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Simpson Linke Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1982

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Dates

  • 2006 November 24

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Biographical/Historical Note

Simpson Linke was born to Meyer Lion and Bella Yetta Linke in Jellico, Tennessee on August 10, 1917. He completed his BS in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tennessee in 1941 and joined the Navy shortly afterward. When the war ended, Linke used the GI Bill to complete a MS in Electrical Engineering at Cornell University (1949). He spent most of his professional career at Cornell, where he worked as an Instructor of Electrical Engineering (1946-1949), as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (1949-1953), as an Associate Professor of Engineering (1953-1963), and as a Professor of Engineering (1963-1986).

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Simpson Linke donated this collection to the Center for the Study of War and Society on March 22, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480