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Charles A. Jones Notebook

Charles A. Jones Notebook

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles A. Jones Notebook
Identification: MS014
Date: 1904
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (one half-sized document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Jones, Charles A., Sr., (Charles Alfred), 1882-1969
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Charles A. Jones, a professor of textile engineering at Georgia Tech, maintained this 1904 laboratory notebook containing fabric swatches and their analyses.

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

A. French Textile School.
Flax industry--Georgia--Atlanta.
Textile engineering.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Charles A. Jones Notebook (MS014), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


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

Processing Information

Yen M. Tang processed these papers in 2000.

Revisions to Finding Aid

January 2006:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. March 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

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    11Laboratory notebook, 1904