Elliot Brown Grover reports and patent 1928-1943

Creator
Grover, Elliot B. (Elliot Brown), 1906-1997
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00238

The Elliot Brown Grover reports and patent contain Grover and C. J. Hall's 1928 thesis, Construction and Improvement of Thickness Gauge for Textiles; Malcolm E. Campbell's 1933 report for the United States Department of Agriculture, Spinning Tests of Selected Bales of Sea Island, American-Egyptian, and Egyptian-Sakellaridis Cotton: A Preliminary Report; and Grover's 1943 patent for an apparatus to test the density of thread packages.

Massachusetts native Elliot Brown Grover (1906 - 1997) joined the North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) faculty in 1944 as the head of the Yarn Manufacturing Department in the School of Textiles. In 1959, School of Textiles Head Malcolm E. Campbell appointed Grover the head of the school's new Department of Textile Technology. Grover received an honorary fellowship from the Textile Institute in Manchester, England, the organization's highest honor, in 1962. He authored numerous publications, including the Handbook of Textile Testing and Quality Control (1960). He was active in numerous professional organizations, including Sigma Xi and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Grover retired from the university in 1966.

Biographical/historical note

Massachusetts native Elliot Brown Grover (1906 - 1997) joined the North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) faculty in 1944 as the head of the Yarn Manufacturing Department in the School of Textiles. In 1959, School of Textiles Head Malcolm E. Campbell appointed Grover the head of the school's new Department of Textile Technology. Grover received an honorary fellowship from the Textile Institute in Manchester, England, the organization's highest honor, in 1962. He authored numerous publications, including the Handbook of Textile Testing and Quality Control. He was active in numerous professional organizations, including Sigma Xi and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Grover retired from the university in 1966.

Scope/content

The Elliot Brown Grover reports and patent contain Grover and C. J. Hall's 1928 thesis, Construction and Improvement of Thickness Gauge for Textiles; Malcolm E. Campbell's 1933 report for the United States Department of Agriculture, Spinning Tests of Selected Bales of Sea Island, American-Egyptian, and Egyptian-Sakellaridis Cotton: A Preliminary Report; and Grover's 1943 patent for an apparatus to test the density of thread packages.

Grover and Hall's thesis contains 31 pages,including photographs, diagrams, and textile samples. Campbell's report contains 17 pages, and includes charts, tables, and graphs. The patent includes a diagram of Grover's invention.

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[Identification of item], Elliot Brown Grover reports and patent, MSS 00238, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.