St. Patrick Was an Engineer


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Science , Saint Patrick's Day , Engineering

Description:
This small exhibit explores the St. Patrick's Day traditions of the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC), whose students "were the first to 'discover' that St. Patrick was an engineer. Since 1903, UMC engineering students have celebrated St. Patrick's Day (March 17) as a holiday set aside for engineers." Includes photos and images of historical buttons and other ephemera from the celebrations. From the UMC Archives.

Publisher:
Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://muarchives.missouri.edu/St.Pat%27sDay.html


PID= res:lii-27557