Civil engineering class of 1927 collection
Scope and Content
The collection contains photographs, correspondence, department of civil engineering publications and newsletters produced by the class secretary. The collection also contains correspondence between members of the 1927 class and the department regarding the donation of several granite benches for the rotunda of the new Civil Engineering Building.
- Sperling, Abe J. (Person)
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Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Requests for permission to quote from the Civil engineering class of 1927 collection should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Abe J. Sperling was elected class secretary of the 1927 graduating class in civil engineering. Over the years he kept in contact with fellow alumni, organizing a yearly class reunion and created a newsletter. The last class reunion was held in 1995 and in 1998, many of the surviving members of the class donated granite benches for the rotunda area of the new Civil Engineering Building. Mr. Sperling assembled this collection of memorabilia from his time at the University of Minnesota in the 1920s until his death in 1997.
1 box (1.3 linear feet)
Collection contains memorabilia of the 1927 graduating class of the department of civil engineering at the University of Minnesota.
Source of acquisition
The collection was donated to University Archives by Arlene R. Bennett, Department of Civil Engineering, on July 9, 1998.
Collection has not been processed.
- College students -- Minnesota -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sperling, Abe J.
- University of Minnesota. Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering
- Civil engineering class of 1927 collection, 1920s-1998
- Karen Spilman
- June 2005
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