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Charles A. Jones Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS014

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Abstract

Charles A. Jones, a professor of textile engineering at Georgia Tech, maintained this 1904 laboratory notebook containing fabric swatches and their analyses.

Dates

  • 1904

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized 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

As a professor in textile engineering, Charles A. Jones experimented with different materials. The laboratory notebook contains swatches of fabric from these tests and their analyses from March of 1904.

Biography of Charles A. (Charles Alfred) Jones, Sr.

Charles A. Jones was a professor of textile engineering and an alumnus of Georgia Tech. He was the department head of the A. French Textile School from 1933 to 1945 and taught for twenty-nine years before retiring in 1953. Professor Jones researched and cultivated flax, a cloth material made from rayon waste. He wrote several books on this topic. Born in Vinings, Georgia on November 16, 1882, he resided there until his death in 1969.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession #1985.1004 (old number: 85-10-04). (Immediate provenance unknown.)

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case)

Processing Information

Yen M. Tang processed these papers in 2000.
Title
Inventory of the Charles A. Jones Notebook, 1904
Subtitle
MS014
Status
Completed
Author
Yen M. Tang
Date
Copyright 2000.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

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

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