Lora Brueck; Douglas G. Thompson; Janet Begin Richardson; and Instructional Media Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institue
Photographs and interviews with alumnae are used to trace the 25 year history of women undergraduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute; the alumnae also talk about their experiences as women scientists and engineers in the workplace and their hopes for today's undergraduates.
Interviewees: Leslie Small Zorabedian '72; Anne McPartland Dodd '75; Judith Nitsch '76; Lee Kellett '81; Chrysanthe Demetry Terwilliger '88; Ellen Madigan '92; Jennifer Shiel '94.
Running time: 15:44
Pioneer class; sketches of the lives of all members of the class of 1871 of Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Donald Egbert Johnson and James E. Mooney
A collection of brief biographical sketches of the first students to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Zelotes Wood Coombs
An unpublished, typewritten manuscript titled "History of Worcester Polytechnic Institute" and transcribed from selections of handwritten notes by Zelotes Coombs, which includes history of the founding of the school, its land and buildings, and other information about its early history until about 1927.
The digitized manuscript has been divided into three parts, made available as PDFs for ease of access: Table of Contents, Volume 1, and Volume 2. A full PDF version is also available for use.
Chester Moore Inman
Scrapbook of photographs taken or collected by Chester Moore Inman, WPI 1914, Mechanical Engineering Instructor, 1921-1922, in 1913 and 1914. Scrapbook includes photographs of students, faculty, buildings, travels in New England, and campus events. It also includes photographs taken after Inman's graduation in 1914. Individual photographs have been digitized seperately and those related to WPI are availabile as part of the WPI Historical Images collection.