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American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section Visual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: VAM345

Abstract

This collection contains photographs from a few ASME-Atlanta events and awards presentations as well as images of some ASME-Atlanta individuals.

Dates

  • 1968-1992

Creator

General Physical Description note

(31 images)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

These images were separated from the manuscript portion of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section Records. This collection contains both black and white and color photographs from a few ASME-Atlanta events and awards presentations, 1968-1992. There is also a composite negative containing the images of ASME-Atlanta Fellows, 1946-1968.

Administrative History of American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section

The first meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section, a local branch of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, took place on June 21, 1913. John Saylor Coon, the first Mechanical Engineering and Drawing professor at the Georgia School of Technology, was one of the fourteen founding members and the first chairman of the Section. A constitution and by-laws were approved in August 1916. Membership grew steadily during the decades following, reaching 600 members by 1977. The Section began holding monthly meetings early in its existence, with presentations on technical topics of interest to the mechanical engineering community. This practice continues in the early years of the twenty-first century.

The Atlanta Section, originally part of Region IV of the national American Society of Mechanical Engineers, became part of Region XI when it was formed in the spring of 1962.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in chronological order, as separated from the manuscript collection. All but one of the folders retain the original manuscript folder names. The exception is Folder 3, retitled to better reflect the contents, from the original "F. Neely/W. Crawford, 1984" to "Miscellaneous Photos."

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

Accession #2002.090.

Accruals

This collection may have additional donations in the future.

Related Materials

The Georgia Tech Archives also holds a collection on the history of Region XI of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Region XI encompasses Georgia and seven other southeastern states. This collection will be processed as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - History Region XI Notebook (MS347).

Separated Material

The manuscript portion of this collection is processed separately as MS345.

General Physical Description note

(31 images)

Processing Information

Mandi D. Johnson processed these visual materials in October 2008.
Title
Inventory of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section Visual Materials, 1968-1992
Subtitle
VAM345
Status
completed
Author
Mandi D. Johnson
Date
Copyright October 2008.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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