Montana State University - Special Collections and Archives
The Jack E. Haynes Papers and Haynes Inc. Records consist of business records and research papers. Included in the collection are correspondence files, non-ledger business records for the various incarnations of the Haynes companies as they did business in Yellowstone National Park, and secondary source material compiled by Jack E. Haynes.
Montana State University - Special Collections and Archives
The Eva Gates Manuscript consists of a typescript of the early history and founding of Mineral County, Montana, by Eva and Elmer H. Gates. Included are town histories of Alberton, Fish Creek, Saltese (Silver City), Taft, Iron Mountain, Superior, Cedar Creek, Carter, Keystone, Amador, and Deborgia. There are accounts of mining activities, major structures erected in each town, early settlers, ethnic groups in the area, ferries, mills, fires, roads, and railroads.
Scope and Contents Papers of Norman A. Parker (1906- ), professor and head of Mechanical Engineering (1946-61), including correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and notes relating to professional work with the American Society for Engineering Education (1954-56) and the Engineers Council for Professional Development (1960-61); university service as chairman of the educational policy (1949-51), building program (1958-60) and campus planning (1960-61) committees; College of Engineering service on the Policy and Development Committee's Nontechnical Electives Subcommittee (1949-51), philosophy and methods committee (1952) and professional degrees committee (1949-52) and departmental teacher training material, newsletters and graduate program, curricular and special study materials. The series includes material on the selection of architects and federal support of university building projects (1956-59).
Scope and Contents Daily Illini Photographs - Prints include contact sheets for news, portraits and feature photographs taken for possible publication in the Daily Illini. This series also includes some photographs taken for the Illio and Technograph. Negatives are in series 41/8/12 and a subject index is in series 41/8/13.
Scope and Contents Papers of Nathan C. Ricker '72 (1843-1924), professor of architecture (1874-1917) and Dean of the College of Engineering (1878-1905), including correspondence, publications, examination questions (1883-89), notes and financial records relating to courses in architecture, architectural publications, the employment and careers of former students, Ricker's 50th anniversary of his graduation and his 80th birthday and the University. Over half the series consists of photographs of Ricker and his family, University scenes, friends, relatives, public buildings, houses, art works and landscape views. See also RS 12/2/1 box 15 for Ricker's autobiographical "The Story of a Life", and additional photographs, including the Ricker House at 612 W. Green St. in Urbana. His transcript translations of architectural works and textbooks are in record series 12/2/21.
Scope and Contents Annual reports of colleges, institutes, schools, departments, deans and administrative officers submitted to the President including narrative accounts, tables and financial statements regarding progress in research, teaching and service activities; enrollments; curricula; faculty publications; housing; student life; physical plant; buildings; military training and other administrative programs.
Scope and Contents Blueprint folio containing scale drawings of College of Agriculture buildings, Davenport Hall (3), Agronomy Seed and Store House, Beef Cattle Building, Armory, Auditorium (3), Old Boiler and Pump House, Botanical Department Building, Ceramics and Mining Laboratory, Chemistry Building - Noyes Laboratory (5), School of Commerce Building - Administration Building (4), Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Engineering Hall (4), State Entomology Building - Natural History Laboratory, Farm Mechanics Building - Agricultural Engineering (2), Floricultural House, Gymnasium - Kenney or Men's Old Gym (2), Horticulture Building, Metal and Forge Shops, Hydraulic and Mechanics Laboratory, Law Building - Harker Hall, University Library - Altgeld Hall (3), Lincoln Hall (3), Locomotive Testing Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (5), President's House at Wright and Green, Stock Judging Pavilion (2), Transportation Building, University Hall (3), Vegetable Plant Breeding House, ... Read More
Scope and Contents Manuscript record and proceedings of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees (March 9, 1867 - January 29, 1880) kept by the committee secretary and containing a record of committee actions relating to regent's reports, sale of lands, purchase of lots, university buildings and grounds, improvements of land, contracts, payment of bills, student labor, farm work, agricultural experiment station (December 12, 1870), agricultural lectures (June 7, 1871), education of females (August 26, 1870) and mechanical department (January 12, 1870). 275 pages cover 1867-73 and 13 pages cover 1874-80. Most of these proceedings were printed in the Trustees Reports (Record Series 1/1/802).
Scope and Contents Typewritten indexes to proceedings of the Board of Trustees, compiled by the secretary, showing primary and secondary subject headings, date of action and page. Entries do not include recurring annual budgets, financial reports and state appropriations or names of individual students, staff members and officers of the Board of Trustees. The Secretary's office maintains a current index including names.
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by Arthur L. Young, professor of Agricultural Engineering, including black and white 35mm photographic slides of campus buildings and scenes; construction of academic buildings, student housing and tunnels; construction and demolition projects in Champaign-Urbana and the 4-H lake at Allerton. The series includes manuscript copies of radio talks and speeches on combines and grain harvesting (1929-41, 1947).