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Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases

 Collection
Identifier: MF060

  • Staff Only

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.

Dates

  • 1947

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

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

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The press releases in this collection deal with GTRI research topics. They all date from September 1-21, 1947 and relate to three distinct subjects: Atlanta housing, peanut oil, and leading forest counties.

Administrative History of Georgia Tech Research Institute

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), formerly known as the Engineering Experiment Station (EES), was created by the Georgia Legislature in 1919. In the 1930s, EES researched mainly in the areas of textile, ceramics, and helicopter engineering. In the twenty-first century, GTRI has broadened the research to engineering, science, economics, and other technical research and services.

Arrangement

The press releases are arranged in chronological order. There are two copies of each press release.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession #2004.058 (old number: 2004.58).

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed these papers in 2004.
Title
Inventory of the Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases, 1947
Subtitle
MF060
Status
Completed
Author
Jody Thompson
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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