Dates: 1977-1988

Collection Number: MS 639

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder (5 items).

Creators/Collectors: Gianniny, Omer Alan, Jr.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: O. Alan Gianniny Reports, MS 639, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Biographical/Historical Information: O. Alan Gianniny, Jr. (1925-2012) was born in Charlottesville, Va. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia in 1947 and earned master's and doctoral degrees in education at the University of Virginia. He taught in the English department before transferring to the Engineering School.

Scope and Content: This is a collection of papers published by Gianniny about engineering education.


Folder 1: Human Values in the Urban Environment: Roles for Humanists in Decision and Policy Situations (1977).

Folder 2: Mechanical Engineering Education in America: Its First Century (1979).

Folder 3: Engineering: A Liberating Education for a High-Technology World? (1982).

Folder 4: Viewing Public Interest through Corporate Prisms: Ethical Dilemmas in the Engineering Profession (1985).

Folder 5: To Follow Truth – To Tolerate Error: Thomas Jefferson, Science and Education (1988).

Subjects: Engineering--Education

Record Types: Reports.