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Descriptive Summary

Title: Blueprint Collection
Identification: UP021
Date: 1908-2010
Size/Quantity: 14.0 linear feet (103 volumes in print version)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:The Blueprint documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus.
Note:In an effort to provide broader access, this finding aid has not been fully expanded, but presented as a simple collection summary. Access to the print version is available through an onsite visit to the Georgia Tech Archives (call number: T171 .G46 T41X). As of this writing (July 2012), digital copies of the volumes from 1908 through about 1992 are available on SMARTech's Blueprint Collection (

Biographical/Historical Note

The Blueprint is the student yearbook of the Georgia Institute of Technology and an official publication of the Georgia Tech Board of Student Publications. Originally published as the Blue Print, the yearbook changed its title to Blueprint in 1965. The yearbook has been published annually since its founding in 1908.

Scope and Content Note

The Blueprint yearbook documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus. Photographs of faculty, administration, students, sports teams, and campus organizations enhance the text. The Archives holds all published volumes dating from 1908 through the current year in print form.


Analog forms are arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Periodicals.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Students.
Serials (publications).
Student activities--Periodicals.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

For the online form, please cite [Volume and year, page number(s)], Blueprint (UP021), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology. For the analog form, please cite Institution the yearbook represents, the title of the yearbook, publishing information including year, archives information, and location.


These materials have been in the Archives for years. Limited information on their immediate provenance is available (Accession # 2009.050).

Processing Information

Jody Thompson processed these volumes in 2009.


Newly published issues are added to the collection on a regular basis, and additions of digital issues are also made regularly.

Revisions to Finding Aid

September 2010: `
  • Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit. July 2012: Identification number changed from UA391 to UP021 (URL also changed); finding aid edited.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access


    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.