Water Wheel Construction : thesis / by Louis Thomas Yarborough 1893 June

Creator
Yarborough, Louis Thomas, 1873-1951
Size
16 pages
Location

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Call number
MSS 00100

Louis T. Yarborough's 1893 thesis, Water Wheel Construction, contains 12 handwritten pages and four pages of drawings. The drawings include the side elevation of the turbine water wheel, the front elevation of the turbine water wheel showing the outer and inner casing, a horizontal vertical section of the turbine water wheel runner, and a vertical section of the turbine water wheel.

Louis Thomas Yarbrough (1873 - 1951) was a member of the first graduating class at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University) in 1893, and presented his thesis titled "Water Wheel Construction" for the completion of a bachelor's degree in education. He was a United States postal inspector for more than 37 years. His daughter, Mary Yarbrough, graduated from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) in 1927, becoming one of the school's first women graduates.

Biographical/historical note

Louis Thomas Yarbrough (1873 - 1951) was a member of the first graduating class at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University) in 1893, and presented his thesis titled "Water Wheel Construction" for the completion of a bachelor's degree in education. He was a United States postal inspector for more than 37 years. His daughter, Mary Yarbrough, graduated from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) in 1927, becoming one of the school's first women graduates.

Scope/content

Louis T. Yarborough's 1893 thesis, Water Wheel Construction, contains 12 handwritten pages and four pages of drawings. The drawings include the side elevation of the turbine water wheel, the front elevation of the turbine water wheel showing the outer and inner casing, a horizontal vertical section of the turbine water wheel runner, and a vertical section of the turbine water wheel.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Water Wheel Construction : thesis / by Louis Thomas Yarborough, MSS 00100, 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.