Georgia Tech Research Institute
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection consists of faculty, staff, and student directories published by the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Abstract Cherry L. Emerson, the son of Georgia Tech’s first dean, Dr. William Henry Emerson, graduated from Georgia Tech in 1909 and embarked upon a successful engineering career which included over twenty-five years with Robert and Company. In 1945, he returned to Georgia Tech as Dean of the School of Engineering. In 1948, he was named vice-president; under his direction, the institution’s physical plant nearly doubled in size. He left Georgia Tech in 1955 and died in 1959. His papers include...
Abstract Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), formerly known as the Engineering Experiment Station (EES), was created by the Georgia Legislature in 1919. The institute focuses on technical research for Georgia Tech. This collection contains three press releases dealing with GTRI research from 1947.
Abstract This collection contains images produced or collected by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) from ca. 1934-1997. The images document the research, activities, and history of the organization. The majority of images in the collection are from the Engineering Experiment Station (EES) historical display at the fiftieth anniversary celebration or are images used in EES/GTRI publications.
Abstract This collection is made up of Baker's identification cards; one piece of correspondence to his daughters, which dates from World War II; a condolence letter to Baker's wife; his obituaries; and dedication programs for the Baker Building on the Georgia Tech campus, named in his honor. Baker's two diplomas from Emory University (Bachelor of Law 1961; Doctor of Law 1970) and a 1973 citation from the Georgia Tech Research Institute are also included in this collection.
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Abstract Harry Baker was a 1934 Georgia Tech graduate and the president of the Georgia Tech Research Institute from 1946 until his untimely death in 1973. The majority of this collection documents Baker's professional career while at Georgia Tech.
Scope and Contents The negatives are primarily undated, unidentified, black and white pictures. They appear to be pictures from the early days of the Georgia Tech Enginnering Experiment station. The pictures are primarily of mechanical equipment and people doing research.
Abstract These records cover the two-year period during which Arthur G. Hansen was President of Georgia Tech (1969-1971), as well as the last three to five year period of the administration of President Edwin D. Harrison. These papers include administrative and personal correspondence as well as financial files.
Abstract The Research News and Publications Office Visual Materials consists of slides and photographs documenting research and innovation at Georgia Tech and organizations related to Georgia Tech. The images in this collection were taken to illustrate articles in one of RNPO's publications.
Abstract This collection consists of black and white photographs (primarily 8 by 10 inches) that were used in The Research Engineer, a magazine produced by the Engineering Experiment Station from 1946 to 1964. The backs of the photographs contain notes, written in crayon and pencil, about how to prepare the pictures for publication.