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John P. Culver Papers

John P. Culver Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: John P. Culver Papers
Identification: MS162
Date: 1973-1986 [bulk 1973-1979]
Size/Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (one document case and oversize)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Culver, John P., Jr., b. 1925
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:John Culver served as Georgia Tech's Director of Campus Affairs and Assistant Vice President for Institute Relations and Development. This collection contains materials documenting the Public Relations Department/Development Office at Georgia Tech during the years that John Culver worked there (1971-1986).

Biographical/Historical Note

John Culver was born on November 10, 1925 in Dothan, Alabama. In 1950, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Speech from Northwestern University, followed by his Master of Arts degree from DePauw University in 1952.

After serving in the United States Navy (1943-1946), Culver worked for several radio and television stations, such as WDIG in Dothan and WFLN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Culver's career at Georgia Tech started in 1971, as the Director of Campus Affairs. He retired from Georgia Tech in 1986.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Georgia Tech Public Relations/Development Office materials, such as programs, certificates, and correspondence.


All materials are arranged alphabetically.

Index Terms

Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Georgia Institute of Technology. Office of Development.
Williams, Hosea, 1926-

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite John P. Culver Papers (MS162), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


John Culver donated these papers in 1992. Accession #1992.0506 (old number: 92-05-06).

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed these papers in 2002

Revisions to Finding Aid

March 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


    Restrictions: Use

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

    Separated Material

    Photographs have been removed and cataloged as the John Culver Photograph Collection, VAM #162.

    Other Finding Aids

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

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    11Athletic Association Board, 1981-1985
    12Athletic Association Dining Hall, 1973
    13Newspaper clippings, 1985
    14Proclamations by City of Atlanta, Office of the Mayor, 1973
    15Convocation to honor President Jimmy Carter Program, 1979
    16Dedication of Edge Athletic Center Program, 1982
    17Joseph Mayo Pettit Memorial Ceremony Program, 1986



    21Certificates and Resolutions, 1979-1981