Subject File, 1909-1977 | University of Illinois Archives
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Subject file of the Engineering Experiment Station relating to research with public and private cooperating agencies, including associate dean's files relating to curricula, student affairs, organizations and building dedications; proposals for research projects; correspondence concerning facilities, test results, personnel and financial matters; contracts; progress reports and patent records. Cooperating agencies include the Department of Defense, government agencies, industrial corporations and professional associations. The series includes a file on cooperative research projects conducted by the Aeronautical, Ceramic, Chemical, Civic, Electrical, Mechanical, Mining and Metallurgical and Railway Engineering and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics departments and the State Geological and Water Surveys. Reports of cooperative research are published in the Experiment Station publication series (RS 11/2/0/1-4) or departmental research reports series.
The series includes files on work with the American Society for Engineering Education (1951-65) and its Engineering College Research Council (1951-55) and Project Operating Unit (1963-65); Associated Midwest Universities (1964-67); labor relations with laboratory mechanics and assistants (1949-59); long range planning (1962-77), nuclear research (1961-62) and space utilization (1960-68).