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Parkman (Ralph) Papers
MSS.2019.05.02  
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Description
This collection contains materials from Ralph Parkman's career in the Engineering Department at San José State University. Included are historical narratives about engineering programs and curricula, teaching materials, and related newspaper clippings.
Background
Ralph Parkman was born in Cornwall, England in 1920. He earned a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1941 and an M.S. and Ph.D. in the same field from Stanford University in 1949 and 1952 respectively. In between his undergraduate and graduate degrees (1944-1946) he served in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Parkman taught at Stanford University from 1952-1954 before joining the San José State College faculty in September of 1954.
Extent
1 Box (.83 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research.