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Wylie B. Wendt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2006_037-UA
Diplomas, certificates, and a plaque, primarily documenting Wendt's membership in various professional, honorary and fraternal organizations. The collection also includes a few certificates for founding members of the local chapter of Sigma Mu Sigma (originally a fraternity for college Masons), as well as that group's charter.

Dates

  • 1917-1950

Creator

Extent

.375 linear feet (1 flat box)

Biographical sketch

Wylie Brodbeck Wendt was born in 1885 in Newport, Kentucky, and received a BCE and CE from the University of Kentucky. He came to the University of Louisville's Speed Scientific School in 1925, serving among its original faculty. He also served as head of the department of Civil Engineering for most of his tenure. He helped found local chapters of Sigma Mu Sigma, Theta Tau, and Sigma Tau, as well as a student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering. Wendt took emeritus status in 1950 and retired from teaching in 1954.

Creator

Title
Wylie B. Wendt Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

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