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George J. Schroepfer papers

Identifier: uarc 71

Scope and Content

The collection contains the professional papers of George J. Schroepfer. Items include lab experiments, submissions and bids, summary reports, thickening data sheets, reports, correspondence and data.


  • Creation: 1944-1966


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of George J. Schroepfer (1906-1984)

George John Schroepfer was born in 1906. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1928 and 1930, respectively. The University also awarded Schroepfer a professional degree in civil engineering in 1932. He worked as an assistant engineer and principal assistant engineer for the Metropolitan Drainage Commission (1928-1933) and chief engineer and superintendent for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Sanitary district (1933-1945). In 1945, Schroepfer joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as professor of sanitary engineering. He was known nationally for his work in water quality management. Schroepfer retired from the University of Minnesota in 1972. George Schroepfer died on 11 March 1984.


8 boxes (10.4 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of George Schroepfer, professor of sanitary engineering at the University of Minnesota.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.

Related Materials

George J. Schroepfer papers (N 43), Northwest Architectural Archives, Manuscripts Division, University of Minnesota.

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George J. Schroepfer Papers, 1944-1966
Karen Spilman
March 2005
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