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Richard W. Jones papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.305

Scope and Contents

The Richard W. Jones collection includes a thesis for his Michigan State College B.S. degree thesis "Stress Analysis, Steel Fire Tower," 1941, a Graveraet High School senior banquet program with signatures and picture of Jones, 1937, and plastic stencil and triangle for drafting as well as a small metal map measurer.


  • 1937, 1941


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Richard Wilson Jones was born on March 25, 1919 in Fort Sill Oklahoma to Leland and Nora Jones. He grew up in Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. degree in civil engineering in 1941. He served in World War II and the Korea War. As a structural steel engineer he worked for the Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Company, Amercel Structures, the Planet Corporation and General Motors. Jones passed away in Lansing on December 26, 2012. Source Estes Leadley Funeral Home obituary


0.25 Cubic Feet

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Custodial History

Gift of Sally Newton.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Richard W. Jones papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US