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Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph Pierce photographs
Identification: VAC301
Date: undated
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (ten photographs)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Pierce, Joseph, 1914-1997
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:The photographs within this collection consist of campus buildings while Pierce was a student at Georgia Tech.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Pierce was born in Buffalo, New York in 1914. Prior to coming to the Georgia Institute of Technology, he worked at Bell Aircraft during World War II. He attended Georgia Tech from 1946-1950, majoring in Industrial Management, and spent his career mainly at Lockheed Air Corporation.

Following graduation from Tech in 1950, Pierce worked at Continental Gin in Birmingham, Alabama, for a year. In 1951, he returned to Atlanta and worked for Lockheed Air Corporation. He spent the rest of his career there, except for a short stint of co-owning a railroad car refurbishing company, S. Iron and Equipment Co.

Joseph Pierce married Virginia Marston of Portland, Maine in 1942. He died in March 1997.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains black and white photographs that document buildings on the Georgia Tech campus during the 1940s.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Buildings.
Pierce, Joseph, 1914-1997

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite [Item Number, Item Title,] Joseph Pierce Photographs (VAC301), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #2002.005.

Processing Information

Betty Story processed these photographs in June 2007 (finding aid completed July 2007).

Revisions to Finding Aid

April 2010:
  • Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • 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.

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    11Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering Building, undated
    VAC301-001: Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering Building, undated
    12Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) Building and Coon Building, undated
    VAC301-002: ESM and Coon Buildings, undated
    13Lyman Hall Building, undated
    VAC301-003: Lyman Hall Building, undated
    14Grant Field, undated
    VAC301-004: Grant Field, undated
    15Swann Building, undated
    VAC301-005: Swann Building, undated
    16Administration building (Tech Tower), undated
    VAC301-006: Administration building (Tech Tower), undated
    17Administration building (Tech Tower), College Inn, and A. French Building, undated
    VAC301-007: Administration building (Tech Tower), College Inn, and A. French Building, undated
    18Hinman Research Building, undated
    VAC301-008: Hinman Research Building, undated
    19Unidentified building, undated
    VAC301-009: Unidentified building, undated
    110Bob Hylton and Joseph Pierce, undated
    VAC301-010: Bob Hylton and Joseph Pierce, undated