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Solomon Cady), Hollister b.
Forms of Material:
Audio Recordings, Correspondence,
Manuscripts, Movie Film Photographs, Printed Materials, Reports, Research
Division of Rare and Manuscript
Collections, Cornell University Library
The papers of Solomon Cady Hollister include
correspondence, typescripts, reports, drafts, publications, engineering
studies, specifications and computations, blueprints, photographs, tape
recordings, slides, and movie films concerning Hollister's work as a civil
engineer prior to his academic career.
Collection material in
The papers of Solomon Cady Hollister include correspondence,
typescripts, reports, drafts, publications, engineering studies, specifications
and computations, blueprints, photographs, tape recordings, slides, and movie
films concerning Hollister's work as a civil engineer prior to his academic
career, his affiliations with the American Society of Civil Engineers, the
American Society of Mechanical Engineering, the American Welding Society, the
American Society for Engineering Education, the American Society for Testing
Materials, the American Council on Education, the Engineers' Council for
Professional Development and other professional and corporate organizations,
and his work as a professional consultant to several companies, including
Raymond International, Firestone, Detroit Edison, and Babcock and Wilcox on
such projects as the Boulder Dam penstocks; his directorship of the College of
the Sibley College of Civil Engineering at Cornell University from 1934 to
1937, and deanship of the College of Engineering from 1937 to 1959,
particularly regarding the expansion and development of the curriculum and the
engineering campus, and the relationship of the College of Engineering with
professional engineering societies and corporations; Hollister's service on
government panels and boards of directors, including Raymond International.
Also, publications and speeches by Hollister on engineering education,
the role of government, and other topics; and Hollister's personal interests,
including paleontology, the design of sports equipment, and the study of
unusual concrete structures. Correspondents include Bancroft Gherardi, Victor
Emanuel, Vladimir Karapetoff, Franklin Olin, Henri S. Sack, Maxwell M. Upson,
Alexander M. Beebe, Herbert Hoover, and Fritz Leonhardt. Also information
pertaining to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation cadette program.
Hollister, Solomon Cady),b.
Beebe, Alexander M.
Leonhardt, Fritz, 1909-
Sack, Henri Samuel,
Upson, Maxwell M.
American Society for Engineering
American Society for Testing
American Society of Civil
Babcock & Wilcox
Cornell University.College of
Cornell University.School of
Detroit Edison Company.
Engineers' Council for Professional
Firestone Tire and Rubber
United States.Commission on
Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1953-1955).