- Jones, Douglas Emron (Creator, Person)
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1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Douglas Emron Jones was born on August 19, 1930 in Long Beach, California to Emron Higbee Jones and Jennie Cox. He grew up in Los Angeles, and attended Pasadena Junior High School. After graduation Jones joined the United States Air Force, serving between 1950 and 1954. A year after his return, in 1955 he married Donna McFarland. They had five children.
Jones then attended Brigham Young University, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1957 and a master's degree in 1959. He then worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California from 1959 to 1962 before returning to Brigham Young University to complete a Ph.D. in Physics in 1964. Upon completing his degree he joined the university's Department of Physics. During his career he was involved in the American Geophysical Union and American Physical Society, and his is research interests included solar and planetary/space physics. Jones retired from the university in 2004. Douglas Emron Jones passed away June 20, 2016.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Douglas E. Jones; April 2009.
Donated; Donna Jones; November 2016.
Processed; Matthew Leavitt; May 2009.
Processed; Maddi Stanley; December 2017.
- Register of Douglas Emron Jones papers
- J. Gordon Daines III
- September 2008
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- 2017-2018: Revised for additions to collection, added carton 2; Maddi Stanley, student manuscript processor; December 2017 to January 2018.
- 2018 August: Finished BitCurator materials, Nate Burroughs.