Personal papers of Floyd W. Preston
Preston taught in the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas from 1955-1991. This collection contains research, class notes, papers, and materials relating to the American Petroleum Institute.
- Creation: 1955 - 1991
- Preston, Floyd W., 1923- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.
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Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Floyd W. Preston
Preston received his first B.S. from the California Institute of Technology in 1944, his second B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1947, his M.S. from Michigan in 1948, and his Ph.D. from Penn State in 1957. He thereafter joined the faculty of the University of Kansas as an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, reaching full Professor status in 1965. He retired in 1991.
10 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
Language of Materials
Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from University Archives, 2017.
- Guide to the Floyd W. Preston Collection
- Personal papers of Floyd W. Preston
- Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by anm, 2018; mwh, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of Floyd W. Preston, University Archives, PP 377, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas