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Certificates and awards collection

Certificates and awards collection

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Certificates and awards collection
Identification: MS361
Date: 1895-1976
Size/Quantity: 2.6 linear feet (one flat box, one oversize box)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Archives and Records Management.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Highlights of this collection of awards and certificates include awards presented to Georgia Tech by the Cotton States and International Exposition, which took place in Atlanta in 1895, as well as several awards and certificates of commendation given to Tech for its service during World War II.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is made up of a variety of awards given to the Georgia Institute of Technology during its history. Highlights of the collection include awards presented to Georgia Tech by the Cotton States and International Exposition, which took place in Atlanta in 1895, as well as several awards and certificates of commendation given to Tech for its service during World War II.


Arrangement

Awards are arranged chronologically. Oversize items are listed in a separate chronological list.


Index Terms

Awards.
Certificates.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Awards.
Universities and colleges--Awards--Georgia--Atlanta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite [Item,] Certificates and Awards Collection (MS361), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

This is a collection created by the Georgia Tech Archives from numerous sources and accession numbers, including 1993.0605, 2006.110, 2006.122, 2006.113, 2006.119, 2006.121, 2006.109, 2006.119, and 2006.120.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed this collection in December 2009.

Accruals

Additional items may be added to this collection in the future.

Revisions to Finding Aid

March 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.


    Container List

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    11A.R.C. citation for patriotic performance (awarded to Georgia School of Technology by the 1943 Red Cross War Fund of Greater Atlanta) (1993.0605), 1943
     
    12United Community and War Fund citation (awarded to Georgia School of Technology by the 1944 Greater Atlanta United Community and War Fund) (1993.0605), 1944
     
    13American Chemical Society - Formation of Georgia Tech chapter (Certificate of recognition) (1993.0605), 1949
     
    14American Institute of Management certificate (certifying Georgia Institute of Technology as an associate member) (1993.0605), 1952
     
    15Technical Institute Stuttgart (welcoming Georgia Tech) (1993.0605), 1955
     
    16Certificate of merit - Heart Fund (from the American Heart Association) (1993.0605), 1965
     
    17American Institute of Chemists - Charter (1993.0605), 1972
     
    18Atlanta Beautiful Commission award (2006.110), undated
     

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    23Cotton States and International Exposition awards (OVERSIZE) (2006.122), 1895
     
    24Scale model of locomotive certificate (from Frank H. Hardin, graduate in Mechanical Engineering, 1906) (OVERSIZE) (2006.113), ca. 1930
     
    25Certificate of Greetings and Congratulations for 50 Years of Service (from University of Georgia) (OVERSIZE) (2006.119), October 8, 1938
     
    26Ordnance Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Ordnance Department (OVERSIZE) (2006.121), July 20, 1944
     
    27World War II certificates of commendation (War Department and Navy Department) (OVERSIZE) (2006.109), ca. 1945
     
    28Columbia Records award (given along with a library of recordings to Georgia Tech) (OVERSIZE) (2006.123), October 1957
     
    29Bicentennial certificate (for participation in the Bicentennial Colleges and Universities Campus Program) (OVERSIZE) (2006.120), 1976