The 1919 master’s thesis of Robert M. Dolve, entitled A Study of the Uniflow Steam Engine, presented to the faculty of the graduate school of Cornell University, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection. Robert M. Dolve. Robert M. Dolve was born in Portland, North Dakota. He entered the NDAC High School in 1898 and continued to college at the AC, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in 1905. He received his master’s degree from Cornell University in 1919. He began as an instructor in agricultural engineering at NDAC in 1906, after a year with the US Geological Survey. In 1910 he was made a professor on agricultural engineering. In 1912 he was an assistant professor in mechanical engineering and a professor in mechanical engineering as of 1915. He served as a mechanical engineering professor until 1926 when he was made acting Dean of the School of Mechanic Arts and Dean as of 1929. In 1954, the North Engineering building was renamed Dolve Hall in his honor.