Rand, Walter, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Rand, Walter
Dates: ca.1930-1990's
Abstract: Collection consists of autobiographical and biographical materials, correspondence, research papers and notes, conference presentations, reprints of published articles. Included are also numerous albums of photographs from the 1930's to 1990's.
Quantity: 10 lin.ft.
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3034

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A., Lakewood, New Jersey, in 2003-2005.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Walter Rand (b.1914) PhD, among displaced persons from Estonia after 1945, resettled in the US, Professor of Civil Engineering at City University New York. Born on June 11, 1914 in Estonia. Graduated from the Technical University of Tallin in 1941, received the Doctor of Engineering degree at the Technical University of Karlsruhe in 1943. Involved in hydraulics research at Karlsruhe (1942-1944), worked as project engineer with M. Delens Enterprises in Brussels 1945-1951. Researcher in hydraulics at the State University of Iowa (1951-1953). Assistant Professor at the New York University (1953-1956) and the City College of New York since 1956. Author of many publications in the area of civil engineering.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Rand, Walter collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Rand, Walter collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Rand, Walter Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Estonian
Displaced persons
Civil Engineering