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Day Davis scrapbook

Day Davis scrapbook

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Day Davis scrapbook
Identification: MS348
Date: ca. 1931-1932
Size/Quantity: 1.25 linear feet (one oversize box)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Davis, Day, b. 1896?
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection consists of scrapbook pages containing newspaper clippings from Georgia Tech's 1931-1932 football season.
General noteThis collection was formerly partially processed as MS128.

Biographical/Historical Note

Very little is known about Day Davis, except that he lived in Rutledge, Georgia, at the time of the creation of this scrapbook (probably the early 1930s). According to genealogical sources, a Day Davis (born August 21, 1896) lived in the Rutledge area and married Clyde Haile (born 1901) in 1926. This Day Davis may have been the one responsible for the creation of this scrapbook.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of scrapbook pages containing newspaper clippings from Georgia Tech's 1931-1932 football season, including a printed schedule and a handwritten list of the members of the team.

Index Terms

Alexander, William A., (William Anderson), 1889-1950
Davis, Day, b. 1896?
Football teams--Georgia--Atlanta.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Football.
Georgia Institute of Technology. History.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Football team).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Day Davis Scrapbook (MS348), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Immediate provenance is unknown. Accession number: 1993.0406.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed these papers in June 2009.

Revisions to Finding Aid

March 2010:
  • Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    No restrictions on access. Because the original scrapbook pages are very fragile, the pages have been photocopied for researchers. Please use the photocopies, not the originals.

    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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    11Scrapbook pages (photocopies), ca. 1931-1932
    12Scrapbook pages (originals), ca. 1931-1932