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Creator: Berry, Charles Harold.
Title:Charles Harold Berry papers
Dates:1879-1963 (bulk 1917-1963)
Call Number:M102
Location:63/1
Volume:2 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Scope and Content Note:The Charles Harold Berry papers document Berry's academic and non-academic career; they include typed and hand-written lecture notes and class materials, notes and calculations, and papers and technical articles written by Berry about various topics in engineering. Berry assembled these curricular materials for use in teaching over the course of many years. The collection also includes reprints, pamphlets, and reports by other authors, representing engineering scholarship in steam power, hydraulics, and thermodynamics in the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries.
Historical Abstract:Charles Harold Berry (1889-1965) was a professor of mechanical engineering at Northeastern University from 1955-1964. He taught at Cornell University from 1913-1918 and at Harvard University from 1928-1955. His work focused on thermodynamics and the steam power industry. He was also a technical engineer of power plants for the Detroit Edison Company and associate editor of Power magazine.
Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Berry, Charles Harold, 1889-1965

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Faculty
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Curricula
  • Harvard University -- Faculty
  • Harvard University -- Curricula
  • Gases
  • Entropy
  • Jet pumps
  • Steam Tables

  • Combustion
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics

Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted.
Related Materials:

Harvard University Archives also holds Charles H. Berry papers from 1928-1945. They were donated in 1954.

Processor:Finding aid prepared by Jeanine Rees, July 2004