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Dressel D. Ewing papers


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Dressel D. Ewing papers, 1914-1924 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Primary Creator: Ewing, Dressel D. (Dressel Dewitt) (1883-)

Extent: 2.0 Folders. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects: Electrical engineering, Purdue University--Faculty, Purdue University. School of Engineering

Forms of Material: Articles

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Two folders containing articles by Dressel Ewing.

Biographical Note

Dressel D. Ewing was born in Vanlue, Ohio in 1883. He received degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering from Ohio Northern University in 1905 and 1906. In 1936 he was honored by his alma mater and awarded the degree of doctor of engineering. Dr. Ewing joined the Purdue staff in 1913 as an assistant professor of electrical engineering and was awarded the rank of full professor five years later. He became head of the School of Electrical Engineering in 1942, remaining in that position until his retirement in 1954. He was a former trustee of Ohio Northern University, a fellow of the American Institute of Electrical Engineering, a trustee of the Alessandro Volta Memorial Fund, a member of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education, and a member of the Hoover Award Committee. He held memberships in Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, and Theta Tau fraternities. Dr. Ewing was a director of the Duncan Electric Manufacturing Company, a member of the Lafayette Rotary Club and the Central Presbyterian Church. He is survived by a son.

Subject/Index Terms

Electrical engineering
Purdue University--Faculty
Purdue University. School of Engineering

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 folders

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: MSF 126, Dressel D. Ewing papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

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[Folder 1: Articles, 1914-1919],
[Folder 2: Articles, 1923-1924],