Arthur J. McNair Papers,[ca. 1920-1982]

Collection Number: 16-4-2375

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Arthur J. McNair papers, [ca. 1920-1982]
Collection Number:
16-4-2375
Creator:
Arthur J. McNair, 1914-1986.
Quantity:
16.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence and files.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Professional correspondence as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado. Grants, course, and student files from Cornell University; records relating to the Summer Surveying Course at Cornell; files relating to committees and other activities at Cornell; professional files, including consulting work; and files relating to the American Society for Engineering Education.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor McNair received a master's degree from the University of Colorado School of Engineering, where he began his teaching career. In 1949, he joined the Cornell University faculty as professor of civil engineering and head of the Surveying Department. His fields of teaching and research were in photogrammetry, geodesy, land surveying, and remote sensing.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Professional correspondence as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado. Grants, course, and student files from Cornell University; records relating to the Summer Surveying Course at Cornell; files relating to committees and other activities at Cornell; professional files, including consulting work; and files relating to the American Society for Engineering Education.
SUBJECTS

Names:
McNair, Arthur J., 1914-1986.
American Society for Engineering Education.
Cornell University.College of Engineering.
University of Colorado.School of Engineering.

Subjects:
Civil engineering--Study and teaching.
Civil engineers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Arthur J. McNair papers, #16-4-2375. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Correspondence, 1943-1946
Box 2
Grants, course and student files
Box 3
Summer Surveying
Box 4
Summer Surveying
Box 5
Summer Surveying
Box 6
Summer Surveying
Box 7
Summer Surveying
Box 8
Surveying and other courses
Personal data
Box 9
Files - professional files
Box 9
Wye leveling notebooks
Box 9
Summer Surveying Camp notebook
Box 10
Professional files
Box 11
Professional files
Box 12
Professional files
Box 13
Professional files
Box 14
Cornell files
Box 15
Cornell files
Box 16
Cornell committees
Box 17
NSF-ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education (1)
Box 18
Photographs