Correspondence, reports, and documents, concerning sedimentation, flow of water in channels, rivers, flood control, waves
and surge, beach erosion, dams and related projects, pipes, hydraulic models, and pumps.
Morrough Parker O'Brien was born in Hammond, Indiana, on September 21, 1902. He completed high school in Toledo, Ohio, and
received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1925. He did graduate work at Purdue University,
1925-1927, and in 1927-1928, as the John R. Freeman Scholar of the American Society of Civil Engineers for study of fluid
mechanics at the Technische Hochschule in Danzig and The Royal College of Engineering in Stockholm. He received three honorary
degrees: the D.Sc. from Northwestern University; the D.Eng. from Purdue University; and the LL.D. from the University of California.
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