Northwestern

Jennings, Burgess H. (1903-1996) Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
22/4/7

Dates

  • 1932-1981 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The Burgess H. Jennings Papers fill two boxes. They are comprised of biographical materials, correspondence, published writings and related materials, research projects and reports, and a few miscellaneous items.

    The published writings are predominately journal articles published from 1932-1981. There are also paperback manuals that are written as accompanying workbooks for several of his books.

    The research material consists mainly of his work in using triethylene glycol vapor in air circulation systems to control the spread of airborne disease. Most of this research took place in the 1940s at Northwestern University. Many of his journal articles pertain to this topic of research.

  • Abstract

    The Burgess H. Jennings Papers fill two boxes. They are comprised of biographical materials, correspondence, published writings and related materials, research projects and reports, and a few miscellaneous items. The research material consists mainly of his work in using triethylene glycol vapor in air circulation systems to control the spread of airborne disease. Most of this research took place in the 1940s at Northwestern University. Many of his journal articles pertain to this topic of research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The University Archives acquired the Burgess H. Jennings Papers in two accessions, #86-151 from Burgess Jennings, August 19, 1986 and #88-212 from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, September 7, 1988. Material from the University Archives biographical file was added to the collection at the time of processing.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Separated Materials

    1.5 cubic feet of duplicate journal articles, mock tables and graphs for Jennings' books, and .5 cubic foot of manuscript pageproofs were all disposed of. Nineteen books by Jennings were transferred to the University Archives NU authors bookshelves in room 110.

  • Processing Information

    Tyler O. Walters and Jason Slimon, December 16, 1988.

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