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Joseph H. Howey Papers

Joseph H. Howey Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph H. Howey Papers
Identification: MS130
Date: 1927
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (one half-size document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Howey, Joseph Herman, 1901-
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Joseph Herman Howey (1901-) served as chair of the School of Physics. In 1976, the Physics Building was named in his honor. His papers include a manuscript notebook, entitled "Vector Analysis" and inscribed "J. H. Howey, Yale University, 1927."

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Herman Howey (1901-) attended Yale University for graduate school. He served as professor and director of the School of Physics for twenty-eight years during the mid-twentieth century. In 1976, the Physics Building was named in his honor.

Scope and Content Note

The Joseph H. Howey papers include a manuscript notebook kept by Howey while he was a student at Yale University in 1927. Entitled "Vector Analysis," the notebook includes theorems, problems, and solutions. The notebook has been unbound for preservation reasons.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Physics.
Vector analysis.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Joseph H. Howey Papers (MS130), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Vincent P. Mallete, Research Scientist, School of Physics, donated this notebook in 1988. It was separated from accession #1989.0710 (old number: 89-07-10) and assigned accession #1997.0103 (old number: 97-01-03).

Processing Information

Susan J. Illis processed these papers in 2003.

Revisions to Finding Aid

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

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    11Notebook contents, 1927
    12Notebook cover, 1927