This guide is for researchers interested in learning more about the history of the Morrill Act and land-grant universities in the U.S. Each tab contains links to web-accessible resources and tips for finding additional information.
Excellent overview covering 1778-1977. Written by Lawrence P. Grayson and originally published in Engineering Education, v.68, no.3, December 1977, pp. 246-264. Mentions the establishment of the Iowa State College Engineering Experiment Station in 1904. (Link via IEEE Xplore.)
The impact of the Morrill Act on engineering education in the United States starts at the bottom of page 146. Written by Joseph J. Ermenc and published in The French Review, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Dec., 1956), pp. 143-148. (Link via JSTOR.)