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Georgia Tech Archives Postcard Collection

Georgia Tech Archives Postcard Collection

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Tech Archives Postcard Collection
Identification: VAC358
Date: ca. 1905-1992
Size/Quantity: 0.25 linear feet (64 postcards)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Archives and Records Management.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection contains postcards of the Georgia Tech campus and a few locations around the state of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains postcards of the Georgia Tech campus and a few locations around the state of Georgia. This is an artificial collection based on the postcard medium. However, the postcards found in this collection were not removed from the context of larger collections, rather they were singular donations to the Archives.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order. The first series contains postcards from locations around the state of Georgia. The second series contains postcards of the Georgia Institute of Technology campus.


Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Aerial views.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Buildings.
Historic buildings--Georgia.
Postcards--Georgia.
Postcards.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Georgia Tech Archives Postcard Collection (VAC358), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

Accessions #2000.003, 2004.018, 2006.029, 2008.042, and 2008.082.

Processing Information

Mandi D. Johnson processed these postcards in October 2008. Addenda processed by Katherine King and Mandi D. Johnson in February 2009.

Accruals

This collection may receive additional materials in the future. These materials will be added to the collection and this finding aid updated as needed.

Revisions to Finding Aid

February 2009:
  • Approximately 0.15 lf additional materials added (Accession #2006.029). April 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • 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.


    Container List

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    SERIES 1: Georgia, ca. 1910-1920



    Subseries 1: Atlanta, ca. 1915

    VAC358-001: Stone Mountain, ca. 1915



    Subseries 2: Dublin, ca. 1910

    VAC358-002: Street Scene, ca. 1910
    VAC358-003: Laurens County Court House, ca. 1910
    VAC358-004: Intersection of Jefferson and Jackson streets, ca. 1910
    VAC358-005: Scene in Business Section, ca. 1910
    VAC358-006: Residence Scene on Bellview Avenue, ca. 1910



    Subseries 3: Valdosta, ca. 1920

    VAC358-007: Lowndes County Administration Building and Confederate Memorial, ca. 1920
    VAC358-008: New Valdes Hotel, ca. 1920
    VAC358-009: Valway Theatre and First Methodist Church, ca. 1920
     

    SERIES 2: Georgia Institute of Technology, ca. 1935-1970



    Subseries 1: Aerial Views, ca. 1915-1970s

    VAC358-010 [and duplicate]: Air View, Georgia School of Technology, ca. 1935
    VAC358-011: Georgia Technical College [sic] and Athletic Field from the Air, Expressway in Background, ca. 1955
    VAC358-047 [and duplicate]: Aerial View of Georgia Tech and Grant Field, ca. 1960
    VAC358-049 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Bird's Eye View of Campus and Buildings, ca. 1915
    VAC358-060 [and duplicate]: The Georgia Tech Student Center: The Fred B. Wenn Building Student Center houses a Ballroom, Theater, Bowling Alleys, Food Service facility, Student Government and Publications Offices. Adjacent at the left is the beautiful, modern Book and Supply Store., ca. 1970s



    Subseries 2: Athletics--Stadiums, ca. 1915-1990s

    VAC358-024 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, New Concrete Grand Stand, Seating over 6,000, ca. 1915
    VAC358-027 [and duplicate]: Grant Field, the Georgia Tech stadium, ca. 1960
    VAC358-037 [and duplicate]: Aerial view of Grant Field, Georgia Tech-Georgia game, ca. 1980
    VAC358-039 [and duplicate]: Aerial view of Grant Field, Georgia Tech-Georgia game, ca. 1980
    VAC358-043 [and duplicate]: Aerial view of Grant Field and Wardlaw Center, ca. 1990



    Subseries 3: Athletics--Teams and Games, ca. 1910-1917

    VAC358-029 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, The Auburn Game, Tech Man Carrying Ball, ca. 1910
    VAC358-032: "Golden Tornado" 1917 Football Team, 1917
    VAC358-034 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, 1915 Football Team, Undefeated Champions of the South, 1915



