at the University of Illinois, recognition for outstanding teaching, awards from the American Society for Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration, Dial Club (1930-1980), Bull Ring, student class and graduation photos; the Senate Committee on Athletics and Recreation; student organizations' use of University facilities; student fees to support the Extramural Sports Program; sports clubs; intercollegiate and intramural athletic programs; professionalism in intercollegiate athletics; the academic performance of varsity athletes; the financing, construction and operation of the Intramural and Co-Recreation Building and a pool addition to the Women's Gymnasium; faculty control of intercollegiate athletics; space needs; the NCAA-AAU conflict; the commercialization of college sports; the program, operation, maintenance and ownership of the Ice Rink; the Hockey Club; the Youth Hockey Association; the slush fund controversy (1968); Big Ten Intercollegiate Conferences; meetings of the Board of Directors of the Athletic Association; the administration and reorganization of the Athletic Association and student representation in the Athletic Association. The series also includes reprints on air flow research (1965-67) and tape recorded comments on Arthur C. Willard, George A. Goodenough, Oscar A. Lentwiler, Alonzo P. Kratz, the effects of the depression and World War II on Willard' presidency, building programs, dormitories, student loyalty, size, George D. Stoddard, financial Engineering Department. The series includes student and staff recollections of Prof. Goodenough and correspondence with Alwin Schaller.