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William G. Raymond Papers

Identifier: RG99.0252

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Scope and Contents

The papers are correspondence on engineering education at the University of Iowa and Coe College, Cedar Rapids, and on utility regulation and reports by Raymond and others on utility regulation cases in Iowa and other states. Correspondents include W. R. Boyd, Pierce Butler, Anson Marston, and M. A. Repass.


  • Creation: 1904-1929


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This collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

William Galt Raymond was born in Princeton, Iowa, March 2, 1859, and died in Iowa City, June 17, 1926. After attending the University of Kansas, his degrees were C.E., Washington University, St. Louis, 1884; LL.D., 1905; Eng. D., University of Michigan, 1919. In addition to positions with railroads and engineering firms, Raymond taught civil engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, 1884-1890, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1892-1904. In 1904 he came to Iowa to direct the engineering program, from 1905 as the first dean of the College of Applied Science. In 1927 the college was renamed College of Engineering. Raymond was active in professional societies and he published many books and articles.


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Dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering, 1904-1926

Method of Acquisition

Material transferred to University Archives from the College of Engineering in November 1979. Collection processed by Earl M. Rogers in August 1997. Guide posted to the Internet in 2000; updated January 2008.

Related Materials

Lambert, B.J. William Galt Raymond. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1947

Folder, "Raymond, William G.", in Faculty and Staff Vertical Files Collection (RG01.0015.003)


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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242