Strange things in the Archives

Established in 1978, the Missouri S&T Archives houses the historical, legal and cultural records of the university. In many cases these are documents and photographs, but the archives also preserves interesting campus artifacts.

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  • Robert Brickner, son of Hugo Brickner, a 1930 civil engineering graduate, and Larraine Love, the Queen of Love and Beauty 1927, donated this vintage camera in addition to photos, building plans, hand-carved items from the Far East and money from every country in that area. The younger Brickner graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and Stanford, spent time in the military as a civil engineer and then worked for civilian companies building roads and bridges in the Far East during and after the Vietnam War.

    Robert Brickner, son of Hugo Brickner, a 1930 civil engineering graduate, and Larraine Love, the Queen of Love and Beauty 1927, donated this vintage camera in addition to photos, building plans, hand-carved items from the Far East and money from every country in that area. The younger Brickner graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and Stanford, spent time in the military as a civil engineer and then worked for civilian companies building roads and bridges in the Far East during and after the Vietnam War.

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