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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

Ivan Zarobsky Papers, 1921 to 1955

UM-4

Size: 1 linear foot


Provenance: Jim Machen, Engineering, June 9th, 1982

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Fair

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: June 10, 1982

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Ivan Zarobsky was the Head of Engineering Drawing and Machine Design at the University of Toledo from 1921 until his death in 1953.
           

Before coming to UT, Zarobsky earned his BA and MA in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University. He then went on to work at numerous places including, but not limited to: Bowling Green Rubber Co., Surface Combustion Co., Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corp., and numerous automobile industries. At UT, he was a member of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education and the American Association of University Professors.


Scope and Content Note

Collection consists primarily of course related materials of Ivan Zarobsky, professor and head of the departments of Mechanical Engineering Design and Engineering Drawing from 1921 until his death in 1953. Included are course syllabi and examinations, sample grade books, class notes, and several examples of student work (drawings).


Also contained are transcripts of chapters of the book “Fundamentals of Machine Design” which he co-authored along with several items of correspondence pertaining to that publication, and three unidentified photographs of the Curtiss School of Flying (1919). Materials are arranged by series based on Zarobsky’s activities.

 

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

1

1

Personal Vita

1

2

Course Syllabus- “Advanced Machine Drawing”

1

3

Course Syllabus- “Descriptive Geometry”

1

4

Course Syllabus- “Engineering Drawing”

1

5

Course Syllabus- “Industrial Engineering”

1

6

Course Syllabus- “Machine Drawing”

1

7

Course Syllabus- “Mechanism I”

1

8

Course Syllabus- “Metal Processing”

1

9

Course Syllabus- “Tool and Die Design”

1

10

Grade Books (1943-1948)

1

11

Gradebooks (1926-1927)

1

12

Class Notes

1

13

Worksheets- “Descriptive Geometry”

1

14

Student Work- “Descriptive Geometry”

1

15

Student Work- “Engineering Drawing”

1

16

Student Work- “Engineering Drawing”

1

17

Student Work- “Engineering Drawing”

1

18

Student Work- “Machine Design”

1

19

Student Work- “Machine Design”

1

20

Student Work- “Machine Design”

1

21

Student Work- “Machine Design”

1

22

Student Work- “Machine Design”

1

23

Student Work- Ohio State University

1

24

Photographs- Curtiss Flight School

1

25

Fundamentals of Machine Design Typescripts

1

26

Fundamentals of Machine Design Correspondence

 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16