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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Chemical Engineering:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1985-1993, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Chemical Engineering Records,
Dates: 1985-1993
Abstract: The collection contains office files from professor John Bradford.
Collection # U 308.1
Quantity: 1 Box (1.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Born on November 26, 1922, in Amarillo, Texas, John R. Bradford served in the Navy during World War II. He received his bachelor's degree in 1942 and his master's in 1948, both from Texas Tech University, and then received his doctorate from Case Institute of Technology in nuclear physics in 1953. In 1954, he married Betty Pettey and they had two daughters. From 1955 until 1982, Bradford served as the dean of the College of Engineering. During his tenure, he was named a Distinguished Engineer and a Distinguished Alumnus at Texas Tech, received the Dads Association First Community Leadership Award, and served as a presidential appointee on the U. S. National Commission, United States Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from 1968-1971. From 1982-1985, Bradford served as the vice-president for development for Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He returned to teaching and research until his retirement in 1993. He passed away at the age of 84 on January 9, 2007, in Lubbock, Texas.

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Scope and Content

This collection of old office files from Dr. John Bradford pertains to doctoral program reviews from 1986-1989, the Academy of Chemical Engineers from 1992-1993, and Industrial Advisory Committee from 1986-1993.

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Organization

The collection is arranged by alphabetical order.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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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)
Bradford, John R.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University. College of Engineering--Faculty
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Engineering--Societies, etc.
Engineers--Texas
Engineering--Texas--Lubbock--Study and teaching

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Related Material

John R. Bradford Papers, 1968-1981

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chemical Engineering Records, 1985-1993, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
1999-0273-B

Gift, 1999

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, 2007

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Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 SWC and NCAA Championship 1993
1 Academy of Chemical Engineers (folder 1 of 2), 1992-1993
2 Academy of Chemical Engineers (folder 2 of 2), 1992-1993
3 Board Minutes for the Industrial Advisory Board, 1989
4 Business Plans and Board Minutes for the Industrial Advisory Board, 1992-1993
5 Bylaws and Procedures of the Industrial Advisory Board, 1989-1990
6 Departmental Program Review, 1985
7 Doctoral Program Review (folder 1 of 3), 1986-1989
8 Doctoral Program Review (folder 2 of 3), 1986-1989
9 Doctoral Program Review (folder 3 of 3), 1986-1989
10 Doctoral Program Review (stage two), 1989
11 Industrial Advisory Committee Report, 1988
12 Industrial Advisory Committee, 1986
13 Industrial Advisory Committee, 1987
14 Meeting Agendas and Board Minutes for Industrial Advisory Board (folder 1 of 2), 1989-1990
15 Meeting Agendas and Board Minutes for Industrial Advisory Board (folder 2 of 2), 1989-1990
16 Self-Study Questionnaire for Review of Engineering Program, 1987

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