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Coon, John Saylor



  • Existence: 1854 - 1938

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Atlanta Section records

Identifier: MS345

This collection contains the office files of the Atlanta Section of ASME, including meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, bylaws and guidelines, officer and committee files, membership directories and news, and files on the history of the Section.

Dates: 1916-ca. 2000 (bulk 1956-1996); Majority of material found within 1956 - 1996

John Saylor Coon Building Specifications

Identifier: MS010

John Saylor Coon was the first Mechanical Engineering professor at Georgia Tech. This collection consists of building specifications he wrote and a newspaper article.

Dates: 1899-1973 (bulk 1899-1910); Majority of material found within 1899 - 1910

John Saylor Coon Collection

Identifier: MS313

This collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence to and from John Saylor Coon, as well as a ledger that Coon kept between about 1916 and 1919.

Dates: 1878-1967

John Saylor Coon Photograph

Identifier: VAM313

This collection contains one reprint photograph of John Saylor Coon.

Dates: undated

Louis A. Cavalli Mechanical Engineering Photograph Collection

Identifier: VAM010

This collection contains nine black and white photographs including an image of the wood shop and several early years of Mechanical Engineering graduates.

Dates: 1899-1909

Thomas P. Thompson Papers

Identifier: MS170

Thomas P. Thompson, an 1896 graduate of Georgia Tech, earned his master's degree from Cornell University in 1898. He spent most of his professional life in Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as city manager from 1933 until 1938 and was named "First Citizen" in 1950. His papers include copies of "The Georgia Tech" and student labs and reports from Cornell University.

Dates: 1894-1957 (bulk 1894-1898); Majority of material found within 1894 - 1898