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Harvey E. Wahls oral history, 18 November 2014

Item information

Title:
Harvey E. Wahls oral history, 18 November 2014
Topics:
University History
People
Engineering
Subjects:
Interviews
College students
Engineering
Original Format:
Digital video recording
Extent:
1:00:53
Item identifier:
mc00449-oh-wahls-20141118
Interviewer:
Ferris, Virginia L. more info on Ferris, Virginia L. 
Interviewee:
Wahls, Harvey E. more info on Wahls, Harvey E. 
Created Date:
Description:
This interview was conducted in the Multimedia Seminar Classroom of D.H. Hill Library at North Carolina State University. Wahls discusses his early years near Chicago, Illinois, and education at Northwestern University; joining the faculty of the Civil Engineering department at North Carolina State in 1960; the influence of Ralph Fadum as a teacher and mentor; his research in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering; department heads Charlie Bremer, Donald Dean, Paul Zia, and Downey Brill; the development of Centennial Campus; and changes in the department over time.
Genre:
Oral histories (Document genres)
Interviews
Names:
Ferris, Virginia L. more info on Ferris, Virginia L. 
North Carolina State University -- History more info on North Carolina State University -- History 
Wahls, Harvey E. more info on Wahls, Harvey E. 
North Carolina State University -- Faculty more info on North Carolina State University -- Faculty 
Fadum, Ralph E. more info on Fadum, Ralph E., 1912- 
North Carolina State University. Centennial Campus more info on North Carolina State University. Centennial Campus 
North Carolina State University. Department of Civil Engineering more info on North Carolina State University. Department of Civil Engineering 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
NC State Institutional Histories