Preliminary Guide to the James Englund Papers circa 1956-1984

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Englund, James S.
Preliminary Guide to the James Englund Papers
Date [inclusive]
circa 1956-1984
11 Linear feet, 11 Boxes
(MASC STAFF USE) MS 1984-42: 2-14-28-3; MS 1984-52: 2-6-1-6
Collection materials are in English.
This collection contains research records and professional papers of Dr. James S. Englund, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the James Englund Papers, circa 1956-1984 (MSSM.017)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Dr. James S. Englund was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University. Dr. Englund began teaching at Washington State College in 1948.

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Scope and Content

These materials were received in multiple installments, accessioned separately as described below.

MS 1984-42: This collection contains professional papers of Dr. James S. Englund, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University. The papers pertain to a variety of topics, including the Dow Chemical Company, solar energy, solar water purifier, solar sterilization, combustion, acoustics, vibrations, noise reduction, heat pumps, the Chicago Fire Brick Company, mechanical and electrical equipment for buildings, and the Bonneville Dam. The collection also contains faculty and teaching notes, incoming and outgoing correspondence, research proposals, technical drawings, transparencies, and photographs.

MS 1984-52: This collection consists of research records from the 1970s to the 1980s pertaining to WSU's solar energy project with Washington Water Power, creating a house in Spokane, WA, heated by solar energy (referred to as the Chevron Project, and supported by the Chevron Research Company), and energy conservation with the Bonneville Power Administration. The collection also includes records and research material for projects on environmental engineering, noise in food processing plants, Englund's work with math and science classes at the Pullman High School, and roller rinks. Additionally, the collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, professional contact records, and teaching materials.

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This is an unprocessed collection. Arrangement reflects a pre-existing order from the records’ creators or previous custodians.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use, subject to review for the presence of evaluated student work or other protected private information.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

James Englund donated these papers to the Washington State University Libraries in 1984 (MS 1984-42 and MS 1984-52).

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Related Materials

Separated Material

MS 1984-42: Approximately four cubic feet of journals and other publications were transfered to the Owen Science Library.

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Names and Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Englund, James S. -- Records and correspondence.


  • Colleges and Universities
  • Washington (State)

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