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Memoir

DeVolson Wood
Regents' Proceedings 249

DeVolson Wood, A.M., Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, 1857-1859, Professor of Physics and Civil Engineering, 1859-1860, Professor of Civil Engineering, 1860-1872, resigned to accept a Chair in Stevens Institute of Technology. Died at Hoboken, NJ. June 27, 1897. 1857 – 1872

Regents’ Proceedings, September 1872, Page 249

The following communication was read by the President:

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,
Hoboken, New Jersey, Sept. 17, 1872.

To the Honorable, the Board of Regents:
I hereby tender the resignation of my professorship of Civil Engineering in the University.
Having represented my department for fifteen consecutive years, and having received the cordial support of the officers of the University in my endeavors to build it up, it is not without some regrets that I now sever my connection with it. But I trust that under the direction of my successor, (whoever he may be,) it will be much more prosperous in the future than it has been in the past. I shall retain a warm interest, not only in the prosperity of this department, but also of the whole University.

Respectfully submitted,
DeVolson Wood,