Robert G. Hennes papers, 1930-1992  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hennes, Robert G. (Robert Graham), 1905-1999
Title
Robert G. Hennes papers
Dates
1930-1992 (inclusive)
Quantity
13.76 cubic feet
Collection Number
2206
Summary
Correspondence, research and consulting files, speeches and writings, and other papers of Robert G. Hennes, a civil engineering professor at the University of Washington, Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of civil engineering and chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Washington.

Robert Graham Hennes was born in Michigan in 1905. He received a B.S. degree in civil engineering in 1927 from the University of Notre Dame. In 1928, he received a M.S. degree from M.I.T. and became the senior engineering aid to the assistant engineer for the city of Detroit, a position he held until 1934. That year he came to the University of Washington (UW) as an instructor in civil engineering until 1937. Professor Hennes continued on at UW as assistant professor from 1937-1941, associate professor from 1941-1947, and professor from 1947-1973. Dr. Hennes then became a professor emeritus of Civil Engineering. Hennes served on various university, state and national groups, most notably as chairman of the Division of Economic Studies for the Highway Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, chairman of the Washington State Council for Highway Research, and chairman of the University of Washington Transportation Research Group. Hennes was also a prolific writer and co-authored the textbook "Transportation Engineering."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, research and consulting files, speeches, reports, committee files, curriculum files, conference and convention files, manuscripts and reprints of papers by Robert Hennes, faculty and alumni lists, and photographs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2206-001: Robert G. Hennes papers, circa 1928-1973Return to Top

9 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, research and consulting files.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Prof. Hennes, 1973-08-28

Description
Robert G. Hennes papers

Accession No. 2206-002: Robert G. Hennes papers, 1958-1965Return to Top

.62 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, committee files.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Transferred from Civil Engineering Dept. by authority of R.O. Sylvester, chmn., 1987-08-28

Description
Robert G. Hennes papers

Accession No. 2206-003: Robert G. Hennes papers, 1920-1969 (bulk 1950-1960)Return to Top

3 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, curriculum files, project files, conference and convention files.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Arrived intermixed with the Edgar Horwood papers from the basement of More Hall, 1987-07-02

Description
Robert G. Hennes papers

Accession No. 2206-004: Robert G. Hennes papers, 1936-1992Return to Top

1.14 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Manuscripts and reprints of papers by Robert Hennes on highway research and other civil engineering topics (many from the University of Washington Engineering Experiment Station), University of Washington Department of Civil Engineering faculty lists and alumni lists, conference proceedings and programs, issues of "The Trend in Engineering" University of Washington journal, and photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Paul Hennes, 2007-07-19

Description
Robert G. Hennes papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Civil engineering--Study and teaching--Washington (State)
  • Highway research--United States
  • Highway research--Washington (State)
  • Professional associations--United States
  • Transportation and state--United States
  • Transportation and state--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Hennes, Robert G. (Robert Graham), 1905-1999--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • International Committee on Underground Planning
  • National Science Foundation (U.S.)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • University of Washington. Department of Civil Engineering
  • University of Washington--Faculty--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Washington (State)--Transportation
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Ekse, Martin L (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Association of University Professors. University of Washington Chapter (creator)
    • Highway Research Board. Economics, Finance and Administration Department. Economics Studies Division (creator)
    • University of Washington. Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom (creator)
    • University of Washington. Transportation Research Group (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)