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ANAK Society Records

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Descriptive Summary

Title: ANAK Society Records
Identification: MS156
Date: 1948-1983
Size/Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (one document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. The ANAK Society.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Founded on January 1, 1908, The ANAK Society is the oldest and most prestigious honorary society at Georgia Tech. These records include programs, invitations, and directories relating to the ANAK Society.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded on January 1, 1908 by four seniors, The ANAK Society is the oldest honorary society at Georgia Tech. The founding members of the society were George W. McCarty, C. H. Baughn, Lewis E. Goodier, and Charles A. Sweet, all of whom served as officers of the fledgling organization. The other charter members were G. A. Hendrie, C. A. Adamson, S. J. Hargrove, J. E. Davenport, L. W. "Chip" Robert, W. R. Snyder, Cherry L. Emerson, and G. W. Holmes Cheney.

The ANAK Society has always been active in any movement leading to the advancement of Georgia Tech community and has initiated many of the most important activities on the Tech campus. ANAK is a junior and senior society with members selected based on demonstration of both leadership abilities and an interest in Georgia Tech. The activities of ANAK are secret, and membership is considered the highest honor a student can achieve at Georgia Tech.

Scope and Content Note

The ANAK Society records include programs, invitations, and directories relating to the ANAK Society.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Directories.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Societies, etc.
Programs (documents).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite ANAK Society Records (MS156), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #2001.091.

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2002.

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.

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    11Constitutions, undated
    12Programs - 40th Anniversary Dinner, 1948
    13Programs - 50th Anniversary Dinner, 1957
    14Programs - 55th Anniversary Dinner, 1962
    15Invitation - George W. McCarty ANAK Award, 1958
    16"Flier's Reward," by Lt. Horace LeRoy Borden, 1948
    17Directories, 1952-1983
    18Directories, 1952-1983
    19Directories, 1952-1983
    110Directories, 1952-1983
    111Directories, 1952-1983
    112Directories, 1952-1983
    113Directories, 1952-1983
    114Directories, 1952-1983
    115Directories, 1952-1983