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Descriptive Summary

Title: English Department Reports
Identification: MS152
Date: 1912-1960 (bulk 1946-1960)
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (1 document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Dept. of English.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:The English Department was part of Georgia Tech's course study when the school opened its doors in 1888. Throughout the years, the English Department moved to different departments and colleges. In 1990, the department moved to Literature, Communication, and Culture. This collection contains numerous reports, such as annual reports and reports to faculty and staff.

Biographical/Historical Note

The English Department was part of Georgia's course study when the school opened its doors in 1888. Reverend Charles Lanewas the first head of the department. English was required by all the students, from Apprentices through Seniors. By the early 20th century, it was only required for only freshmen through juniors.

Throughout the years, the English Department moved to different departments and colleges. By the 1950s, the department was part of the General College. In the 1980s, it was part of the College of Science and Liberal Studies. In 1990, the department moved to Literature, Communication, and Culture.


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes several reports of Georgia Tech's English Department. The first four folders house annual reports from 1935-1936 and from 1946-1960. They discuss the yearly budgets and professors' salaries.

Folder 5 contains a report by Albert Bloom to the Faculty and Staff of Georgia School of Technology.


Arrangement

The Annual Reports are arranged in chronological order in the first four folders. The report to the faculty and staff is housed in the last folder.

Annual Reports, 1935-1960 [Folders 1-4]

Report by Albert Bloom to Faculty and Staff of Georgia School of Technology, 1912 [Folder 5]


Index Terms

Annual reports.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Dept. of English.
Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Literature, Communication, and Culture.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite English Department Reports (MS152), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

This collection was donated by Dr. Anibel Jenkins in 1983 (Accession #2001.111).

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd processed these papers in 2001.

Revisions to Finding Aid

February 2006:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. April 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    None.

    Restrictions: Use

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


    Other Finding Aids

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


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    11Annual Reports, 1935-1960
     
    12Annual Reports, 1935-1960
     
    13Annual Reports, 1935-1960
     
    14Annual Reports, 1935-1960
     
    15Report by Albert Bloom to Faculty and Staff, 1912