Palmer C. Ricketts
John Wiley & Sons: NY (1934, Third Edition)
T171 R49 R5 1934
Palmer Chamberlain Ricketts (RPI Class of 1875) published three histories
of Rensselaer in 1895, 1914, and 1934. The third edition, reproduced
here, recalls the Institute's history from its inception through Ricketts's
43 year tenure as director and later president of the Institute. Known
as "the builder," Ricketts greatly expanded both the curriculum and
the campus during its transformation into a technological university.
For more information about the author, visit the following web sites:
Rensselaer Alumni Hall of Fame
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