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Charles Orr Jones Collection

Identifier: MC-113


  • 2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Handling guidelines and use restrictions will be communicated and enforced by archives staff members.

Conditions Governing Use

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections has physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.


17.5 Linear Feet (18 boxes.)

Biographical / Historical

“Charles Orr Jones (April 26, 1936 to September 28, 2016) graduated from Fayetteville, TN High School in 1954. He received his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee; a Master's Degree in High Math from the University of Alabama; and a High Honor Degree in Optics from Auburn University. He enjoyed a distinguished career in NASA and Pace & Waite for over 50 years” (“Charles Orr Jones Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information”).

“Charles Orr Jones Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information.” Laughlin Service, 2016,

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired 2018.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, and competing priorities. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.
Megan Sullivan
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives & Special Collections Repository

M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America