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M. H. Harris collection on industrial park development

Identifier: L1990-12

Content Description

M. H. Harris collection on industrial park development, 1957-1963, primarily consists of publications by local governments, industrial development authorites, and corporations, and by Industrial Development magazine. Much of the material relates to projects in the northeastern United States and Canada, but the collection includes items on the American midwest and Hong Kong. A few pieces of correspondence relate to Harris's interaction with officials and corporations in his capacity as Industrial Development's vice-president for advertising.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1963


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Historical Note

H. McKinley Conway, Jr. (1920-2011) founded Conway Data, Inc., and from 1954 published the trade magazine Industrial Development: The International Guide to Industrial Planning and Expansion (later titled Site Selection), the first periodical devoted to corporate real estate and economic development. M. H. (Malcolm Henry) Harris was Conway Publications' vice-president for advertising in 1961.


0.4 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

Original order.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ms. Virginia Harris, 3 July 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by William W. Hardesty, 14 June 2023.

M. H. Harris
A Guide to the Collection on Industrial Park Development at Georgia State University
William W. Hardesty
14 June 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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