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Harold Alan Bunger Correspondence

Harold Alan Bunger Correspondence

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold Alan Bunger Correspondence
Identification: MF034
Date: 1940
Size/Quantity: 0.05 linear feet (one archival folder)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Bunger, Harold Alan, 1896-1941
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection contains a single letter from Harold Alan Bunger, professor and chief of Georgia Tech's Chemical Engineering Department, to J. B. Crenshaw, Georgia Tech's commencement program chair. The correspondence deals with problems with the 1940 commencement exercises.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harold Alan Bunger was born in Eaton, Ohio and attended the University of Minnesota, where he received a bachelor of science degree, a chemical engineering degree, and his Ph.D. In 1927, he was hired as a Georgia Tech instructor and was made head of the Chemical Engineering department in February 1940. He was later named head of the Engineering Experiment Station in December 1940. Bunger died in 1941.

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence contains information regarding necessary changes to the graduation ceremonies at Georgia Tech. Bunger requested such changes as the date, time, and location of the ceremonies.

Index Terms

Commencement ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta.
Crenshaw, J. B., (John Bascom), 1861-1942

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Harold Alan Bunger Correspondence (MF034), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #2001.132.

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson described this item in 2002.

Revisions to Finding Aid

October 2005:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. September 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

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    1Correspondence, 1940