Guide to the Charles T. G. Looney Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1084
Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Looney, Charles Thomas George, 1906-1987
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1917-1971.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9.1 Cubic feet
29 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of Charles T. G. Looney contain handbooks, lectures, manuals, pamphlets, regulations reports, and research bulletins on structural design, concrete and steel materials testing, impact and stress studies, bridges, earthquakes, and erosion, building codes, waterpower, mathematical calculations, professional associations, and related engineering topics. Also includes lecture notes for courses taught by Hardy Cross at the University of Illinois.,Archives Center.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arrangement: By subject and numeric thereunder.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles T. G. Looney (1906-1987) consulting engineer and college professor taught at the University of North Carolina, 1936-1937; University of Iowa, 1937-1943; Johns Hopkins University, 1943-1946; Yale University, 1946-1958; and the University of Maryland, 1958-1972.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) in 1973.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2006.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Iron and steel bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Concrete bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soil erosion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Building laws Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Structural design Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Materials -- Testing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iowa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water-power Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuals Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North Carolina Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cross, Hardy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives