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Guide to the Jasper Luther Beeson collection MSS.0130

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

Jasper Luther Beeson collection

Unit ID:

MSS.0130

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (8 items)

Dates:

1889-1890

Abstract:

A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the 57th anniversary meeting of the Philomatic society, photographs of him, newspaper clippings, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.

creator

Beeson, Jasper Luther, 1867-

Scope and Contents note

A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the 57th anniversary meeting of the Philomatic society, photographs of him, newspaper clippings, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.

Preferred Citation:

Jasper Luther Beeson collection, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Educator, born August 31, 1867 at Keener, Alabama. Received A.B. (1889) and A.M. (1890) from the University of Alabama, and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, 1893. Married Leola Selman in 1894. Physics instructor, the University of Alabama, 1888-89, research chemist, Louisiana Experimental Station and professor of chemistry, Louisiana School of Sugar, 1893-97. From 1927 on he taught chemistry and physics at Georgia State College for Women, where he was also acting president, 1922-23 and 1927-28, and president, 1928-1934. He died on January 10, 1943. Author of _Beeson Genealogy_, Macon, Ga.: Burke Co., 1925.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. S. B. Wright, 1963

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Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

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None

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Source(s)

Beeson, Jasper Luther, 1867- (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Addresses (rbgenr)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Education (localbroad)

Higher Education (Local)

Photographs (aat)

Science and Nature (localbroad)

Students (localbroad)

Teacher (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

University of Alabama Faculty/Staff (Local)

Jasper Beeson Box 15