Search this Collection Description:

Request Items



Request Items

Descriptive Summary

Title: Technique
Identification: UP024
Date: 1911-2009
Size/Quantity: 42.0 linear feet (ca. 86 bound 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 Technique newspaper documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus. This collection is available in analog form, and some volumes are also available digitally.
Note:Access to the print version of this collection is available through an onsite visit to the Georgia Tech Archives (call number: T171 .G46 T4X). Access to digital issues since 2000 as well as to many of the volumes and numbers prior to that date can be obtained through Georgia Tech's institutional repository, SMARTech (

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded in 1911, the Technique is the student newspaper of the Georgia Institute of Technology and an official publication of the Georgia Tech Board of Student Publications. Subtitled "The South's Liveliest College Newspaper,"at the time of writing (October 2009) the Technique prints on Fridays weekly during the fall and spring, and biweekly during the summer.

Scope and Content Note

The Technique newspaper documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus. Almost a full run of the newspaper is available in print form, with the exception of the most recent issues as well as several of the issues in Volumes 2 through 9 (1912-1920) and a few of the issues in Volume 22 (1932-1933). The newest issues (from approximately 2000 to the present) are kept up to date in the online version, and all earlier issues are gradually being digitized.


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.

Location of Originals

Originals are located in the Georgia Tech Archives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

For the online form, please cite [Item Identification Number, Title and Date(s)], The Technique Georgia Institute of Technology (UP024), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology. For the analog form, please cite Author Last, First Initial. Title of Article. (Year, Month Day). Newspaper Name, p. page number.


These materials have been in the Archives for years; limited information on the immediate source of acquisition of these publications is available (Accession #2009.049).


Newly published issues are added to the digital and analog versions of the newspaper on a regular basis; additions of older issues to the digital version are also made regularly.

Revisions to Finding Aid

July 2012:
  • Identification number changed from UA390 to UP024 (URL also changed).

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access


    Restrictions: Use

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

    Related Material

    An Index to the Technique is available online. As of October 2009, the index covers 1911 to 1940; issues later than 1940 are regularly being added to the index.

    Other Finding Aids

    A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

    Container List

    Request Items


    Volume 7

    Volume: 7

    Volumes 10-22

    Volume: 10-22

    Volumes 17-20; 23-29

    Volume: 17-20; 23-29

    Volumes 30-39

    Volume: 30-39

    Volumes 40-53

    Volume: 40-53

    Volumes 54-64

    Volume: 54-64

    Volumes 65-71

    Volume: 65-71

    Volumes 72-79

    Volume: 72-79

    Volumes 80-89

    Volume: 80-89

    Volumes 90-95; loose issues

    Volume: 90-95; loose issues