    Subseries 4: Buildings--Administration Building (Tech Tower), 1914-1985

    VAC358-014 [and duplicate]: Georgia Institute of Technology's Famous Tech Tower, ca. 1970
    VAC358-018: Administration Building, 1914
    VAC358-019: Administration Building, undated
    VAC358-020 [and duplicate]: Administration Building, ca. 1985
    VAC358-021 [and duplicate]: Administration Building, ca. 1980
    VAC358-025: Administration Building, ca. 1955



    Subseries 5: Buildings--Library, ca. 1955 and ca. 1970

    VAC358-012 [and duplicate]: The Price Gilbert Memorial Library, ca. 1970
    VAC358-022 [and duplicate]: Price Gilbert Memorial Library, 1960
    VAC358-046 [and duplicate]: Price Gilbert Library, Music Lounge, ca. 1955
    VAC358-063 [and duplicate]: Price Gilbert Library, South Wall, ca. 1955
    VAC358-064: Price Gilbert Library, North Wall, ca. 1955



    Subseries 6: Buildings--Miscellaneous, ca. 1915-1970s

    VAC358-028 [and duplicate]: Brittain Dining Hall, undated
    VAC358-033 [and duplicate]: Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics, undated
    VAC358-062 [and duplicate]: [Hinman Building] Modern Research Building, undated
    VAC358-056: [Howey] Physics Building, ca. 1970
    VAC358-052: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Corner of Machine Shop, Showing Students Doing Practical Work, ca. 1915
    VAC358-031 [and duplicate]: [Mason] Civil Engineering Building, ca. 1970
    VAC358-036 [and duplicate]: Frank H. Neely Nuclear Research Center, ca. 1970
    VAC358-051: Smith Residence Hall, undated
    VAC358-058 [and duplicate]: Student Center, Main Lounge, ca. 1970
    VAC358-050: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Practical Work in Textile Engineering Department, ca. 1915
    VAC358-035: Van Leer Electrical Engineering Building, ca. 1961
    VAC358-045 [and duplicate]: Lobby and Reading Room of Y.M.C.A, ca. 1915
    VAC358-038 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, booklet of views: Guggenheim School of Aeronautics, Engineering Experiment Station, Engineering Drawing Department, Cloudman Dormitory, Gymnasium-Auditorium, Brittian Dining Hall, Carnegie Library, Department of Civil Engineering, Ceramic Engineering and Graduate Division Office, Department of Physics, ca. 1945
    VAC358-041: A Souvenir from Georgia School of Technology, booklet of views: Administration Building (title page), Library, Old Shop: Mathematics Building, Research Building, Joseph Brown Whitehead Memorial Hospital, Aerial View, Brittian Dining Hall, Guggenheim School of Aeronautics, Physics Building, Techwood Dormitory, Clark Howell Dormitory, George W. Harrison Dormitory, ca. 1945



    Subseries 7: Buildings--President's House, ca. 1970 and undated

    VAC358-057 [and duplicate]: The President's Home, ca. 1970
    VAC358-059 [and duplicate]: President's Home, undated, after 1950
    VAC358-061 [and duplicate]: Traditional Georgian Styled President's Home, undated, after 1950



    Subseries 8: Campus--general views, ca. 1905-1960s

    VAC358-013 [and duplicate]: Administration Building, ca. 1955
    VAC358-015: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Academic Building and Library, ca. 1915
    VAC358-016: Technological School, Supported By Georgia, ca. 1909
    VAC358-017: Georgia School of Technology, ca. 1909
    VAC358-030: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Departments of Chemistry and Textile Engineering, ca. 1915
    VAC358-040: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Electrical Building, Shops, Main Building, Library and Chemical Laboratory, ca. 1905
    VAC358-044 [and duplicate]: Georgia School of Technology, ca. 1906
    VAC358-048: Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, West Side of Campus, ca. 1905
    VAC358-053: Harris Gate, ca. 1960
    VAC358-054 [and duplicate]: View from Knowles Dormitory, ca. 1915



    Subseries 9: Environs, ca. 1960

    VAC358-055 [and duplicate]: Tech Motel, 120 North Avenue, ca. 1960



    Subseries 10: Miscellaneous, 1992 and undated

    VAC358-023 [and duplicate]: We're a Wreck without You, no date
    VAC358-026 [and duplicate]: Happy Birthday, no date
    VAC358-042 [and duplicate]: Georgia Tech, Office of Enrollment Services, 1992