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Joseph Modrey papers


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Joseph Modrey papers, 1960-1980 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Joanne Mendes

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Modrey, Joseph

Extent: 1.5 Cubic feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/2005

Subjects: Mechanical engineering--Study and teaching, Modrey, Joseph, Purdue University. Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Forms of Material: Clippings (Information artifacts), Diagrams, Lecture notes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joseph Modrey Papers document Professor Modrey's undergraduate and postgraduate mechanical engineering classes and research at Purdue University from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s and include Modrey's research and reports regarding the use of creativity in the field of mechanical engineering. Types of materials include class notes, diagrams, clippings, and reports.

Biographical Note

Joseph Modrey (1916-2005) joined Purdue University's Mechanical Engineering faculty in 1965. He earned a BSME in 1937 and a MSME in 1983 from Columbia University. In 1964, Modrey received his doctorate in engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic. Modrey retired in 1986 with the title of Professor Emeritus.

Subject/Index Terms

Mechanical engineering--Study and teaching
Modrey, Joseph
Purdue University. Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: The Joseph Modrey Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/modrey.pdf

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[Box 1: Box A, ca. 1960s-1980s],
[Box 2: Box B, ca. 1960s-1980s],
[Box 3: Box C, ca. 1960s-1980s],