Ralph Leland Cope Papers 1949-1955

Creator
Cope, Ralph Leland, 1904-1981
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00050

The Ralph Leland Cope Papers consists of materials for an Engineering 100 course at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University). Included are official letters, as well as quizzes, assignments, a School of Engineering placement report, and various articles about academic and professional development. Also included are materials related to freshman orientation, student advising, aptitude tests and scoring, and the industrial engineering curriculum. The materials date from between 1949 and 1955.

An alumnus of Pennsylvania State College, Ralph Leland Cope (1904-1981) was a professor of Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University from 1938 to 1969.

Biographical/historical note

Ralph Leland Cope (1904-1981) received his B.S.M.E., B.S.Ind.E., and M.E.D. from Pennsylvania State University. He was a professor of industrial engineering at North Carolina State University from 1938 to 1969.

Scope/content

The Ralph Leland Cope Papers consists of materials for an Engineering 100 course. Included are official North Carolina State University letters, as well as quizzes, assigments, a School of Engineering placement report and various articles about academic and professional development. Also included are materials related to freshman orientation, student advising, aptitude tests and scoring, and the industrial engineering curriculum. The materials were originally bound in one folder and date from between 1949 and 1955.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ralph Leland Cope Papers, MSS 00050, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gifts of Ralph Leland Cope, 1968-1970 (Accession no. 1968-0009, 1969-0020, 1970-0015).

Separated material

This collection originally contained two books about blacksmithing and foundry work collected by Ralph Cope. The volumes have been integrated into the library's Rare Books Collection. Please check the NCSU library catalog:

  • Richardson, M. T. Practical Blacksmithing, Volume IV. New York: M.T. Richardson Co., 1891.
  • Tate, James M. and Melvin O. Stone. Foundry Practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1909.

Processing information

Processed by Jennifer McElroy, 2006 February

Encoded by Jennifer McElroy, 2006 March

Papers 1949-1955
Folder 6

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ralph Leland Cope Papers, MSS 00050, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.