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Lowell S. Terrell Notebooks

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Lowell S. Terrell Notebooks
Identification: MS102
Date: 1914-1915
Size/Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (one document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Terrell, Lowell S., 1890-1988
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Lowell S. Terrell graduated from Georgia Tech in 1915 with a B. S. in Electrical Engineering. The thirty-two lab notebooks that comprise this collection are from two of his classes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born December 18, 1890 in College Park, Georgia, Lowell S. Terrell lived in nearby Clayton County for most of his adult life. He graduated with a B. S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1915. Terrell worked at Western Union for 44 years before becoming a county tax assessor for ten years. With his wife, Eleanor Pace, they had two sons and two daughters. Lowell Terrell died in 1988.

Scope and Content Note

Lowell Terrell kept these notebooks, numbering thirty-two, on a weekly basis. All were removed from a binder. The range of dates for the first set of notebooks, taken in an electrical engineering laboratory, fall between February 10, 1914 and April 1, 1915. Terrell recorded the second set of notebooks from a mechanical engineering laboratory that he took during his senior year, from November 7, 1914 until May 29, 1915.


The notebooks are arranged by the course for which they were kept, and chronologically within class designation.

Index Terms

Electrical engineering--Problems, exercises, etc.
Engineering--Study and teaching.
Georgia School of Technology. Students.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Lowell S. Terrell Notebooks (MS102), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #1993.0201 (old number: 93-02-01).

Processing Information

Yen M. Tang processed these papers in 2000.

Revisions to Finding Aid

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

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    11Electrical Engineering Lab, 1914-1915
    12Mechanical Engineering Lab, 1914-1915