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Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office Records

Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office Records

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office Records
Identification: UA063
Date: ca. 1990-1997
Size/Quantity: 21.0 linear feet (21 record center cartons)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:These records include details of the project management for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 1996, including contracts for use of facilities, details of dormitory and fraternity house construction and renovation, and provision for Institute operations during the Olympic period.
Note:In an effort to provide broader access, this finding aid has not been fully expanded, but presented as a box list, with a general list of contents for each.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Tech Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office was directly responsible for planning Georgia Tech’s participation in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech served as the Olympic Village and was the venue for boxing and aquatic competitions.


Scope and Content Note

The records include details of the project management; correspondence with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) and Paralympic agencies; contracts for the use of facilities; details of dormitory and fraternity house construction and renovation; transportation; and provision for Institute operations during and immediately after the Olympic period.


Index Terms

Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games.
Dolder, Fred
Miller, William H.
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.).
Paralympics.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office Records (UA063), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

Georgia Tech's Olympic/Paralympic Planning Office donated these records on April 4, 1997 (Accession #1997.0401; old accession #97-04-01). Boxes 20-22 were donated by the Office of the President (Accession 1997.0701).

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. February 2015: Basic box inventory added.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    None.

    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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    1Village contract, security; disability access, 1996
     

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    2Village operations; venue security; Paralympic Village agreement, 1993-1996
     

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    3Paralympics; security; student services, 1985-1996
     

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    4Housing renovations; summer 1996 contracts; boxing venue; aquatic venue, 1990-1996
     

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    5Logistics Task Force; media/PR; security, 1990-1996
     

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    6ACOG; Athletic Association; files A-L, 1990-1996
     

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    7Management, College of; Olympic proposals; WGC task force; files M-W, 1990-1996
     

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    8Traffic management; security plans; venues, ca. 1993-1997
     

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    9Committees and groups: Georgia Tech Senior Advisory Group; Technology Subcommittee; other, 1990-1996
     

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    10Operations and operating plans: Institutional, plant operations, other; venue guide, ca. 1993-1997
     

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    11Operations and transportation: Administration and finance; accelerated term post-Olympics; transportation and facilities planning, 1990-1996
     

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    12Agreements and contracts: ACOG and Board of Regents; contracts; project costs, 1990-1996
     

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    13Financial, parking decks, signage; invoices for Village and damage summaries, 1996-1997
     

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    14Press releases; Paralympics materials and publications, volunteer manual, 1993-1996
     

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    16Schedules and project management; financial planning; disability access; other, 1990-1996
     

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    17Olympic landscaping; contracts; construction; other, 1990-1996
     

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    18ADA compliance files for Georgia Tech buildings, 1996
     

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    19Summer session 1996; Olympic contracts, Village housing and operations, services; venues, 1990-1996
     

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    20Fire safety inspections; fraternity housing; Olympic Village dorm modifications, housing projections; other, 1990-1996
     

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    21Housing and Olympic Village planning records, 1990-1997
     

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    22Natatorium; dorm planning and development, 1990-1996