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Richard Manly Harris Visual Materials

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Manly Harris Visual Materials
Identification: VAC203
Date: 1910-1912
Size/Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (7 items)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Harris, Richard M., (Richard Manly), 1891-1968
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection is primarily composed of pictures of Sigma Phi Epsilon-related subjects, a collage of pictures of Georgia Tech's campus, and people dressed for "a day on the town" or "1910."

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection, which primarily consists of pictures associated with the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, was found in a gift copy of an early edition of the Blue Print, Georgia Tech's yearbook. Richard Manly Harris, affectionately referred to as "Sport," was born in Hampton, Georgia in 1891 and received his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1912 and a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 1913. According to the 1912 Blue Print, in addition to being a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Harris participated in class basketball and football teams and was a member of the Society of Electrical Engineers.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is primarily composed of pictures associated with Georgia Tech and the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity. The pictures show the Sigma Phi Epsilon house in the early 20th century, pictures of Sigma Phi Epsilon's brothers sitting on their fraternity house's porch, and men, presumbly members of Sigma Phi Epsilon, dressed "for a day on the town" and for "1910." In addition to the pictures associated with Sigma Phi Epsilon, the collection includes a collage of photographs of Georgia Tech's early 20th-century campus and an envelope with a hand-written note identifying the images as "Tech student activities around 1910-1912."

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Buildings.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Sigma Phi Epsilon House
Georgia Institute of Technology. Students.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Richard Manly Harris Records (VAC203), Archives, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession Number: 2000.110

Processing Information

Taylor Prichard and Mandi D. Johnson processed this collection in February 2014.


Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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

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11Sigma Phi Epsilon pictures, Georgia Tech campus picture collage, and Richard Manly Harris Envelope
VAC203-01: Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity on their porch, 1910-1912
VAC203-02: Sigma Phi Epsilon members on their porch, 1910-1912
VAC203-03: Picture of three men "Dressed for a day on the town", 1910-1912
VAC203-04: Collage of pictures of Georgia Tech's early campus, 1910-1912
VAC203-05: Three men and three women dressed for "1910", 1910
VAC203-06: Picture of Sigma Phi Epsilon's fraternity house, 1910-1912
VAC203-07: Envelope with Richard Manly Harris' writing that reads, "Tech student activities around 1910-1912", undated