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John Stinson Cook Papers

Identifier: MS039

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John Stinson Cook graduated from Georgia Tech in 1937 with a B.S. in General Science. This collection is comprised of materials he obtained during his graduation ceremonies and from his relative, John Carr Cook.


  • 1900-1937


General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case).

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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


0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The John Stinson Cook papers include materials collected by both John Stinson Cook, and his relativeJohn Carr Cook. The Physics Lecture notebook, kept by John Carr Cook, includes class notes and sketches from October 4, 1900 to May 30, 1901.

The J. B. McCrary Company advertisement names John Carr Cook as the second Vice President and Chief Engineer to the municipal works consultant company. The paper broadside itself is in poor condition and had been taped together prior to its donation to the archives.

The Honor Day Exercises Program and Commencement Invitation date from 1937, the year John Stinson Cook graduated. The invitation is a leather booklet that outlines the five-day Commencement Ceremony and lists all the graduates by their degrees earned.

Biography of John Stinson Cook

A native of Atlanta, John Stinson Cook graduated from Georgia Tech in 1937 with a B. S. in General Science. He was involved with the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity on campus.

One of Cook's relatives was John Carr Cook, a vice president and chief engineer with the J. B. McCrary Company.Joseph Boyd McCrary, an 1891 Mechanical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech, owned this company.


These papers are arranged chronologically.

Other Finding Aids

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


John Stinson Cook gave these materials to Sarah E. Jackson of the Georgia Tech English Department when she was co-writing Images and Memories. She then donated the materials to the Archives in September 1986. Accession #1987.0715 (old number: 87-07-15).

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case).

Processing Information

Yen M. Tang processed these papers in 2000.

Inventory of the John Stinson Cook Papers, 1900-1937
Yen M. Tang
Copyright 2001.
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 4th Street, NW
Atlanta 30332-0900 USA