8:58 AM, March 25, 2014

Genius in America:  The Story of C. Harry Knowles, Inventor

Featuring author Mary Ellen Hendrix and C. Harry Knowles, inventor and Auburn alumnus.  Knowles has patented more than 400 inventions relating to transistor, laser, and barcode scanning technology.  Hendrix is an Auburn alumna and prior to her 2007 retirement worked as Associate Editor for The Auburn Alumnews and Auburn Magazine.

Hendrix will read from the book and Knowles will discuss his career and answer audience questions.   Knowles recently donated his personal papers and photographs to the University.  Photos include images of Auburn life 1945-51.

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 27 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

 

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