University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Charles Paul Boner Papers, 1918-1979



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Boner, Charles Paul, 1900-1979.
Title: Charles Paul Boner Papers
Dates: 1918-1979
Abstract: Papers document the work of Charles Paul Boner in acoustical research and consulting. The bulk of the collection consists of approximately 650 photographs documenting Boner's acoustical consulting. Also included are biographical articles, speeches, reports, notebooks, clippings and reprints.
Accession No.: 88-175
OCLC No.: 70203606
Extent: 1 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Charles Paul Boner (1900-1979) was a member of the University of Texas Physics Department (1920-1970), founded the Defense Research Laboratories (now the Applied Research Laboratories), served in several UT and UT System administrative positions, and operated, with his sons, an acoustical consulting firm.. Boner's consulting work was based on his research on feedback in sound systems and contributed to the acoustical design of numerous public buildings.


Scope and Contents

Papers document the work of Charles Paul Boner in acoustical research and consulting. The bulk of the collection consists of approximately 650 photographs documenting Boner's acoustical consulting. Also included are biographical articles, speeches, reports, notebooks, clippings, and reprints.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers are stored remotely at the Collections Deposit Library. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Boner, Charles Paul, 1900-1979 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Physics.
Subjects
Architectural acoustics.
Acoustical engineering.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Paul Boner Papers, 1918-1979, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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88-175/1 Papers, 1918-1979
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3U8 Speeches and reports, 1922-1957