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The Ernst Weber Collection RG.033

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Creator: Weber, Ernst
Title: Guide to the Ernst Weber Collection, 1922-2002
Dates [inclusive]: 1922-2002
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1930-1992
Abstract: Ernst Weber was an award-winning and accomplished electrical engineer, pioneering advancements in the field both through his own research and his work in founding and running prominent institutions. He was a pioneer in the field of microwave technology. Ernst Weber was president of the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (Poly) from 1957-1969. During his tenure Poly saw some of its greatest students and achievements, while Weber held together an institution struggling with financial distress and impending mergers. The papers of Ernst Weber include writings, awards, collected publications, a variety of items related to the university, papers of the Microwave Research Institute (now Weber Research Institute) and documents related to professional institutions.
Quantity: 56.0 Cubic feet 32 boxes
Call Phrase: RG.033