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Jasper Luther Beeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0130

Scope and Contents note

A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Literary Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.

Dates

  • 1889-1890

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical/Historical note

Jasper Luther Beeson was born August 31, 1867, at Keener, Alabama, to William Baker Beeson (1829-1924) and Mary Ann Frances Sibert (1838-1905). He received an AB (1889) and AM (1890) from The University of Alabama, and PhD from Johns Hopkins University (1893). He married Anna Leola Selman (1868-1962) in 1894. Beeson was a physics instructor at The University of Alabama; chemist with the Geological Survey of Alabama, 1888-1889; research chemist at the Louisiana Experiment Station; and a professor of chemistry at Louisiana School of Sugar, 1893-1897. He also served as professor, dean, and president at Georgia State College for Women, 1897-1934. He died on January 10, 1943.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (8 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. S. B. Wright, 1963.

Processed by

Unknown
Title
Guide to the Jasper Luther Beeson collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009; updated 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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