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Joseph H. Howey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS130

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Abstract

Joseph Herman Howey (1901-) served as chair of the School of Physics. In 1976, the Physics Building was named in his honor. His papers include a manuscript notebook, entitled "Vector Analysis" and inscribed "J. H. Howey, Yale University, 1927."

Dates

  • 1927

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

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

The Joseph H. Howey papers include a manuscript notebook kept by Howey while he was a student at Yale University in 1927. Entitled "Vector Analysis," the notebook includes theorems, problems, and solutions. The notebook has been unbound for preservation reasons.

Biography of Joseph H. Howey

Joseph Herman Howey (1901-) attended Yale University for graduate school. He served as professor and director of the School of Physics for twenty-eight years during the mid-twentieth century. In 1976, the Physics Building was named in his honor.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Vincent P. Mallete, Research Scientist, School of Physics, donated this notebook in 1988. It was separated from accession #1989.0710 (old number: 89-07-10) and assigned accession #1997.0103 (old number: 97-01-03).

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

Processing Information

Susan J. Illis processed these papers in 2003.
Title
Inventory of the Joseph H. Howey Papers, 1927
Subtitle
MS130
Status
Completed
Author
Susan J. Illis
Date
Copyright 2002.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

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