Reflections in Time: Interview with Sylvester Williams,1983

In 1983 Sylvester Williams, retired Professor (1953-1967) and Chair of the Municipal University of Omaha Engineering department, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Sylvester Williams received B.E. and M.E. (1927) degrees from Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, PA. After service as a lieutenant in World War I, Williams spent over 30 years in private industry, including supervising the construction of U.S. Navy bombs at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee, WI. He arrived at OU in 1953 as Professor of Engineering and department chair. In 1962, the university established the Sylvester V. Williams award to recognize the accomplishments of an OU senior Engineering student. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/q22wlnRP4PQ, UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:55:56
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Abstract/Description: In 1983 Sylvester Williams, retired Professor (1953-1967) and Chair of the Municipal University of Omaha Engineering department, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Sylvester Williams received B.E. and M.E. (1927) degrees from Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, PA. After service as a lieutenant in World War I, Williams spent over 30 years in private industry, including supervising the construction of U.S. Navy bombs at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee, WI. He arrived at OU in 1953 as Professor of Engineering and department chair. In 1962, the university established the Sylvester V. Williams award to recognize the accomplishments of an OU senior Engineering student. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/q22wlnRP4PQ
Subject(s): Interviews
Williams, Sylvester V.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Date Created: 1983

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