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Dean of Faculties Records

Dean of Faculties Records

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dean of Faculties Records
Identification: UA018
Date: 1935-1969 (bulk 1957-1966)
Size/Quantity: 6.0 linear feet (six record center cartons)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Dean of Faculties.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:The Dean of Faculties records include minutes, legal records, personnel files, financial records, and correspondence.
Note:A more detailed inventory is available on request in the Archives reading room.

Biographical/Historical Note

The office of the Dean of Faculties is first referred to in the 1949 Blueprint, the Georgia Tech yearbook. The Dean of Faculties was responsible for the oversight of the academic programs on campus. Lloyd W. (Lloyd Walter) Chapin served as the first Dean; Paul M. Weber succeeded Chapin by 1956 and continued in the position for about a decade. After about 1967, the Engineering Division, the General College Division, the Engineering Experiment Station, and the Graduate Division were each headed by a Dean.

Scope and Content Note

Records include minutes, legal records, personnel files, financial records, and correspondence. There is also considerable information on program development, construction, and funding, as well as correspondence and records from the Franklin Foundation Lecture Series.


Files are arranged alphabetically.

Index Terms

Beard, W. Roane, (William Roane), 1916-1996
Burchard, John E., (John Ely), 1898-1975
Chapin, Lloyd W., (Lloyd Walter)
Dodd, Bobby, 1908-1988
Eskew, Robert Edward
Franklin Foundation Lecture Series.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta--Finance.
Weber, Paul M., 1904-1983

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Dean of Faculties Records (UA018), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #1986.0301 (old #86-03-01).

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro encoded this collection summary in March 2006.

Revisions to Finding Aid

March 2006:
  • Summary finding aid converted to Encoded Archival Description Version 2002. August 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit. January 2015: Box list added.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    Authorization is required for research of personnel and student records.

    Restrictions: Access

    Files on tenure and advancement in Box 5 are restricted.

    Restrictions: Use

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

    Container List

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    1Records (Administrative Council-Committees), 1945-1967


    2Records (Controller's Office-Engineering College Dean), 1949-1967


    3Records (Engineering College Goals-Executive Committee), 1957-1966


    4Records (Extension Division-Industrial Management), 1948-1966


    5Records (Industrial Management-Undergraduate Division; partially RESTRICTED), ca. 1948-1967


    6Records (Franklin Foundation Lecture Series), 1966-1969