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Homer S. Weber Photograph Collection

Homer S. Weber Photograph Collection

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Homer S. Weber Photograph Collection
Identification: VAM036
Date: 1953
Size: 0.1 linear feet
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Weber, Homer S., (Homer Squire), b. 1898
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Dr. Homer S. Weber was a student and faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering department at Georgia Tech. This collection contains 1 gelatin silver print of the 1953 Georgia Tech Faculty.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Homer Squire Weber was born in East Lake, Tennessee on February 24, 1898. He began his career at Georgia Tech as a student in 1920. After earning his B. S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1924, he remained at Tech, completing work on his master's degree in 1930.

He began teaching at Georgia Tech in 1924 in the Department of Engineering, Drawing and Mechanics and remained at the school until his retirement in 1962. He took leaves of absence while pursuing his Ph.D. from Stanford University, receiving his degree in 1941. In 1946, Dr. Weber was appointed the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

In World War II Weber served as a navy seaman. His activities included memberships in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Engineering Education, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Tau Sigma.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains 1 gelatin silver print in fair condition (crease in the middle of print).

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Mechanical Engineering.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Homer Weber Photograph Collection (VAM036), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession number: 1987.0709 (old accession #87-07-09).

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed this photograph in 2004.

Revisions to Finding Aid

May 2006:
  • Finding aid updated and converted from Word to Encoded Archival Description Version 2002. April 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access


    Restrictions: Use

    All copyright restrictions under the laws of the United States Copyright must be obeyed. All photographs in this collection are subject to approval before publication may be permitted. Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

    Separated Material

    This photograph has been separated from the Homer Weber Papers, MS #036.

    Other Finding Aids

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

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    Image List: VAM036, 1953
    VAM36-1: Georgia Tech Faculty, 1953.