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Homer S. Weber Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: VAM036

  • Staff Only

Abstract

Dr. Homer S. Weber was a student and faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering department at Georgia Tech. This collection contains 1 gelatin silver print of the 1953 Georgia Tech Faculty.

Dates

  • 1953

Creator

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

All copyright restrictions under the laws of the United States Copyright must be obeyed. All photographs in this collection are subject to approval before publication may be permitted. Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 gelatin silver print in fair condition (crease in the middle of print).

Biography of Homer Weber

Dr. Homer Squire Weber was born in East Lake, Tennessee on February 24, 1898. He began his career at Georgia Tech as a student in 1920. After earning his B. S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1924, he remained at Tech, completing work on his master's degree in 1930.

He began teaching at Georgia Tech in 1924 in the Department of Engineering, Drawing and Mechanics and remained at the school until his retirement in 1962. He took leaves of absence while pursuing his Ph.D. from Stanford University, receiving his degree in 1941. In 1946, Dr. Weber was appointed the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

In World War II Weber served as a navy seaman. His activities included memberships in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Engineering Education, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Tau Sigma.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession number: 1987.0709 (old accession #87-07-09).

Separated Material

This photograph has been separated from the Homer Weber Papers, MS #036.

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed this photograph in 2004.
Title
Inventory of the Homer S. Weber Photograph Collection, 1953
Subtitle
VAM036
Status
Completed
Author
Jody Thompson
Date
Copyright 2004.
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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