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Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records

Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records
Identification: UA412
Date: 1955-1964
Size/Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (one oversize folder)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection consists of three Athletic Hall of Fame certificates for football, two from 1955 and one from 1964.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sponsored by the Greater Atlanta Georgia Tech Club, the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame was founded in 1956 to honor former students' outstanding performance in sports at Tech. George C. Griffin, former Dean of Students, served as Chairman of the Hall of Fame from the mid 1960s until the early 1980s.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three Athletic Hall of Fame certificates for football, two from 1955 and one from 1964. The certificates from 1955, awarded to Clint Castleberry and Doug Wycoff, indicate their election and initiation into the Football Hall of Fame; the 1964 certificate, awarded to General Leonard Wood, indicates election and initiation into the Athletic Hall of Fame for football. Each of the certificates is signed by Bobby Dodd as well as the chairman of the selection committee, who in 1964 was George C. Griffin.


Index Terms

Certificates.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Football.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Sports.
Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Football team).
Greater Atlanta Georgia Tech Club.
Wycoff, Doug

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records (UA412), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

Accession 2006.126. Immediate provenance is unknown.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed these records in July 2011.


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.


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1Athletic Hall of Fame certificates, 1955-1964
UA412-001: Castleberry, Clint, September 16, 1955
UA412-002: Wood, General Leonard, April 30, 1964
UA412-003: Wycoff, Doug, September 16, 1955