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J. Scott Long correspondence

Identifier: 1973_033-UA

Consists of professional correspondence of Professor J. Scott Long of the Speed School, relating to his research on paint.


  • 1960-1964


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1.25 linear feet (1 records center box)

Biographical / Historical

James Scott Long was born in York, Pennsylvania in 1892. Long came to Louisville in 1934 to work at Devoe & Reynolds Co. where he worked his way up to chemical director; he was serving as a member of the Board of Directors at his retirement in 1956. Upon retirement, due to his extensive work with paint, he began teaching for the Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. In 1964 Long left the chemical engineering professorship to take a research position at the University of Southern Mississippi. Professor Long held the title of Distinguished Professor at U of L and published numerous articles and pamphlets regarding all elements of paint. In 1970 Long retired to Florida and co-authored a ten-volume work titled, "A Treatise on Coatings."

J. Scott Long Correspondence
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