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William E. Fincher Papers

William E. Fincher Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: William E. Fincher Papers
Identification: MF054
Date: 1929-1932
Size/Quantity: 0.05 linear feet (one archival folder)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Fincher, William E.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:William E. Fincher was a Georgia Tech football player and alumnus. His papers include three Southern Football Officials Association Rule Books.

Biographical/Historical Note

William E. Fincher was an alumnus of Georgia Tech (class of 1920) and an All-American linesman for Tech in 1920. During the 1917 season, Tech beat the Auburn Tigers by a score of 68 to 7, with 8 goals from touchdowns by Fincher. In future years, Coach Fincher scored victories over LSU, Auburn, and Oglethorpe, and he was named All-American tackle and end twice. From 1925-1931, he served as line coach for the varsity football team.

Scope and Content Note

The William E. Fincher Papers are composed of three Southern Football Officials Association Rule Books -- the 1929 Official Foot Ball Rules, the 1930 Official Foot Ball Rules, and the 1932 Rule Book.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Football.
Southern Football Officials Association.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite William E. Fincher Papers (MF054), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


The Georgia Tech Athletic Association donated these papers (Accession #1992.0404; old number: 92-04-04).

Processing Information

Germaine Schanzmeyer processed these papers in 2003.

Revisions to Finding Aid

December 2005:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. September 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

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    Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

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    1Southern Football Officials Association rule books, 1929-1932