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Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases

Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases
Identification: MF060
Date: 1947
Size/Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (one archival folder)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Tech Research Institute.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
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.

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

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


Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Engineering Experiment Station.
Georgia Tech Research Institute.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Georgia Tech Research Institute Press Releases (MF060), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

Accession #2004.058 (old number: 2004.58).

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed these papers in 2004.

Revisions to Finding Aid

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

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    None.

    Restrictions: Use

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


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


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    11Atlanta housing, September 21, 1947
     
    11Peanut oil, September 7, 1947
     
    11Leading forest counties, September 1, 1947