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Lottye E. Miner photographs

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Lottye E. Miner photographs
Identification: VAM310
Date: undated
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (one photograph)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Miner, Lottye E., 1904-1989
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:The Lottye E. Miner photographs consist of a single color image of Lottye Miner.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lottye E. Miner (1904-1989) was a prominent electrical engineer in Kansas and Colorado. Together with her husband Roland Miner, she founded the consulting and analysis firm Miner and Miner, where she worked for more than thirty years. She was active in many professional organizations, particularly the Society of Women Engineers and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.

Born in 1904 in Wichita, Kansas, Miner graduated from Fort Collins High School and attended Colorado College with a major in electrical engineering. After her second year, she transferred to the University of Kansas, graduating with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1927. She began working at Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Co. in Mansfield, Ohio, in a position in appliance development. During the period from 1930 to 1946, in addition to raising a son and twin daughters she served as an electrical engineering consultant and analyst, and she was active in founding the Wichita Section of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. After their move to Colorado in 1946, Roland and Lottye Miner established the consulting and analysis firm of Miner and Miner, a firm in which Lottye Miner maintained an official position for thirty years. She also served on the school board in Greeley for a period during the 1960s. After her retirement she remained a consultant for Miner and Miner until her death in 1989.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a single color photograph of Lottye E. Miner. The photograph is in very good condition.

Index Terms

Miner, Lottye E., 1904-1989

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite [Item,] Lottye E. Miner Photographs (VAM310), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession number: 2000.078. The photograph (VAM310) and papers (MS310) were acquired as a result of the work of the Center for Information on Women in Engineering, which operated during the 1980s at the Library and Information Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed these papers in October 2006.

Revisions to Finding Aid

April 2010:
  • Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access


    Restrictions: Use

    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 MS310, the Lottye E. Miner papers.

    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: VAM310, undated


    1VAM310-001: Miner, Lottye E., undated