Clarence N. Roberts
The writing of the history of an educational institution is an extremely interesting, enlightening, and broadening experience. This is especially true of the history of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, which has a past so enriched by a glorious record of scholarship and achievements....
The writing of this historical review of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, for the celebration of the 75th Anniversary serves to bring to the people of the State of Missouri the story of the struggle for existence and the noble achievements of the past of this their educational institution. May these endeavors of the past inspire future generations to carry on the traditions so established by the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.
August 27, 1946