Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Civil Engineering- Wind:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1966-1979 and 1985, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Civil Engineering- Wind, Records,
Dates: 1966-1979 and 1985
Abstract: Records of the Wind Engineering Resources Center from 1966-1979 and 1985.
Collection # U 205.1
Quantity: 1 box (1.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Department of Civil Engineering has been increasingly interested in the effects of wind on engineered structures. In 1971 the Institute for Disaster Research was created in response to information gained from the 1970 Lubbock Tornado. In 1988 another center, the Wind Engineering Research Center, was created to broaden the scope of research.


Scope and Content

The collection contains official correspondence relating to The History of Engineering Program, Chairman Dr. Ernst W. Keisling, and the Institute for Disaster Research. Included also is the Proceedings of the Fifth U.S. National Conference on Wind Engineering.


 

Organization

The collection is arranged by alphabetical order.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Keisling, Ernst W.
Murdough, James H.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University. College of Engineering--Faculty
Wind Engineering Research Council
Texas Tech University. Institute for Disaster Research
Subjects
Wind power--Research
Wind-pressure--Research
Winds--Research

Related Material

Civil Engineering- Water Records, 1910-1988


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Civil Engineering- Wind Records, 1966-1979 and 1985, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
97-0078-B

Gift, 1997

Processed by

Elizabeth Johnston Vasquez, June 1998


Collection Inventory

 
box folder
1 1 Civil Engineering, 1978-1979



 
box folder
1 2 Fifth U.S. National Conference on Wind Engineering, November 1985



 
box folder
1 3 History of Engineering, 1978-1979



 
box folder
1 4 Institute for Disaster Research, 1978-1979



 
box folder
1 5 James H. Murdough Scholarships, 1966-1975



 

Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.

box folder
1 6 Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.: Correspondence, 1969-1973
7 Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.: Correspondence, 1974-1975
8 Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.: Correspondence, 1975-1976
9 Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.: Correspondence, 1976-1977
10 Keisling, Ernst W., Dr.: Correspondence, 1977-1978



 
box folder
1 11 Texas Society of Professional Engineers, 1978