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Wayne D. Giles Papers

Wayne D. Giles Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Wayne D. Giles Papers
Identification: MS140
Date: 1899-ca. 1957 (bulk dates 1928-1930)
Size/Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (one full-size document case containing twelve letter-sized folders)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Giles, Wayne D., (Wayne Delmont), 1909-1994
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection contains items once owned by Wayne Delmont Giles. Notebooks, textbooks, and college sports paraphernalia, mainly from Georgia Tech, are included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wayne Delmont Giles, who was born on May 15, 1909, was an Electrical Engineering student at the Georgia School of Technology. He enrolled in approximately 1928 and left the school in approximately 1931 or 1932. After leaving Georgia Tech, Giles lived in Smyrna, Georgia, and owned an appliance repair business named Concord Radio and TV Service. He died on 12 April 1994 at the age of 84.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains twelve items once owned by Wayne Delmont Giles. Textbooks, pamphlets, exams, newspaper clippings, and sports memorabilia, including three Georgia Tech decals, are included. Most items are undated, but can be estimated to be from the time that Giles attended Georgia Tech, circa 1928 to 1932.

Index Terms

Engineering students--Georgia--Atlanta.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Sports.
Georgia School of Technology. Students.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Wayne D. Giles Collection (MS140), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Donation, 1995; accession number 1999.0103.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro and Lindsay Resnick processed this collection in May 2012.


Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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

Separated Material

The following artifacts have been separated and placed in the Artifacts collection: Two University of Alabama paper pennants; a Georgia Tech button/pin; a metal football and green and white ribbon fragments; a portable electric testing set; a Georgia Tech mini metal pennant; and a sheet of stove mica (2.5 by 4 inches). One photograph, a snapshot of the Brittain Dining Hall at Georgia Tech, has been separated and will be processed separately as VAM140.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

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11 A Course in Electrical Engineering, vol. 1: Direct Currents (hard-bound book), 1927
12 "Brief Guide to the Smithsonian Institution," Fourth Edition, ca. 1929
13Co-Op Physics 11 exam, ca. 1930
14Georgia Tech Golden Tornado decals (2), ca. 1930
15Georgia Tech metallic gold decal, ca. 1930
16Georgia Tech National Alumni Association membership card, ca. 1956-November 1957
17 "So this is College" movie poster, ca. November 1929
18M.E., C.E., Cer. E., & E.Chem. Sophomore Physical Laboratory Notes: Physics 16, February 1930
19 "Old Glory and Tech's Inland Navy in Review" newspaper clipping (Atlanta Journal), March 16, 1930
110 The Macmillan Logarithmic and Trigonometric Tables (hard-bound book), 1918
111Triumph Ice Machine Company pamphlet, 1899
112Yellow Jacket Pressing Club business card, ca. 1950s