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R. A. Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS118

  • Staff Only

Abstract

R. A. Young's papers include correspondence relating to his activities as editor of the Journal of Applied Crystallography, and materials relating to his career at Georgia Tech and his research.

Dates

  • 1952-1996

Creator

Physical Description

(31 record center cartons, 1 document case)

Restrictions: Access

Restrictions noted in box list.

Restrictions: Use

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

Extent

31.4 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

R. A. Young's papers include correspondence relating to his activities as editor of the Journal of Applied Crystallography, his career at Georgia Tech, and his research on powder diffraction and other areas. The Georgia Tech materials reveal his administrative and teaching contributions to the School of Physics and EES.

Biography of Ray A. Young

R. A. (Robert Alan) Young (known as Ray), Professor Emeritus of Physics, earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Georgia Tech (1950 and 1951) and his Ph.D. from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1959. In addition to teaching in the School of Physics, Dr. Young headed several branches of Georgia Tech's Engineering Experiment Station (EES). His principal research experience was in crystal physics and in the physics and applications of x-ray, electron, and neutron diffraction phenomena. He co-edited the Journal of Applied Crystallography beginning in 1967.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Donations, 1998 and 2002. Accession numbers: 1998.0302 (old number: 98-03-02) and 2002.099.

Physical Description

(31 record center cartons, 1 document case)

Note:

In an effort to provide broader access, this finding aid has not been fully expanded, but presented as a basic box list.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro encoded this collection summary in March 2006.
Title
R. A. Young Papers 1952-1996MS118
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Christine de Catanzaro
Date
Copyright 2006.
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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