The theses in this collection were prepared by undergraduate students enrolled in the UI College of Engineering during the early 1900's. Many of the theses were implemented as public works projects by Iowa communities and are so indicated by title. For example:Broderick, Elmer Frank. Sewage disposal plant at Newton, Iowa. 1912. 119.The titles are arranged in alphabetical order by name of author, including year of completion. The number at the end of each entry was assigned chronologically at one time by cataloging staff as each title was received. A total of 247 titles are listed. Some of the volumes are in fragile condition; contact Special Collections staff prior to use.